Posts Categorized: News

National Smile Month at the Bridge Dental Clinic

    SMILE  -In a nutshell, National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health and is run by the Oral Health Foundation. Together, with thousands of individuals and organisations, National Smile Month highlights three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and… Read more »

Welcome to Dr Ushita Shah

Ushi qualified in 2008 from the University of Bristol and then completed her DF1 in 2009 and her Maxio Facial year in 2010. She has experience working in both mixed and fully private practices. Ushi worked on the Isle of Man between 2011-2014 and has been working in Jersey for the past 18 months so… Read more »

Old Toothbrushes?

Toothbrushes, do your old ones go straight in the bin or do you find another use for them?  What brought this to mind was cupboard cleaning..  There was a few at the back of our stationary cupboard and I asked the receptionist why?  She replied.  “They are too hard and not recommended for teeth cleaning but they… Read more »

Regular Consumption of Sports Drinks is a Risk to Children’s Health

This interesting article below which was published in makes very interesting reading for everyone who gives their children sugary drinks. New research has found that 89% of school children are consuming sports drinks, with 68% drinking them regularly (between once and seven times per week). The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine (FSEM) UK has commented that… Read more »

Teeth Whitening Guernsey

With the summer season upon us and people attending weddings and summer events its a great time to have that beautiful white summer smile.  Teeth whitening is a non-invasive treatment to brighten and lighten darker shades of tooth enamel. It will effectively lighten natural tooth structure over a number of consecutive days.  We favour the… Read more »

Charter on Patient Safety

Our practice has a safety culture which means that patient safety is at the forefront of everyone’s minds not only when delivering healthcare but also when setting objectives, developing procedures, purchasing new products and equipment. It is also a culture that is open and fair, where team members can discuss the challenges they face at… Read more »

Tedx St Peter Port

Having attended last week TEDx StPeterPort, whose aim was to inspire, engage and catalyse us,  I can certainly say they hit the spot.  The event held at Beau Sejour for almost 400 people was the most amazing day.  Speakers from Guernsey, the UK, US and Denmark, gave talks on positive and  innovative steps to improving quality… Read more »

What Parents Can do to Promote Good Dental Health

  Parents can take several steps to make sure their children maintain healthy dental habits.  Eat healthy foods at home, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, dairy products and protein.  Most natural foods have lower amounts of sugar than processed foods and do less damage to teeth, according to Kathleen Pace an assistant professor in… Read more »

Christmas Opening Hours

During the Christmas holiday period when we are closed there is an all island duty dental service provided.  In an emergency call the hospital on 01481 725241 and say you have a dental problem.  The hospital will take your details and contact the duty dentist, who in turn will contact you.  Please bear in mind… Read more »

Emergency Dental Treatment over Christmas

Emergency Dental Treatment.  The Christmas tree is up and the decorations are around the surgery, everything is looking festive and joyful.  We are closed from lunchtime on the 24th of December through to the morning of the 4th of January.  Dr Jenkins is off island on a well deserved holiday.  If you have any niggles… Read more »