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Commonly asked questions at the dentist

1. What’s the best toothpaste to use? Generally speaking, most toothpastes do the same thing. You want a foamy substance that applies fluoride to the teeth. The main benefits of tooth brushing are mechanical removal of plaque and application of fluoride to the teeth. The big differences are sensitive-teeth toothpastes, which all work in slightly different ways and Colgate Total which is scientifically proven to be better at plaque control that other toothpastes. In fact, they have a patent, as it contains a special ingredient that helps keep plaque away. 2. What’s the best mouthwash to use? Most mouthwashes work … Continue reading


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Teeth Damage Surrey

Common mistakes you may be making that are really screwing up your teeth

The more I speak to patients, the more I realise they are doing certain things wrong that has a negative effect on their oral health. I will go through some tips that I would recommend in order for you to keep your teeth longer. 1. Using your teeth for open bottles or crush ice Apart from the obvious normal uses of teeth (e.g. eating and smiling) many patients use their pearly whites for all sorts of weird and wonderful things. Some include using their teeth to open bottles top on beer bottles, crush ice, bite their nails, and chew on … Continue reading


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Dental Options For Missing Teeth Surrey

Are your missing teeth causing you misery?

We see thousands of patients a year suffering from loose dentures and missing teeth. Some of the problems they find are: They lack confidence in social/professional situations They avoid going out to eat with friends and family They can’t eat what they want Eating is often uncomfortable Ill-fitting dentures cause pain Many patients often tell us that they have even been experiencing these issues for a lifetime and what they find after having treatment is that their lives are transformed. They suddenly become more outgoing, happy, and enjoy a much better quality of life. The most common thing patients say … Continue reading


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Metal Dentures Vs Plastic Dentures Sutton

The difference in acrylic (plastic) vs. metal (Cobalt Chrome) dentures in Sutton

Many people ask our dentist in Sutton about metal dentures vs plastic dentures, so we thought we would write an article to explain the main differences! If you have no teeth left then plastic dentures are generally the best, however if you have some remaining teeth, it’s definitely worth considering a metal denture, as they have so many advantages. Clasps If you have remaining teeth present, we can use these teeth to help keep the denture in place, improve stability, and improve support. We can place clasps, which are the metal wires that clip around your teeth, and they help … Continue reading


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