Newsletters

Resuming hygienist care at Oakthorpe

Since opening again on the 9th June we have worked as a small team to treat the emergencies accumulated during the lockdown , and also placing into action a set of operational procedures so we can provide a safe environment. These procedures have been continually revised and refined to allow us to now introduce routine treatments and the long-awaited hygienist service.
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Appointment UPDATE

Oakthorpe Dental has successfully seen patients for urgent care appointments for the last three weeks.
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Patient Journey Through The Practice

We are looking forward to seeing our patients and would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support and understanding through this time.
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Covid-19 Update

As of Monday 23 rd March 2020 we are only seeing patients requiring urgent dental treatment. Allpatients whose appointments are being cancelled will be contacted shortly.
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Coronavirus Information

In light of the current situation with the Coronavirus, we are keeping updated with the current advice from NHS England and WHO.
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Healthy Sleep Habits

Do you ever wake up from a night's sleep with sore teeth and jaws? You could be grinding your teeth. This is known as bruxism and is usually done unconsciously in your sleep, but it can also occur when you are awake.
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Teeth Grinding

Do you ever wake up from a night's sleep with sore teeth and jaws? You could be grinding your teeth. This is known as bruxism and is usually done unconsciously in your sleep, but it can also occur when you are awake.
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Charging up your electric toothbrush

Batteries should be discharged before recharging but we often find that as the battery runs down electric toothbrushes get slower and slower.
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Stuck for Christmas gift ideas?

We think an electric toothbrush would make a great gift! And here is why!
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UCARE sponsorship at Studley Wood golf club

UCARE is a local charity which funds research and education for urological cancers. This is an oxford based charity which is close to our heart, and Seetal became a trustee in October 2014. If you want to find out more please follow the link below;
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Reducing Unnecessary Plastic Waste.

At Oakthorpe Dental we are trying to strike the perfect balance between maintaining optimal cross infection control and reducing unnecessary plastic waste.
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Digital Dentistry at Oakthorpe Dental

Intraoral scanners (IOS) are devices for capturing direct optical impressions in dentistry.
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Bamboo toothbrushes and more….

Bamboo toothbrushes and more…. We received so much positive feedback from our last newsletter we thought to expand our bamboo range.
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Beware….”No Added sugar”

Beware….”No Added sugar” means there is still sugar! We wanted to bring up this topic as we are asked the following question regularly;
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What is tongue scraping?

Debris, bacteria, and dead cells can build up on your tongue over time. This can lead to bad breath and have a negative impact on your overall oral health. Tongue scraping removes this build up.
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When Wisdom Teeth Become Problematic...

The last four permanent teeth to appear in your mouth are the third molars, also known as “wisdom teeth”.
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Specialist Oral Surgeon Joins Oakthorpe Dental

At Oakthorpe Dental we are very pleased to provide another in-house service to benefit our patients.
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