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10 most asked questions about dental implants

You may have heard about dental implants or other tooth replacement options, but often people aren’t sure what exactly they are. So they ask many questions when losing a tooth and the various options available to replace it, depending on their budget and needs. Now, the two main options to replace missing teeth are getting…

Sedation Dentistry – what side effects to consider?

Visiting the dentist is an extremely vital aspect of dental hygiene and overall health. In fact, oral health is an essential indicator of the body’s well-being. Bleeding gums or bad breath can indicate a lack of vitamins and a variety of other diseases, which we’ve covered in one of our previous articles. Therefore, scheduling regular…

Best Ways To Prevent Getting A Black Hairy Tongue

What Is The Black Hairy Tongue Condition? It is important to note that this condition has nothing to do with actual black hairs growing on the tongue as some people might imagine. When the tongue appears to have tiny black hairs growing on it, it is due to a minor condition affecting the upper surface…

Best Ways To Replace Your Missing Teeth

When dentures or false teeth are mentioned, most people create an image of their grandma’s set of teeth placed in a glass of water. However, significant advances in the dental industry have completely changed the dental replacement landscape. Modern false teeth are simpler, more natural-looking with more subtle fittings. We dare say that most of…

In-practice vs. take-home whitening kit – what’s best for teeth whitening?

If you are unhappy with the colour of your teeth you can find many tooth whitening options available today.  One of the best clinically researched teeth whitening London options is Philips Zoom! in-practice, which is very effective compared to other home-based solutions such as toothpastes, washes and stripes. Protecting sensitive teeth while whitening them is…

Invisalign Open Day – speak to our Invisalign experts and get a free consultation

We at Angel Smile Dental & Orthodontics very much care to share the latest innovations and modern treatments with our patients and others interested in learning more about what we offer. That’s why we’re opening our doors to the public on the 14th of May from 3 – 7 pm! Visit our insightful Invisalign Open…

Dental Implants – what is the process and cost?

Have you considered getting dental implants to restore your smile? Are you looking to seal off the missing tooth within your gums? Then this post is for you. It is an in-depth guide into the world of dental implants. It has a wide scope delving into the various dental implant types, the general implant procedures…

How To Become Confident With Crooked Teeth

Crooked teeth always take away the joy of a good smile. The affected is trapped under shame and may even deliberately avoid social events just to avoid smiling. Even worse, you may have troubles with oral hygiene as the less straight teeth are, the harder it is to brush and floss them. However, recent research…

Dental Veneers – Types, Cost and Procedures in the UK

Dental veneers have become increasingly popular in the world of cosmetic dentistry. The wafer-thin ceramic or porcelain shells are carefully placed on top of your enamel. These teeth coverings give the teeth a stronger and more natural look. Even better, your smile becomes more vibrant and brighter. In this guide, we will help you understand…

All You Need To Know About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are increasingly becoming a preferred option for people looking to improve their smiles. Whether your teeth are chipped, malformed or utterly discoloured, veneers will offer a true smile makeover by placing a wafer-thin layer of porcelain over the front edges of the teeth. The composite materials allow for: Repair of chipped /broken teeth…

Have your teeth repaired with one visit to Angel Smile London

Cracking a tooth or suddenly experiencing severe tooth aches can be horrible incidents, which ideally should be treated immediately or as soon as possible. That’s why your number 1 Islington dental practice offers emergency dental treatments and same day dental repairs, including same day Cerec Crowns, Cerec inlays, Cerec Veneers and Cerec Fillings. How can…

4 health consequences of missing teeth

Tooth decay or trauma can eventually lead to tooth loss. Restorative procedures like dental implants, bridges and dentures, are usually the best long-term solutions, however, the cost of such dental restorations may be daunting and prevent some people to opt for it. Many dental practitioners in London offer a wide variety of dental implant procedures,…

How digital dentistry at Angel Smile serves the patients

At Angel Smile London we ensure that we’re up to date with the latest technological developments in dentistry and orthodontics. Digital dentistry includes any dental technology or device equipped with digital or computer-based components. We are replacing modern technology with older mechanical or electrical methods for more effective, efficient and painless dental treatments. We consider…

Why we test bacteria before your periodontal treatment at Angel Smile

Periodontal (gum) disease, also known as periodontitis, is an inflammatory disease that causes support loss around the teeth and is triggered by a heterogeneous group of bacteria. Excellent levels of oral hygiene and professional treatment are necessary in order to maintain good periodontal health, however, there has been evidence to show that targeting specific bacteria…

7 Advantages of Guided Implant Placement at Angel Smile London

If you’ve never heard of guided implant placement, you better listen up: the number of computer-generated surgical guides has been predicted to double from 15,000 being purchased in the US in 2012 to more than 31,000 in 2019 (2014 iData report) and this trend is also visible in Europe. At Angel Smile practice in London…

Saving your teeth with root canal treatment – 4 gentle steps to success

Nobody wants to lose their teeth and with thorough dental hygiene and regular dental check-ups at your dentist you should be able to keep your natural teeth for the majority of your life. It is desirable to maintain your natural teeth for as long as possible. However, injuries such as a cracked tooth or deep…

Missing teeth? Why All-on-4 dental implants will make you smile again!

Losing your teeth can happen in different ways. You might have had an accident or an illness which caused your teeth to fall out or you’re simply getting older and your gums are receding. Obviously, this doesn’t only affect your self-esteem due to visible gaps in your smile, but also causes problems with eating foods….

The 4 best procedures for whitening your teeth in London

If you’re looking for a brighter smile there are many options available these days to achieve this. However, some whitening products can cause irritation or sensitivity if used improperly or too often. Your dental professional will be able to recommend the best treatment for your individual needs based on their oral assessment. Many orthodontists in…

How Long Does The Crown Sensitivity Last?

Crowns are artificial placements put on a lost tooth and cemented using high strength dental adhesive. They are used to cover up a partial tooth, damaged troth or to cover a dental implant. A patient shouldn’t feel any discomfort or sensitivity after the crown has been placed, although at times one may feel temporarily sensitivity….

Dry socket after extraction

Dry socket (alveolar osteitis) is a painful dental condition that sometimes happens after you have a permanent adult tooth extracted. Dry socket is when the blood clot at the site of the tooth extraction fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has healed. This condition is a common post-operative complication associated…

Prevention and treatment of dry socket

The precise cause of dry socket remains the subject of study. Researchers suspect that certain issues may be involved such as bacterial contamination of the socket or, a trauma at the surgical site from a difficult extraction. The most common factor that can increase the risk of developing a dry socket is smoking or a…

Cosmetic dentistry and white fillings

Broken or decayed parts of teeth need to be restored to regain function and aesthetics whilst also stopping bacteria from penetrating inside the pulp, resulting in pulp infection. Reconstruction of broken parts of teeth particularly in front is a cosmetic emergency. Metal fillings were in the past the most important material used to restore the…

Teeth sensitivity, why and what to do?

Enamel is a hard, protective layer that helps your teeth deal with everything you put them through. Tooth sensitivity occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying root surface. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods, drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your…

What is an implant?

Dental implants are the best possible replacement option for a missing tooth. They are strong and designed to fuse with surrounding bone. An implant is used to support one or more false teeth. It is a titanium screw that can replace the root of a tooth when it fails. Just like a tooth root, it is…

Veneers at Angel Smile

Veneers originated nearly one hundred years ago during the early days of the film industry. In the late 1920s, Dr Charles Pincus, a famed Hollywood dentist, conceived of veneers as a way to enhance actors’ and actresses’ smiles on the screen. He would temporarily apply false fronts to the stars’ teeth, giving them the stunning…

Same day crown with CEREC machine

CEREC is a sophisticated CAD/CAM (computer aided design/computer aided manufacturing) system for same day restoring of damaged teeth in form of inlays, crowns, bridges and veneers. Using this advance technology, we are able to restore majority of broken and damaged teeth with textbook precision and natural appearance within the same dental session. CEREC technology allows you to…

Teeth whitening at Angel Smile  Dental Practice

Whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure. It can be a very effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surfaces. The colour of natural teeth is created by the reflection and scattering of light off on the outer layer of the tooth which is called enamel….

Dental Erosion

What is dental erosion? Dental erosion is the loss of tooth enamel which is caused by acid attack. The enamel is the hard, protective coating on your tooth, which protects the sensitive dentine underneath. The enamel is worn away and dentine underneath is exposed, which may lead to pain and sensitivity. What causes dental erosion?…