Blog

6th June 2016

Diet coke is just as bad for your teeth as full fat coke…

Many people drink diet coke because it has no sugar and no calories, this is stated on the can in most cases. As to whether it has sugar makes no difference at all to the healthiness of the drink and in fact, the worry is, if there is no sugar or calories, what is it actually made up of? Diet Coke Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Colour (Caramel E150d), Sweeteners (Aspartame, Acesulfame K),... read more

30th March 2016

Thumb sucking clinic for children

Break that habit... Stop that thumb! Thumb sucking is considered normal for babies and toddlers and is seen as a look of innocence. It is very common for children to use their thumbs or fingers as part of their routine to find comfort and soothe themselves but if it continues past the age of 6 when adult teeth are starting to come through then it can have a negative effect on development of the... read more

23rd March 2016

Oral Hygiene clinic for children

Need extra help with brushing? Join us! Good oral hygiene can help prevent most dental problems. This is why it is extremely important to ensure that your teeth are clean and free of debris, gums are pink and do not bleed when you brush and bad breath is not a constant problem. We can help your child learn the correct brushing techniques and give them tips on how to maintain good oral... read more

16th March 2016

Everything is going great! (part 8)

Many patients are nervous about orthodontic treatment and braces. Well after hearing all those horror stories I am not surprised! Humans are naturally scared of the unknown and since you don’t know what to expect after getting braces, you are scared of it. To help reduce your anxieties, we have asked one of our patients- Lucy to do a treatment video diary and talk you through her... read more

8th March 2016

First adjustment (part 4)

We've had some great patient feedback about “Lucy’s fixed brace video diary”, the diary had clearly helped many of our patients reduce anxieties and understand orthodontic treatment a little more. But everyone is different and have different pain tolerance levels, so we have asked our practice manager Kinga who is just about to start her fixed brace treatment (hurray!), to share her... read more

29th February 2016

About me… by Ritu

As I grow older, I am humbled by the ones I follow. My mother, a teacher in her past life, with her quiet wisdom. My father, a doctor, his integrity and strong will... Both my granddads, one of my great granddads, not to mention my uncle, aunt and cousin are all medics. I have grown up watching them serve the community and make a difference to people’s lives. I am in awe of my granddad, an... read more

22nd February 2016

The Brave Headshave and the Mystery of the Generous Angel…

Special things can sometimes happen to ordinary people. As a 45 year old mother to two gorgeous girls (ages 7 and 9), a “devoted” wife, dutiful daughter, the boss of a small business, a professional orthodontist associated with revered colleagues etc, I have some standards to maintain. So what was I thinking of when I declared to the world that I was going to shave my hair off for... read more

15th February 2016

The tooth is out! (part 3)

We’ve had some great patient feedback about “Lucy’s fixed brace video diary”, the diary had clearly helped many of our patients reduce anxieties and understand orthodontic treatment a little more. But everyone is different and have different pain tolerance levels, so we have asked our practice manager Kinga who is just about to start her fixed brace treatment (hurray!), to share her... read more

8th February 2016

Invisalign attachments (part 4)

Many adults are choosing to undergo orthodontic treatment nowadays due to the fact that modern braces are invisible or certainly discreet. It is never too late to get straight teeth and the smile that you have always wanted especially when there is no real need to wear fixed “train track” braces! Braces like Invisalign are very common amongst adult patients, so we have decided to show you how... read more

1st February 2016

They are looking fabulous! (part 7)

Many patients are nervous about orthodontic treatment and braces. Well after hearing all those horror stories I am not surprised! Humans are naturally scared of the unknown and since you don’t know what to expect after getting braces, you are scared of it. To help reduce your anxieties, we have asked one of our patients- Lucy to do a treatment video diary and talk you through her... read more