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Oct 2011

Bridging the gap

Missing teeth can be an embarrassing and unsightly issue, especially at the front of the mouth. There are a number of options to replacing the space including a dental bridge.

A bridge is where the adajcent teeth are used to anchor the missing tooth. This may be an excellent option if the adjacent teeth require treatment with dental crowns to protect them or already have successful crowns which could be converted to a bridge.

The following case study demonstrates this exact scenario. A front tooth was lost due to gum disease which left a major cosmetic issue. After careful planning, a dental bridge was provided as an ideal solution to a tricky problem. Below are the before and after photographs.

A missing front tooth. The adjacent teeth have successful dental A missing front tooth. The adjacent teeth have successful dental crowns so a bridge was an ideal solution.

The completed bridge, a fantastic result. The patient can now smile again!The treatment was completed in only 2 visits over a period of only 2 weeks. A highly aesthetic E-max bridge was used, the lab work was completed by Andy Foster Ceramics.

If you have missing teeth and would like to explore the options to replace them, please call us for an initial assessment and full treatment plan and options.

0207 7311162



Mar 2021

Case of the Month February 2021

Our case of the month for last month is a stunning case which involves a smile transformation using three techniques:1. Lingual Braces2. Tooth whitening using a take home whitening kit 3. Cosmetic bonding We like to call this a Progressive Smile transformation as there is no drilling, no injections, no pain and the process is affordable and easy to maintain. In contrast to porcelain veneers or crowns which require drilling away of healthy tooth enamel to cover the teeth with the ceramic. Granted, this may l… READ MORE
Jun 2020

We have opened our dental practice in Fulham!

We are delighted to say that from the 8th June we have opened our dental practice after a huge amount of work behind the scenes to keep our staff and patients safe. We have made a major investment in our business including: Newly painted exterior and signage. No more black!New flooring internally with a lovely white oak effect vinyl which can be steam cleanedPPE for all staff including custom made washable gowns, masks, caps, half face respirator masks by 3M and full face visorsVirus Killer air filtration u… READ MORE
Apr 2020

Managing Orthodontic Emergencies at Home during Lockdown by Dr Nissit Patel

If you are undergoing orthodontic treatment at this present time, I can appreciate that it is probably quite a worry about when your next appointment may be. After all, orthodontic treatment is all about seeing progress for teeth straightening and it is unlikely the next adjustment or review appointment will be for some time yet.However, it is important to stay positive and remember the fact that things will return to some level of normality in the near future and that teeth can always be straightened despi… READ MORE
Dec 2019

Christmas Opening Hours

It's that time of year again, Christmas! We will be taking a short break over the festive period. Our opening hours are: Monday 23rd December 0900-1300 Christmas Eve Closed Christmas Day Closed Boxing Day Closed Friday 27th December Closed Saturday 28th Closed Monday 30th 1000-1500 New Years Eve Reception only 0900-1500 New Years Day Closed 2nd January Normal opening hours resume Should you have an emergency out of hours, please e mail info@progressivedentistry.co.uk and a dentist will respond as soon as… READ MORE


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