Bruxism – a cause of enamel degradation and tooth wear. What causes it, how to stop it and how to treat it.

With the stress of modern-day living, particularly in central London, more people are finding they have enamel degradation and tooth wear from bruxism (or teeth grinding as it’s more commonly known). This article will help you find a solution to the problem. How do you diagnose bruxism? The first signs of bruxism will be noticeable … Continue reading “Bruxism – a cause of enamel degradation and tooth wear. What causes it, how to stop it and how to treat it.”

10 habits that cause dental problems

We’ve all been there, and done things we shouldn’t do with our teeth. Here is our top 10 habits that can cause dental problems and what you can do about them, in no particular order… Crunching. Drinking too many sugary drinks. Using your teeth as a tool. Teeth grinding. Over brushing. Using a hard toothbrush. … Continue reading “10 habits that cause dental problems”

What’s the link between your dentist and anti-ageing treatments?

With the attention that celebrities attract, they are often drawn to having facelifts or other forms of anti-ageing treatment. Most people don’t have either the kind of money required for these cosmetic procedures or the desire to go under the knife, but did you know that your dentist may be able to help you achieve … Continue reading “What’s the link between your dentist and anti-ageing treatments?”

How can I stop my teeth wearing down?

Have you noticed that your teeth are wearing down? Perhaps they just look shorter, or you’ve noticed that your teeth, where the edges have worn, look darker and discoloured? The two questions most people ask are why is this, and what can I do about it? In this blog post, our London dentist, Dr Kala … Continue reading “How can I stop my teeth wearing down?”

What is the cause of tooth decay?

While the government is working hard to reduce tooth decay in children, in the past year alone 45,224 children needed hospital treatment because of tooth decay, with admissions rising to over 7,000. At the Dental Centre London we want to help reduce the incidence of tooth decay and have created a compendium of everything you … Continue reading “What is the cause of tooth decay?”

Black teeth: symptoms, causes and treatment

Black teeth can be a concern for many people; a black tooth will affect your smile and impact on your confidence. If you have a black tooth, read on to find out more about the symptoms and causes and treatments that may be available. What causes a tooth to go black? There are many reasons … Continue reading “Black teeth: symptoms, causes and treatment”

Why is dentistry so expensive?

Why does dentistry cost so much? Dentists are often asked why their treatments cost so much, the simplest way to address this is to tackle each area head-on and answer your questions. The truth is that it’s not dentistry that costs so much, it’s neglect that costs! We will always recommend investing time (and money) … Continue reading “Why is dentistry so expensive?”

How to Relax at the Dentist

Scared to go to the dentist? Did you know that being scared of going to the dentist is incredibly common? In fact, approximately 13-24% of people feel anxious or scared each time they prepare for a visit. For a small number of patients, the anxiety can heighten to an extent where it becomes a disabling … Continue reading “How to Relax at the Dentist”