Category: Advice

Dental Terms Explained By Your Streatham Dentists

Explanations of some dental terminology you may have come across, but not understood. Whether it is during dental surgery, a check up or reading about it online, patients will inevitably come across words that they don’t understand related to dentistry.

Does Fear Of Pain Keep You Away From The Dentist?

Streatham dentist, Dr Manisha Patel, offers some helpful advice to anxious patients According to a recent survey, nearly a quarter of people of working age avoid going to see the dentist because of the fear of possible pain. This is

When Did You Last See A Dentist?

Returning to the dentist after a long gap can be a concern, but please don’t worry. Most people, most of the time, will see a dentist for a check up every six months or so. This is an excellent way

Starting Your Day With A Good Oral Health Routine

Brushing our teeth at bedtime is important, but so is how we start our day! Morning-time can feel very different for different people. Some of us rise and get up early, really looking forward to the day ahead, whilst others

5 Good Reasons To Stop Smoking In The New Year

Our Streatham dental team discuss the damage that cigarettes can do to your health. 2020 is now here and many of us will already have forgotten about Christmas. With work and daily life back into a routine, some of us

Confidental Clinic – Tips For Oral Health Improvement In The New Year

With 2019 coming to a close, how can you improve your mouth health in 2020? Christmas is now just a week away, followed by a short break until the New Year celebrations begin. Despite our focus being on these events,

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

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

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