Category: Advice

Avoiding The Need For Emergency Dental Treatment This Christmas

A few tips from our Clapham Junction dentists to help keep your teeth healthy. With less than a week to go until the start of the Christmas holidays, all of us are, of course, hoping for a wonderful and trouble

Oral Cancer – Another Good Reason To Stop Smoking In The New Year

Our Clapham dentist advises why this is still a good New Year resolution to make. It is widely accepted that smoking is a major contributory factor in incidence of cancer, but, whilst most people would associate this fact with lung

Gum Disease – Stages and Terminologies

stages of gum disease

Our Clapham dental team explains gum disease in its various stages and terms. Gum disease is common, and most of our patients will suffer from it at some time or another during their life. The term ‘gum disease’ though is

No Excuse For Tooth Decay In Children

Recent figures show a huge number of hospital admissions for tooth extraction. A report recently stated that, since 2011, 128,000 children have had to have teeth removed due to tooth decay (1). Despite the wealth of information now available, it

Using Cosmetic Bonding and Gum Lifts To Improve Your Smile

A brief look at two lesser known treatments at our Clapham practice. Many of our dental blogs have been written about general oral health care, or ‘headline’ treatments such as dental implants or invisible braces. At the Confidental Clinic though,

Dental Hygienist For Our Clapham Patients

stages of gum disease

The role of our dental hygienist in the prevention and treatment of gum disease. We have mentioned a number of times previously, about how prevalent, and potentially damaging gum disease can be. It is also not always easy to spot.

Endodontic Care at Confidental Clinic

Gentle root canal therapy in Clapham As experienced dentists, we have seen the look on many patient’s faces as they are told that they need root canal therapy to save an infected tooth. Given its undeserved reputation for being extremely

Your Oral Health – Room For Improvement?

Make 2016 a new start for better oral health care. For many of us, the Christmas tree is up, presents wrapped and the turkey ready for the oven and all most people have on their minds at this moment is

NHS Dental Care vs Private Dental Care

Confidental Clinic

What should you expect? At our dental practice in Clapham Junction, we offer both NHS and private dentistry for our patients from Battersea and the surrounding areas. Sometimes, some confusion arises about whether private dental care provides a ‘better’ service

Teeth Grinding – The Dangers and Solutions

Bruxism is a significant cause of damage to teeth. From time to time, most of us probably grind our teeth; when a large tax bill arrives or the next door neighbour’s dog won’t stop barking perhaps. ‘One off’ occasions like