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May 2019

Case of the Month May 2019

Our case of the month for May involves a stunning smile transformation with a combination treatment involving lingual braces, teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. Here is a photograph of the initial appearance: A pre treatment smiling photograph Here we can see slightly crooked front teeth and short lateral incisor teeth (second ones from the front). These teeth had porcelain veneers which were very bulky as the teeth were set behind the central teeth. This never works very well as the overall aesthet… READ MORE
Aug 2018

Case of the Month August 2018

Our case of the month for August involves a combination treatment called ABC. A is for alignment. Teeth straightening initially will not only give a greater aesthetic appearance but allow for further cosmetic treatments with a minimally invasive approach. B is for bleaching. Whitening your teeth can make a huge difference to your smile and self confidence. C is for cosmetic bonding. Teeth can be enhanced with bonding to the existing tooth structure rather than cutting away healthy enamel for veneers for … READ MORE
Sep 2017

Lingual Braces - Case of the Month - September 2017

Our case of the month for September 2017 is a wonderful teeth straightening case using one of our favourite braces- Social 6 lingual brace. Lingual braces are placed on the INSIDE of your teeth which means it is the only invisible brace treatment available. Other techniques such as Invisalign or Six Month Smiles may say their treatment is discreet but there is only one truly invisible brace. Aside from this, most treatments are incredibly quick. We have found the average time to be 3-4 months. This really f… READ MORE
May 2016

The very best cosmetic dentistry in London?

We would like to think we are one of London's best cosmetic and general dentists. Our ethos is minimally invasive, kind dentistry that promotes healing and is biocompatible with the human body. The the past, cosmetic dentistry meant one thing- the Hollywood smile and cutting down teeth for super white veneers. Those days have past thankfully. Modern day dental care means that we can transform a smile without cutting, drilling, needles and any pain. What's more, these techniques are far less costly. No brai… READ MORE
Sep 2015

Social 6 lingual brace

One of our favourite techniques is the Social 6 lingual brace. This is a great technique for the cosmetic improvement of the front 4 upper or lower teeth. The brace is placed on the inside of the teeth, making this a truly INVISIBLE brace.The treatment times are often very quick, making this a short term treatment. So if you cannot stand the thought of metal train track brackets, using aligners (such as Invisalign) for 20-22 hours of the day, and you simply want to straighten your front 4 teeth, the Social… READ MORE
Apr 2014

Case of the Month- April 2014

Our case of the month for April 2014 involves the closing of a gap between the front teeth in only 3 months using invisible lingual braces. The before and after photographs speak for themselves: Gaps between the front teeth which our client hated Gaps closed in only 3 months! This treatment was achieved using the Social 6 lingual brace by Dr Nissit Patel. This technique is the truly invisible brace as it is placed on the INSIDE of the teeth, completely hidden from view. If you are interested in closing… READ MORE
Mar 2014

How can I straighten my teeth quickly and discreetly?

One of the most common questions we are asked is how can I straighten my teeth quickly and without anyone knowing. Well, we have the answer- lingual braces. Here are some FAQs about lingual braces: What are lingual braces? These are braces placed on the inside of the teeth, completely hidden from view. Are they suitable for me? Lingual braces can be used for virtually any condition. Why are they not as readily available as conventional braces? Lingual braces are technically more difficult as teeth ha… READ MORE
Jan 2014

Social 6 lingual braces 2014

Social 6 lingual braces are an excellent technique to correct mild to moderate crowding or spacing on the front teeth. Here are the facts: 1. The brackets ( a number of types can be used including STB, Forestadent 2-D, Innovation L) are placed on the inside of the teeth making the brace 'invisible' 2. The brackets are only placed on the front 6 teeth 3. The system aims to correct the incisor teeth (the front 4 teeth) 4. The canine teeth act as the anchors to the system and therefore cannot be moved 5. … READ MORE


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