Black teeth: symptoms, causes and treatment

Black teeth can be a concern for many people; a black tooth will affect your smile and impact on your confidence. If you have a black tooth, read on to find out more about the symptoms and causes and treatments that may be available. What causes a tooth to go black? There are many reasons […]

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Why is dentistry so expensive?

Why does dentistry cost so much? Dentists are often asked why their treatments cost so much, the simplest way to address this is to tackle each area head-on and answer your questions. The truth is that it’s not dentistry that costs so much, it’s neglect that costs! We will always recommend investing time (and money) […]

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How to Relax at the Dentist

Scared to go to the dentist? Did you know that being scared of going to the dentist is incredibly common? In fact, approximately 13-24% of people feel anxious or scared each time they prepare for a visit. For a small number of patients, the anxiety can heighten to an extent where it becomes a disabling […]

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Is teeth whitening at a beauty salon legal?

With the increase of non-surgical cosmetic treatments, more procedures, such as teeth whitening, are being offered on the high street in beauty salons and spas.  But is this safe or, indeed, legal? Many beauty salons offer this service alongside their tanning, nail or semi-permanent makeup options as a way to provide the ‘whole package’ in […]

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Meet the Dental Centre at UCL Freshers’ Fair

The Dental Centre will be at the UCL Freshers’ Fair on 30th September and 1st October. So come along and say hello and find out what we can do for you. The UCL Freshers’ Fair will be brimming with exciting companies to join, from clubs and societies to independent shops and venues. But amidst all […]

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Is your mouth guard or splint up to scratch?

Do you know how to choose the right mouth guard/splint? Did you know that dentists use two specific types of mouth guard? Can you tell the difference between a night guard and a sports guard? Before you bite the bullet and get a new one, read our helpful blog. If you’ve already invested in a […]

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Are your teeth giving you a headache?

Headaches and links with dental malocclusion The World Health Organisation estimates that almost half of the adult population have experienced a headache at least once within the last year. Those suffering from recurrent headaches may find that they impact their quality of life, both at home and work. What constitutes a recurrent headache? A headache […]

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Ten quick-fire questions to ask your new dentist

If you’re looking for a new dentist it’s easy to be bamboozled by lots of promises, dental jargon and new technology.  With so many dentists only offering limited NHS places, it’s also easy to jump on the first option available.  So how can you spot a quality dental practice amongst all that noise and ensure […]

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Dentures – everything you need to know

If you have missing teeth, you’re probably busy researching how you can restore your smile and make eating more enjoyable once again. With so many options available, it’s often hard to see the wood for the trees. Dental bridges and dental implants often spring to mind but it’s important not to discount dentures as the […]

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Bridging the Gap – Dental Bridges versus Dentures

Never underestimate the importance of replacing a missing tooth. Think of it like a domino effect; if you have a tooth missing it can soon impact a number of teeth within your mouth. The adjacent teeth either side of the gap can tip inwards and the teeth opposite can over-erupt. Before you know it, you’re […]

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