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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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]
Figures just released by the Local Government Association show what we at Illume have been saying for years – sugar really is bad for your children’s teeth.The report by the LGA, which rep... [More]
It’s a question often asked – just what do people get up to when they are not at work? Well, we have two very interesting and different dentists here at Illume – Tim Rumney who wants... [More]
Is your sleeping partner keeping you awake at night with snoring? Or are you suffering in silence with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea?
In addition to affecting your mood, sleep deprivation can increa... [More]
The Chancellor’s announcement in the Budget of a tax on the makers of sugary drinks reiterates what we have been saying for years – sugar really is not good for you!
Illume's Owner and Cl... [More]
With just over one week to go until Easter, we are in no doubt that younger members of the family will be dreaming about the number of chocolate eggs they may get to devour over the two week holiday p... [More]