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All about root canals (endodontics)

What is a root canal? Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat an infection at the centre of a tooth (known as the root canal system).   When does … Read more >

Want to look your best for an upcoming event? Six Month Smiles might be the answer.

Six Month Smiles draws upon low pressure to correct non-fundamental orthodontic issues. Six Month Smiles are much more comfortable than traditional braces and can correct issues in 6-9 months. Six Month Smiles … Read more >

Why have dermal fillers and Botox?

Why might I need dermal fillers? The ageing process causes skin to change and appear less youthful. However, there are other factors such as lifestyle choices that speed up the ageing process. … Read more >

Tackling dental phobia – Cornerhouse can help

Dental phobia is a very real fear for many patients who visit us here at Cornerhouse. Some of the indicators that you may have dental phobia include:   Feeling tense and unsettled … Read more >

The importance of a hygienist and a dentist – together!

Many people in the UK and indeed around the world do not recognise the importance of a hygienist and how their role differs from that of a dentist. Read on to find … Read more >

Some fun facts and figures about orthodontics….

Did you know …. 20% of adults admit to not brushing their teeth once a day – this includes a third of men. 10% of people admit to regularly forgetting to brush. … Read more >

Build your bridge to new teeth at Cornerhouse!

What do dental bridges do? A dental bridge bridges the gap between one or more missing teeth. They are made up of two or more crowns for the teeth that sit either … Read more >

Considering veneers to repair your tooth? Here is the process outlined…

Firstly, what is a veneer…. A veneer is a thin piece of porcelain that is bonded to the front surface of a damaged, cracked, chipped or decayed tooth. Veneers can also be … Read more >

Build your bridge to new teeth at Cornerhouse!

What do dental bridges do? A dental bridge bridges the gap between one or more missing teeth. They are made up of two or more crowns for the teeth that sit either … Read more >

Considering veneers to repair your tooth? Here is the process outlined…

Firstly, what is a veneer…. A veneer is a thin piece of porcelain that is bonded to the front surface of a damaged, cracked, chipped or decayed tooth. Veneers can also be … Read more >

Some fun facts and figures about orthodontics….

Dentistry is a fascinating subject when you look at the facts and stats surrounding it…. Some of these might surprise you!     Did you know …. 20% of adults admit to … Read more >

Orthodontics – more than just tooth-straightening 

Many people believe that orthodontic treatment is limited to having a metal brace for a number a months and then having straighter teeth by the time these months are up. However, orthodontic … Read more >

Botox – The benefits and special offers at Cornerhouse 

What is Botox? Everyone’s skin begins to loose its elasticity and volume around the age of 30 onwards. The element that keeps youthful looking skin so, is hyraulic acid, a naturally-occuring chemical … Read more >

The importance of preventing gum disease 

What is gum disease? Gum disease is when swelling, soreness or infection occurs in your mouth. This occurs after gingivitis which is when your gums become inflamed and bleed when you brush. … Read more >

Dentures – remains a popular treatment for replacing missing teeth

What are dentures? Dentures are acrylic (plastic), metal or nylon removable false teeth, fitting over your gums and replacing missing teeth.   Why do you need to replace missing teeth? Failing to … Read more >

All you need to know about crowning

What are crowns? Dental crowns are caps, designed to fit over the remaining part of a tooth.  The crowns we create here at Cornerhouse are made by experienced craftsmen who use natural-looking … Read more >

Frequently asked questions – veneers

Veneers are a popular treatment around the world and here at Cornerhouse Dental, our cosmetic dentists have ample experience in placing veneers for patients. Here are some of the most common questions … Read more >

Consequences of not replacing a missing tooth? 

A missing tooth does not always present immediate complications, and it’s easy to carry on as normal and forget that you do indeed have a vacant space in your mouth where a … Read more >

Why have your teeth whitened by a professional?

The biggest message in this blog is that it, if you are thinking of having your teeth whitened, it is essential that you approach a qualified dentist or doctor – these are … Read more >

Facial rejuvenation – feel fresh in 2017

Are you worried about going into 2017 feeling under confident and anxious about ageing? Facial rejuvenation (Botox) is a great treat to yourself or to a loved one – start the new … Read more >

New Year New You! Cosmetic dentistry at Cornerhouse 

Start your year a-fresh with a tooth whitening treatment, to make your smile look irresistible!   Why tooth whitening? There are several reasons why teeth begin to discolour: ageing/wear and tear. excessive … Read more >

New term – orthodontic mouthguards for kids 

It’s a new year and a new term for kids, many of whom will be partaking in contact sports this winter term. These sports include: hockey squash martial arts rugby american football … Read more >

All about root canals 

What is a root canal (endodontics) ? A root canal is a procedure that is used to treat an infection at the centre of a tooth. Infection is caused by a build … Read more >

Consequences of failing to replace a missing tooth 

When you have missing teeth, this can lead to jaw bone loss at the gap’s location. When you have a tooth missing, the gap where the bone was once located does not … Read more >

Facts and Stats about dentistry

As it’s nearing Christmas, we thought we’d put together a quick-fire fun blog of facts and stats about dentistry – impress your friends with some of these interesting and obscure facts! Your … Read more >

Cornerhouse Dental December – Going into 2017 with healthy teeth

Christmas is a time full of gastronomic goodness, which can make it difficult to keep your teeth healthy. Perhaps you’ve neglected your teeth a little over the last few months and you’re … Read more >

Avoid red wine teeth staining this Christmas

Did you know only 16% of people consider the effect alcohol has on their oral health? Why does red wine stain your teeth? Over the Christmas period, it is particularly important to … Read more >

Six Month Smiles and caring for your braces during treatment

What is Six Month Smiles? Six Month Smiles is a game-changing way to realign your teeth, taking only six months. The treatment bears strong cosmetic advantages such as their tooth-coloured wires and … Read more >

Keep your kids healthy this Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, your child is likely to be consuming a few more sweets than normal! This can be slightly spooky for their teeth, as confectionary promotes bacteria in the form … Read more >

A little bit about air abrasion and micro abrasion at Cornerhouse….

Micro abrasion and air abrasion treatments are an effective and hassle-free way of repairing small amounts of tooth decay and micro abrasion is the quick way of improving the colour of your … Read more >

Easy ways to improve the appearance of your smile

It has become increasingly popular to visit the dentist to discuss cosmetic dentistry options for aesthetic purposes. In recent times, people are more self-conscious of their dental imperfections and smile. Changing the … Read more >

Protecting children’s teeth – what to know

Recently, it has been found that two in five children in England failed to visit a dentist in the past year. These statistics are nothing to smile about, as tooth decay is … Read more >

All-On-4 treatment at Cornerhouse

All-On-4 implants is a game-changing technique where a whole arch of teeth can be replaced with dental implants in just one visit.   All-on-4 is is the most efficient and cost-effective way of … Read more >

The benefits of having a root canal 

Root canal treatment is also known as endodontics. When the nerve and bloody supply of a tooth becomes infected due to injury or decay, an abscess can occur, causing sharp and relentless … Read more >

Cosmetic Dentistry at Cornerhouse 

Cosmetic dentistry has seen some major advancements over the past couple of decades. However, it’s more than just about rejuvenating the appearance of your teeth. Cosmetic dentistry can improve your oral health and … Read more >

Orthodontics at Cornerhouse Dental

Children We refer our child patients to a specialist orthodontist who can work with you and your child, discussing the various methods that can be applied to resolve complications with misaligned teeth. … Read more >

A guide to cosmetic dentistry – part 2

Last month we covered certain aspects of the cosmetic dentistry services offered by us here at Cornerhouse. Here, we look at the remainder of these treatments such as crowns and bridges. Let’s … Read more >

Why are dental implants so important? 

Missing teeth can seriously affect your dental health if gone untreated. If a tooth and its root are lost, your jaw bone risks bone loss overtime. Your neighbouring teeth can also begin … Read more >

A guide to cosmetic dentistry – part 1

Cosmetic dentistry covers a variety of treatments. part 1 of ‘A guide to cosmetic dentistry’ includes teeth whitening, teeth straightening and white fillings.   Teeth whitening   What is teeth whitening? Let’s … Read more >

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

What are veneers? Porcelain veneers are one of the many ways to improve your smile. Often likened to how a fake nail fits over your finger, veneers fit over your teeth aided … Read more >

Dental Jargon Buster

The world of orthodontics and dentistry can be mind-boggling and is made up of some pretty complex and confusing terminology. We’ve created a dental jargon buster to help you better understand our … Read more >

Fast ways to straighten your teeth: Six Month Smiles

Here at Cornerhouse dental, we offer a fast-working and hassle-free solution for straightening teeth. This type of treatment is used to correct misaligned or badly spaced front teeth and is a great … Read more >

Why dental implants are the best solution to missing teeth

Why are dental implants so highly regarded?   Dental implants are the closest replacement to a real tooth. As they fuse with the bone in your jaw, they become a natural part … Read more >

What to expect when getting a root canal

A root canal, otherwise known as endodontics, is a procedure used to save decayed and infected teeth.   A root canal is always the favourable option, if the tooth has the possibility … Read more >

Teeth Whitening – What You Need To Know

Teeth whitening has become a very popular treatment in dental practices over the last decade and it’s no surprise why. In an image-aware society of celebrity and first impressions, cosmetic dentistry has … Read more >

Gum Disease – all you need to know

Gum disease is one of the biggest health complications in the UK amongst adults. In its early stages, gum disease is known as gingivitis or periodontal disease. Many people are embarrassed about … Read more >

Botox & Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers   Fillers are a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that are safe and effective – if carried out by a professional. When seeking these type of treatments, it is paramount that they … Read more >

Keeping Your Appliance Clean

Those who wear braces either for medical reasons or on cosmetic grounds choose to have the structure of their mouth altered, most commonly through the use of braces. Braces come in many … Read more >

Advances in Orthodontic Technology

The past few decades has seen dramatic advances in orthodontics, a field that began using animal parts such as intestine lining for bands and rocks for brackets! With new state-of-the-art technology, orthodontists … Read more >

Dental Implants at Cornerhouse

So what are dental implants? Dental implants act as replacement tooth roots and can be a removable or fixed foundation, created to match your natural teeth. Implants are a bespoke treatment which … Read more >

Tips for sensitive teeth

 If you’ve noticed that your teeth have increased sensitivity, it could be down to one of a few factors including:   Brushing too hard. Lack of tooth enamel. A cracked tooth or … Read more >

Mouth Guards and Orthodontics

An average of 40% of teeth-related injuries are also sports-related which means it’s essential to protect your teeth with a gum guard, especially during high contact sports such as rugby, boxing, football, … Read more >

Frequently Asked Questions: Implants

Q.What is a dental implant? A. A small screw (almost always made from titanium), that acts as the root of a tooth. Dental implants are biocompatible which means they fuse with your … Read more >

Sugar and your smile

It is common knowledge that eating too much sugar is bad from you. A chief cause of obesity and its associated problems, sugar is also a chief culprit for type two diabetes … Read more >

How to Properly Floss When Wearing Braces

Make sure you are ready to take the necessary steps to ensure a successful orthodontic treatment. One of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful new smile is remembering to not … Read more >

What does my dental hygienist do?

Many patients will make a visit to the dental hygienist, but for some, the role a hygienist plays in caring for teeth can remain a mystery. Some dentists might absorb the hygienist’s role … Read more >

Why do we get toothaches?

There are many reasons behind why we develop a toothache. Not all toothaches last long enough to warrant a trip to the dentist but how can we tell whether or not to … Read more >

Take the Crown

Crowns in the dental world might not be as glamorous as those owned by the queen but are none the less very important. Used to save teeth which have been decayed or … Read more >

6 Things to Know When Getting News Braces as a Musician

Whether you’re a professional or just getting started, if you play wind instruments you may be worried about how braces might affect the quality of your music and performance during treatment. Between … Read more >

Important Facts to Know About Gumshields

People who play contact sports or engage in activities with fast moving objects run a higher risk of damaging their teeth and gums. With contact sports only rising in popularity, it is … Read more >

5 Foods to Eat for Tougher Teeth

Maintaining good oral health by brushing, flossing and regular dental visits is a well-known fact among us. But did you know that by eating certain foods and drinks, can also increase the … Read more >

The Perfect Time For Braces

Deciding when to get braces can be tricky. Over 200,000 children and adults received orthodontic treatment last year. What do you need to take into account when considering joining the masses? CAN … Read more >

The Truth About Caffeine

  How does your caffeine intake affect your teeth? Here, we outline some key facts to be aware of so that you can make an informed choice about whether caffeine is truly … Read more >

How To Help Your Child Adapt To Braces

It is common for parents to be concerned about their child’s reaction to braces. While we may accept the necessity of orthodontic treatment for our children, it’s hard for parents to witness … Read more >

Oral Cancer

  Oral cancer makes up one in fifty of all cancer cases. However, unlike other types of cancer, people often struggle to name the symptoms or indeed know much about any other … Read more >

Christmas Parties

When December arrives, so it seems do a host of invitations. With endless parties and celebrations, the festive season seems to be full of social events. With this being the case, it … Read more >

Crowns, Bridges and Bonding

Here at Cornerhouse, crowns, bridges and bonding are just some of the treatments we have available. Here, we outline the key facts about each process so that you can decide which would … Read more >

Plaque/Disclosing Tablets

Disclosing tablets. Most of us know what they are but not many of us use them. With this in mind, here we outline some key facts about them and what you need … Read more >

Christmas Dinner

So, it’s the 25th December and you are settling down to a traditional Christmas meal. There’s a turkey, there’s roast potatoes, sprouts… There’s a Christmas pudding. There’s a lot of wine. However, … Read more >

Oil Pulling

Recently, there has been a media focus on the practice of oil pulling. It’s supposed to improve your oral health and offers an additional use for coconut oil, that ever popular health … Read more >

Homemade Orthodontics

Recently, an online trend has started which sees people use ‘gap bands’. These people are usually young girls who claim to create makeshift braces with elastic bands, apparently in order to close … Read more >

Hallow’een

Hallow’een is a night which many of us look forward to for months. An opportunity to dress up and take part in spooky events, to scare and be scared! Traditionally, it’s also … Read more >

Teething Timeline

So many of  us hear that teething is a stage to be frightened of – sleepless nights are apparently a given. However, what’s the real truth behind the scaremongering? And what do … Read more >

Dental Fissure Sealants

Here at Cornerhouse, we believe prevention is better than cure. This is why we offer dental fissure sealants: it is another way of protecting your teeth from tooth decay and the resulting … Read more >

Motivation to Quit Smoking

You only have to look at a cigarette packet to behold a way in which smoking can be harmful to you. However, the wider benefits of quitting smoking are less widely known. … Read more >

Brushing Your Teeth Effectively

Just brushing your teeth isn’t enough: to offer your teeth optimum protection, you need to ensure that you are brushing them properly. A perfunctory clean may not be enough to effectively clean … Read more >

Enamel Fluorosis – What Should You Know?

Have you heard of enamel fluorosis? No? It’s the mottling of teeth enamel as a result of overexposure to fluoride. Here, we outline what it is and how to avoid it. Who … Read more >

Nervous about the Dentist?

Visiting the dentist is regularly cited as a frequent fear. So feeling anxious about booking a dental appointment is totally normal. At Cornerhouse, we want you to feel totally at ease throughout … Read more >

Baby Teeth

There is a common perception that baby teeth are the ‘trial run’ of dental care and that it’s only when the second lot of teeth come through that we really have to … Read more >

Sugar

Most people know that sugar is one of the foods that pose the most danger to your teeth but far fewer are able to explain why. Here we outline how sugar effects … Read more >

Do You Need To See The Dentist?

It isn’t always easy to know whether or not you need to visit the dentist. Some people don’t feel the need to keep up regular appointments because everything looks fine to them … Read more >

Tooth Extraction

The thought of tooth extraction can be scary. However, it may be an appropriate solution for ensuring that your mouth and gums are kept healthy. Here at Cornerhouse, we strive to ensure … Read more >

Picking The Right Toothbrush

There are now so many toothbrushes on the market that selecting the appropriate one for you may seem confusing. So what should you look for in a good toothbrush? A Small Head … Read more >

Teaching Your Children To Take Care of Their Teeth

With the number of children who are being admitted to hospital with tooth decay rising, it’s more important than ever to ensure that you are taking the right steps to keep your … Read more >

Flossing

‘If I brush my teeth thoroughly, I don’t need to floss as well’ is a common attitude regarding flossing and its necessity. However, the act of flossing has specific benefits that should … Read more >

Painless Treatments: Why CornerHouse Is The Place For You

Here at CornerHouse, we are pleased to offer a variety of pain-free procedures. We take care to keep ahead of the latest developments in dentistry, offering new ways of dealing with typical … Read more >

Prepping your teeth for those summer photos

With summer approaching, it’s a good time to assess how happy you are with your teeth and address what you want to change. Here at CornerHouse, we offer a range of treatments, … Read more >

The Extras For A Perfect Mouth

The benefits of brushing your teeth are widely publicised but what else can you add to your brushing regime to keep your teeth in the best condition? There are a range of … Read more >

Treats and Teeth

With Easter just over, many of us will have been reminded of the joys of a sweet treat – or ten. However, masses of chocolate and sugar can affect your teeth. With … Read more >

Four things patients in Norwich should know about Six Month Smiles

Six Month Smiles is an ideal orthodontic treatment for adults and children with crooked, spaced or misaligned teeth. It is an effective, safe and affordable cosmetic brace solution that works by using … Read more >

Make your teeth shine on your wedding day

Spring is in the air and with summer approaching what better time of the year to start putting those finishing touches into place than booking a session with your dentist. Teeth whitening … Read more >

Protecting your teeth from your favourite sugary drinks

Did you know that drinking too many carbonated soft drinks can cause damage to your health and your teeth? Most sodas contain lots of sugar, or even worse, artificial sweeteners The chemical … Read more >

Spring cleaning your teeth in Norwich

While the wind is still a little cold outside, the sun is shining and it’s clear that spring is coming. Now spring is in the air, what better time to invest your … Read more >

Deciding when you need dental implants

Over the past 20 years dental implants have evolved from a small number of patients seeking treatment in hospitals to more patients going to their local dentist and choosing treatments like ‘All-On-4 … Read more >

How CBCT scanners can benefit patients in Norwich

Corner House Dental has recently acquired a state-of-the-art CBCT scanner, which will help our dentists provide patients with a better diagnosis. A CBCT scan is a type of X-ray that uses a … Read more >

Why patients in Norwich should brush before a dental appointment

It can be difficult fitting in routine dental appointments. With many of us in a hurry to leave the office and fighting the traffic to get to the dentist on time, we … Read more >

Nervous habits that can affect your teeth

I’m sure many of you will be surprised to hear how relationships, jobs and overactive imaginations can have an effect on your dental health as well as your overall health. The following … Read more >

Different types of floss

When it comes to flossing, there are so many different types of floss it can be difficult to know which one to buy. Here are the different types of floss you can … Read more >

Choosing the right toothpaste

When it comes to toothpaste, we often take it for granted and grab whatever product on the shelf suits our budgets.  However, this isn’t necessarily the right product for you or your … Read more >

Facts about removing those wisdom teeth

Many people choose to have their wisdom teeth removed when they are young because once patients reach their 30’s or 40’s the procedure can be more difficult with a longer recovery time. … Read more >

6 interesting ways to use floss that don’t involve teeth

Flossing is one of the most important things that you should remember to do on a daily basis in order to keep your teeth and gums in tip top condition. But are … Read more >

Start 2015 with the “All-On-Four” solution at Corner House Dental

Do you have a cracked, chipped or missing tooth that needs replacing? If so, why not start 2015 by booking a dental appointment at Corner House Dental where you can get new … Read more >

Best times of the day to floss

Have you made a New Year’s resolution yet? Whatever your answer, why not make regular flossing part of your daily routine? Not only will flossing help clean and remove food debris from … Read more >

Protecting children’s teeth in Norwich this New Year

Over the festive period it is difficult for children to turn down all those delicious sweets, chocolates, biscuits and cakes.  Therefore, it is even more important for parents and guardians to keep … Read more >

How Corner House Dental can help you achieve your dream smile for 2015

Many of us start the New Year with good intentions such as giving up smoking, going to the gym, eating healthily or detoxifying. Are you getting married this year? Starting a new … Read more >

Understanding your bite

. When it comes to understanding our teeth, in an ideal world our upper teeth will slightly overlap our lower teeth. For many of us this isn’t the case, leading us to … Read more >

The Worst tooth stain offenders

  When it comes to looking after our teeth it’s important that we know which foods are the worst stain offenders and take extra care to clean our teeth after consuming these. … Read more >

Tips for treating sensitive teeth and gums

Do you avoid eating and drinking hot and cold beverages because you can no longer stand the uncomfortable twinges? If the answer is yes, then there is a light at the end … Read more >

Why you should visit the dentist twice a year

Visiting the dentist is the last thing many of us think about when planning our busy schedules; however, this is one of the most important things you should add to your 2015 … Read more >

Why you should change your toothbrush every 3 months

      Have you ever wondered why many dental adverts recommend that you change your toothbrush every three months? Here are some reasons why you should change your toothbrush: After around … Read more >

Corner House Dental in Norwich support Macmillan Cancer

Corner House Dental showed their support for Macmillan Cancer by taking part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, which took place on Friday, September 26th. The event was held at the dental … Read more >

The best time for your child to visit the dentist

One of the questions asked by new parents is when is the best time for my child to visit the dentist? With recent reports claiming that many children in the UK are suffering from … Read more >

Staff at Corner House Dental take part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Staff from Corner House Dental in Norwich took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge to help raise money for the Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Association. Soibhan and Steph led the challenge before … Read more >