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Can a Lisp Be Corrected Using Orthodontics?

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Lisps are a common form of speech impediment and can have a serious impact on a child’s self-confidence. A lisp results from the tongue not being able to connect properly to the roof of the mouth. This leads to an inability to pronounce certain sounds, most noticeably ‘s’ and ‘z’, which will sound as ‘th’ […]

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How Is a TMJ Disorder Treated?

By : on : 10th May 2021 comments : (Comments Off on How Is a TMJ Disorder Treated?)

The temporomandibular joints (TMJ) connect the jawbone to the skull. Situated on either side of the face, they allow the jaw to function properly. If you have a TMJ disorder you may experience pain, clicking within the jaw, and you could struggle to fully open your mouth. However, your dentist can help you understand the […]

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Jaw Popping: Causes, Symptoms and Solutions

By : on : 7th April 2021 comments : (Comments Off on Jaw Popping: Causes, Symptoms and Solutions)

Does your jaw seem to “pop” from time to time? This can be a painful experience and yet, a dentist will normally be able to provide solutions.  Some symptoms include stiffness around the jaw, tenderness and difficulty opening or closing your mouth. This condition may be related to teeth grinding, a bite problem, frequently chewing […]

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British Summer Time

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Happy Mother’s Day

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Happy Valentines Day!

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Happy New Year!

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Happy Boxing Day

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Merry Christmas!

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Happy Bonfire Night

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Happy Halloween Everyone!

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End of British Summer

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Gum Disease

What is Gum Disease?

By : on : 3rd October 2019 comments : (Comments Off on What is Gum Disease?)

Did you know that according to a team at King’s College London and the Natural History Museum, “there were less people with Gum disease (5%) in the Roman, and certainly pre-brush era than modern day people (33%) suffering from the condition”? Considering they did not use a toothbrush and skulls showing heavy deposits of tartar […]

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Cool truth About The Tooths

10 Cool Truths About The Tooths

By : on : 30th August 2019 comments : (Comments Off on 10 Cool Truths About The Tooths)

Your teeth are the stars of your smile. Learn more from these toothsome gems.

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What has changed when you go to the dentist for a dental check-up?

By : on : 4th July 2019 comments : (Comments Off on What has changed when you go to the dentist for a dental check-up?)

Well for a start we at Merton dental in Wimbledon do not call it a dental check-up but describe what we actually do and that is more appropriately termed a “Dental Health Check” or to be precise a 15-point dental health check. Now before you all start to scream that it is a play on […]

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