So, you’ve either opted for our in-clinic Philips Zoom! teeth whitening, or you’ve gone with our Opalescense home teeth whitening kit. Either way, a great choice! But now you’re enjoying your teeth whitening results, how do you maintain them and keep your teeth sparkling white for the longest time possible?
A broken tooth, whether through accident or injury or a series of unfortunate events, isn’t the latest addition to your smile you were planning. Not only can they affect your confidence, but a broken tooth can expose the interior nerves and dentin that are super sensitive to breathing, chewing, and speaking. Ouch! How can you fix a broken tooth, and are there different ways of doing so?
If you’re looking for better career prospects, fixing your smile might be a good starting point. This might sound like a wacky fact made up by dentists, but in fact Forbes magazine is just one of many publications that has, in the past, stated that employers have confessed to having their opinions swayed by an attractive smile. Whether you’re looking to get hired or chosen for promotion, it seems that well-aligned teeth could help you achieve that. You might benefit from Invisalign…
A leading dentistry magazine has claimed that a third of people in the UK have neglected to make a dentist appointment out of a fear of dentists. Dental phobia is a very real phenomenon and one which we here at the Crescent Lodge Dental Practice do not take lightly. But what could missing dental appointments cost you in terms of your dental health?
Gum disease is experienced by most adults in the UK with differing levels of severity. It’s frustratingly preventable given the proper care and maintenance is carried out, but once it has developed its also surprisingly treatable. The symptoms of gum disease are easy to spot but often overlooked, and this is never a good thing. We’re here to shed some light on gum disease, its symptoms, and how to prevent it.
November is Mouth Cancer Action Month, and as dental professionals we feel a responsibility to share with you how to keep yourself safe and informed. We don’t just look after your teeth and gums, but we also keep a keen eye out for any changes in your mouth. Mouth cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world and accounts for approximately 2% of the cancers diagnosed in the UK. Early detection is crucial to treating the disease, and it already has impressive survival odds at 9 out of 10 cases. However, for you to spot the changes in your mouth you first need to know what to spot, so we’re going to share with you what changes you should be looking out for.
If your first thought regarding root canal treatment is that it’s unbearably painful, stick with us. You might be surprised. We’re going to explain to you everything you need to know about root canal treatment, what the signs are you might need it, and how to avoid needing it in the first place!
Dental implants are, understandably, a bit of an investment in both time and money for some patients. However, they’re also a reliable facet of modern dentistry. Tooth replacement has been a treatment practiced for years and literally centuries, but after all this time and development are dental implants worth it? Is it worth filling the gaps in your smile, and are dental implants necessary?
We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to Invisalign open day on Saturday the 17th of November between 9-5pm.
On the day our dentist Dr Christian Pintado is offering a complimentary consultation on the Invisalign system. He will be able to fully assess your teeth and advise as how long the Invisalign treatment should take. The treatment could be anywhere from 3 months to 18 months, depending on the complexity.
We may be a dental practice full of impeccable dentists in South-West London, but we’re so much more than that too. We’re dental implant specialists, we’re dental hygienists, and we’re also trained in the administration of facial aesthetics. We’ve explored the fact that we offer dermal fillers in a previous blog post, which restore beautiful volume to areas of the face, and we also provide wrinkle relaxing injections. There’s one more thing we just have to mention though: we also provide an impeccable skin treatment called Dermaroller. Discover the benefits of Dermaroller, and what the treatment actually is.