Dental Advice
Welcome to our dental patient information section of the website where we will update you regularly with all the latest news, innovations, and opinions from the dental world.

You’ll also be able to find out what’s been going on in our dental clinic as well as a wide variety of recommendations from our team of doctors, dentists, and nurses to help you keep a healthy and regular oral hygiene routine.

Are we missing something? Do you want to find out more about a certain aspect of dentistry? Drop us a message on our Instagram or Facebook account and we’ll be happy to take your question on board when we write our next article.

Take a look below some of the resources and articles we’re already written.

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How long does dental implant surgery take?

As Wimpole Street Dental Clinic is a centre of excellence for dental implantology, we offer our patients a range of dental implant options for them to consider. The placement of ..

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How long should a dental filling last?

1.    What is a dental filling? At Wimpole Street Dental Clinic, our clinical priority is always to save teeth whenever it is possible to do so. A dental or tooth ..

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What’s the difference between silver and white fillings?

A tooth filling is designed to save or preserve a tooth experiencing the early onset of tooth decay. This everyday dental treatment fills a hole/cavity present within the affected tooth, ..


What does a dental hygienist do?

Your first encounter with a member of our expert team could be when you have been referred by your dentist for a professional teeth cleaning appointment. Our dental hygienists provide ..

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How long does a dental bridge last?

Dental bridges at Wimpole Street Dental Clinic We offer all-ceramic dental bridges when replacing one or more missing teeth (a fixed dental prothesis). Our dental bridges are bonded on the ..

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How to clean your own teeth like a hygienist

The modern dental hygienist remit Your dental hygienist is highly trained and experienced dental care professionals within their own specialism, tasked with delivering the highest standards of preventative care. This ..

Root Canal Treatment at private Dentists London

How to avoid root canal

The best way to defend your mouth, teeth and gums against the onset of root canal pain and so the necessity of root canal treatment is to prioritise a set ..

Teeth Whitening at Private Dentists in London

Teeth whitening: What is the difference between professional whitening and over-the-counter kits?

When we talk about professional home teeth whitening we refer to a cosmetic dentistry treatment involving the application of a bleaching agent (usually one containing a small percentage of hydrogen ..

Teeth whitening: Foods & Drinks to avoid after teeth whitening  

You have just completed your professional teeth whitening treatment at Wimpole Street Dental Clinic and yet you may be wondering just what foods and drinks you should avoid in order ..

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What is a dental apicectomy?

The medical definition of an apicectomy (sometimes referred to as ‘root end surgery’) is the surgical removal of an anatomical apex – the end of the root of the tooth. ..

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What are the steps of a bone graft procedure?

Our bone grafting dental surgery is led by Prof. Mehl and Dr. Dejan Dragisic whose clinical expertise in Oral Surgery and Implantology is further complemented by their proficiency in all ..

Teeth Cleaning

Is cleaning teeth painful?

You may be considering visiting the hygienist for the first time and wondering whether a professional tooth cleaning is painful. To put your mind at rest, why not contact us ..