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  • 43-45 High Street
  • Burnham
  • Buckinghamshire
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A skill we all need to have

04/09/2017

The person most responsible for keeping your teeth and mouth in a healthy condition is you. At the Dental Surgery Burnham, we know that we cannot control what you do in that 6 months between check-ups. We want you to hang to your natural teeth for as long as possible. But you can only do so if you know the best way to look after your teeth and mouth.

We appreciate that advice changes as more research is done, and that what we were taught, or not, by our parents may not match today’s best research-based advice.

That’s why we offer oral health education in Burnham. Our oral health educators will teach you how to have the best possible dental care routine at home. They offer bespoke care and advice for yourself, for your children, and perhaps even for your parents.

Our educators have been trained to teach, so you can rest assured that your oral health education will be fun and informative, as well as easy to understand and age appropriate. We won’t talk to you like a 5-year-old if you’re 45. And we love questions, so please ask us anything you want and ask again if you are still not clear. The topics our educators cover include:

Tooth brushing

How to know which is the best type of brush for your teeth. How many minutes should you brush your teeth for? How can you make tooth brushing more fun for kids so that they want to do it rather than having to be nagged into it? We can also help you find the best type of toothpaste to suit your personal needs.

Flossing, interdental brushes and mouthwashes

What is the best way to floss? Should you use floss, tape or interdental brushes? Which interdental brushes are right for which part of your mouth? These and questions about mouthwashes can all be answered. We can take into account any special post-operative self-care that may be required.

Looking after mouth appliances and prosthetics

Braces, bridges, dentures, dental implants, and other restorations require special care, and we can show you what to do.

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"This is a very very good dentist both myself and my son who is special needs are extremely nervous about going to the dentist. A friendly reassuring manner really put us both at ease. It…

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"We have been coming to the surgery for many years. We have found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. I would recommend them to anyone. Our son runs to see the dentist."

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"I have been coming to this surgery for many years now and have never had a bad experience. The staff have always been very friendly and reassuring. I have seen many different dentists that have…

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"As a new patient, I felt relaxed and had a gentle, good examination. The atmosphere was welcoming and friendly."

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"I have been attending the surgery for over 40 years and the staff are friendly and there is a nice waiting room. Mr Takhar is an excellent dentist, he explains everything, never rushes you. He…

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"I have been attending this dental surgery for the last year and I have never felt more welcome and at ease with excellent service and care. My dentist Raj is one of the most skilled…

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"I have been a patient for over 20 years I feel very relaxed and good when I come into the dental surgery. The staff are very helpful and make you feel relaxed before you go…

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"I have been attending dental surgery for over 50 years, having been born in the village. Dr Lenko was my dentist until his retirement and has been preceded by Gurpreet who is excellent! Gurpreet is…

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"I have been attending the surgery for 30 years the atmosphere in the surgery is good, it is bright, cheerful and relaxing in reception. The staff are very nice and the dentist is very caring…

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"On entering the surgery I feel welcomed, I have been attending the surgery for more years than I care to remember the staff are polite, friendly, caring and genuine."

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P Worth

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  • 43-45 High Street
  • Burnham
  • Buckinghamshire
  • SL1 7JD