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Botulinum toxin injections relax the muscles in your face to smooth out lines and wrinkles, such as crow’s feet and frown lines. It’s not permanent – it usually lasts for around 3 or 4 months. Botulinum toxin can only be prescribed in a face-to-face meeting by a qualified medical practitioner, such as a doctor, dentist, pharmacist prescriber or nurse prescriber. The person prescribing botulinum toxin is responsible for making sure it’s given safely. What having Botox involves Your face will be cleaned and botulinum toxin will be injected into muscles in your face using a very fine needle. You’ll need[...]
What is intravenous sedation? Intravenous sedation involves giving you a sedative drug through a plastic tube into a vein in your arm or hand. The sedative drug will relax you and make you feel sleepy during your treatment. Once you are sedated, you will be given a local anaesthetic injection which will numb your mouth before treatment begins. What are the benefits ? Sedation will help you cope with dental treatment and reduce your anxiety. Even people who do not feel anxious about dental treatment choose to have sedation for uncomfortable procedures such as extractions (removing a tooth). What are[...]
We are able again to help our patients after being allowed to open on Monday 8 June 2020. Following strict social distancing rules and gowned with al required Personal Protective Equipment our practice is now able to offer dental help and advice. It may take a while until we resume the full scope of our dental services as we have to prioritise some patients and address urgent issues first. We are open as normal Monday to Friday.
In preparation for reopening our practice invested heavily in all necessary Personal Protective Equipment as well as auxiliary appliances in order to minimize the risk of virus contamination: Radic8 Hextio 99.99999%* kill rate in a single air exchange Two key factors to consider when using technology to reduce airborne and droplet virus exposure: Controlled Air Flow – Take the danger away from the breathing zone and replace it with clean air. Where possible, create a laminar airflow Single Air Pass – Use technology that can give a virus kill rate. Kill rates can only be given by tests conducted on a single air[...]
Dear Patients, Given the unprecedented situation in the UK regarding the COVID-19 Virus I felt it was important to reassure you that we are continuing to keep our practice clean and safe for both you and our team. You will appreciate that as a dental practice we work in an environment where the prevention of the spread of a whole range of infections is woven into everything we do. Nevertheless, we are paying particular attention to the latest government guidance on the transmission of the coronavirus. Know the guidance Before attending the practice for your next appointment we would be[...]
White, evenly shaped teeth enhance the beauty of your face. A Cosmetic dentist offers many treatment options for people who want to improve their teeth. The methods can be as simple as teeth whitening or as complex as bracing and bridging. How does teeth whitening work? Teeth whitening products uses materials consisting of peroxide to give the teeth a white and clean appearance. You can either visit the cosmetic dentist or use a home-based whitening system. Home-based systems use 20% peroxide but is a longer process, lasting for two weeks. Cosmetic dentists will start the process by removing all the[...]
People begin to learn about dental health from a very young age, when teeth first begin to show up. But in spite of such early awareness, many people fail to maintain good dental health through their adult life. Good dental health comprises brushing and flossing your teeth every day, and regular visits to a dentist or dental hygienist as well. People supplement their dental care with the use of products like mouthwash or advanced mouth care systems. You should keep it in mind that the lack of adequate dental care practices will result in cavities and gum disease. It is[...]
Ceramic Veneers The Right Way It is very important that you go to a cosmetic dentist for ceramic veneers. In this day and age, more and more people are looking to spend less money on their cars, homes, and of course medical necessities. As such, they have been more meticulous in conducting research prior to shelling out any cash. This is true for your teeth too, but it is advised to do your research by speaking with a professional. Before you step your way into a cosmetic’s dentist’s office, it helps to know what exactly you want to correct. Many[...]
Dental Teeth Whitening: Should You Consider It? Dental teeth whitening is not just a recent trend for the modern multitude, but rather a virtual necessity for every person seeking to gain the self-confidence and that much envied dream SMILE! Cosmetic dentistry has helped individuals gain just that. A smile is what can win the heart of the person or command the attention of a crowd. Sadly all too many people try to hide their smile for fear of displaying yellowed or stained teeth. With modern dental teeth whitening options, such public fears are no longer necessary. First let’s take a[...]