Category: Advice

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

Halloween – A Scary Night for Children’s Teeth!

A little help and supervision can go a long way to keeping our children’s teeth healthy. Although Halloween may not be quite as popular in the UK as in the US, there is little doubt that, like many things that

The Dentist’s Role in Detecting Oral Cancers

Why regular check ups are essential for early treatment of cancers. With Mouth Cancer Action Month starting in November, we thought it was worth taking a look at the role played by the dentists at the Confidental Clinic in Clapham

Options for Replacing Multiple Missing Teeth

A look at the choices for patients of the Confidental Clinic in Clapham Junction. Tooth loss can occur for a number of reasons. Neglect of oral hygiene, accidents or even advanced gum disease being amongst them. Whatever the cause though,

Good Oral Health Tips for Students

clean teeth and white smiles

Attending university? Here are some dental tips from our Clapham Junction dental team. Now that students are settling into the new term, we thought we would look at how being a student can affect your teeth and gums and offer

Aftercare Following A Tooth Extraction Procedure

Oral health care advice following the removal of a tooth at Confidental Clapham. Removal of a tooth is the last option when it has become so badly damaged or decayed that other procedures would not be able to save it.

Do you have a sweet tooth?

smiling teens

Sugar consumption continues to rise. The chances are that many people from the Battersea and Clapham Junction areas reading this blog post will have a sweet tooth, at least to some degree. Even if we prefer savoury to sweet, it

Bizarre Dental Remedies

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A look at some unusual historical ways of ‘resolving’ dental problems. If you are someone who is nervous about visiting the dentist, or are reluctant to spend just a few minutes each day cleaning and flossing your teeth, you might

The Dangers of Dehydration

stages of gum disease

Your gums and teeth are not immune from the harm caused by dehydration. As we seem to be at the start of a mini heatwave in this country, it seems like an appropriate time to remind our patients from the

Vaping and Your Teeth

Should e-cigarettes be banned along with tobacco? After some initial encouragement to change from tobacco based cigarettes to e-cigarettes, many health bodies are now calling for e cigarettes, or vaping, to be banned in the same places that regular cigarettes