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How Harley Street Dental Studio Can Check For Oral Cancer

Have you ever heard of oral cancer? Despite the fact that oral cancer kills more people in the UK than cervical and testicular cancer combined, public awareness of this deadly condition remains relatively low. At Harley Street Dental Studio, we’re on a mission to raise awareness of oral cancer and to encourage our patients to […]

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How Our Advanced Dental Technology Helps Give You Better Smiles

Technology plays an increasingly influential role in modern dentistry. At Harley Street Dental Studio, we strive to ensure our patients have access to the best treatments, and this is why we invest in innovative technology and treatments that are capable of creating beautiful, healthy-looking smiles. If you’re thinking of treating yourself to a trip to […]

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How Zygomatic Implants work

If you’ve been researching dental implants, or you’ve had a consultation and you’ve been advised against traditional implants, you may have come across zygomatic implants. Zygomatic implants offer an alternative to conventional devices for patients who aren’t able to tolerate standard implants. What exactly are zygomatic implants, and how do they work? Zygomatic implants are […]

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Four Ways to Protect Your Teeth in the Heatwave

Summer is in full swing, and many of us are revelling in the heatwave. If you’re soaking up the sunshine this summer, don’t forget to look after your smile. Here are 4 simple ways you can protect your pearly whites when the mercury rises: Drink plenty of water Hot weather often leads to dehydration, which […]

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3 Ways to Avoid Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss in adults? Gum disease can cause serious problems, but the good news is that it is preventable. If you’re hoping to keep gum disease at bay, here are 3 simple ways to protect your gums: Brush twice a day, every day: […]

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Five Steps To Fresher Breath

Bad breath can be a very embarrassing problem to have. The good news is that there are simple ways of tackling unpleasant oral odours and keeping your mouth clean and fresh. Here are 5 simple steps you can take: Brush twice a day: poor oral hygiene is the most common cause of chronic bad breath. […]

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Spring Clean Your Smile With Dental Hygiene

There’s no better time of year to clean than spring. While you’re getting your house in order ready for the summer, why not treat your smile to a spring clean too? If your teeth are crying out for a little TLC, we can provide you with an intensive dental hygiene treatment, which will make your […]

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How Your Dental Check Up Can Protect You From Cancer

Did you know that rates of oral cancer have increased by around a third in the UK in the last ten years? At Harley Street Dental Studio, we’re committed to doing everything possible to prevent mouth cancer, and this is why we recommend 6-monthly checks and routine screening sessions. You may think it’s a little […]

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Three Ways To Check For Oral Cancer

Did you know that oral cancer has become much more prevalent in the UK in the last decade? Oral cancer kills more people than testicular and cervical cancer combined, but many people are still unware of the symptoms and risk factors, and this means that many cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage. If you’re […]

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Five Steps You Can Take To Protect Yourself from Oral Cancer

Did you know that rates of oral cancer have increased by around a third in the last ten years? Although oral cancer kills more people than cervical and testicular cancer combined, public awareness of the disease remains low, and this is why many cases are diagnosed at an advanced stage. It may not be possible […]

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5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Braces

If you have braces, you want to get the best results and keep your teeth and gums as healthy as possible in the process. This is why it’s so important to take good care of your braces and your oral health in general. Here are 5 top tips to help: Carry a brush around with […]

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Five Tips for Brushing Your Teeth

You may think that brushing your teeth is as easy as pie, but it’s essential to do a thorough job. If you skim a brush around your teeth for a few seconds each day this is going to cut it. Here are 5 simple tips to make sure you’re doing a good job: Brush gently: […]

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How a Dental Crown Could Save a Damaged Tooth

If you have a damaged or decayed tooth, we can save the day with a brand new crown. Crowns are dental restorations that can improve the aesthetic of the smile, as well as shielding the tooth against further damage. About dental crowns Crowns are restorations that are placed over the top of the tooth to […]

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5 Ways Stoptober can help protect your teeth

October is here and Stoptober is in full swing. Stoptober is a national campaign, which encourages people to stop smoking. Research suggests that if you can stop smoking for 28 days, you are up to five times more likely to be able to give up for good. At Harley Street Dental Studio, we’re passionate about […]

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Hidden Danger: Why Swollen Gums Need to Be Checked Immediately

Gum disease is very common, but that doesn’t mean that it’s not serious. If you have bleeding or swollen gums, it’s so important not to ignore these symptoms and book a dental appointment as soon as possible. The dangers of swollen gums Swollen gums can be very painful, but they can also be a sign […]

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Four Reasons To Cut Back on Prosecco and Help Your Smile

If you’re a regular reader of the broadsheets or you read articles online, you may have come across warnings of a Prosecco smile. Dentists are worried that our growing appreciation for this bubbly nectar is contributing to increased rates of decay. Here are 4 reasons to cut back and protect your smile: Prosecco is acidic: […]

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Common Oral Cancer Symptoms To Look For

Oral cancer is a form of cancer that has become much more common in the UK. In the last decade alone, the number of cases has risen by around a third. The trouble with mouth cancer is that many people are unaware of the symptoms, and this means that the majority of cases are diagnosed […]

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Five Ways to Combat Bad Breath This Summer

It’s finally summer and the last thing you want to be worrying about is bad breath. This summer, don’t let halitosis spoil your plans. Here are 5 ways you can combat bad breath: Chew sugar-free gum: if you find that you get bad breath after eating or drinking certain foods, it’s a good idea to […]

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Did You Know Carbonated Water is as bad for Your Teeth as Fizzy Drinks?

One of the main problems we have with our diets and oral health is the fact that products that we think are good for us can often be harmful for our teeth. On a hot day, you may be forgiven for thinking that you’ve made a healthy choice by avoiding an ice cold cola and […]

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How does Dental Hygiene Stop Problems Before they Happen?

Many people assume that seeing a dental hygienist is only necessary if you have gum disease or you’re at risk of developing gum disease. However, we strongly recommend hygiene treatments for all our patients. Using intensive cleaning techniques, our expert hygienists can prevent problems, so you don’t need to worry about toothache, sore gums or […]

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Four Ways to Take Care of Your Dental Implants

Dental implants have changed the face of dentistry. If you’ve already benefited from implants and you’re walking around with a stunning new smile, it’s important to take good care of your new teeth to keep that smile looking perfect for many years to come. Here are 4 top tips to help you look after your […]

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Five Reasons to Consider Adult Teeth Straightening

Many people assume that braces are for teenagers, but adult treatment is growing in popularity year on year. If you’re thinking about finding out more about adult orthodontics, here are 5 good reasons to take the plunge: Attractive smiles: do you hate showing off your smile? Are you always the person hiding at the back […]

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Why Flossing Should Be a Part of Your Dental Hygiene Routine

If you read health news on a regular basis, you may have come across articles suggesting that flossing isn’t necessary. At Harley Street Dental Studio, we believe that anything that has benefits for your oral health is worth doing, and this is why we strongly recommend including flossing in your dental hygiene regime. While flossing […]

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The Hidden Signs of Oral Cancer

The latest statistics from Cancer Research UK suggest that there has been a 68 percent increase in the number of cases of oral cancer in the last 20 years. One of the most worrying issues is that 5-year survival rates have stalled when there have been major improvements in rates of other forms of cancer. […]

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Are You Flossing Correctly?

Most people are aware of the importance of daily brushing, but do you take a moment to floss your teeth after brushing? We recommend flossing on a regular basis to reduce the risk of gum disease and dental decay. About flossing Flossing is a process of using dental floss to remove bacteria and food deposits […]

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Three Foods Which Are Bad For Your Oral Health

The foods you eat can have a major impact on your oral health. If you’re on a health drive or you’re eager to find out which foods to avoid to keep dental diseases away, here are 3 foods, which are bad for your teeth and gums: Sweets: sweets may taste delicious, but they are one […]

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New Year’s Resolutions For A Healthier, Happier Smile In The City Of London

2015 is here and many of us will have started the year with good intentions for a healthy and happy year ahead. We urge our patients, young and old, to take advantage of the New Year and make resolutions to promote good oral health and keep dental diseases firmly at bay in the months to […]

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Foods To Avoid For Healthy Teeth And Gums In The City Of London

Many of us are aware of the health benefits of eating a balanced diet laden with fruit and vegetables and avoiding fatty foods, but have you ever stopped to think about how your diet impacts your oral health? The foods you eat have a significant influence on your teeth and gums, so here are some […]

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Looking After Your Children’s Oral Health In The Heart Of London

Oral health is very important for children and we are eager to do all we can to make sure our younger patients have beautiful, healthy and sparkling teeth. Decay is one of the most common childhood illnesses, but it is preventable. Preventing tooth decay Tooth decay affects thousands of children all over the UK and […]

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Teeth Health- Best Foods And Foods To Avoid For Better Oral Health In The City Of London

When it comes to oral health, your diet has a major role to play. Some foods spell bad news for your teeth, while others can help to keep your teeth strong and healthy. Foods to avoid Unfortunately, many of the foods we love are bad for the teeth. Most treats, such as biscuits, cakes, sweets […]

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How Can Patients In London Treat A Mouth Ulcer?

Mouth ulcers are small sores, which develop in the mouth, usually inside the cheeks. Ulcers are not usually harmful, but they can be painful, especially if you catch them when you are eating or brushing your teeth. Symptoms of mouth ulcers Mouth ulcers are oval-shaped sores, which tend to be sore; they are usually either […]

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How Poor Oral Hygiene Can Cause Heart Disease For Patients In London

Most of us are aware that brushing our teeth leads to shiny, smooth teeth and healthy gums, but did you know that good oral hygiene can also help to reduce your risk of a host of serious illnesses, including heart disease? The link between oral health and heart disease Research suggests that people who neglect […]

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What Happens During A Hygiene Appointment For Patients In London?

The hygienist: An oft-unsung dental hero and the scourge of plaque everywhere. When it comes to gum disease, or general oral hygiene instruction, there isn’t a better friend you can have than the mighty hygienist. What is a dental hygienist? A dental hygienist is a person specially trained in the prevention of gum disease. They are also […]

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Gum Disease: Signs And Symptoms For Patients In The Heart Of London

Gum disease is a common problem and most adults in the UK experience symptoms at some stage. It often presents itself as a mild condition, but it can become serious if left untreated, whereupon there is a risk of severe infection and tooth loss. Gum disease is the most common root of lost teeth in […]

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Patients from London remember the Health of their Dog’s Smile

Brush twice a day, visit a dentist or hygienist in London every six months, remember to floss – we all know the steps necessary for maintaining good oral hygiene as humans. But, as dog owners, are we aware of similar requirements needed to ensure our canines continue to have healthy mouths? According to veterinary statistics, […]

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Dental check-ups with London dentists can save you money

It can be difficult in these days of financial hardship to work out how best to spend your family’s precious money. Food has to be put on the table, bills have to be paid and it can be tempting to look upon the six-monthly dental check-up as something of a luxury. However, skipping your regular […]

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Oral health and a visit to dentists in London is the staple of good dental health

Oral health is a lot more important than many people realise as it can actually contribute to general health. Recent studies have found a link between poor oral health and cardiovascular disease, so it is extremely important to look after your gums and teeth. Most parents also realise that it is important to take care […]

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London dentists take a look at the issue of water fluoridation

While it may seem that water fluoridation to curb dental decay could be nothing but helpful, it’s not as clear cut as that. Though water fluoridation has proven to greatly diminish the number of people to be stricken with cavities, which can in turn help with other dental issues such as gum disease, it’s also […]

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London dentists look at some funky green toothbrushes to improve your dental health

The very first aspect of a toothbrush to look at when we’re thinking in eco-mode is the composition, what materials are used to make it. Think recyclable, reprocessed and reprocess-able materials. Using a type of toothbrush that is mostly a large sturdy handle to which replaceable brush heads are attached reduces the amount of material […]

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The effects of crooked teeth on oral health and well-being and why treatment from your London dentist is so important

Crooked teeth are one of the most common dental problems in the United Kingdom. Despite its prevalence, it can also be one of the most distressing dental problems, often requiring years of treatment to correct. There is a common misconception that nothing can be done to treat crooked teeth as an adult, as many people […]

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Healthy and Happy Teeth Advice from Your London Dentist for this Halloween

Halloween is a holiday most children look forward to due to the mountains of candy, sweets and chocolates readily available. The possibilities are endless and the amount of candy up for grabs is mind-boggling. Parents may feel slightly apprehensive at the thought of denying their child an experience that so many others are receiving. However, […]

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Your London Dentist Looks at How Pregnancy Can Impact on Oral Health

Oral health is important for everyone but keeping an eye on oral health is particularly important for pregnant women. Why is oral health so important for pregnant women? Oral health is extremely important for pregnant women and research has suggested that poor oral health can contribute to complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Studies have revealed […]

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Who is Better: Girls of Boys?

A new survey has found that women are more proactive in taking care of their teeth than men, and that women are also more likely to notice oral health problems in others too! Survey results like this are not really that surprising. After all, women and girls are generally more concerned about taking care of […]

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How flossing can help you

We all know that we should do it, in fact, we most likely have the tools to do it and we are aware of how to do it, but when it comes to flossing, many of us don’t do it. A general attitude toward flossing is that we just can’t be bothered. But perhaps, it’s […]

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Have to snack? Have some gum!

Let’s face it. A gross majority of us are forced to have working lunches nearly every day of the week. Whether we like it or not, with an unstable economic climate, an ever-increasing workload and fewer and fewer people to get the job done, it falls to us and we have to cut corners. Going […]

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Keep Your Teeth Healthy to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Is there any link between the health of your teeth and gums and heart problems? Does maintaining a good oral hygiene routine and limiting your intake of sugar snacks work wonders for your ticker? Well, numerous theories have attempted to clarify the connection between gum disease and heart disease. To begin with there is the […]

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Brushing and flossing advice by your Harley Street dentist

The main purpose of brushing and flossing is to rid the mouth of the bacteria and food debris that if left to fester will develop into harmful plaque and tartar. It can take just 24 hours for bacteria to develop into plaque and 72 hours for plaque to develop into tartar; and tartar is only […]

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Solve bleeding gums at your Harley Street dentist

Often the cause of persistent bleeding is gingivitis – a form of gum disease caused by the build-up of plaque and tartar. This problem, if caught early, is easily reversible by visiting the dentist and taking better care of your oral health. Nevertheless, if gingivitis is left untreated it can develop into periodontal gum disease […]

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How to treat and prevent toothache

Toothache is a very common condition, which affects us all at some point in our lives. Most people experience mild toothache, but sometimes toothache can be very severe and this usually requires emergency dental treatment. What are the causes of toothache? Toothache is a general term, which is often used to describe any pain in […]

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Oral Benefits Of Chewing Sugar-free Gum

Chewing gum is not new; people have been doing it for centuries for all sorts of reasons. American Indians for instance used to chew gum in order to quench their thirst by munching the resin formed on spruce trees. The modern chewing gum was first developed in the 19th century when entrepreneurs recognised the commercial […]

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Dental check-up at your Harley Street dentist

Oral health is really important but often people overlook this and go for months and even years without going to the dentist. Why are dental check-ups important? Dental check-ups are really important because they help to promote good oral health and ensure any conditions are caught and treated early. Regular check-ups allow the dentist to […]

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Your dry socket problems treated at your Harley Street dentist

While extracting a tooth these days is not generally painful the after effects can be, particularly the jaw and the socket left behind. A blood clot also occurs in the socket which in most people quickly heals; bone and gum tissue eventually replace the clot. However in a small group of people, around 3% – […]

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Dental X-rays at your Harley Street dentist

Dental X-rays are important because they allow dentists to identify developing conditions and signs of oral health problems; X-rays show images and detail that cannot be seen with the naked eye. What are X-rays? X-rays have been used in medicine and dentistry for many years and date back to 1895. Physicist Wilhelm Roentgen first experimented […]

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Dental implants at your Harley Street dentist

Dental implants are becoming an increasingly common treatment, with many people choosing them as a long-term solution for missing teeth. People often lose teeth, either as a result of dental health problems or as a consequence of an accident of injury; having gaps in the teeth may affect the appearance of your smile and it […]

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Halloween: A scary time for teeth

So October is over, summer is long gone and perhaps some of us are worried about the damage Halloween has had on our kids’ (and perhaps our own!) teeth. Naturally, dental problems – what with sweets at Halloween and an array of sweet and sugary foods on Bonfire Night – have been seen to notably rise during autumn.

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Dental Veneers – More than Aesthetics

The desire to get dental veneers may arise out of aesthetic motivations. Dental veneers are an immediate way to help renew and brighten smiles. Porcelain dental veneers are close to real tooth enamel, making them look natural but with added shine and sparkle. Dental veneers can:

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