Treatments

Home Teeth Straightening in the UK

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You may have seen adverts which claim that you can now get your teeth straightened at home without visiting your dentist or dental specialist. It really sounds too good to be true doesn’t it, so let’s have a look and try to uncover what all this really is about. Let’s look back say 15 years …

Do I Need A Bone Graft For Dental Implants

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Bone Graft For Dental Implants You may be contemplating having dental implant treatment done, or you may even be having it soon and the dentist or the implantologist may have suggested that you will need to have a bone graft in conjunction with the treatment. So the question you should be asking is, do I …

Alternatives to Dental Implants

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Updated:  Feb 2019 So you’ve been told that you need a dental implant or dental implants, but you might be wondering do I really need to have them, and are there any alternatives which may be nearly as good or even better? We’re going to look at the four options today as alternatives to dental …

Smoking and Cancer of the Tongue

Smoking and Cancer of the Tongue

Our topic for today is smoking and mouth cancer. Updated: 07/01/2019 Mouth cancer is also known as oral cancer, or under different names such as ‘squamous cell carcinoma’, depending on the cells that it affects. For example, the saliva glands: mouth cancer commonly affects the tongue, however other areas that can also be affected are …

How Long Do Veneers Last Part 1

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Updated: Feb 2019 Porcelain dental veneers have not been around in dentistry for that long compared to other types of dental treatments such as silver fillings, gold fillings, crowns and dentures. When dental veneers first came out around 25 years ago, they were a major innovation in dentistry. Dental veneers were initially researched in the …