Our case of the month for September 2021 was a simply stunning one using ultra minimally invasive E max veneers. Our client disliked her front teeth composite bonding which had discoloured, worn and chipped over time. Although teeth bonding is a superb treatment, there are disadvantages compared to porcelain such as those mentioned above. Porcelain will not stain or change colour and it is far more durable than composite. However, in the past, porcelain needed considerable preparation to create space for th…
It is a new year, Christmas is over and January is possibly the most depressing month of the year. However, a new year also means a new start and there is no better feel good dental treatment than tooth whitening. Everyone deserves whiter teeth and with modern technology, amazing results can be achieved. With a plethora of treatment methods on the market, it can be confusing which option to choose in terms of best results and costs. We will therefore provide a guide to over the counter tooth whitening vs pr… READ MORE
Dental crowns are one of the most common dental procedures but many people are not aware what a crown is exactly. To be very simple, a crown is a new tooth surface that sits over your existing tooth to protect it.When is a dental crown needed? This is a really good question. A dental crown is needed when the underlying tooth is heavily broken down and a routine filling will not be sufficient. There is a choice to be made between having a filling and a crown and we will provide the best advice as to which wi… READ MORE
It's been a while since our last Case of the Month! Something called Corona Virus stopped us from working for a couple of months and we have been working extremely hard since then catching up and sorting out the dental health of Fulham residents and Londoners in general. In fact we have had clients from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Dorset and even the USA coming to see us post lockdown. The case we would like to post to cover the last 5 months since our last one is one that really personifies what we do here at… READ MORE
Dental implants can be a costly procedure. During this article I will explain why dental implants cost what they do and how the prices vary so much. I will not dwell on the technical aspects of dental implant treatment but simply concentrate on costs with an emphasis on a single dental implant treatment.TRAINING COSTSFirstly, it is important to recognise that dental implant treatment cannot be offered by any dentist on the high street. It takes a great deal of time to train in the implant field. Although th… READ MORE
The temporomandibular joints, also known as the TMJ, is a complex set of joints, ligaments, and jaw muscles at the base of the skull in front of the ear. We have one on each side of our head, connecting our lower jaw to our upper jaw. Each TMJ has a disc-like structure made of cartilage between the ball and the socket. This disc acts as a cushion so our jaws can open backward, forward, and even sideways. Our TMJ allows us to perform actions such as chewing, biting, yawning, and speaking.
TMJ Disorders: Cau… READ MORE
Having unsightly flaws in your smile is something you should not live with for the rest of your life. Cosmetic treatments are affordable, reliable, and safe.
Many people turn to cosmetic dentistry to improve their smile and appearance. While there are many misconceptions surrounding cosmetic dentistry, it actually provides a lot of improvements beyond what is visibly seen. Some of these myths were once truths that have roots from the surprisingly long history of aesthetic dentistry. But, with technology en… READ MORE
Braces technology has greatly evolved over the years, and there are now various types to choose from. The least visible of any form of the tooth-aligning orthodontic procedure lingual braces or incognito braces are now growing in popularity. It is becoming a preferred option by those who are more conscious about how their braces look like.
What are lingual braces?
We all know about the typical braces that are positioned on the front of our teeth. What makes lingual braces different is that they are placed… READ MORE
Nothing puts a frown on your face more than a set of misaligned, cracked, yellowed, broken, gummy, or missing teeth. Something as simple as talking or laughing may cause you to feel self-conscious if you re worried about the state of your teeth, so in that regard, one of the best ways to bring back your confidence is to undergo cosmetic dentistry.
This typically concentrates on keeping your teeth healthy and free from degeneration as well as oral diseases, all while enhancing the appearance of your teeth a… READ MORE
Are you a user of Invisalign? If so, that's great! There are many advantages that it has over traditional metal braces or brackets. Compared to other conventional options, Invisalign is known to be much less painful and noticeable. However, if you don't care for it properly, you may never get that smile you've always wanted.
Here are six tips you must remember when using Invisalign:
Clean and floss daily
No matter where you learn about Invisalign, this tip is the most important of them all - rinse and… READ MORE