Portman Dental Articles

As a part of the Portman Dental Group, we have a number of first-rate articles on the Portman Group website. 

    Hygienist FAQs

    You asked and we listened - Browse our frequently asked questions below.

      Dental Myths

      We have put together a list of the commons dental hygiene myths and why you shouldn't follow them.

        How to Maintain a Healthy Mouth by Brushing your Teeth

        To maintain healthy teeth and gums you must use the correct routine and be doing this regularly and thoroughly. Our tips will help to ensure your mouth stays healthy.

          New Patient Journey

          Although our practices were always safe places, we have completely redesigned the way we operate so that we can welcome you and care for you with enhanced safety measures in place.

            Child Patient Journey

            Now things are different, we wanted to help showcase what a child should expect when they next visit the practice. Our safety measures will ensure that they are comfortable for their appointment.

              Taking Oral Hygiene to Heart

              Our teeth act as the gateway to the body, so ensuring that you have stellar oral hygiene will ensure you avoid more serious health conditions.

                The Causes of Missing Teeth

                Missing teeth have a number of causes and are more common than you may realise. The good news is, you don’t need to shy away or hide your smile.

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                    Portman Dental Care Awards

                    Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
                    Award Logo 2018
                    Fmc Logo 2019 Winner Oby M25
                    Elite Practice Award - Portman Dental Care
                    Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care

                    We can confirm that we have handed back our NHS contract at our Hillside practice in the Isle of Man. The practice will remain open until 30th November 2023, during this time, Manx Care will re-tender the NHS contract to alternative providers. We will be working closely with Manx Care to ensure a smooth transition and will be prioritising the completion of ongoing treatment plans prior to the new provider taking over. We understand that you may have questions in light of this information, and as such please email our help team or alternatively you can contact MCALS (Manx Care Advice and Liaison Service) on 642642 or mcals@gov.im