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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

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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

The Importance Of Healthy Tooth Enamel

Flossing for dental hygiene

This first line of defence for our teeth should be looked after as well as possible As some patients will already know from reading previous blogs, there are three essential parts of a tooth. The enamel, the dentin layer and

Can A ‘Minor’ Dental Problem Wait For Treatment?

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It can sometimes be tempting for patients to avoid seeking help for a minor dental issue. Like all dental practices across the country, we have helped patients at the Confidental Clinic who, when asked if there were any problems at

Tooth Crowns Explained

Dental implant crown

Confidental Greenwich dentist, Dr Lynn Hutchinson, discusses the procedures that use a dental crown Along with fillings and extractions, the use of a dental crown is probably one of the most common restorative procedures that is used at dental practices