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New Year Resolution Ideas From The Dental Studio

New Year Resolution Ideas From The Dental Studio

After the Christmas binge and New year celebrations most of us will look towards improving our selves for the New year, here are some suggestions from the dental Studio. Quit Smoking Exercise Eat Healthy Get Organised Spend more time with the family Detox the body Take up a new hobby…

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…

Try the ice Tricks – to ease toothache

Try the ice Tricks – to ease toothache

if you’ve got a niggly tooth, rub some ice on to the back of your hand, on the webbed area between your thumb and forefinger for serveral minutes. A canadian study found it reduced toothache by as much as 50 per cent compared with using no ice. ‘We use acupuncture…

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…

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