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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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]
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]