Dentist in Shipley, Bradford, BD18 1BP

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9-13 Leeds Rd, Shipley, BD18 IBPCall Today: 01274 590 777

Hygiene Payment Plans

Healthy teeth begin with healthy gums. If you’re suffering from bleeding, sensitive or swollen gums, bad breath, or teeth that seem to have moved, don’t delay in making an appointment with one of our highly trained hygienists.

Studies show that the incidence and progression of gum disease is greatly reduced in patients who attend regular hygienist appointments.

Below is a summary of our great value monthly hygiene plans.

Dental Plans
Carnegie Hygiene Plans
Pay As You Go Fees Hygiene 2 Plan £10.50/month Hygiene 4 Plan £21.00/month
Intermediate Hygiene Appointment £75 2 Included Per Year 4 Included Per Year
Airflow Stain Removal £30.87 Per Visit Add to each hygiene appt for £2.50 per month Add to each hygiene appt for £5 per month
Diamond Polish £20 £10 Per Visit £10 Per Visit
Tooth Whitening £395 £200 Discount £200 Discount

Carnegie Hygiene Centre – Direct access to a hygienist

Due to the recent change in regulations you can come to the clinic purely for hygienist services.

We have appointments available from 8am to 6.30pm.

Need a clean - Book one today

Teeth feel amazing thank you, plus no filling for a while now!

—- Greg, South Milford

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Facts about Gum Disease

What is gum disease?

Periodontal (gum) disease, is a chronic bacterial infection of the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Gum disease is often painless, signs can include red and inflamed gums that bleed easily on brushing.You may also notice gums that pull away from your teeth , loose teeth and bad breath.

What are the causes of gum disease?

The main cause of gum disease is dental plaque, which is a sticky film on the tooth surface. The bacteria contained in plaque release toxins that can damage the gums. The toxins cause inflammation of the surface of the gums which is known as gingivitis. This inflammation will resolve if the plaque is removed through cleaning of the teeth and no permanent damage is done.

If the plaque is left and continues to increase it can begin to mineralise and form tartar (calculus). Such hard deposits have a rough surface and allow more plaque to form and cause further damage to the gums. If plaque accumulates for a long time the changes it causes in the gums can lead to loss of the your teeth’s bone support, a condition known as periodontitis.

Can gum disease cause additional health problems?

Recently researchers have observed that people with gum disease were more likely to develop heart disease or have difficulty controlling blood sugar.

Other studies showed that women with gum disease were more likely than those with healthy gums to deliver preterm, low birth weight babies.

Risk factors for gum disease

The main cause of periodontal (gum) disease is plaque, but other factors affect the health of your gums by influencing how your body responds to plaque.

AGE

older people have the highest rates of gum disease

SMOKING/TOBACCO USE

Tobacco users have an increased risk of gum disease

GENETICS

people with a family history of gum disease are more susceptible to gum disease

STRESS

is a risk factor for gum disease. Research demonstrates that stress can make it more difficult for the body to fight off infection, including periodontal diseases.

MEDICATIONS

some drugs, such as anti-convulsants and certain heart medicines, can affect your oral health.

CLENCHING OR GRINDING YOUR TEETH

Clenching or grinding your teeth can put excess force on the supporting tissues of the teeth and could speed up the rate at which these periodontal tissues are destroyed.

OTHER SYSTEMIC DISEASES

Heart disease, diabetes, and rheumatoid arthritis can interfere with the body’s inflammatory system and may worsen the condition of the gums.

POOR NUTRITION AND OBESITY

A diet low in important nutrients can compromise the body’s immune system and make it harder for the body to fight off infection. In addition, research has shown that obesity may increase the risk of periodontal disease.

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