Year: 2019

Tooth Friendly Christmas Tips

Our Greenwich dental team offers some seasonal oral health advice Most patients of the Confidental Clinic are probably looking forward to Christmas. For many, it is a time away from work where we can put our feet up and let

Is there such a thing as a “best” toothpaste?

With so many toothpastes now available, deciding which one to use can be confusing. If you ask your parents or grandparents, the likelihood is that, providing it is still in existence, they are still using the same brand of toothpaste

Nervous Patients And Dental Implants

Is dental phobia stopping you having this popular tooth replacement procedure? Some of our Greenwich patients will be denture wearers. Some will be happy with this and find them adequate for the role they are intended to play, whereas others

Challenges For Teenage Teeth

Teenage years can be fun but there are lots of challenges for our teeth! Whilst being a teenager can be fun, it can also be a challenging time of life when we are just discovering who we are. In today’s

Questionable Dental Advice From When We Were Young!

A brief look at a few old sayings and how relevant they are today. As we get older, we sometimes start to recall some of the things that were said to us as children. Indeed, there is every likelihood that

The Impact Of Oral Cancers

Dental surgery in Greenwich

Mouth cancer – a major impact on lives. At the Confidental Clinic, we put a lot of emphasis not only on having healthy teeth but also on full mouth care. Our gums, cheeks, tongue and throat are all important and

Selfies And The Rise Of Orthodontic Treatments

Inman Aligner Braces

Be careful how you achieve that great ‘selfie’ smile! Dental braces have been around for many years now, but for quite a while, the only people who were happy to have them typically had teeth that were badly crooked and

Is The Rise In Measles And Tooth Decay Linked?

Dentist Dr Sandeep Patel

Greenwich Practice Principal Dr Sandeep Patel explores what these issues may have in common. On the face of it, you might think that measles and oral health issues have no common links. It is certainly true that one does not

Mistakes To Avoid When Brushing Your Teeth

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Optimising this basic, but essential, tooth care routine. Modern dentistry can now do wonders to save and restore damaged teeth, and even to replace them using permanent methods such as dental implants. By and large though, much dental care revolves

Keeping And Re-Using Your Invisalign Trays

Invisalign braces

Once used, should you keep or throw away your transparent plastic trays? In today’s world we are increasingly conscious of the need to preserve the environment and perhaps not live in such a disposable way as we have in the