Bruxism – a cause of enamel degradation and tooth wear. What causes it, how to stop it and how to treat it.

With the stress of modern-day living, particularly in central London, more people are finding they have enamel degradation and tooth wear from bruxism (or teeth grinding as it’s more commonly known). This article will help you find a solution to the problem. How do you diagnose bruxism? The first signs of bruxism will be noticeable […]

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10 habits that cause dental problems

We’ve all been there, and done things we shouldn’t do with our teeth. Here is our top 10 habits that can cause dental problems and what you can do about them, in no particular order… Crunching. Drinking too many sugary drinks. Using your teeth as a tool. Teeth grinding. Over brushing. Using a hard toothbrush. […]

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What’s the link between your dentist and anti-ageing treatments?

With the attention that celebrities attract, they are often drawn to having facelifts or other forms of anti-ageing treatment. Most people don’t have either the kind of money required for these cosmetic procedures or the desire to go under the knife, but did you know that your dentist may be able to help you achieve […]

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How can I stop my teeth wearing down?

Have you noticed that your teeth are wearing down? Perhaps they just look shorter, or you’ve noticed that your teeth, where the edges have worn, look darker and discoloured? The two questions most people ask are why is this, and what can I do about it? In this blog post, our London dentist, Dr Kala […]

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What is the cause of tooth decay?

While the government is working hard to reduce tooth decay in children, in the past year alone 45,224 children needed hospital treatment because of tooth decay, with admissions rising to over 7,000. At the Dental Centre London we want to help reduce the incidence of tooth decay and have created a compendium of everything you […]

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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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