How To Brush Your Teeth

Although many people are brushing their teeth twice a day, every day, they may not be doing it properly. Correct brushing technique is important as improper brushing can lead to the damage of your enamel and insufficient removal of bacteria which can cause gum disease. Angle your tooth brush at a 20° angle so that…

How To Get Rid Of Bad Breath

Also referred to as Halitosis, bad breath is a common condition being estimated that 1 in 4 people experience bad breath on a regular basis. It is caused when the bacteria in our mouth is allowed to build up due to inadequate removal, normally through improper or no brushing. When bacteria breakdown food particles in…

National Smile Month Treat For Local Hospice

This month is National Smile Month, the UKs longest running oral health campaign which encourages all dental professionals, schools, pharmacies, colleges and workplaces to help educate, motivate and communicate the necessity of oral hygiene. We went along to St Columba’s Hospice in Edinburgh to donate boxes of toothpaste, toothbrushes and Fixodent to the patients. While…

Edinburgh Marathon Festival

The team at Vitality Dental and Optical Care will be taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival this year, and will be running the 10K race in aid of The Sick Kids Friends Foundation. The race is taking place on Saturday 30th May, in Edinburgh’s beautiful Holyrood Park. The Royal Hospital for Sick Children (The…

Children’s dentist in Edinburgh

Providing dental care to the younger generation is very important to us here at Vitality, as it is essential to establish a deep rooted sense of importance of oral hygiene from a young age.This ensures that this stays with them for the rest of their life and they then  pass this good habit onto their…

Children’s Easter Fun Day

Vitality Dental and Optical are inviting both you and your children to come along to our clinic on Bristo Square, Edinburgh. We have organised a fun filled day where your child can get a chance to meet the Easter Bunny and take pictures with him, take part in Easter eggs hunts around our child friendly hunting…

Fear and anxiety from visiting the dentist?

Having a fear or feeling really anxious about visiting the dentist is a common fear to have. As dentists we see thousands of patients who have fear of us and we also help them overcome their fear. Over the years these are the best methods we have found to help patients overcome their fears. 1-…

Grotto With A Difference in Edinburgh

Smile for Santa: Vitality Dental and Optical Practice in Bristo Square, Edinburgh ran a festive grotto with a difference. Along with toys and goodie bags, children received a dental exam and eye check-up. Pictured from left is the practice manager/elf Hassan Mushaid, Emil Watt, Emma Watt, Alicia Elliot, Santa and Alana Elliot.

Dental Appointments Edinburgh

At our dental practice in Edinburgh we have a dentist to suit your needs and are committed to providing the highest quality dental care regardless of whether you are an NHS or private patient. We adopt a consultative approach at our dental appointments which is why our dentists promote prevention through qualified advice and support.…