Central London Dentist Offers Help With Mouth Dryness December 1st, 2019
Dry mouth – ugh – there’s nothing worse!
The medical terminology used to describe dry mouth is xerostomia. It’s most commonly experienced as a side effect of medication and it can lead to a host of dental issues developing.
First among these are dental dental caries on the root surface – a result of the root cover being softer than the enamel on the tooth’s crown.
Xerostomia can also cause speech, chewing, swallowing, and […]
Save Knocked Out Teeth November 15th, 2019
Children sometimes have their adult tooth or teeth knocked out during an accident, fall, or sports activity.
If you’re around when this happens, don’t fear. Just follow our advice.
Start by finding the tooth and take a look to see if it’s milk tooth or an adult tooth. We’ll replace an adult tooth if possible, but we wouldn’t replace a milk tooth.
Now you have the tooth, the race is on. The faster you can […]
Brushing Your Teeth – Five Things You Could Be Doing Wrong November 1st, 2019
Like so many valuable life skills, there’s a right way and a wrong way to brush your teeth.
A little brushing up can’t hurt anyone’s technique, so let’s take a look at five of the most common mistakes.
How hard do you brush your teeth? Are you a gentle-pressure person or are you using Jedi levels of force? If it’s the latter, you could be overbrushing.
A good way to find […]
Mouthguards Prevent Sporting Knock-Outs October 15th, 2019
If you’ve been following all the excitement of the Rugby World Cup in Japan, you may have noticed something odd in the mouths of players.
The plastic mouthguards in custom team colours lend a rather fearsome appearance to their wearers.
However, their purpose is much more benign.
Without them, players might find themselves quickly heading off to one of Tokyo’s many dentists for a spot of cosmetic work.
It’s more than likely […]
Help! I’m scared of the dentist! October 1st, 2019
Dental phobia affects around half of the UK population.
For most people living with the condition, symptoms like sweaty palms and an increased heart rate will be enough to make a visit to the dentist feel anything but comfortable.
However, for a small but significant minority, dental phobia can feel so overwhelming that it seems preferable to suffer toothaches, painful abscesses and other dental problems than endure the […]
Back to School: Encouraging Good Dental Habits September 12th, 2019
You learn from a very young age that oral hygiene is an important part of taking care of yourself. So, as a parent, when it comes to helping your kids form good habits – you have a big responsibility. A routine is the most effective way to do this.
Unfortunately, children don’t make it easy. Getting them to brush their teeth may feel like a […]
Halitosis: Learn Its Causes and Treatment at a Fresh Breath Centre in London Helps September 2nd, 2019
If you’ve ever had the misfortune to catch a whiff of someone else’s bad breath, you may have wondered if your own breath is really as fresh as you think.
Lots of us wake up with morning breath – a less-than-fresh feeling in the mouth that usually disappears quickly after the day’s first brush.
But when bad breath keeps coming back it can be a significant drain on confidence. So what causes bad […]
Missing Teeth Replaced with Dentures in Central London August 27th, 2019
Missing teeth and loose dentures cause all sorts of problems. Adults who suffer with either of these often find themselves avoiding certain social situations because they’re too embarassed to be seen eating or smiling around others.
Then there’s the vital supportr our natural teeth provide to facial muscles. this disappears when teeth do, causing sagging cheeks and a gaunt appearance that adds years.
When failing or missing teeth start to impact on quality […]
Cosmetic Veneers: Could these be North London’s Best? August 19th, 2019
If you’re looking for porcelain veneers in North London, it could be time to to take a trip to Aqua Dental Clinic.
When teeth are worn, discouloured or damaged, veneers and a fantastic fix.
Porcelain veneers, are thin porcelain coverings fabricated in the dental laboratory specifically for a specific tooth. They give excellent cosmetics in the right situation.
Tooth preparation for porcelain veneers usually involves minimal to moderate removal of tooth enamel (the outer […]
London’s love of tea could save teeth July 15th, 2019
Students from the University of Illinois recently uncovered some interesting links between black tea and oral health.
It turns out that one of the nation’s favourite beverages could help in the fight against cavities and gum problems.
Earlier studies carried out in Asian countries have already shown how green tea can be effective in promoting good oral health. But less was known about the beverage’s mysterious darker sibling.
The University of Illinois report found that black tea is fantastic at suppressing […]