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Treating Badly Stained Teeth With Porcelain Veneers

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Whatever the colour of your teeth, this popular cosmetic dental procedure can restore their appearance. Certain cosmetic dental treatments are more popular than ever. Amongst them is the teeth whitening procedure, perhaps due to its popularity with a number of

How ‘Realistic’ Are Dental Implants?

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Purley dentist, Dr Tushar Patel, looks at this procedure from the perspective of a patient. As we have discussed in previous blogs, dental implants offer the most secure, strong and stable of all current tooth replacement methods. Whilst they might

Can Teeth Whitening Products Hurt Your Teeth?

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Some people report discomfort or sensitivity after attempting to whiten their teeth. Is this normal? There is only one good reason to have your teeth whitened, and that is to make them look more attractive. There are no physical benefits

What’s Your Risk Of Oral Cancer? (and help with stopping smoking….)

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With mouth cancer on the rise, it is worth taking a look at how high your risk is. There are a number of factors which can increase the risk of oral cancer, but poor oral care and smoking are two

Never Share A Toothbrush (and Other Top Dental Tips!)

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Today’s blog takes a look at some common mistakes that we make when looking after our teeth Anyone who has visited the dentist and hygienist at our Purley practice will know the general ‘rules’ about how to look after their

Can You Get Cavities In Your Front Teeth?

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Some people seem to believe that only the rear teeth can decay – not true! We are all familiar with those very visible dark fillings that we see at the rear of the mouth when other people laugh out loud.

Too Busy To Visit The Dentist?

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Short term thinking can lead to painful problems later on. According to a new report recently out, 14% of working people in the UK feel that they are too busy to see a dentist. This is quite a shocking statistic

A Rise In Vaping = A Reduction In Oral Health Issues?

Some food for thought for our Purley patients who still smoke tobacco products. A report out recently, discovered that the number of people who use vaping products is on the rise in the UK. The biggest increase in this number

Phasing Your Dental Treatment

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Choosing between immediate and phased treatment plans for general and cosmetic dentistry. If you have neglected your dental health for a long period of time, or if you are really unhappy with the appearance of your teeth, there is every

Teaching Young Children Good Oral Health Habits

Purley hygienist Suzanne Hogan offers some advice to parents to help encourage toddlers to look after their teeth. Parenting can be challenging at the best of times. Being on constant guard to the many dangers that surround young children, even