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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With the whole country again gripped in Olympics fever, the achievements of Team GB athletes will be inspiring many people to take up a new sport.
If you fancy trying a contact sport like the new add... [More]
As Team GB celebrates getting on the medal table at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, and hopefully with many more podium finishes to come, one thing the athletes taking part may not be showcasing is specta... [More]
Or so it seems now that the news media has taken hold of a story, run with it and drawn the wrong conclusions or else seems to be trying to use it as a stick to beat the dental profession, the NHS, de... [More]
For many people a visit to the dentist can still be a time when they feel a little nervous, especially when they know they are going to have to ‘open wide’ for their traditional scale and ... [More]
Illume is encouraging all of its clients and the wider community to ensure they are totally kissable in time for celebrating International Kissing Day on Wednesday, July 6.
Whether you are planning t... [More]
Gum disease is one of the commonest human diseases – in fact most adults in the UK will experience some degree of it at some time in their life – which is why Illume is encouraging both th... [More]
Do you steer away from selfies or refuse to smile in family photographs due to embarrassment about your teeth? Well you’re not alone… according to several sources at least one in four peo... [More]
As usual, Illume will be encouraging both their clients and members of the local community to visit the hygienist regularly as part of their oral care routine. It also happens to be National Smile Mon... [More]
Public Health England (PHE) has revealed recently that the number of 5 year olds with tooth decay has dropped to its lowest level in almost a decade, with figures now less than 25%.
The first P... [More]
Cheltenham based dental practice, Illume, has reported a 30% increase in adults receiving orthodontic treatment over the past 12 months.
According to Illume’s research, factors such as marriage... [More]