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Gum disease


Gum disease can affect up to half of all adults with natural teeth. A common symptom of gum disease is bleeding gums when you brush your teeth.

Find out how to prevent it

Tooth replacement


Missing teeth can affect how the rest of your teeth bite together. Replacing missing teeth can improve both your appearance and dental health.

Replacing teeth

Root canal treatment


Root canal treatment aims to clean, shape and fill the entire root canal of your tooth. It can prevent a tooth having to be removed.

Root canal treatment

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Feeling anxious?

Does visiting the dentist fill you with fear?

Dental anxiety is common, but it can sometimes be a barrier to people getting dental treatment.

Read about dental anxiety

Are you flossing your teeth correctly?


Flossing can help to remove plaque and small bits of food from areas that brushing can't reach. Watch our animation to learn how to floss your teeth correctly.

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Bupa Health Insurance
Our private health insurance offers cover for diagnosis and tests, treatment and aftercare.

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Bupa Dental Insurance
Get cover for routine dental care, emergency treatment and dental injury with one of our two affordable dental insurance plans.
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Bupa Health Cash Plan
Bupa Cash Plans help with everyday costs like dental and optical expenses. Get a quote today by calling 0500 000 125 quoting ref 3948.
 

Bupa Dental Centres
You don’t need to be a Bupa member to use our complete range of dental services including general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry and specialist treatments.
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Bupa Health Cash Plan

Bupa Cash Plans help with everyday costs like dental and optical expenses. Get a quote today by calling 0500 000 125 quoting ref 3948.

Bupa Dental Centres

You don’t need to be a Bupa member to access Bupa’s complete range of dental services.

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