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Highfield Dental & Facial Clinic Remains Open

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a second national lockdown due to the rising number of cases of Covid-19. Highfield Dental & Facial Clinic will still be open. There are no restrictions with regards to medical treatment and you are actively encouraged to keep your appointments. Attending your appointment – Our priority is to continue […]

Covid-19 Practice Update: WE ARE OPEN

The practice has reopened – we look forward to welcoming you back – please see our updated patient guidelines and take a look at the video below.    

Covid-19 Practice Update

Dear Patients, We hope that you and your families are safe and well. It has been just over a month since our last communication and the UK is still under lockdown for longer than we expected. We all monitor how this situation is developing and hopefully we will be back to normality soon. We want […]

Covid-19 Practice Update

Dear Patients, After thorough consideration for our patients, staff and community, and following recent official guidelines from the government and the dental authorities we have made the difficult decision to close the practice from 01 April 2020 until the current guidelines change. We will cancel all non-urgent treatments, however if you find yourself in a dental […]

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Why should you bother replacing a missing tooth?

74% of all adults have had one or more teeth extracted. Tooth removal might be due to extensive decay, a severe crack or breakage or from issues with the gums causing a tooth to be uncomfortably loose. Let me ask you, would you buy a piano with one or more of the keys missing… no? […]

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Let’s talk about bacteria

Valentines day. A day for love. A day for romance. A day for kissing! Everyone loves a kiss, but something we need to remember when we’re sharing saliva with another human being (especially one that you may not know very well) is that your mouth..well EVERYONES mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria. A lot […]

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Quit smoking, keep smiling!

Recently I’ve had a few patients come in who are or have been heavy smokers, and when I asked about their intentions of quitting, their response has been “oh, well I did quit once but when I did my gums started bleeding every time I brushed and I had a strange taste and my mouth […]

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Being a Polish dentist in the UK

As the number of Poles living in Britain passed one million for the first time last week, yet immigration from Eastern Europe’s at a record low since Poland joined the EU in 2004, we wanted to look behind the statistics. So we asked a client what life is really like for a Polish dentist living […]

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Implants – the next best alternative to a missing or very damaged tooth

It’s nothing to be afraid of! We may look serious (or silly!) in our fancy blue get-up, but we can assure you that it’s a procedure that we do often and many people are very surprised with how easy it is. We want to provide you with the best possible care and attention when placing […]