News and Blogs from Dr Peter Young and his team

Christine’s Dental Implant Story

I came to Peter Young at Oral implants after a recommendation from a friend who had had an implant there. My own dentist is based not far away in Knutsford. Unfortunately, I was experiencing problems with a loose failed implant that had been placed by another dentist...

John’s Implant Story

I have always been a keen sportsman and cricketer and as a result have had a few issues over the years with my front teeth and damage to them by flying cricket balls. One day I felt a crown coming loose so I visited my usual dentist, Richard Heathcote in Macclesfield...

Implant Dentist Cheshire

Implant Dentist Cheshire

If you're looking for an implant dentist in Cheshire you should consider Peter Young’s practice. Peter Young (PhD, BDS) is a specialist in oral surgery with a special interest in implants. An implant is often considered to be the best method for a dentist to replace a...

Self medicating for toothache can cause an overdose

Self medicating for toothache can cause an overdose

A recent study, which appeared in the British Dental Journal, warns that self-medicating for toothache is a major cause of overdose. Nottingham’s Queens Medical Centre A&E unit found that overusing paracetamol to alleviate tooth pain contributed to both accidental...

How to easily cut out sugar

How to easily cut out sugar

Many of us regularly consume too much sugar. In addition to the wider impact on our health, a high sugar intake can lead to tooth decay. By making a few simple changes, you can reduce sugar in your diet, or even cut out sugar completely. Start by looking at your diet...

How to handle toothache

How to handle toothache

Sudden onset pain in your mouth or jaw is often a sign that something is wrong. There are many possible underlying causes, so it’s important to see a dentist as soon as possible. However, in the meantime, there are a few things you can do to help alleviate the...

Why a visit to the hygienist is important

Why a visit to the hygienist is important

A visit to the hygienist should be a priority for your dental care, helping to prevent gum disease and show how best to keep your mouth healthy. A Northwich hygienist will be tasked with cleaning your teeth during what’s often referred to as a scale and polish,...

Why sterilisation procedures are so important in a dental practice

Why sterilisation procedures are so important in a dental practice

Hygiene is of vital importance in any dental practice and it is one of the standards on which the Care Quality Commission (CQC) judges the quality of a service. Setting high standards of hygiene is a key priority for good dental practices as it can prevent cross...

Michael’s Implant story

I was initially referred to Dr Peter Young by my own dentist Andy McCrae at Sandiway in Cheshire. Andy had been looking after a problem tooth for a while which had been suffering from a series of abscesses. In the end Andy had no alternative but to remove the tooth....

Patricia’s story

I first came across Dr Young many years ago after I had experienced the traumatic failure of four implants after some treatment at the Dental Hospital. Losing my teeth had a terrible impact on me psychologically - I remembered when I was little my own Dad putting his...

Beryl’s Implant story

I was referred for implant treatment by my own dentist after an infection in the root of my front tooth a few years ago which had caused the crown to fail. I'd had the crown on my front tooth since the age of 18, so it had been there for many years. But I didn't want...

Ros’s Implant story

I first came across Dr Young via a colleague of mine who had had an implant 4 years ago. He couldn't have recommended Dr Young more highly, so I didn't hesitate in calling the practice directly  and booking myself in for a consultation. The reason for the consultation...

Taking care of your safety

Here at Dentist@29 we understand how VITAL strict Sterilisation procedures are at any good dental practice. Our mouths are teeming with tiny microbes, and any dental practice that sees a lot of patients a day has an inherent potential for spreading infectious germs...

Peri-Implant Disease

One of the many benefits of implanted teeth is that they function just like your natural teeth. But in the same way that a natural tooth can suffer from diseases caused by bacteria build-up, so can an implanted tooth. But don’t be alarmed; with a good cleaning...

Cheshire Dental Specialist

While it can be difficult to find a dental specialist Cheshire is lucky to be able to access the services of Peter Young, who is recognised by the General Dental Council as a Specialist in Oral Surgery and frequently gives lectures to dentists on expert techniques and...

Going abroad for dental treatment

Going abroad for the dental treatment you need might sound like the ideal way of saving money and enjoying an extra holiday at the same time, but in reality, it can be a big mistake. Although an overseas dentist may advertise very cheap treatments such as oral...

What happens to our teeth as we age

Recent research has linked the health of our teeth and gums to overall health, underlining the need to take care of our teeth. But for teeth over 50, there are some changes in the mouth which may cause concern. What happens Your teeth may seem thinner and more yellow...

What can I expect when getting dental implants?

It's only natural to be anxious of a procedure that you know nothing about. At every stage Dr Young will be only too happy to explain every step and answer any questions or address any concerns you have. At your implant placement visit, arriving in comfortable cool...

Dental implant maintenance

A dental implant is essentially a titanium post which is placed in the jaw bone to replace a missing tooth root (the part you can't see). The implant is then restored at the top, replacing the missing tooth. It's easy to think that once you have undergone this...

What are apicoectomies?

This surgical procedure deals with a dental root problem. Infections around the root of a tooth are usually treated with dental canal work. However, when that doesn’t work, your dentist may recommend an apicoectomy. Dental canal treatment involves your dentist...