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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 dental implants needs to be very precise to achieve both optimum clinical and esthetical success for the patient. High levels of concentration, planning and practice

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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, protecting it from further infection and so restores your smile. Know that the choice of dental filling you may need depends on the size of

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What do dental hygienists 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 the highest standards of clinical dental care as highly trained and experienced dental professionals within their own specialisms, committed to pursuing their continuous professional development.

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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 teeth adjacent to the gap to bridge the gap presented. We deliver a bespoke shape, colour, and fit tailor-made to your exact measurements when we

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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 includes undertaking professional teeth cleaning – both routine and periodontal – for patients, both adults and children. They constantly update their skills at every opportunity

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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 peroxide using mouthguards. This procedure brightens/whitens the appearance of the teeth by two to three shades and at the same time removes significant tooth discolouration.

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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 to keep your newly whitened teeth whiter for longer? Tooth discolouration comes from staining so food and drinks darker in colour, and indeed colouring additive

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