News & Views
World Smile Day!
World Smile Day is on the 1st of October - Happy World Smile Day from us all at Dr Heff's! Did you know that a smile is so much more than the universal language of kindness? It's our built-in total health companion, stronger and more immediate than any supplement or frame of mind.
What to Do for Sensitive Teeth
Unable to bite into ice cream or sip hot drinks without wincing? You probably have sensitive teeth. Dr. Heff's is here to help!
Why Vitamin D is Important for Children
Using Vitamin D has been shown to reduce the risk of childhood decay by almost 50%.
Make Your Child’s Visit to the Dentist a Fun Experience
Your child's visit to the dentist should be a fun, positive experience. Here's advice on how to make that happen and ensure a lifetime of good oral health.
Before You Whiten Your Teeth
There are some simple things that you should do before you begin to whiten your teeth. It is important to prepare […]
Cycling and Gum Disease
the lockdown has meant that even more of us have begun cycling, which is wonderful, but please be mindful of the increased risk of gum disease.
Dr. Heff’s Health Hero Project
Our Dr. Heff's Health Hero spotlight shines on Dental Hygienist superstar Gemma Morgan, who began her dental career in the Royal Air Force!
Coronavirus and Gum Disease
So, why are people with gum disease nine times more likely to die from Coronavirus and nearly five times more likely to need assisted ventilation?
Dr. Heff’s Health Hero Project – Dental Hygienist
Dr. Heff's Health Hero Project interview with award-winning Dental Hygienist Jennie Haywood-Hull. Jennie is a clinical teaching fellow at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy. Thank you for sharing your knowledge, Jennie!
Are Smoothies Actually Healthy?
The short answer is no. The perception that smoothies are a healthy alternative is wrong. In many ways, marketing smoothies […]
Health Hero Interview With Dental Hygienist Rochelle Fodi
Rochelle Fodi is a Dental Hygienist who has practiced in a periodontal specialty setting for 40 years - a true health hero!
The Effects of Menopause on Oral Health
A change in hormone levels during perimenopause, menopause and postmenopause have a significant effect on oral health.