Articles posted by Dr John Cropley

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How Often Should Elderly People Visit The Dentist?

As we age, our dental needs evolve, making regular dental visits important for maintaining oral health. But how often should elderly people visit the dentist? This question is particularly pertinent as oral health significantly impacts overall well-being, especially in later years. In this blog, we’ll explore the factors influencing dental visit frequency for elderly people,

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Why Your Gums Hurt When You Brush Your Teeth

Have you ever wondered why a routine task like brushing your teeth can sometimes turn into a painful ordeal for your gums? It’s a common concern that many people face, especially those who are diligent about their oral hygiene. But pain during brushing is more than just a nuisance; it can be a sign of

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Holding A Full Denture

What Is The Average Age People Start Wearing Dentures?

The topic of dentures often conjures images of grandparents taking out their false teeth at night, much to the amazement—or horror—of their grandchildren. However, the reality is far from this stereotype and dentures are increasingly becoming an essential dental health solution for people of various age groups. This article delves into the factors that influence

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Everything You Need To Know About General Dentistry

You may have seen the term ‘general dentistry‘ listed in your dentist’s services, but what exactly does it mean? Well, for starters, general dentistry is a comprehensive branch of dentistry that deals with managing the overall oral health of patients of all ages. It encompasses a range of treatments and procedures aimed at protecting against,

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Man With Swollen Gums

How To Treat Gingivitis In Adults

Gingivitis is the earliest stage of gum disease. It occurs when plaque and bacteria build up on your teeth, which leads to inflammation. Unlike more progressive gum disease, gingivitis is treatable, so the earlier you treat it, the better! If you suspect you have gingivitis, this article will give you more information about the condition

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Handsome Old Man In Dentist's Office

Common Dental Problems In Adults 40+

Dental health is crucial to overall well-being and as we age, certain dental issues become more prevalent. Adults over the age of 40 are at a higher risk for specific dental problems, which, if left untreated, can lead to severe consequences. In this blog post, we’ll discuss common dental issues faced by adults 40+ and

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