How to avoid the dentist for life.

Dentist in Southampton Ferry Dental Centre


Well maintained teeth and generally high levels of oral hygiene can undoubtedly go a long way as far as ensuring proper oral health is concerned, which in turn can keep dentists at bay…advice from dentists themselves!In that regard, let us look at some of the specifics surrounding oral health and hygiene, and overall dental care, which are always recommended by dentists themselves:


  • Brush regularly, at least twice a day, once in the morning and again before going to bed.
  • Use a fluoride based toothpaste which can ensure the best health and well being for your teeth.
  • Only use toothbrushes which are recommended by your dentist. If in doubt ask.
  • Don’t forget to change your toothbrush every 3 months, may be even sooner if you think the toothbrush has worn out.
  • Floss your teeth at least once a day; that keeps them clean and free from particles which can cause germ buildup or use a water irrigator (water flosser).
  • Mouthwash is not only good for fresh breath it is in fact good for the teeth as well! Make sure that you use a fluoride based one which will be most useful for the well being of your teeth.


  • Avoid smoking; while this may have been told by umpteen individuals around you, don’t be surprised to hear this from your dentist as well! After all, smoking is one of the major causes of tooth problems in the first place. Further, in the case of specialized treatment of teeth, say placement of implants, continued smoking can wreak havoc.
  • Limit your coffee and tea intake; they are clearly known to cause stains on your teeth.
  • Avoid intake of too many sticky sweets, especially in isolation. They can stick to your teeth and cause numerous infections and/or diseases.
  • Go easy with using your teeth to open up say canned or bottled items; this can lead to chipping or permanent damage to your teeth, which can only be treated with specialized dental care.
  • Dentures – in case you happen to use them, should be handled with the same kind of caution and hygiene with which you would typically handle your natural teeth.
Overall, this list of do’s and don’ts is by no means comprehensive or exhaustive but definitely offers you a good pointer with regard to the direction that you are to take in order to avoid dental problems.Remember that this comes from dentists themselves who know teeth (and oral hygiene) best!

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Ferry Dental Centre
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Excellent service and friendly. Highly recommended
Renato PereiraRenato Pereira
22:11 24 Jun 24
Brilliant dental practice!All staff is really kind and professional.Really easy to book or reschedule appointments.I'm really grateful with services provided by my dentist and hygienist and I highly recommend.Keep up the good work !
Michel ToméMichel Tomé
11:52 20 Jun 24
I have had terrible experiences at dentists in the past where treatments have been rushed or very painful, but this wasn’t the case with Ferry Dental. Instead of rushing into a specific treatment, all options have been explored and explained by Dr. Iuri and all my questions were answered before jumping into any decisions. All staff are super friendly and professional, definitely recommend.
Andreia TomeAndreia Tome
11:45 20 Jun 24
Hands down the best dentist I have been too! I was very anxious about dentists and had been avoiding it for way longer than I should have. Dr. Iuri is extremely professional and made me feel at ease straight away. Ferry dental have been amazing, friendly receptionists, accommodating and extremely professional!
Carina CabralCarina Cabral
10:46 20 Jun 24
Ferry Dental Centre are my dentists since 2022 and I am very happy with service and professionalism.
James CruzatJames Cruzat
13:05 24 May 24
The doctor and the staff is really nice and gentle.They give me special treatment and they deliver excellent job..what else can I say is well done and a full star of appreciation for the job.Thank you very much
Francesco MesoracaFrancesco Mesoraca
04:09 24 May 24
Just completed my clearcorrect treatment and after 12 months with Dr Marwa the results are fantastic.
09:24 04 May 24
I express my deep gratitude to the entire team of the Ferry Dental Centre I would like to express my gratitude to absolutely every employee. Thank you all so much for your attention, kindness, and high professionalism!!! Especially Dr. Yuri! I recommend to all.
11:47 02 May 24
Ferry Dental Centre is an exceptional place for all your dental needs. Dr. Juri stands out as a highly skilled and professional dentist who truly cares about his patients. The staff at Ferry Dental Centre are welcoming, and the office has a warm and friendly atmosphere that puts patients at ease.Dr. Juri's expertise and gentle approach make dental visits comfortable and stress-free. I highly recommend Ferry Dental Centre for top-notch dental care.
Zoe JacksonZoe Jackson
20:03 14 Apr 24
I have had a fantastic experience with Ferry Dental.I approached them as an anxious patient (having not been to the dentist for nearly a decade) and the staff were so friendly and calming. Despite having a big cry before my first appointment my consultation was fantastic and I left feeling much more comfortable with the prospect of going to the dentist.Since then I’ve had many appointments with Marwa (orthodontist) and the hygienist and no longer dread or cry before appointments. Marwa in particular is so kind and friendly and always checks in with me throughout appointments to make sure I’m calm and happy.All the staff have been so friendly and know who I am and have been fully informed of my anxiety. It’s been very relieving to go from appointment to appointment and each practitioner knows exactly who I am, what I’ve had done, and really look after me as an individual.Also a massive shout out to the reception team (particularly Anna) who are always so so friendly and greet me by name and know who I am.I highly recommend this dentist - particularly those who hate going to the dentist and/or suffer from anxiety. A massive thank you to Ferry Dental for helping me get over my fear of the dentist ❤️
Adrian NeagoieAdrian Neagoie
15:49 22 Jan 24
I had a great experience at Ferry Dental Centre. The staff was very friendly and professional, and the facility was clean and modern. Dr Denis took the time to explain everything to me and I felt very comfortable throughout my visit. I will definitely be recommending Ferry Dental Centre to my friends and family.