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Don’t Share Your Toothbrush!

Hygienist Lauren Bennett

When asked in a recent survey, over a quarter of people said that they had, or would, share with others. A recent survey carried out by the Oral Health Foundation and Phillips (the toothbrush manufacturers) found that 26% of the

Five Common Myths About Teeth Whitening

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Clapham dentist, Dr Nicola Ogilvie, explains the reality behind these misconceptions. One of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments at the Confidental Clinic is the teeth whitening procedure. There are many likely reasons for this, including immediacy of results and

Dental Implants – More Affordable Than You May Think!

Dr Jignesh Patel

In the long term, dental implants offer very good value for money, says Clapham dentist Jignesh Patel. When a patient loses a tooth, there are a number of factors that they may consider when deciding on the best way to

False Teeth – A guide for patients who choose to wear dentures

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How to make wearing dentures as trouble free as possible. Whilst dental implants and bridges can also be said to be ‘false teeth’; when we refer to this, we usually mean dentures. This method of tooth replacement has been around

What Happens If You Don’t Replace A Missing Tooth?

Showing a dental implant and crown

Leaving a gap in your teeth might be the ‘easy’ option, but is it the best one? None of us want to lose any of our teeth if we can possibly help it. Taking care of what we eat, and

How To Tell If You Have Bad Breath

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Unless we notice the signs, we may not be aware that our breath smells bad. Most of us have probably done it at some time or another; eaten a meal before we go out that contains garlic, and then, unsure

Potential Indicators Of Root Canal Problems

Dr Jignesh Patel

Clapham dentist, Dr Jignesh Patel, discusses symptoms that may indicate root canal infection Most of us are, perhaps, prone to self diagnosis when things don’t feel right with our teeth. The wealth of information, both factual and ‘fake news’ available

Brighten Up Your Smile Ready For Spring!

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Nicer looking teeth for the warmer months ahead. There is no doubt that having healthy teeth and gums is the most important thing as far as dentists and patients are concerned. Once this has been achieved though, and an ongoing

Same Day Dental Implant Placement

full arch teeth replacement

This fast and (almost) permanent solution to missing teeth offers many benefits. First of all, we should probably clarify why we included ‘almost’ in the title of this blog post. Dental implants, when looked after correctly, have a very long

Returning To The Dentist After A Long Break

Fear of the dentist

Why you should not feel embarrassed about taking this beneficial step for your oral health. Whilst most people do keep up with their regular six monthly appointments at the Confidental Clinic, this is not always the case. Some people cancel