Year: 2018

Brushing Your Teeth Immediately After Eating Could Cause Them Damage

Dentist surgery

Wait a little while after eating before you brush. Brushing our teeth regularly is the very foundation of good oral health, and is something that we regularly remind our patients about to help them keep their teeth and gums healthy.

Winter Illnesses And Your Oral Health

Dr Jignesh Patel

The season for coughs and colds is upon us and can even affect our teeth and gums if we don’t take care. Although colds and the flu can occur at any time of the year, the colder Winter months typically

Hyperdontia – The Problem Of Too Many Teeth

Confidental Clinic

Whilst tooth loss is a concern for many of us; for some, having too many teeth is a problem. As we develop as young children, we should eventually have 20 baby, or milk, teeth. As we become adults, this number

Cracked Teeth – What Happens Next?

dentist examination

Almost invisible cracks can appear in our teeth, causing discomfort and potentially further damage. Some cracks that appear in our teeth are visible, but this is not always the case. Although we might be tempted to ignore even the more

Fresher Breath With Healthier Gums

Hygienist Lauren Bennett

Looking after your gums has many benefits. Nicer smelling breath is just one of them. When it comes to unpleasant smells, little can match the odour of severe halitosis and anyone who has stood too close to someone with this

Chipped Teeth – Unsightly And Uncomfortable!

Dentist surgery

Even the tiniest of chips in your teeth can lead to problems – act quickly! Some people have a habit of putting off seeing a dentist where a ‘minor’ issue is present. Whilst some of this may be due to

When You Might Consider A Smile Makeover

Dentist Dr Rohit Kumar of Confidental Clinic in Clapham

Dr Rohit Kumar looks at some of the common reasons why patients decide to have this treatment. A smile makeover has long been popular amongst patients of the Confidental Clinic in Clapham, and with good reason. Having this treatment is

Investing In A Healthy Mouth

Confidental Clinic

Preventative dental care doesn’t have to cost a fortune and is money well spent, says Dr Moira Baldiraghi. Whilst some patients may equate dental treatment with financial outlay, actually preventing the need for many of these treatments in the first

The Problem Of Mouth Ulcers

Dr Jignesh Patel

Dr Jignesh Patel looks at this common oral health issue. Although dentists are primarily responsible for looking after patient’s teeth and gums, we are also concerned about all other aspects of your mouth health too. For example, we are ideally

Root Canal Therapy Demystified

Clapham Endodontist, Dr Kunal Patel, discusses this often misunderstood procedure. Over the years, I have developed a particular interest in the field of endodontics, better known to the layperson as root canal treatment. This is a procedure that can cause