NHS Dentist for Students: Do Students Have to Pay for the Dentist?

We all know that it’s important to look after our teeth. But despite the importance of regular dental visits, many people don’t make time to visit the dentist as often as they should.  When you’ve just started at university and perhaps left your hometown for the first time, finding a dentist is probably the last thing … Continue reading “NHS Dentist for Students: Do Students Have to Pay for the Dentist?”

Going to The Dentist While Studying at University

You know that good oral hygiene practices like eating healthy, brushing twice every day and flossing can prevent tooth decay. However, as a busy UCL student, you may be giving some of those a miss. Staying up late to finish your assignments and going straight to bed without attending to your regular night-time routine may … Continue reading “Going to The Dentist While Studying at University”

How to Stop Grinding Teeth at Night

Many people grind their teeth at night for a variety of reasons including stress, bite problems and sleep apnoea. This article is dedicated to help people who suffer from teeth grinding (or Bruxism) at night. Bruxism can result in excessive tooth wear, this can affect not only how you look but also how your teeth … Continue reading “How to Stop Grinding Teeth at Night”

6 alternatives to conventional dental implants

Our dental practice, in London, prides itself on offering a range of options and alternatives to any possible treatment plan. In this article, we explore some of the best alternatives to conventional dental implants. Our six best alternatives to conventional implants are: Same-day teeth Mini implants Conventional dental bridge Adhesive dental bridge Partial denture Do … Continue reading “6 alternatives to conventional dental implants”

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?”