Posts Categorized: News

Bridge Dental Clinic – Customer Service Champions!

Here at Bridge Dental Clinic, we love our jobs and we know that we’re only here because of YOU, our amazing patients. To make sure you keep coming back to use us as your dentist we know it’s important to give the BEST customer service we can. To recognise the amazing service that we strive… Read more »

Bridge Dental Clinic now offers 3D X-ray

As part of our journey to give patients the best possible care and treatment at Bridge Dental Clinic, we’ve now completed the installation and certification of our new 3D X-ray machine, the Planmeca Cone beam scanner. What is dental cone beam CT scanner? A dental cone beam (CB) CT scanner uses x-rays and computer-processed x-ray information to… Read more »

Update on ‘our’ elephants, Kamok and Kauro

As many of you will know, we met Kamok and Kauro when they were tiny babies at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and have been sponsoring them since 2014. Now a lot bigger, both have been moved to the Ithumba Relocation Unit in Tsavo National Park. This move will allow the elephants to continue their development and… Read more »

Children pocket nearly £24m from Tooth Fairy

According to a survey carried out by the Oral Health Foundation, children from across the UK are receiving £23.7 million annually, after losing their baby teeth. This sum was calculated from a survey which found that the tooth fairy paid out on average £1.58 per tooth (43.6% more since 2011!). With roughly 15 million first teeth falling out… Read more »

Bridge Dental Clinic – June 2018 Upgrades

As many of you will know, we’ve been making a few upgrades to the building here at Bridge Dental Clinic , in order to make it a nicer place to visit and also a nicer place for the team who work here. As part of these upgrades we’ve now finished the staff’s private space and… Read more »

Forgotten How to Brush Your Teeth?

We’re always on the lookout for ways to help our patients keep their teeth healthy, so we’ve found another guide on how to brush your teeth. You can find written instructions on the Curaprox website and you can also buy their excellent brushes when you visit the Bridge Dental Clinic.

National Smile Month 2018

What is National Smile Month and why is it important? Established back in 1970, National Smile Month is a campaign ran by the Oral Health Foundation who raison d’etre is to: Improve oral health for all Reduce inequality of oral health care to support children, the elderly and vulnerable adults Push for change in government… Read more »

Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick D.B.E 1934-2018 – 4/13/2018

As many of you will know, having seen our blog posts and our pictures of elephants in the clinic and on our website, we have been supporting the work of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for a number of years. It is therefore with much sadness that we must let you know of the passing… Read more »

8 Alternative Uses for Toothpaste

After having to use one of these ‘toothpaste hacks’ recently, we thought we would do some research about other things you can do with toothpaste, other than cleaning your teeth. Relief from stings, sores and irritations. If you’ve fallen in stinging nettles or taken a reaction to something you’ve touched which has made you itchy,… Read more »

How should I brush my teeth?

We get asked this question a lot (please do ask us again the next time you visit) so for those who forgot to ask, or who aren’t in for a while, here’s a nice and simple guide from the Oral Health Foundation Place the head of your toothbrush against your teeth, then tilt the bristle… Read more »