Welcome to the Illume blog. We are not just about dentistry, we are about championing the importance of doing things properly. With our blog we aim to give you a more detailed insight into the sort of people we are as well as keeping you up-to-date with the latest developments in dentistry and news from our practice in Cheltenham.
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Halloween is now one of the biggest celebrations of the year and, while the night may be fun and enjoyable for all, Illume is warning its clients and the wider community that it could turn out to be a... [More]
As part of World Smile Day (October 7), Illume is encouraging its clients and other members of the local community to light up their own smiles.
Illume offers many services to help clients ensure the... [More]
Illume wishes to encourage clients and the wider community to make sure they visit the dentist if they experience any problems such as toothache, sensitivity or bleeding gums – as it could incre... [More]
With Stoptober coming back for a fifth year this October, Illume is encouraging clients and other members of the community to take this opportunity to quit smoking for good.
Some 2.5 million smokers ... [More]
New research published has cast doubt on the commonly held belief that dried fruit is bad for your dental health because of the concentrated amounts of sugar it contains.
Published in the Internation... [More]
According to recent research from the Oral Health Foundation, one in four people (28%) would rather buy tooth whitening kits over the internet or from beauticians than visit their dentist.
Here at Il... [More]
Illume wishes to reassure our clients and others after comments made by the chief dental officer for England about the frequency of dental check-ups.
Dr Sara Hurley, who was attending the NHS Expo co... [More]
Many of Illume’s clients already love taking selfies but did you know that they can also help to improve your oral health care techniques?
A recent study carried out by Case Western Reserve Uni... [More]
Illume wishes to remind clients and the wider community of the huge dangers posed by illegal and unsafe treatments, following an expose of fake teeth whitening companies and practitioners on BBC1&rsqu... [More]
The Government’s announcement that the tax on makers of sugary drinks will be imposed from 2018 is welcomed by Illume as it confirms what we have been saying for ages – sugar really is bad... [More]