NEWS - NOTHING BUT THE TOOTH - April 2013

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Apr 2013
23rd
 

Cosmetic dental excellence 2013

We believe in the least invasive techniques to create beautiful smiles. If you have crooked teeth, overlapping teeth or teeth that are out of alignment then they SHOULD NOT be cut down for veneers or crowns. This is destructive and will cause harm in the longer term. Due to the advances of cosmetic dentistry, teeth can now be straightened discreetly and quickly to enhance your smile and improve oral hygiene. One of the most popular techniques we use is the lingual brace, which is the truly invisible brace … READ MORE
Apr 2013
21st
 

Invisalign Invisible Braces

One of the worlds most popular braces are Invisalign clear braces. Here is some information on these virtually invisible teeth straightening devices: WHAT IS INVISALIGN? Invisalign is a highly innovative, state of the art method to correct all manner of teeth crowding and alignment issues. They are completely removable, with no fixed metal braces. The Invisalign aligners are very comfortable, transparent and fit over your teeth. HOW DOES IT WORK? The planning stage is very important. Initially, records … READ MORE
Apr 2013
20th
 

Emergency Dental Care 2013

Dental emergencies can be a worrying event especially if you are unable to see your dentist immediately. We have a few tips in the event of a dental emergency which will help until you can visit your dentist. BROKEN TEETH In the event of a broken tooth or teeth, it is important to keep the area clean. It is wise to gently clean the area and remove any debris. The use of a mouthwash such as Corsodyl can also help to keep the area clean and free from bacteria. There are some temporary filling material produ… READ MORE
Apr 2013
16th
 

Case of the month-April 2013

Our case of the month for April is a wonderful cosmetic dental treatment involving front teeth. The treatment is called cosmetic bonding. This is essentially a treatment to enhance the appearance of the teeth by naturally replacing lost tooth enamel and dentine using the most aesthetic dental materials available. Our client had front teeth that were chipped and uneven. Even front teeth with identical symmetry. This treatment was completed in one visit, did NOT require any drilling of the teeth, did NO… READ MORE
Apr 2013
14th
 

Bleeding gums- a sign of gum disease

You may have seen the television adverts and large posters from Corsodyl mouthwash. These are quite striking and straight to the point. If there was blood coming out of your eye you would not ignore this. It should not be any different for bleeding gums. Bleeding gums is evidence of gum disease and a sign that something is not right. Healthy gums do NOT bleed. So what should you do? 1. See your dentist or hygienist as soon as you can. Only they will be able to diagnose the problems with the gums and advis… READ MORE
Apr 2013
10th
 

Parking on Fulham High Street

Car parking is now available on Fulham High Street at only 40 p per hour! Yes that is correct, 40p per hour. So you can now come and visit our award winning dental practice in Fulham anytime without having to worry about extortionate parking fees! Please look at treatments for more information on the service that we offer at Progressive Dentistry.… READ MORE
Apr 2013
2nd
 

Direct Access to Dental Hygienists

Breaking news! The General Dental Council have just announced that direct access to dental hygienists will now be available from the 1st May. This means that the general public can see a dental hygienist without having to be referred by a dentist. ADVANTAGES 1. This will undoubtedly improve access to dental care to those who are nervous of the dentist or feel that finance is an issue. 2. Direct access gives the patient freedom to book dental hygiene treatment when desired rather than when advised. 3. Pa… READ MORE
 

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