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Childrens Dentistry

Childrens Dentistry

43,000 kids had general anaesthetic to get their teeth taken out in 2016, 2017 and this rate is increasing. No kid in this day and age should be under general anaesthetic to have their teeth taken out, because it is an entirely preventable disease. And what’s the cause of this? Diet, sugar, more than brushing their teeth, it’s sugar in the diet.

We’ve been organising an oral health team on Cavendish Dental practice to go to the local schools in the area here. We’re going to go to see Pear Tree School, we’ve got some other schools lined up in order to educate the kids, educate the parents on preventing rotten teeth in children.

The long-term consequences of kids having their teeth pulled under general anaesthetic is that they become nervous of the dentist, they’re more likely to be dental phobic

If your kids are haven’t got a dentist, they’re looking for a dentist, we’re taking on any age kids. So, come and give us a bell at Cavendish Dental Practice give us an email, we’ll try to book you in. We’re trying to help children because no kid should be having their teeth taken out because of rotten teeth.

Stop the Rot!

Trishan Malhi, Dentist at Cavendish Dental Practice in Derby

Extraction of teeth when a child results in dental phobia !!!!

The rise in child dental extractions under general anaesthetic has reached nearly 43,000 in 2016-17 and is up from previous years.

These children will probably be affected by the psychological trauma during the treatment under GA which in turn leads to a lifetime of fretfulness and anxiety about dental treatment. Having general anaesthetic and having your teeth ripped out has major consequences. The main ones before the procedure are pain, distress for child and parent, fear of the unknown, loss of control.

After the procedure there is blood loss, pain after the procedure, distress. This experience results in fear of the dentist later in life, and in some circumstances dental phobia. The principle cause of rotten teeth in young kids is sugar, which is found in fizzy drinks, sweets, chocolates, and processed foods, but most parents know this.

Sugar is addictive and the scenario when I ask parents about why they give their kids sweets or chocolates is the situation of the child playing up, and the best way for them to get the child to stop whinging or crying is to give them sugar in some form. As well as rotten teeth, too much sugar increases the risk of diabetes, and the type II form of diabetes which is related to diet and lifestyle is increasing in kids.

The lack of exercise and increased sugar intake are causing 1 in 3 kids to be overweight or obese in the UK. Sugar is the principle cause for all of these diseases. If sugar was a bacteria we would have found an antibiotic to kill it.

The case against sugar is multifactorial, from a dental point of view it starts with oral health education. At Cavendish Dental Practice we recently contacted the local schools to organize our oral health promotion team to visit the schools and also to talk to the parents of very young children at a coffee morning.

We just recently arranged a Saturday kids registration day on March 3rd so that we could directly examine kids mouths and treat early the rotten teeth, before it is to late. In this day and age no child should be having extraction of rotten teeth.

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Had to visit the dentist today, not a nice thing as I always had a phobia from a long time ago but in the last few years the dentist has done a great job of treating my teeth and fear, today was no exception Dr Pooram Chitkara and nurse Dwese Odetta where fantastic and very kind now pain had an extraction of broken tooth and deep clean, receptionist was helpful good Covid secure dentistread more
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Kevin W.
Is always amazing service very quality of customer service and fantastic results. One of the only place in Derby that is a seriously highly recommended and takes very good care of you. I would like to appreciate Dr. Shweta Shetye and Adeela for their wonderful help and supports.
Ih have been going to cavendish dentist for 10 years now The staff are very proffesional and organised and the surgery always bring the customer first welldone
theresa saunders
theresa S.
Great dentist. Best I've ever attended. Make you feel welcome and felt no pain as Mr Malhi numbs it so well. Excellent treatment 👌👍🏽
elaine lewis
elaine L.
The dentist practice is very busy, but the reception staff are always friendly. I’m a person who didn’t like dentists, but that has now changed. From the dental nurses, dentists and reception, you are treated with respect.
Ruth Collie
Ruth C.
Lovely and nice place, great team and customer service.I would recommend it for anyone!The only place that took me in for an emergency, after ringing 10 different dental cabinets.
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Cpt. B.
The staff at this practice are amazing. They are kind, patient and understanding. I get very anxious about going to the dentist and they understand this and are very supportiveI have always had outstanding treatment and care from Kirsty on reception, Nicola the hygienist and Shweta Khanolkar dentist.I would highly recommend this practiceread more
Janet Wright
Janet W.
I've been coming to this practice for years and they know I have fears of the dentist which stems back to my childhood and a pervious practice. I can't thank them enough for looking after me today and making sure I was OK until I was picked up from my appointment .They are always professional and calming and a excellent dental practice to use .read more
lisa shell
lisa S.
What a positive experience I've had with Cavendish Dental Practice which began from receiving a text reminder of my appointment & receiving forms to complete online in preparation for my appointment yesterday (13.04.2021).Online form filling was straightforward & easy to navigate from one page to another.I unfortunately had to cancel my appointment at the last minute due to unforseen circumstances where the receptionist was so understanding & I was offered a replacement appointment for later that same day.On arrival I was greeted at the door of the surgery by a friendly staff member who invited me in & kindly asked me to sanitise my hands before walking into the main reception area where I was shown to my seat that was positioned in line with social-distancing restrictions.While waiting to be called I witnessed the same worker going round sanitising chairs in the waiting room.I didn't have to wait long till another friendly staff member called my name & escorted me to the examination room where I was greeted by my dentist.My treatment of a filling was a really positive experience as my dentist checked how I was during her task & her assistant worked really proficiently too!! My dentist was meticulous in ensuring the finshed filling felt right for me as she kept smoothing & polishing it so I hardly felt it was there as it was positioned at the back of my front tooth where I thought my tongue would keep fiddling with this area, but it was so smooth, infact smoother than when I had the filling fitted!!I was shown to reception to pay for my treatment & again every staff member who passed me greeted me warmly & even though wearing face masks I could tell they had smiles on their faces!!I can't praise this dental practice enough and would highly recommend them!!read more
Catherine Allen
Catherine A.
A very caring and pleasant team. I was given a courteous welcome, given a private space to wait in and then seen quickly and effectively by both the Dentist and Hygienist. The atmosphere was calm and relaxed, yet with an air of caution and patient protection in these strange times. I have no hesitation in commending and recommending this practice.UPDATE - 6 months on...Cavendish in Derby continues to be very welcoming. On the day that lockdown partially finished, the staff were very careful. yet considerate and pleasant to their customers. An individual greeting at the door, a warm hello from the dentist and valuable assessment of my current situation and a very real sense of caring from the hygienist, always with a view to my well-being. Highly more
David Owen
David O.
I am always happy with the service and care at Cavendish Dental Practice. They are professionals with big smile and putting patients at easy because not everyone likes dentist. Especially now with Corona virus all measures are at place but still good and quality dental work. My children are happy too with our dentist. I wish them all the best in their more
Branka Miskin
Branka M.
A huge Thank you to Dr P Chitkara and Odette who once again treated me wonderful.. I have been petrified of the dentist since a child. I met Dr Chitkara 3 years ago and she has turned my frear around whern no one else could. Today she reminded me how far I've come and that's a long teeth are healthier I even had a consultation on line in lockdown.. thank you ..I urge any one how is nervous to go to Cavendish more
jaynie kavanagh
jaynie K.
I cannot speak high enough about the quality of service at this practice. All the staff are extremely friendly and very professional. They are have excellent inter personal skills. In these current difficult times their very high level of hygiene is so re-assuring. The Dentist's and Hygienist are of very high calibre, and have always had the upmost confidence in them. I made a great choice to come here many years, and are so glad I more
Chris Dilley
Chris D.
Lovely first experience of visiting this practice and the team.Very well planned and socially distanced visit which required me to utilise a couple of the services here.Already looking forward to my next visit to meet the lovely team (and it's not very often you can say that of visiting the dentist I know!)read more
Louise Misiewicz
Louise M.
I'd love to be on the registration list.As I have been fairly treated as an emergency patient, the dental practice is one of the best i've been happy and staff are very helpful so I would be happy to be able to say that it's my dentistHopefully it'll happen soon
Odette Fisher
Odette F.
Love my dentist, Dr Sadhera and both my children love their dentist too l, Dr Malhi! You guys have a fantastic staff team! Really helpful and polite! Especially Kirsty and David 👏🏽
Dalraj Basi
Dalraj B.
Such a lovely dentist, starting from the receptionists all so lovely & friendly. I had a couple of questions and she was really helpful (sorry i didnt get her name) my 3 boys were due check ups, she managed to get them in together and all paperwork was sent via email for me to complete. All very covid safe, we were let in, paperwork checked, sanitised etc and was shown to our seating area and called in when dentist was ready. Dr poonam was great with my boys, very welcoming and friendly, made them feel at ease and we learned a few things about space, which my boy was thrilled about. The nurses were so friendly also, ready to give the stickers out. Would highly recommend 🙂read more
Laura Palmer
Laura P.
As a new patient at Cavendish & having had various treatment, they are friendly the surroundings are inviting & l was very impressed with with how l was treated 10 out of 10 excellent
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