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10 Top Tips for keeping your teeth healthy in 2017

Most of our New Year’s resolution's may be long forgotten by now, but why not consider making your dentist very happy by vowing to regularly improve your oral health in though 2017 and beyond. So, to get you all off to a great start, we thought that we would offer some top oral care tips that will hopefully help to keep you trouble free from dental problems in the new year. 1. Brush, brush, br...

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Ten Dental staff ‘highly commended’ at Aesthetic Dentistry Awards

Staff at Ten Dental were highly commended at one of the most prestigious national dentistry awards. The Aesthetic Dentistry Awards recognises excellent standards in aesthetic dentistry across the UK and Ireland. A respected panel of judges examine the very best examples of work anonymously. We were very proud that so many of our specialist orthodontics, dental implants and facial aesthetics ...

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Ten Dental in line to be ‘Best Aesthetic Practice’ at national awards

Ten Dental is in line to win ‘Best Aesthetic Practice’ at this Friday’s prestigious Aesthetic Dentistry Awards, after receiving 22 nominations across 15 award categories. The Aesthetic Dentistry Awards exists to recognise excellent standards in aesthetic dentistry in the UK. The awards are a chance for all dentists in the UK to enter their work to be judged anonymously by a panel of Judg...

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5 reasons why Orthodontics is the best thing since sliced bread

Orthodontic treatment has changed dramatically in recent years with more modern, effective and discreet teeth straightening options for people of all ages. Read our top five reasons why we think orthodontics really is the best thing since sliced bread.

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DENTAL IMPLANTS VS DENTURES

If you’ve suffered multiple tooth loss, dental implants and dentures are two of the most common treatments available. But which treatment is best for you?

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How to find the best implant dentist in London

Dental implants can vastly improve your quality of life, restoring your confidence, ability to chew as well as giving you a more youthful appearance. To help you find the best implant dentist in London we’ve put together some advice and a few key things to consider when looking for treatment.

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Considering Implant Treatment? Here Are Our Top 10 Questions To Ask Your Dentist

Dental implants help to improve the quality of life for many people with missing teeth.  If you’ve decided to have dental implants, you’ll want to ensure that your oral health is in safe hands, and the time and money you plan to invest are well spent.  So how do you go about choosing the right implant dentist for you? What formal training do you have in implant surgery?  Ask specificall...

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Are dental implants worth the cost?

Dental implants are an extremely effective and popular treatment for people who have lost one or more teeth. They look, feel and function just like real teeth and can last a lifetime. Despite these benefits many people are put off by how much they cost. We take a closer look at what you get for your money.

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Cfast Braces – Fast, Effective Dental Treatment…What’s the Catch?

Orthodontists are now able to offer more modern, discreet teeth straightening treatments such as Cfast, which can give adults perfectly straight teeth in just months. It sounds too good to be true, so is there a catch?

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Thinking About Getting Invisalign Clear Braces? Here are some commonly asked questions.

1. Does it work? I have been to some other dentists and have been told Invisalign doesn’t work as well as metal braces. This is a matter of opinion and very much case sensitive. On the opinion side, if you ask a dentist that may be trained by Invisalign but only has a few cases under his belt, his level of experience and confidence is not going to allow him to take on perhaps more complicated...

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10 Tips To Keep Your Teeth Strong and Healthy As You Get Older

Follow our 10 tips below on how to keep your teeth strong and healthy and how you can improve your oral and overall general health. 1. Nutrition What you put in your mouth can affect the health of your teeth and gums. Choosing the right foods early in life can be especially beneficial throughout your whole life. Your mouth is full of germs and bacteria (plaque) that thrive on the starches and ...

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Did you know? Your dental health is important during pregnancy

Pregnancy can lead to dental problems in women, including an increased risk of tooth decay and an increased chance of developing gingivitis (gum disease). These problems can in turn affect your delivery, with studies showing that as many as 18 out of every 100 premature births may be triggered by gum disease. It is always important to take proper care of your teeth and gums. However, if you are...

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Ideas to help your teen or tween transition to wearing braces easier!

You may be excited about your child’s new braces and future straight teeth, but he or she is likely to be apprehensive and anxious about the transition. Here are ways to help ease your teen’s to tween's worries and make the journey a bit easier for the both of you. 1. Make a celebrity braces collage A fun way to forget about the pending transition is to get excited about the outcome. Some...

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Top Ten Questions Asked About Dental Implants

1) What is a dental implant? The modern alternative to bridges or dentures, implants replace the root of missing teeth. Integrated into the bone of the jaw, they permanently anchor one or more crowns to give a completely natural feel, function and appearance. To learn more about different Implant Solutions available  CLICK HERE 2) What are the benefits versus dentures or a bridge? Impl...

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Top Ten Questions asked about Teen Orthodontics

QUESTION No.1: WHAT TYPES OF BRACES ARE AVAILABLE FOR TEENS? ANSWER: There are numerous types of braces available, here at Ten Dental we offer: 1) Incognito lingual – the hidden fixed option 2) Invisalign – the clear removable option 3) Metal braces – the metal fixed option 4) Ceramic braces – transparent fixed option 5) Inman Aligner – clear removable option 6) Six Month Smiles ...

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Ten Dental visit to local nursery school, Grove Hall Balham

It is a staggering thought, but in Primary Schools across the UK around eight or nine children in every class will have already developed tooth decay. That's approaching a quarter of a million children in each primary school year and around 3.3 million young people aged 0-14 years. To support the theme of National Smile Month, I visited along with my colleague Andrea our Treatment Coordinator, ...

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Top 10 questions to ask about teeth whitening

Question 1: Does teeth whitening hurt? Answer: You may  experience some kind of sensitivity either during and/or after the initial treatment.  This should settle down after approximately 48 hours.  It is advisable to avoid hot or cold food and drinks within the first 48 hours of your whitening treatment. Question 2: Does teeth whitening work? Answer:  Yes, if carried out by a trained ...

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What type of braces are available for my child?

Parents do you think your child might need braces?  Here at Ten Dental we have a wide range of brace types available for your child. Here are the types of braces available at Ten Dental 1) Incognito lingual - the hidden fixed option 2) Invisalign - the clear removable option 3) Metal braces - the metal fixed option 4) Ceramic braces - transparent fixed option 5) Inman Aligner - clear remo...

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What to eat when you first get your braces fitted?

Getting braces is a pretty common occurrence for young people and now even older adults. When you have braces fitted you may experience some soreness and tenderness in the mouth. After getting braces you have to be careful with your choice of food so that you do not damage the braces, brackets or wiring. You have to be especially careful with what you eat immediately after you have the braces put...

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WHY SHOULD MY CHILD SEE A SPECIALIST ORTHODONTIST?

Specialist Orthodontics deals with the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disharmonies in the relationships of teeth and the face. Many orthodontic issues involve knowledge of the growth patterns of the jaws, so that any abnormalities can be detected early and early treatment can begin on cases that are more complex than initially anticipated. Your dentist may recommend a visit to a 'Specia...

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Thinking you might need braces? Top Ten Questions to ask your Orthodontist

1.What can I achieve with braces? Answer: Align all your teeth or only teeth of your choice Move teeth that stick out back into line Move teeth that are stuck behind into line Twist teeth into position Pull teeth down into line Correct your bite Close the gaps Widen your smile Push teeth up 2.Which brace system is the quickest? Answer: It depends on the tooth movements you choose...

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Top Ten Dental Tips to help prevent tooth decay in your child

1) The importance of diet Avoiding giving your baby or young child unnecessary sugars is a good way to establish healthy eating patterns to protect your child’s teeth for life. Milk and water are the only drinks you should put in your baby’s bottle. Don’t give your child sugary drinks in bottles or pacifiers (dummies) dipped in a sugary substance Introduce your baby to a feeding c...

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When is the right time to have Orthodontic Treatment for Children?

Tween and teenage years can be difficult. Increasing independence and freedom to express individuality along with the need to belong creates a heady mix of feelings, resulting in much well documented soul searching and angst.... Having a great smile won’t solve all teenage dramas, but it’s one less thing to worry about. Here at Ten Dental we have a range of dentists and specialists, who wor...

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How do dentures and implants work together?

Dentures are a very effective treatment for people who have lost teeth, but they do cause problems for some. A recent survey has revealed that up to 80% of denture-wearers experience problems with their dentures, with popular complaints including: Looseness and slipping Irritation and sore gums caused by ill-fitting dentures Inability to eat certain foods due to dentures not being secure e...

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