How Many Teeth Do Adults Have?

Our teeth are vital not just for having a beautiful and attractive smile, but they are equally essential for allowing us to eat and speak properly. That is why nature gifts us with two sets of teeth – the primary, or the milk teeth, and the permanent teeth. So, what is the difference between milk and permanent teeth, and what are they used for? This article explains everything you need to know about different types of teeth and their functions.  How Many Teeth Does a Child Have? The teeth of a child are called the milk, or the primary teeth. The first milk tooth appears when the baby is about…

Goodbye, Braces! How Does Invisalign Work?

50% of Brits don’t like smiling because they’re not happy with the condition of their teeth. If you’re one of them, then you might know the difficulties of expressing yourself without exposing your insecurities. However, there are many cosmetic dentistry options out there today that can help you get the white and straight teeth you’ve always wanted. For example, there’s the innovative teeth straightening treatment called Invisalign. So how does Invisalign work? Read on to find out everything you need to know about Invisalign. What Is Invisalign? First of all, what is Invisalign? This is one of the newest ways to straighten your teeth, and it’s a much more inconspicuous and less…

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…