Beware: fad diets can affect your teeth

There are lots of different diets out there and some of them even work! But while they might work miracles on your waistline, have you considered the effect they may have on your teeth? At Glendair Dental Practice in Alfreton we often see the negative effects fad diet have on our patients’ teeth – from […]

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Are you brushing properly?

Many children find brushing their teeth difficult and often miss those hard to reach teeth at the back of their mouths. At Glendair Dental Practice Alfreton, we advise that parents keep a close eye on their children’s brushing techniques at least until they are seven years old and encourage them to brush twice a day […]

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Why we should rethink our sugar intake

Sugars in the diet should make up no more than 3% of total energy intake to reduce the significant financial and social burdens of tooth decay, according to research from UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. The study analysed the effect of sugars on tooth decay – and they show that […]

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Do you or your partner snore? We have the perfect solution

By Matt Lamb, principal dentist at Glendair Dental Practice, Alfreton. Last year I attended a Somnowell practitioners’ conference in order to allow me to treat my patients at Glendair Dental Practice, Derbyshire suffering from sleep disruption due to snoring. Falling into that category myself, I had a Somnowell snore guard constructed. Although I was sceptical […]

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Three cheers for the South Normanton Colts!

Glendair Dental Practice in Alfreton Derbyshire is delighted to sponsor the South Normanton Colts football team – for the 6th year running. Andy Hardy, South Normanton Colts vice chairman, said: “Once again, thanks ever so much for your continued support – without it, it would be financially very difficult for us to continue year in, […]

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We take your safety very seriously

In light of the recent media coverage of Desmond D’Mello, a dentist in Nottingham, we thought now would be a good time to remind our patients across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and beyond that your safety is of utmost importance to us. Please rest assured that the team at Glendair Dental Practice Alfreton, Derby does everything it […]

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Why we enjoy helping people with chronic denture problems

On Monday I reviewed a complicated denture case, which I had finished the week before. I am pleased to report the lady is delighted with the result of her new Gerber dentures following years of misery with poor fitting dentures made at various practices. The lady had had to have some un-erupted teeth removed in […]

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Too old for straight teeth?

The short answer is no! We are seeing more and more adults for orthodontic treatment at our Alfreton practice, so if you’re keen to straighten your teeth with adult braces, then you’ve come to the right place. At Glendair Dental Practice we offer a comprehensive range of orthodontics in Derbyshire – everything from fast acting […]

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We treat patients like members of our own family

Whenever I treat patients in my practice, I always endeavour to give them the knowledge to empower them to make their own decisions, based on the published clinical evidence and my extensive experience in helping patients to achieve healthy, great looking mouths. The basis of my treatment philosophy is that of treating my patients as though […]

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Our implant expert is so good he trains other dentists!

Glendair Dental Practice owner Matt Lamb is a mentor and trainer at Sheffield Dental School. Here he explains why he enjoys his additional role so much. “I love teaching other dentists to restore implants as it gives me much pleasure to be able to pass on my experience with treating patients with implants to the […]

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