Why do I need to see a hygienist?

By Lucy Nix, dental hygienist at Shelley Manor Dental, Bournemouth The role of the dental hygienist is to help prevent gum disease by keeping the teeth and gums clean and healthy. As a dental hygienist I like to treat each patient as an individual. How often a patient...

Shelley Manor

Shelley Manor, Beechwood Avenue, Bournemouth BH5 1LX Shelley Manor, located in Shelley Park, lay derelict for many years and has been beautifully refurbished to serve the local population. It is the historic early 19th century former home of the Sir Percy Florence...

Oral Health Advice

Oral Health Maintaining good oral health is absolutely key to preventing tooth decay and gum disease over the long term. We are great believers in prevention at Shelley Manor Dental and recommend you set up a good oral health programme which involves regular dental...

What are Veneers and Crowns?

Veneers and Crowns are used in smile makeovers. A veneer covers the front of a tooth and is a bit like a ‘false nail’. However the materials used are slightly different. We generally use porcelain for front teeth because it can be crafted to a very high...

Bridge

Bridge You have lost a tooth and you would like to fill the gap. And you don’t want to wear a denture. Then the quickest and most cost effective method to fill a gap in your teeth is to have a dental bridge fitted. A bridge is a false tooth that is glued in...

Teeth Whitening in Bournemouth

Teeth whitening – or teeth bleaching – is one of the simplest and least invasive ways to improve the look of your teeth and your smile. (See our Special Offer below) It involves two short appointments. It is a very simple and pain free procedure. 1.The...

Headaches and TMJ disorder

Headaches & Treatment of TMJ disorder Temporomandibular joint disorder or ‘TMJ disorder’ for short, neuromuscular dentistry, chirodontics, gnathology, temporomandibular joint or TMJ therapy, malocclusion, occlusal disease, occlusal splint therapy,...

Bleeding gums?

Blog by Dr Tim Doyle, dentist at Shelley Manor Dental Bleeding gums. My gums bleed when I brush them – Is that ok? “No not really! But don’t worry it is an easy problem to solve. It is important to understand first why your gums bleed. Gums are...
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