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Teeth Whitening For Older Patients

Beautiful white teeth need not be just for the younger generation…. If you are a regular watcher of TV, you can’t help but have noticed the number of younger people who have really white teeth. Whilst teeth are often whiter

The Benefits Of Using An Electric Toothbrush?

Streatham dentist, Dr Rohit Kumar, asks if an electric toothbrush should be standard equipment in every bathroom. When the electric toothbrush first came out, they were seen by some as a passing gimmick, and a rather ‘space age’ looking one

Why Are We So Reluctant To Use Dental Floss?

We all brush our teeth daily, so why don’t many of us perform this important task as well? For most of us, cleaning our teeth is a habit ingrained from when we were young. Most of us will have heard

Veganism And Your Oral Health

A dentist explains

Becoming vegan might help your health and the planet, but beware of the risks to your teeth! It is thought that there are now somewhere in the region of half a million people in the UK who follow a vegan

Playing Sport – Implications For Teeth & Gums

Dentist Tushar Patel

Streatham dentist, Tushar Patel, explains why playing sports and keeping fit can affect your oral health. Especially when we are younger, many of us take part in sporting activities, whether this be at a high level, or simply an informal

The Rise Of Adult & Teen Teeth Straightening

Teens with straight white teeth

Why the numbers of teens and older people seeking orthodontic treatment is increasing. Wearing dental braces once used to be the preserve of teenagers and the sight of kids in the playground with metal ‘train track’ style braces was quite

Two Minute Oral Health Care Tips From Confidental Streatham

2 people with lovely smiles

Having a healthy mouth doesn’t have to be time consuming. Fillings, extractions; these are words that patients at our dental clinic don’t like to hear. Sometimes these problems can be caused by circumstances outside of our control, such as a

Make A Move Towards Mercury Free Dentistry

Lady with straight white teeth

White dental fillings offer an excellent substitute in Streatham. Over the years there have been many stories about the ‘risks’ of using mercury in the production of amalgam fillings. It is true that this is a potentially toxic substance and

Tooth Replacement Options For Nervous Patients

Mature smiling couple

Dentures are still a popular choice It is quite likely that you will have read about the wonders of dental implants and they are becoming increasingly popular with patients for a number of reasons. They are also a favourite of

Children And Their (Sometimes) Smelly Breath

Dr Manisha Patel dentist

It isn’t just grown ups who can have bad breath advises Streatham dentist, Dr Manisha Patel. As we have mentioned in a number of previous blogs including this one, bad breath is often linked to a number of different factors.