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Why Is Oral Hygiene Important?

The term ‘hygienist’ often confuses patients, as does the nature of their role. Their role is to deep clean your teeth for aesthetic purposes but also to avoid gingivitis. Do not try to remove the plaque at home on your own! Hygienists are highly trained use real dental instruments to do this. In using non-professional […]

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Why is keeping my teeth clean important?

Amongst other precautions, we’re constantly told to brush twice a day for 2 minutes each time in order to protect our teeth from gum disease, decay and other more serious complications. But what difference does this actually make in the grand scheme of things when everybody’s teeth deteriorate at some point in life? Looking after […]

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Why have orthodontic treatment?

Orthodontic treatment can help solve problems such as sleep apnoea and breathing problems. Studies show that malocclusion causes people to breathe through their mouths rather than their noses whilst they sleep will be more likely to increase the chances of throat infections, asthma and high blood pressure in severe cases. Crowded and misaligned teeth is […]

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What Does a ‘Smile Makeover’ Actually Mean?

What is Smile Makeover? A ‘smile makeover’ is a general term that encompasses one or more dental, cosmetic or facial rejuvenation techniques used by our dentists here in London at 90 Harley Street to improve the appearance of your teeth and/or dental health. Each individual smile makeover is different as the patient selects which treatment(s) […]

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The Lowdown on Dental Implants

What are dental implants? Implants are one of the most common treatments for replacing a missing tooth, or indeed, missing teeth and are the closest solution to a real tooth. Implants are small titanium screws which are placed to act as new roots for your missing teeth. A crown or bridge is then placed over […]

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The importance of replacing missing teeth

Replacing missing teeth is more to do with simply maintaining good oral health. If left untreated, a missing tooth can have a serious impact on your overall health hand create cardiac, breathing and digestion problems. When you have a missing tooth, your chance of getting tooth decay and gum disease greatly increases, as food particles […]

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