May 22, 2019

More Than One in Four of Us is Unhappy with Our Smile

A recent survey was carried out in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation and a major orthodontic company, and it showed that 27% of us are unhappy with the way our teeth look. Being unhappy with your smile can have a detrimental effect on your overall enjoyment of life, confidence and self-esteem and personal […]

How is Laser Whitening Different from Ordinary Tooth Whitening?

Laser tooth whitening is a tooth bleaching treatment that is often carried out at your dental surgery, although nowadays it’s possible to purchase a home whitening kit that includes a special light. The process uses hydrogen peroxide gel, or carbamide peroxide gel if you’re using a kit at home. The bleaching gel is a carefully […]

Tooth Straightening to Perfect Your Pearly White Smile

Home teeth whitening kits can easily lift the colour of your teeth, making your smile look brighter and whiter within just a few days. But what can you do if your teeth are quite crooked? Not everyone had the chance to wear braces as a child, and may have thought it’s too late to do […]

What Can You Do If You Lose a Tooth?

Losing a tooth can be extremely upsetting and it can happen even if you take good care of your teeth, for example losing a tooth through an accident. It might be necessary to have a tooth extracted if it had root canal treatment and has subsequently fractured or become weak, and having untreated teeth grinding […]

Have You Resolved to Eat More Healthily? Hidden Sugars Could Ruin Your Smile

Lots of people will have resolved to eat more healthily this year and to try to cut down on fat and sugar, mainly in an effort to lose weight. However these attempts could be ruined by hidden sugars, and as well as sabotaging efforts to eat healthily these sugars can also hurt your smile, increasing […]

New Nasal Spray Could Replace Dental Injections

A new nasal spray is being developed by scientists at the University at Buffalo and it might eventually mean an end to injections. Trials have found the nasal spray to be just as, or possibly more effective than using a standard anaesthetic. This is good news for fearful patients who may have resisted going to […]

Using Teeth Whitening As Part of a Mini Smile Makeover

Teeth whitening can be a great way to have a bit of a mini smile makeover, and it needn’t cost a fortune. There are a multitude of excellent home teeth whitening kits that can be purchased relatively cheaply, so you can whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home. This might be enough […]

Whitening Your Teeth Safely and Healthily

Teeth whitening is a really popular procedure, but it’s all too easy to lose sight of the fact that home teeth whitening kits can use quite strong bleaching gel, and it does pay to take precautions to make sure you whiten your teeth safely. Book a Dental Checkup before Whitening This step is absolutely essential, […]

Using Teeth Whitening in Combination with Dental Veneers

Teeth whitening can be an excellent boost your smile but it cannot cover up imperfections in your teeth. This is one of the reasons why it makes an excellent treatment in combination with dental veneers. Dental veneers are an extremely versatile treatment that is relatively conservative as only a tiny amount of natural tooth structure […]

Is Your Smile Ready for the Wedding Season?

The wedding season is now well underway, and whether you’re planning your own big day or have received invitations for other peoples, you’ll probably want to make sure your teeth look their best for all those photos. Teeth whitening can give your looks a huge boost, whether you choose to purchase a kit online or […]