Dental Smile Makeovers – Why, what, how & the results

Dental smile makeovers have had a lot of press over the years, the TV show Extreme Makeover very often used dentistry as a way to radically improve and enhance a person’s smile, after all, everyone wants a great smile. Why does a dental smile makeover make such a difference? One of the key reasons is that your teeth provide support for your face, particularly your lips and cheeks. Many people like to have a youthful look with no lines and wrinkles around their mouth, if teeth are lost or are not in the correct position then they may not be pushing out from the inside of the cheeks quite so much,…

What are the best teeth whitening kits for 2020?

Teeth whitening is the only common procedure in dentistry, primarily because it is possible to whiten almost anyone’s teeth with very little preparation, in very little time and at relatively low cost. But with so many options available from DIY whitening kits, to whitening toothpaste and dental practice whitening, how do you know which one is the best whitening kit to use? This article is written primarily for our patients looking for teeth whitening in Victoria and Belgravia, but if you’re reading from elsewhere it will also be incredibly useful. How does teeth whitening work? Organic molecules have a tendency to reflect light in different ways, sometimes they reflect light in such…

Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe?

“Is cosmetic dentistry safe?” or “are there any adverse effects associated with cosmetic treatment?” are commonly asked questions. We are here to answer them for you. To know whether cosmetic dentistry is safe, it is best we learn about the different types of procedures dentists perform to restore smiles with cosmetic dental treatments. What is Cosmetic Dentistry? Cosmetic dentistry involves all dental procedures that are aimed at removing dental defects, and restoring your smile and personality by ensuring an aesthetic harmony between the size, color, and shape of your teeth and gums, a good cosmetic dentist will also take into account your facial features. Cosmetic dentistry requires a team effort by dental…

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How to Find the Best Cosmetic Dentist

With more and more people looking to have a range of cosmetic treatments, including dentistry, it’s becoming increasingly important to know how to find a top rated cosmetic dentist near you. This blog post will go through cosmetic dental procedures, what your options could be and then how to find the best cosmetic dentist near you. What is cosmetic dentistry In our opinion, or dentistry should be cosmetic, after all, who wants ugly dentistry? However, classically the definition of cosmetic dentistry is “any treatment designed to improve the appearance  of your teeth and smile“. This typically involves 4 specific treatment areas: Straightening crooked teeth. Rebuilding broken down teeth. Whitening dark teeth.…

Sugar: A Plague for Athletes

Most of us think of tooth decay or oral health problems occurring in the elderly or those with no access to a local dentist, or even in those patients who don’t brush their teeth and have a poor diet. However, poor dental health can affect anyone, regardless of career, social standing or financial status. This is shown to be the case in particular thanks to a study from 2018 performed by the UCL Eastman Dental Institute Research team, where 352 Olympic and professional athletes were surveyed.   Survey The survey was performed across 11 different sports such as cycling, rowing, football and rugby and they gave dental check-ups which assessed…