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Air Particle Counter

I have already talked about the importance of the aerosol in dentistry and our need to control and minimise it to make the dental surgery as safe as possible for patients and the members of the dental team. We have installed an air purification tower and extra oral suction...
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Extra oral suction

As we all know, anyone infected with Covid-19, spreads the virus in their breath. This is a problem in dentistry as we are working in the mouth. Many of our instruments are air driven or use a water spray to cool teeth as we carry out work. So of we are unknowingly treating...
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Air purification

This is our new air purification tower, it contains a series of  increasingly fine air filters, but most importantly, houses a highly polished titanium chamber containing 16 UVC light tubes. This tower was designed for an area larger than my entire practice, but placed in my...
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General Health and Safety, During the Covid-19 Pandemic 

As we move forward from lockdown it is important to realise that the Covid infection is still present within the community and is something that we will learn to deal with moving forward. In this article I want to discuss the ways to best protect yourself, both in your day to day...
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Post lockdown treatment at Crescent Dental Health

As I am sure we are all aware Covid-19 is a coronavirus, it is a respiratory infection. It is possible that patients may be infected and totally unaware or may be unaware that their symptoms may due to a coronavirus infection. The disease spreads via infected aerosol (coughing,...
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Covid-19. Information for our patients

In light of the new government rules, we will operate the practice to deal with emergencies and urgent treatment only for members of the practice. All routine treatment, all hygienist appointments are cancelled until further notice. Mr Hurson may be contacted via the practice...
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Crescent Dental Health. Covid-19. Information for our patients

During this period we will try to keep the practice open to ensure the needs of our patients are met, while ensuring the safety of all our staff and patients. We will be seeing reduced numbers of patients with larger spaces between each patient to allow us to disinfect and...
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Calling All Students

As a late Easter beckons, many students will be settling into the finals straits before their exams start. There are still only 24 hours in a day and so many will start to turn to caffeine as a way of maximising their performance. An “Energy Drink” is typically a non-alcoholic...
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Counting Calories, what a complete waste of time.

Calorie Counting Measuring calories is commonplace in modern life; gym machines and smart watches will tell us how many calories we have burned during the day while food labels and restaurant menus tell us how many calories are in our meals. These measurements are inaccurate, and...
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