When you have a dental problem, reliable advice can be hard to find.
Which websites can you trust? Who wrote them?
Often the dental qualifications of the writer aren't obvious. And sadly, I've come across many sources giving dental health advice that's just plain wrong.
I can say this in all truth... because I'm a dentist myself!
My name is Dr Richard Mitchell. I've been a dentist since 1979, working in the United Kingdom, Barbados, Germany, Australia and Spain. Click here for more about me...
I've written this website to give honest and reliable dental advice that doesn't depend on you being a patient of ours. I also want to explain my knowledge as simply as I can... what better way than online?
I've tried to cover all the questions that my patients frequently ask me. I have found that people are generally interested in just 3 things when it comes to teeth:
Actually, there's a 4th one too!
I've also written about things that can cause problems with chewing, such as dental infections and wisdom teeth.
There are also pages about all about dentures, migraine headaches, and
If you can't find what you are looking for, just use the Search box at the top of the page.
I am here to give you the straight and honest information that you need to make the best decisions about your dental health. Advice that is free!
I've also covered other topics, such as:
And much more!
I hope you can find the answers to your dental questions here,
If you have any questions, don't be shy! Just contact me and I'll get back to you with an answer. BUT please remember that I CANNOT comment on your own individual clinical problems. Your own dentist has your full dental history, your X-rays, and can look in your mouth. It is impossible for me to do any better! I can't do dentistry by Fedex! However, any questions of a general nature are welcome.