Cosmetic Dentistry

Botox Done by my Dentist? Well Who Else!

Botox Done by my Dentist? Well Who Else!

We can hear you now. “Don’t Botox and dermal fillers procedures belong in a specialist practice, like a plastic surgeon or a dermatologist?”  While dermatologists and plastic surgeons were the first healthcare providers to integrate Botox into their practices that does not make these “specialty” procedures specific to them by any…

How To Fit Healthy Habits Into Your Busy Schedule

How To Fit Healthy Habits Into Your Busy Schedule

We all want to make healthy choices when it comes to diet, fitness, and wellness. However, our busy schedules can make it hard to keep healthy habits at the forefront. Believe it or not, you can incorporate small improvements in your daily routine that can add up to big results…

Still unsure about whether teeth straightening is for you?

Still unsure about whether teeth straightening is for you?

Over the past few years there has been an increase in the number of adults and teenagers turning to teeth straightening treatments to help improve the look of their teeth and improve their confidence in their smile. There are a number of benefits to straightening your teeth and these include:…

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas!

I’m dreaming of a White Christmas!

Everyone wants to look nice in time for Christmas so why not treat yourself to a brighter smile. Many people are unhappy with the discolouration of their teeth, which is why at The Dental Studio we are finding that tooth whitening is increasingly popular. We use the home whitening method…

Is it worth replacing my amalgam fillings with white ones?

It is usually best to change fillings only when your dentist decides that an old filling needs replacing.  If so you can ask to have it replaced in a tooth-coloured material. Some dentists prefer not to put white fillings in back teeth, as they are not always successful.  One way…

Are they as good as silver amalgam fillings?

White fillings have always been considered less long lasting than silver amalgam fillings.  But there are now new materials available with properties comparable to silver amalgam, and these are proving to be very successful.  The life expectancy of a white filling can depend greatly on where it is in your mouth…

Are they expensive?

Because many white fillings are only available privately, costs can vary quite a lot from dentist to dentist.  Costs usually depend on the size and type of white filling used and the time it takes to complete the treatment.  Costs may also vary from region to region.  As a guide, white fillings…

Can I get them on the NHS?

The National Health Service will not usually allow white fillings on the biting surfaces of back teeth. However, this does not apply to the sides of back teeth or to any front teeth. There is a slight chance that some people may be sensitive to the metals used in silver…

Why should I consider white fillings?

Most people have fillings of one sort or another in their mouths. Nowadays fillings are not only functional, but can be natural looking as well. Many people don’t want silver fillings that show when they laugh or smile because they are more conscious about the way they look.

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