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Five Helpful Tips to Protecting Your Veneers In London

If you have veneers, it’s natural to want to keep your smile in tip-top condition for as long as possible. Although modern veneers are hard-wearing and durable, they’re not immune to damage. If you’re keen to preserve your pristine veneers this winter, here are 5 top tips: Avoid smoking: smoking is one of the most […]

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Six Steps to Stop Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is the leading cause of premature tooth loss in the UK? At Harley Street Dental Studio, we’re always keen to hammer home the message that prevention is better than cure, and thankfully, it is possible to keep gum disease at arm’s length. If you’re keen to keep your gums […]

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Five Tips to Healthier Teeth This Autumn

After a summer to remember, autumn is upon us. If you’ve decided to kick-start the new season with a fresh attitude to health and wellbeing, here are 5 top tips to look after your teeth: Work on your brushing technique: if you don’t spend 2 minutes every morning and evening brushing your teeth, it’s time […]

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Three Ways to a Whiter Smile

Most of us would love a brighter, whiter smile. If you’re heading into autumn with a healthy glow in mind, here are 3 ways to a whiter smile: Brush up on oral hygiene: if your report card would read ‘could do better’ when it comes to brushing and flossing, it’s time to put a little […]

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Four Simple Tips to Help Your Gums

Did you know that gum disease is the most common cause of premature tooth loss in adults in the UK? If you’re keen to take better care of your gums, we’ve got some terrific tips for you: Stick to a good daily oral hygiene regime: cleaning your teeth isn’t just important to keep your pearly […]

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Three Steps to Brighter, Whiter Teeth

Do you long for a dazzling white smile? If so, we recommend these 3 simple steps: Good oral hygiene: brushing and flossing can help to prevent discolouration and give your teeth a gorgeous healthy glow. We recommend using fluoride toothpaste and brushing twice a day for at least 2 minutes each time. For the best […]

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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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The Importance of Cleaning Between the Gaps of Teeth

Hopefully, you’ve listened to your dentist and you make an effort to clean your teeth twice a day. This is great news, but we have one extra recommendation for all those patients who are desperate to preserve their pearly whites for as long as possible. Once you’ve brushed your teeth normally, take a minute to […]

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Why Should You Clean Your Tongue As Well?

Most of us know that it’s beneficial to clean our teeth every day, but did you know that cleaning your tongue can help to reduce the risk of gum disease, halitosis, and cavities? Why you should clean your tongue Brushing your teeth is the most effective way to remove food debris and bacteria from your […]

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Five Easy Swaps to Help You Cut Your Sugar Intake

Research suggests that many people exceed the recommended daily sugar intake. Excessive sugar consumption is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes, but it’s also a major contributor to dental decay. If you’re keen to cut down on sugar, here are 5 easy swaps to try: Sugar for sweetener: if you’re used to adding a […]

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Top Five Tips For Fresher Breath

Bad breath can knock your confidence as well as holding you back when it comes to dating or trying to land your dream job. If you suffer from halitosis, we can help. Here are five top tips to help you enjoy fresher breath: Brush your teeth twice a day: brushing is the best way to […]

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How A Tooth Extraction Can Save Your Life

It sounds a little over the top to say that a trip to the dentist could save your life. However, in some instances this may in fact, be true. Why would I need a tooth extracted? Tooth extraction is recommended when it’s not possible to save a damaged or infected tooth. In some cases, when […]

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Get an Oral Hygiene Examination With Our Highly Experienced Team

Dental hygiene is an important part of our preventative dental care services. We actively encourage our patients to take advantage of the amazing treatments offered by our highly experienced and skilled dental hygienists. With regular hygiene sessions, you can enjoy a bright, white smile and excellent standards of oral health. What is a hygienist? A […]

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How Do Inter-dental Brushes Work?

You may have heard your dentist or hygienist talking about inter-dental brushes, but what are they, what do they do and how could they benefit you? What are inter-dental brushes? Inter-dental brushes are small hand-held brushes with long, thin bristles. These brushes come in various sizes and are specially designed to target the spaces between the […]

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Why It Is Important To Clean Your Tongue

Most of us are aware of the importance of brushing the teeth to keep dental disease at bay, but have you even thought to include tongue cleaning in your daily oral hygiene regime? Why is cleaning the tongue important? Many of us dedicate 2 minutes every morning and evening to cleaning the teeth, but you […]

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How Do I Know What The Correct Toothpaste Is For Me In The Heart Of London?

If you’ve been to buy toothpaste recently, you’ll be aware that there are hundreds of different products to choose from, so how do you know which toothpaste is best for you? Choosing the right toothpaste If you go to a chemist or a supermarket or you browse online for toothpaste, you will find that there […]

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What Are Inter-dental Brushes And How Do They Work For Patients In London?

You may have heard your dentist or dental hygienist recommend inter-dental brushes, but what are they and do you really need them? Inter-dental brushes are small brushes, which are designed to clean in between the teeth; they help to reduce your risk of oral diseases, including gum disease and tooth decay by removing bacteria from […]

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Tips And Tricks When Cleaning Teeth For Patients In The City Of London

Teeth cleaning is the best way to get shiny, glossy and healthy looking teeth, as well as strong, healthy teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth is really important because it removes bacteria, food debris and plaque from your mouth; if you were to avoid cleaning your teeth, plaque would collect on the protective enamel surfaces […]

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Why Flossing Should Be Part Of Your Oral Health Routine For Patients In London

Most people are aware of the importance of brushing their teeth, but the benefits of flossing are often overlooked. Flossing is very important and it should form part of a good daily oral hygiene routine. What is flossing? Flossing is the action of using dental floss to remove plaque and particles of food from the […]

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Direct Access To Dental Hygienists For Patients In London

A new law has come into play, which makes it much easier for dental patients to see a dental hygienist. The change in legislation means that patients can now see a dental hygienist without a referral or recommendation from their dentist. Dental hygiene is the cornerstone of good oral health and improved access to dental […]

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How To Use An Electrical Toothbrush The Right Way For Patients In London

Electric toothbrushes are a great invention; not only do they make brushing your teeth easier, they also remove more plaque than manual toothbrushes. Most people have used a manual toothbrush before and when you switch to electric you may assume that you have to brush in the same way, but this is not the case. […]

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How Patients In London Can Brush And Floss Effectively

Although we fit oral care into busy lifestyles and routine, looking after our oral health may be made more pleasurable through the techniques we use, our knowledge of dental care, and products of preferences. Effective oral hygiene hinges on our motivation to practice oral care, the time we set aside to brush and floss, and […]

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An Effective Dental Health Routine For Patients In The City Of London

Oral health is really important. Not just for a healthy, attractive smile but also for good general health. Many research studies have shown links between poor oral health and an increased risk of medical conditions, so looking after your teeth and gums has never been more important. Brushing You should brush your teeth twice a […]

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Hints and Tips For Oral Health For Patients In London

Everyone wants to make sure they look after their teeth in order to maintain that perfect smile they own and to keep their oral hygiene at a high standard, but for some where they may think their oral hygiene routine is the best that it can be, they sometimes fall a little short of excellent. […]

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Oral Hygiene Advice For Patients in London

When it comes to dentistry, prevention is better than cure and, when it comes to prevention, education is paramount! Here are some effective tips for looking after those precious gnashers. The essential mantra If you only remember one thing from this article, make it this: Brush for two minutes, twice a day. Flossing is also […]

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Patients in London Learn How To Brush Their Teeth the Correct Way

Over the course of a normal day, our teeth are covered by bits of food and drink. As we go through the day, if we leave food debris in our mouth, it begins to have an effect on our oral hygiene. Food begins to break down thanks to bacteria, which can lead to bad breath. […]

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Relationship Between Oral Health and General Health is of Interest to Patients from London

Many patients from London have heard of the link between oral health and our general state of health, but what conditions are actually attributed, linked or maybe affected by poor oral health? The mouth has a massive amount of bacteria inside of it, most of which is totally harmless. However, from time to time the […]

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The dangers of tongue piercings according to your London dentist

Piercings have become very popular in recent years but dentists have warned the public against the dangers of tongue piercings. All piercings carry a risk of infection because an incision is made in the tissue and bacteria tend to collect around studs and earrings. What kind of damage can piercings do? Tongue piercings can do […]

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Five Tips for Keeping Your Child’s Teeth in Tip Top Shape

Working with our children to maintain proper dental hygiene habits is an important, healthy skill that they will carry with them throughout life. Accurate and effective dental hygiene ensures that our children look and feel their best and is imperative to preventing disease and illness. Here are 5 tips for keeping your child’s teeth in […]

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Solve your gum disease problems at Harley Street dental

Gum disease is a very common health condition, which affects most of us at some point in our lives. Most people experience gingivitis, a mild form of the condition, which can be easily treated; however, some people develop periodontal disease, which is an advanced form of gum disease, which can be very serious. What causes […]

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Rates of decay still worrying for UK children

Despite huge investment in NHS dental health services, recent figures have suggested that a third of UK 12 year olds suffer from tooth decay. The research, which was carried out by a team at Liverpool John Moores University, found that 1 in 3 12 year old children in the UK have decay. Tooth decay is […]

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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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Choosing yourself the right dentures

Our teeth are important. So make sure it is a love relationship and not one of hate.

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Invisalign Q&A’s

We answer some common questions about one of the most advanced orthodontic treatments: Invisalign ‘invisible’ braces.

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Roll Back The Years With Invisalign

Top Harley Street Dentist Dr Mark Hughes shares some tips to stall the hands of time with a youthful smile

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Clear Braces – The Advantages

Clear braces are an increasingly popular option for adults who want a simple way to correct the alignment of their teeth. If you are still not convinced, then the list of advantages below should provide you with all the information you need in order to feel happy to go ahead and book an appointment with your specialist dentist.

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Orthodontics – Oral Hygiene

Orthodontics is a form of dentistry that often demands the use of braces. Braces have evolved from the hefty metal contraptions dubbed ‘train tracks’ – it’s possible to use invisible braces now in orthodontics. But aside from aesthetic concerns, orthodontics raises questions on oral hygiene.

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Clear Braces – London Hit By the Crunch

London may have been hit hard by the credit crunch, but it shouldn’t wipe the smile off the faces of those that have opted for clear braces. London may be struggling financially but the crunch has made many people reassess what’s important in their lives. After years of consuming and spending, more people are now thinking twice about what they spend their dwindling bank balances on. And things like feeling attractive and having a reason to smile are more important than wearing the latest fashions or buying the latest gadgets. A winning smile and clear braces, London credit crunch fashion aficionados are realising, are the best thing to invest in.

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Clear Braces – For Social Confidence

Clear braces are a Godsend for many people. The idea of wearing chunky, unsightly, metal braces to fix teeth you already feel self conscious about is a horrifying thought for many people. Unlike clear braces, metal braces immediately draw attention to your mouth and teeth, and for some, the idea of wearing metal braces is unthinkable. Clear braces however mean you don’t have to feel so self conscious.

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Invisalign – Restore your Confidence

Wearing braces can seriously damage a person’s self-confidence, whether they’re a teenager or an adult. Knowing that people might be looking more at the metal in your mouth than at you can affect your self-image, and make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Thankfully, a new orthodontic product can put an end to the embarrassment of wearing braces, and any stigma attached to it. Invisalign is a revolutionary set of clear plastic aligners that will give you a fabulous new smile, without anyone knowing you’re receiving treatment.

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Invisalign London – Elite Service in the City

Invisalign London offers new smiles to patients in The City, who can’t afford to have their appearance damaged by ugly metal braces. Businessmen and women whose success depends on their ability to present a smart, professional appearance are turning to the revolutionary system to correct their teeth, secure in the knowledge that barely anyone will guess they are undergoing treatment. Invisalign London dentists know that the best level of service is crucial for these high-flyers, and are offering the Platinum Elite option to help restore their smile with style.

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Invisalign London – High-Tech Treatment for Teeth

Old-fashioned metal braces look set to become a thing of the past for orthodontic patients in London. Invisalign is system of clear plastic aligners created by the latest technology in laboratories that can be worn discreetly and comfortably. Invisalign London is creating fabulous new smiles all over the capital city.

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Invisalign London – Secret of the Stars

When you see a picture of a celebrity on the red carpet flashing a dazzling smile at the paparazzi, chances are they’ve had some cosmetic dentistry work done. And, if their teeth used to be really crooked, they may have used the high-technology clear aligners system developed by Invisalign London. The system is ideal for celebrities who need their teeth correcting, because the almost invisible aligners mean they can continue their professional work and make public appearances without anyone knowing they are undergoing treatment. Invisalign London is the orthodontic treatment of choice for actors, singers, models and sports stars. And this is why.

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Dental Veneers – Look Ten Years Younger

Crooked, stained and damaged teeth can add years onto your age, no matter how youthful you may otherwise look. Dental veneers are an easy and pain-free procedure to rectify the damage done to your teeth by smoking, poor hygiene or simply by time – as proved by Channel 4 show Ten Years Younger. Presenter Nicky Hambleton-Jones steers every one of her makeover guests into the chair of a cosmetic dentist for porcelain veneers, with stunning results that strip away the years. Here’s how dental veneers could help you look -and feel – many years younger.

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Dental Veneers – Improve your Love Life

Dental veneers could save your love life. In a 2007 nationwide survey of 2558 people, 77% of the respondents put poor dental hygiene in second place as the most unattractive feature in a date (behind body odour). And of the men interviewed, 52% said they wouldn’t kiss their date goodnight if she had bad breath, and 54% claimed that fresh breath was the top factor in creating a great first impression. If your teeth are stained, chipped, crooked, you could be seriously jeopardising your chances of finding love. This is how dental veneers could help.

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Orthodontics – The New Generation

Long gone are the days when the only choice an orthodontics patient had was between varying metal and wire contraptions that looked ugly and felt awful on the teeth. Gone are the days of getting food stuck in braces, and having to forego favourite meals because they weren’t compatible with a mouth full of metal. Gone is the embarrassment of wearing highly visible metal braces that make you feel self-conscious about your appearance. Now, people who need their teeth straightening, their bite correcting and gaps closing, can turn to an exciting orthodontics system that utilises the latest technologies to make treatment simple, effortless and convenient.

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Invisible Braces London – Speedy Treatment

Everyone knows that Londoners are in a hurry, whether it’s rushing to work, racing to catch a train, or eating on the go so they can get back to the office. There’s just something about living in the capital that makes its residents want everything to happen quickly and efficiently. So it makes sense that when it comes to orthodontic treatments, they will want to find the fastest possible treatment to straighten and align their teeth. The answer? Invisible braces. London dentists can wholeheartedly recommend clear aligner systems like Invisalign to their patients because they know the results happen faster than with traditional braces.

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