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Keeping Your Mouth Healthy In Summer

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Are warm weather habits compromising your oral health? Although a few people probably prefer the cooler Autumn and Winter months, it is probably fair to say that most of us look forward to the time of year when we can

Fizzy Water – Good Or Bad For Your Teeth?

Dr Jignesh Patel

Principal dentist Dr Jignesh Patel looks at this popular alternative to high sugar drinks. Many of our patients will have read about the harm that high sugar fizzy drinks can do to your teeth, not only from the sugar content

A Closer Look At ‘Baby Teeth’

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Our Clapham dentists take a look at some of the misunderstandings surrounding a child’s first teeth. It may seem a long time ago for some of us, but we have all had two sets of teeth. The first set, which

Managing Painful Tooth Sensitivity In Clapham

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How to reduce and potentially eliminate, the problem of sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can range from being mildly irritating to downright painful, especially when exposed to the extremes of hot or cold when we drink or eat. There are a

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?

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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