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How Could Dental Implants Upgrade Your Smile?

When you suffer from broken or missing teeth, it can seem like you have no option but to accept the discomfort, pain whilst trying to hide your smile in social settings. But this is not the case. At Marlborough Dental Studio, we have a fantastic range of exceptional dental implant treatments, that could revolutionise your oral health. How could dental implants change your life? Continue reading

So much more than just a scale & polish

Many people like seeing the hygienist to get their teeth cleaned and enjoy the removal of staining and that professional clean feeling. However, a visit with a dental hygienist at Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes can provide so much more than a scale and polish.

Did you know that many other dental health issues are taken into account and advice can be given on different dental topics? Appointments include: Continue reading

“My crown was done and dusted on the same day – it was such a relief”

It means the world to us when our patients from across Marlborough, Swindon and Devizes are happy to provide a testimonial and talk about their dental care and our service. Here, our patient Roger Littleworth from Marlborough, shares his experience at our Marlborough dental practice.

“My fear of dentists started when I was about six or seven and I had an abscess. I remember the abscess and the treatment for it being incredibly painful and that I did not want to go back. This has had a lasting effect on me, even as an adult.

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Pain-free injections are music to the ears of nervous patients

“That was so gentle I almost fell asleep! And I had a filling! When was the dentist ever a pleasure? Thank you!” – Tim

At Marlborough Dental Studio we try to make dental visits as calm and stress-free as possible for our patients across Marlborough, Swindon, Devizes and beyond.

Often patients worry about having local anaesthetic injections. This is why we have invested in a new computer-controlled anaesthetic delivery system called The Wand.

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Do your teeth show signs of wear?

Are your teeth chipped or wearing around the edges? Are some of your teeth discoloured? The solution is simple and affordable at Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes.

We are a mercury free practice, which means we don’t offer traditional amalgam (metal) fillings. Instead, our fillings are colour-matched to your teeth so your smile looks natural from every angle!

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If in doubt, get checked out – it might just save your life

In the UK, mouth cancer is diagnosed in more than 6,750 people annually and without early detection, half will die.

Mouth cancer affects young, old, smokers and non smokers and the disease has increased by approaching 50 per cent in the last ten years – yet many have still not heard about it or know what the symptoms are.

At Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes, we are trying very hard to change that. Our Marlborough dentists routinely screen existing patients for mouth cancer and every new patient receives a thorough mouth cancer examination as standard.

During Mouth Cancer Action Month in November Marlborough Dental Studio is offering free mouth cancer examinations on Wednesday, November 19. Booking is essential, so please call us to reserve your space.

Mouth Cancer Action Month aims to highlight this disease and stress that professional assessment and regular self-examinations are the best route to early detection. Early diagnosis saves lives, improving survival chances from half of cases to more than 90%.

Early warning signs

  • ulcers that do not heal within three weeks
  • red and white patches in the mouth
  • unusual changes in the mouth

Risk factors

  • Smoking – One in five people in the UK smoke and the habit is still considered the leading cause of mouth cancer.
  • Alcohol – Drinking to excess can increase mouth cancer risks by four times. As alcohol aids the absorption of tobacco into the mouth, those who smoke and drink to excess are up to 30 times more likely to develop the disease.
  • HPV virus – The Human papillomavirus, transmitted via oral sex, is increasingly being linked to mouth cancer. Younger people are particularly at risk.
  • Poor diet – Around half of cases are thought to be linked to an unhealthy diet.
  • Chewing or smokeless tobacco – Although some people believe this type of tobacco is safer than smoking, the reality is that it is much more dangerous.

Three-quarters of cases are linked to tobacco and alcohol so it is important that smokers are encouraged to quit and alcohol is drunk in moderation. Prevention is key and lifestyle choices can help minimise risks.

Please make sure you visit a dentist regularly and check your mouth as often as possible, it could just save your life.

For more information, please visit www.mouthcancer.org or www.mouthcancerfoundation.org. We have also created this PDF with information about mouth cancer. Please take a look – it includes lots of facts and figures.

MDS mouth cancer info

It’s never too late to have the smile you’ve always wanted

Gone are the days when the only people wearing braces were children. At Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes we are seeing more and more adults, who are unhappy with their smiles, having braces fitted – after all you wear your smile every day so shouldn’t it look its best?

Adults who have spent years hiding behind their hands because they are embarrassed by their teeth are now considering orthodontic treatment. And when you look at the range of tooth-coloured, fast acting and invisible brace options available at Marlborough Dental Studio Swindon, it’s not hard to see why.

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The advances in cosmetic dentistry will really make you smile

If you have ever felt disappointed with your teeth, you will be delighted to hear that modern cosmetic dentistry from Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes can provide solutions to transform any smile.

Our talented cosmetic dentists in Marlborough, Swindon and Devizes offer smile makeovers, orthodontics, invisible braces, clear braces, implants – and many more confidence-boosting cosmetic dental treatments, such as crowns, veneers, invisible fillings and tooth whitening.

Patients from across Marlborough, Swindon, Devizes, Newbury and Hungerford have welcomed our dentists’ artistic flair and attention to detail that ensures the results are truly life changing.

Feeling self-conscious about your smile can really dent your confidence. Sound familiar? If so, visit Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon and Devizes for a free initial cosmetic consultation to find out what’s possible. This informal, no-obligation consultation won’t cost you a penny but could provide just the answer you are looking for, at a price that suits your budget.

Tooth whitening can give your smile and your spirits a real boost. Tooth whitening is a successful, safe, simple and long lasting way of lightening the colour of your teeth and something we have offered to our patients across Marlborough, Devizes and Swindon for many years.

Ask your dentist or hygienist for a free shade test to discover if you could give your smile a lift with tooth whitening.

Marlborough Dental Studio also offers flexible payment options including interest free and interest bearing credit (subject to status). Click here for more information.

Plan for better dental health

Denplan Essentials & Denplan Care at Marlborough Dental Studio

Spread the cost of your essential dental and hygiene care with Denplan at Marlborough Dental Studio

To encourage a preventive approach to your dental care, Marlborough Dental Studio near Swindon offers monthly payment plans for adults and children.

Our monthly payment plans from Denplan, the UK’s leading dental payment plan specialists provide a range of cover and allow patients from Marlborough, Swindon, Devizes and beyond to spread the cost of their dental and hygiene care, while enjoying benefits and savings.

Denplan Essentials provides adults with two dental and two hygiene examinations a year, as well as a host of additional benefits such as dental insurance, and costs from £14.42 a month. We also offer a children’s plan and these start from just £6.93 a month.

Denplan Essentials patients are entitled to:

  • Two dental examinations a year
  • Two hygienist appointments a year
  • Dental x-rays, as required
  • A discount on additional treatment carried out at the practice
  • Family discounts for multiple plans from one direct debit

We also offer a more comprehensive monthly care package, called Denplan Care, which includes dental and hygiene visits, as well as many treatments and dental insurance.

We believe that preventive dentistry is the key to maintaining excellent oral health and we look forward to working with you to achieve a healthy smile. Healthy mouths, teeth and gums require less treatment, and regular dental examinations mean that any problems that may arise are dealt with swiftly, before they become expensive to treat.

Please call us if you have any questions about the monthly dental care plans from Denplan at Marlborough Dental Studio and one of our team will be happy to help.

Welcome back Johann

Specialist oral surgeon and implant expert Johann Ackerman returns to Marlborough Dental Studios

Specialist oral surgeon and implant expert Johann Ackerman returns to Marlborough Dental Studios

We are delighted to announce that well-respected specialist oral surgeon and implantologist Johann Ackerman is returning to Marlborough Dental Studio to perform implant treatment for patients across Marlborough, Devizes, Swindon and beyond.

Johann has placed more than 5,000 implants in his career that spans more than 24 years.

You will be hard pressed to find such a gentle giant with a huge personality to match his warmth and unique selling points. Johann is a gifted specialist who can relax the most nervous or anxious patient and we are so happy he is back with us!

Implants Devizes help restore aesthetics and function and can be used to replace one or more missing teeth. Continue reading