Have you ever wondered what your dentist is doing during your routine examination? There is far more to a routine examination than most people realise, making it a very important part of preventive care.
How much sugar is too much? How can you reduce your sugar intake? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our latest blog.
Did you know that combining regular dental exams with a visit to the hygienist offers the best in preventative dental care?
Did you know smiling is contagious? Make someone's day on World Smile Day and share a smile.
We realise that sometimes the decision of whether to go ahead with a treatment plan or not comes down to the nitty-gritty of finances. We try to offer as much flexibility as possible to help fund your treatment, including offering a 0% finance scheme to help you achieve your new smile.
As we say a very sad farewell to Dr Lloyd, we are happy to announce the arrival of our new dentist, Dr Gurpreet Tiwana. We are excited to introduce our patients to the newest member of the Oak Lodge team.
You may have noticed that our building has had a bit of a spruce up...? We're so excited to finally be launching our new brand for the practice with some fresh new signs for our building!
Chief Executive of The Oral Health Foundation warns of the urgent need to protect children from the enormous health risks energy drinks cause and we wholeheartedly agree!
Comparing old dentistry with new lets us see just how far we've come...and make us extremely grateful for the age we live in!
Here we walk you through a typical new patient exam, so you know just what to expect at your first visit to the practice...
We are proud to announce the launch of a new look for Oak Lodge Dental! We are refreshing our look to reflect who we are today and to symbolize our future...
A decade is a milestone in anyone's books and after some many years of loyalty, dedication and laughs, we couldn't let 10 years of Lisa working at Oak Lodge Dental go uncelebrated!
Welcoming Rhiannon for a week observing our Therapists chair-side and getting to experience the world of Therapy in action...
With over 500 riders taking part and £1000's raised for charity, the 2018 Liphook Bike Ride saw yet another year of incredible results for the community.
Spitting blood when you brush your teeth is not normal. In fact, it could be an early sign of gum disease and can be the first stop on the journey to tooth loss.
The Guardian recently published a very interesting article on the Sugar Tax that came into force this month.
It's hard to avoid the recent conversation about the changes to the law regarding Data Protection. Here's how the new GDPR law will affect you...
We have 2 winners! A huge thank you to all of our entrants for the Design a Bookmark competition!
Introducing the latest member of our team, Hannah Tehver...
This year sees another momentous milestone - Jacquie's 15 year anniversary at Oak Lodge!
Julia has been with us now for 10 years! Our team are a hugely important part of the practice.
Dental Therapists have been in service now for over 15 years, but their scope of practice within dentistry is sadly still yet to be widely recognised.
We know the feeling. Staring at the toothpaste selection on the supermarket or pharmacy shelves in complete bafflement.
Going completely sugar-free isn't easy. So, this September, we're encouraging everyone to cut, not quit, their sugar intake for one month!
Following a raucous hen party at Dr Bolton's house (for which he was mysteriously absent) the team joined Emma and Peter as they tied the knot!
Since legislation changed a few years ago, it's no longer compulsory to see your Dentist before an appointment with the Hygienist
We are delighted to welcome two new faces to the Oak Lodge team this month. Introducing Abi and Tina, our new Reception Team!
We are looking for a Part-time Dental Therapist / Hygienist to join our friendly and professional team, for 1 day per week.
What with all the preparations required for wedding planning, the pressure to get 'Wedding-Ready' can understandably seem overwhelming for both Bride and Groom.
With the sunny-season upon us, our intake of sugar may increase. Here's a few hints on how to enjoy your holiday, dental-drama free!
We are delighted to welcome Mr Ben Gurney, Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon to our team of clinicians!
At Oak Lodge we take great pride in what we do. So, when we receive positive feedback from our patients it puts a great big smile on our faces!
Save The Children have pledged that they won’t rest until every last child gets the chance to grow up healthy and happy. And the team at Oak Lodge are more than happy to help them achieve that goal.
This time of year is a time for remembering. Here we help our nurse Debbie remember her beloved Dad and his experience of the war...
This year Oak Lodge Dental Practice have joined forces with Mzuri to participate in the 'Jeans for Genes' to help raise fund for Genetic Disorders UK.
Following The Times front page article stating 'flossing does not get rid of plaque' Dr Bolton gives his view on the statement that has undoubtedly riled dentists across the country...
Saddle-sore but extremely proud, the Lloyd's return from their 100 mile bike ride with a whopping donation to Phyllis Tuckwell.
Help Dr Lloyd raise money in anticipation for her 100 mile bike ride...
We are currently looking for a Full-Time Receptionist. If you are interested in applying for the post, please feel free to give us a call or send us an email and we’ll be happy to fill you in.
As creatures of habit, we are likely to pick a breakfast of choice and stick with it until our dying day. Here we tackle the sugar-offenders 'breakfast biscuits'...
Good old sugar-free gum! Helping to break down lingering food particles, promoting saliva production and neutralising plaque acid; a dental hero!
Dr Bolton recently underwent a course of treatment under sedation, purely in order to understand the process from our patients point of view, of course...!
For peace of mind, it is always a good idea to book a check-up before the festive onslaught for your teeth!
We consider ensuring our patients learn how to look after their own teeth one of the most important things we do.
As tempting as it is to regard your dentures as a handy prosthetic that requires minimal interaction, the truth about dentures is that they require almost as much care as your natural teeth.
Kirsten's off again! This time the perpetual traveller is off Down Under for her biggest adventure to date...
Having sent many of our Acorn Club patients home with some little furry friends. We've had some wonderful entries for our Squirrels On Tour competition!
Brush DJ will play a song from the music library on your device and will reward you with a well-deserved round of applause when you have finished.
Choosing a new toothbrush can seem pretty daunting. We can help you pick the brush for your needs...
Denplan Essentials has become exactly that for many of our patients here at Oak Lodge, an essential.
We are now drawing near to the end of our Squirrels on Tour competition and we've had some fab entries so far.
It has been likened to having the same effects on the brain as highly addictive drugs, such as cocaine and has been announced as one of the main causes of obesity in today's society.
Today was the official launch of our brand new Acorn Club for Children, and what a launch it turned out to be!
Children's oral health in the UK is a hot topic and Oak Lodge have been busy discovering ways we can help combat poor oral health in our local community.
The beginning of September saw us saying goodbye to our previous Associate Dentist Dr Barry Clogher...
We are delighted to welcome our new dentist Dr Debbie Davidson to the Oak Lodge team!
The most beautiful thing you can wear on your wedding day is your smile.
Congratulations to our very own hygienist Wendy Cassar for having completed the Brighton Marathon in 4 hours 38 minutes!
Our new monthly membership plan that offers discounts and insurance cover for you and your family...
In order to promote our Springtime Whitening Offer the practice has been tickled pink!
In the spirit of Valentine's Day and the season of love we are urging our patients to get 'kiss-ready' and to share their smiles with their loved ones.
We always endeavour to deliver modern dentistry. using the latest equipment and techniques available to us and this does not exclude our reception area!
Dr Bolton is proud to be donating a hair-raising £223 for growing his mo...!
Emma Figg has recently joined the Oak Lodge Dental Practice team as our new Practice Administrator and Receptionist.
It’s official, the health of your teeth and gums could have a direct correlation to your heart health.
Dr Phil Bolton is participating in Movember 2013 and will be nurturing a flourishing moustache throughout the month of November.
This November, which is nominated Mouth Cancer Action Month, the British Dental Health Foundation aims to educate the public about the disease.
We have a new sterilisation room, in order to remain fully compliant with all of the legislation that keeps our patients safe and healthy...
Most people understand the value of regularly visiting their dentist, but when it comes to seeing a dental hygienist what exactly is the benefit?
As a practice, we work hard to ensure we are up to date with the latest in technological advancements...
We are always looking at new ways to make our patient’s experiences with us as pleasant and efficient as possible
Dr Bolton reviews a particularly interesting and rewarding restoration case, completed for patient with multiple, difficult requirements...
We are delighted to welcome Lisa Clarke, our Dental Therapist, back from maternity leave this week.
Our Hygienists provide an essential and valuable part of the holistic dental care service that Oak Lodge offer.
Did you know that we have recently launched our brand new website?
We are delighted to welcome Dr Barry Clogher to the Oak Lodge Team.
'Extremely satisfied with professional advice...and all the up to date gadgets...'
'Very friendly and professional almost made having a filling a pleasure.'