Posts Categorized: News

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 »

Spring Update: Elephant Rescue Mission

As some of you might be aware, Bridge Dental Clinic helps and sponsors The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, which is based in Nairobi, Kenya. The aim of the trust is to help preserve Africa’s endangered elephant and rhino population. They have recently posted an update about the rescue of a baby elephant they named Sagala (after… Read more »

Looking after your children’s teeth

Did you know that we offer free examinations for children up to the age of 16? With a recent BBC News article showing that nearly 40,000 children a year in England are having to have teeth extracted, we feel it’s more important than ever to help you protect your children’s teeth. When you visit Bridge Dental Clinic… Read more »

Should you use Charcoal Toothpaste for Teeth Whitening?

We’ve had a few people ask us about charcoal toothpaste, so we thought we’d update you with the latest medical research and share a more visual experiment by a couple of young dentists. Firstly, dentists Jay and Luke did a bit of an anecdotal experiment and filmed it for their YouTube channel, Tooth be Told…. Read more »

Happy New Year

We’re back after the Christmas break and would like to wish all of our customers and friends a HAPPY NEW YEAR. We hope 2018 is healthy and prosperous for all of you. To help start 2018 off in a healthy manner, and since many of us will have consumed a few more sweet treats than… Read more »

It’s Christmas Time!

As Christmas 2017 fast approaches, we just wanted to update you on our opening hours over the holiday period and thank all of our customers for their support throughout the year. We’ll be closed from Friday 22nd December at 12.30pm and will reopen again on Tuesday 2nd January at 8.30am. For those with an emergency… Read more »

Customer Service Awards – Best Business Winner

WOW, we were very happy last week to win the Customer Services Awards for the best business.  The Customer Service Awards have been running in Guernsey for around 9 years.  During this time I have seen many people be nominated and many people win, also others who were disappointed to lose.  I have been to… Read more »