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We produce a monthly Cottingham Dental Practice newsletter, which is sent to all our recall patients. Copies are also available in the practice's waiting room. We report on the main dental stories from the national and international news as well as the latest developments in the practice.

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01 January 2019
We started the New Year with the news that children in England have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old by the time they reach their tenth birthday, a figure based on their total sugar consumption from the age of two.
01 January 2019
The Oral Health Foundation recently convened a Global Task Force for Care of Full Dentures and has now published four key steps to optimal denture care, summarised below:
01 December 2018
Rob has been out and about during the last month, attending conferences in Manchester and Newcastle upon Tyne.
01 December 2018
Every time you eat something sugary, bacteria in your mouth produce acids that can cause tooth decay.
01 December 2018
The practice will be closed on 25, 26 and 31 December and 1 January.
01 November 2018
In the UK, more than 7,800 people were diagnosed with mouth cancer – which can affect the lips, tongue, gums or cheeks – last year and globally there are in excess of 300,000 new cases every year.
01 October 2018
Typically for children, Halloween is about dressing up and knocking on front doors asking us to fill their buckets with chocolate, sweets and snacks. But while the night may be fun and enjoyable for all, it could turn out to be a particularly ghastly one for teeth.
01 October 2018
While they are still a healthier choice than a chocolate bar or a biscuit, flavoured yoghurts are packed with sugar. Researchers from the University of Leeds are warning that manufacturers and retailers need to do more to tackle the problem.
01 September 2018
The enamel of your teeth is the hardest substance in your body – but it isn’t indestructible. It might sound like a good idea to brush hard to provide the most thorough clean but being tough on your teeth can do more harm than good. By all means be firm with your teeth and make sure you clean every tooth but there is no need to go crazy, whether that means brushing too hard or for too long.
01 August 2018
There are certain ingredients that can actively improve the health of your teeth and gums. Read on to discover some of the most effective.
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