Pear Tree Dental Practice, 28 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard LU7 1HJ

Checking For Rotten Teeth

Checking For Rotten Teeth

The tooth fairy may no longer visit you, but you can lose teeth even when you become an adult. This happens primarily due to trauma, infections, and decay. However, the good news is that you can now identify and prevent tooth decay from a mile away. How Do You Check For Rotten Teeth? Unfortunately, tooth […]

Everything You Want to Know About Veneers


You’ve surely heard about dental veneers during your previous visits to the dentist, and you may even have been told you needed them. And no doubt, you’ve wanted to know more about them. This is why, at our practice here in Leighton Buzzard, we’re taking the time to fill you in on all the information […]

Your Guide to Invisalign Braces

Invisalign Braces

In our practice at Pear Tree Dental, we’ve been working a lot with Invisalign Braces, which also means we’ve gotten a fair bit of questions about them. Since we know there are a lot of people out there with curiosities on the topic, we thought we’d write this article, to give you an understanding of […]

Struggling with Missing Teeth? Here’s What You Should Know

Struggling with Missing Teeth

There’s nothing shameful about missing teeth. A lot of dental problems, from gum disease, to tooth decay, and various genetic conditions can cause missing teeth, at any point in your life. So this is not something you should attempt to hide. Here, at Pear Tree Dental in Leighton Buzzard, we see dozens of cases each […]

Root Canal Treatment and Pregnancy

Root Canal Treatment and Pregnancy

Pregnancy brings with it a steep rise in hormone levels. This can cause some dental issues, as your teeth are depleted of calcium and may become weaker. It can also cause gum bleeding, swelling and irritation. These issues must be treated swiftly to ensure no further, more complex problems develop. Root canal treatment is a […]

Gingivitis – All You Need To Know


What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis refers to gum inflammation, usually caused by a build-up of bacteria or plaque on teeth. If left untreated, gingivitis may escalate to more severe issues such as losing teeth. There are two variations of gingivitis, plaque-induced gingivitis and non-plaque induced gingivitis. Gingivitis is a common form of gum disease, and when […]