Data Protection Privacy Notice

  Data Protection Privacy Notice   In providing your dental care and treatment, we will ask for information about you and your health. Occasionally, we may receive information from other providers who have been involved in providing your care. This privacy notice...

What is Root Canal Treatment?

Firstly what is a root canal? A tooth is hard on the outside and soft on the inside! The soft bit is the nerve and blood supply called the ‘pulp’. The pulp exists in a canal or chamber called the ‘root canal’ in the middle of the tooth and...

Tooth contouring

Improving your smile with Tooth Contouring Sometimes patients come into us looking to improve the aesthetic appearance of their teeth, but aren’t quite sure what the best course of action is. Often there is very little wrong with their teeth – they are...

What are Fissure Sealants?

Fissure Sealants for Children Dentists often recommend fissure sealants for children as a preventative measure against inadequate tooth brushing. This leads to staining and possibly decay and dental cavities. Back teeth or molars have cusps and deep grooves called...

What is Fluoride Treatment?

Fluoride Treatment for Children Our dentist may recommended fluoride treatment for children as a preventive measure against tooth decay. Our hygiene therapist, Vickie paints the fluoride gel / varnish onto the surface of your child’s teeth. Working together with...

What is gingivitis and periodontitis?

Blog by Vickie Harris, Dental Hygiene Therapist at Shelley Manor Dental Gingivitis Gingivitis is a reversible condition causing inflammation of the gums. It is the body’s immune response to the oral bacteria present in plaque. When plaque is continually missed and not...

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month 2014

What is mouth cancer? Mouth cancer can affect anyone, but there is a higher incidence of this deadly disease in people over 40, particularly men. That said, it is becoming increasingly common in younger people and women too. Diagnosed cases have increased by over a...

Dental Phobia? Cognitive behaviour therapy can help.

Dental Phobia or Dental Anxiety? If you struggle with going to the dentist you’re not alone. According to a British study 24% of people reported always feeling nervous about going to the dentist. At Shelley Manor Dental we are used to welcoming nervous patients...

Gift Vouchers for Dental Treatment

Gift Vouchers for dental treatment Are you stuck for gift ideas for your friends or family? Often it’s hard to buy gifts for people as many people often already have everything they want. You need to be very innovative to come up with an idea for a good gift. Do...

Do we really need dental check-ups every 6 months?

“Prevention is better than cure” they say! This is particularly the case in medicine and dentistry. Dental check-ups every 6 months may seem pointless to some people? Hopefully most of the time your dentist will have nothing to report, and it’s all...
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Shelley Manor Dental is a private dental practice and hygiene clinic set up by Dr Tim Doyle in 2010. We are dedicated to delivering a high quality dental and hygiene service.