Category: Advice

Oil Pulling – Twenty Wasted Minutes Of Your Life?

Although its popularity appears to be waning, this ancient method of oral care still has its followers. In the days before the internet, most people who wanted to look after their teeth just trusted their local dentist. Of course, there

Saliva And Tooth Decay Control

picture of a dentist

Healthy saliva levels are essential for teeth and gum protection. Looking after your teeth is not overly difficult, with a little care and attention. It is, however, multi-faceted and requires a number of care factors to come together for the

Fizz Free February – Are You Taking Part?

Helping to prevent tooth decay and obesity by reducing fizzy drink consumption. February sees the start of a brand new health campaign, and one that could be of significant benefit to adults and children alike. It encourages us to cut

Your Christmas Guide To Good Oral Health

Flossing for dental hygiene

The festive season can be a time when good habits go out of the window…. By the time you read this blog, many of you will probably be in full swing of preparing for Christmas. Especially if you have children,

What Happens When Food Gets Stuck In Your Teeth?

Dr Sandeep Patel of Confidental Greenwich

Dr Sandeep Patel takes a look at the tooth decay process. The fact is that whilst most of us do clean our teeth reasonably diligently, twice a day, only a small minority apply the same regularity when it comes to

Make Your Teeth Resilient To Ageing

Older patients at the dentist

Dr Lynn Hutchinson discusses how our Greenwich team can help you with age related dental issues. Good quality dental care is essential for everyone. Whether you are 1 year old or 101 years old, having healthy teeth is important and

Is Our Snacking Habit Destroying Our Teeth?

Changing dietary habits presents a major challenge to both teeth and gums. At one time, most people ate three meals a day; breakfast, dinner and tea (or breakfast, lunch and dinner, depending on where you came from). Times change though

The Post Dental Implant Diet

No, not yet another eating craze, but sound advice for our dental implant patients! If you are planning to have dental implants placed to replace a missing tooth, or a number of teeth, you have probably done some research into

A Minor Cracked Tooth Should Be Treated Promptly

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Don’t delay treatment for what you might consider to be minor issues! With the wealth of medical information at our fingertips these days, it can be all too easy to self diagnose and decide whether a problem is serious or

Causes And Solutions For White Spots On Your Teeth

Dental surgery in Greenwich

Our Greenwich dental team examine this not uncommon problem. Other than their regular appointments at the Confidental Clinic, patients generally come to see us when there is an obvious problem, such as a toothache or a broken tooth. From time