Scale and Polish

What to expect from a scale and polish

What to expect from a scale and polish Deep debridement using an ultrasonic scaler – this is the process of removing tenacious deposits such as plaque and tartar. Once your teeth are clean of this bacteria build up, the hygienist can check for decay and infections. Prophylaxic polish – we can...
Gum Disease

Gum Disease?

Gum Disease? Regular visits to the hygienist for deep cleaning under the gums are important. The hygiene team can let you know where in your mouth you need to use interdental brushes and the right sizes. Using products like corsodyl mouthwash and toothpastes can help keep your gums in tip top sha...
Bad Breath

What causes chronic bad breath?

What causes chronic bad breath? If smelly foods or smoking aren’t to blame, constant bad breath may be a sign of an underlying oral problem, like gum disease or, in rare cases, mouth cancer or a wider health issue. If improving your diet and oral hygiene routine – including brushing for 2 min...
Facial Aesthetics

Facial Aesthetics

What is the difference between a needle and a cannula? The most obvious difference between a needle and a cannula is that the tip of a needle is sharp where as the tip of a cannula is blunt. The risk of VO is one of the main reasons practitioners prefer cannula in high risk areas as it won’...
Sore Gums

Sore Gums: What’s the story

Sore Gums: WHAT’S THE STORY? What colour are healthy gums as opposed to tender gums? Healthy gums should look firm and pink, although they may be a shade darker at the sides of the mouth or a shade lighter around the teeth themselves. And don’t forget that some people’s gums may just natura...
Cosmetic Composite Bonding

Cosmetic Composite Bonding

DENTAL BONDING: WHAT’S THE STORY? What is bonding for your teeth? As the name suggests, during the procedure a special material – a tooth-coloured composite resin – is bonded to teeth to restore, rebuild, widen or lengthen them. It can be used it to improve the appearance of teeth which are...
Six Month Smiles

How much do six month smile braces cost?

This depends on your case, as depending on the complexity of movements to the teeth and if you are having upper and lower teeth moved at the same time. But broadly speaking the fixed brace option, which are clear brackets and wires cost less than the removable clear aligners like Invisalign. Our ...
Tips

How to reduce swelling after lip fillers

Tips to reduce swelling and bruising with fillers The main complications with fillers is bruising and swelling for the 48 hours after your treatment. Here are some tips on how to reduce filler related bruising and swelling. Arnicare Can be bought from any chemist or supermarket. It comes in both ...

How much do lip fillers cost?

The exact cost of lip fillers will be discussed at your free consultation. Depending on the type of lip filler you decide is best for your needs. It can range from £200 to £300 for 1ml. To find out more about Lip Fillers or other aesthetic treatments, you might find our aesthetics page useful.