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Oct 2010

What Foods Have Hidden Sugar

One of the main causes of tooth decay is sugar in the diet. Not only is the amount of sugar a critical factor but also the frequency of consumption. However, some foods which you may think to be safe and sugar free contain surprisingly high amounts of sugar. For example, did you know that a good dollop of tomato ketchup contains 1 teaspoon of sugar. The same is also for brown sauce. Half a tin of baked beans contains 2 teaspoons full of sugar. The list goes on. It is worthwhile looking on the labels of a… READ MORE
Oct 2010
Oct 2010

Word of Mouth is the best form of referral

We are very proud of our reputation as one of London's leading progressive dental clinics. Please view the testimonial section to view some of the kind words that our patients have to say about us. Some of our patients have followed Dr Nissit Patel all over London and the UK. We really appreciate the word of mouth referrals and as a thank you we run a referral scheme, so that if you refer a friend, family member or colleague we reward you and your friend with a gift. The more referrals you make the grea… READ MORE
Oct 2010

To Crown or Not to Crown…

Dental crowns are often an excellent way of restoring badly broken down teeth or teeth that have had . However, for teeth that have failing fillings or have part fractured then adhesive dentistry is often the answer. With minimally invasive techniques and the latest technologies, we are able to restore teeth with inlays and onlays. These are made from gold or ceramic (porcelian) and only replaces the damaged part of the tooth. Crowns are destructive and involve stripping the tooth of precious enamel. Inlay… READ MORE
Oct 2010

Good dental care linked with good overall health

A new study to be published by the University of California has revealed that women who regularly visit their dentist could reduce their risk of cardiovascular problems by up to one third. The Health Economics journal reported the research, which focused on general dental care rather than specific treatments. Most studies so far have focussed on the link bewteen gum disease and heart disease. See leading author Timothy Brown comments here. Last month, the British Dental Health Foundation warned that g… READ MORE


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