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…

The Dangers of Illegal Teeth Whitening

We have all heard of “botch” dentistry and poor dental experiences from patients who have suffered at the hands of careless, unqualified dentists, whether it be pulled-teeth or incorrect fillings but it seems that illegal treatments are still a problem in the UK and there’s one treatment in particular that people are happy to get, despite warnings that there are illegal services being run right now, posing as legitimate ones.   Illegal Teeth Whitening There has been a rise in the number of people caught performing or offering teeth whitening services locally and this is a big problem, not only for the patient but also for dentistry in general. The…