Preventative Dentistry: A Guide

I’m going to let you in on a secret…you can go your whole life without ever needing to see the dentist for more than a check-up and a cleaning. Sounds pretty nice, doesn’t it? All it requires from you are: 1) Doing the basics of oral hygiene well and consistently. 2) Making lifestyle choices that promote the health of your …

The Truth About Dentistry: Response to The Atlantic

In May 2019, The Atlantic published an article called The Truth About Dentistry. It followed an unfortunate tale of Dr John Roger Lund, a dentist who subjected many of his patients to reckless overtreatment. Some shocking anecdotes come out of this story, such as one of Dr Lund’s patients having nine root canals, and although such poor practice indeed deserve …

The Benefits of Oil Pulling for Your Teeth —What the Science Actually Says

There is currently a lot of information online and in health magazines about the oral health benefits of “oil pulling”. “Oil pulling” involves swishing your mouth out with some type of edible oil (usually coconut or sesame oil). The technique is similar to how you would ordinarily use mouthwash; however with oil pulling it’s recommended that you swish the oil …

How to Get Children to Brush Their Teeth (7 Steps)

Getting kids to brush their teeth is hard. Tooth brushing is boring, repetitive and good for your health—could you think of a more perfect combination to foster hatred from kids? If you show a child how to brush their teeth and then just leave them to it, only one thing will happen: they’ll forget exactly what you showed them (that’s …

How to Look After Your Infant’s Teeth (6 Months- 3 Years).

Keeping your child’s teeth healthy isn’t easy. This is shown by the scary fact that 12% of 3 year olds have visible tooth decay. To fight this epidemic, I will explain exactly how to keep your child’s teeth healthy from the ages of 6 months – 3 years old. This will include: how to clean your child’s early teeth, how …

Baby Oral Health: What You Need To Know

Even before your baby’s teeth come through, there are still things that you can be doing to keep their mouth healthy. Baby oral healthcare should start as soon as your child is born. Fortunately the steps to doing this are incredibly simple. All it takes is twice daily cleaning of your baby’s mouth and feeding them a drink with as …

How to Look After Dental Implants

Dental implants are marginally more susceptible to medical problems than natural teeth. They therefore require slightly different methods of cleaning and maintenance from the rest of your teeth. How well you look after your dental implant(s) greatly affects how long your implanted teeth will last. Proper maintenance will therefore save you time, money, and prevent discomfort in the long run. …

Tooth Whitening Facts- What You Need to Know Before Getting Your Teeth Whitened

With so many tooth whitening options available to you, it can be a nightmare knowing how to best improve your smile. Worse still, misinformation and the wrong options could see you spend good money for little results, or even damage your teeth and gums. With this in mind, we answer all the important questions that surround tooth whitening. This includes …

Запознайте се с новия ни български зъболекар д-р Ботев

С удоволствие ви представяме един нов български стоматолог в нашия екип: Д-р Светозар Ботев. Светозар (или Свет за много приятели и пациенти) се присъединява към нас след десет години работа в практики в Западен Лондон. Част от тях са Стокуел Дентал Практис и Кенсингтън Хаус Дентал Практис. При нас Свет ще работи във всички насоки на стоматологията, включително естетичната стоматология. …

Why you cannot sleep? Ultimate guide to Insomnia

Not being able to sleep can feel like torture. It makes night time a misery, and everyday life feel like a constant battle. More worrying still is that a lack of sleep has been implicated as a cause of chronic illnesses ranging from heart disease to depression and even obesity. Scary stuff, right? Although an inability to fall or remain …