Blog category: Cosmetic dentistry


How to get the perfect wedding day smile

You have found the perfect dress or suit and everything is finally organised: the venue; the cake; the catering; the band; the food...

The day is exactly how you had wanted. Your wedding day, the happiest day of your life. Then your wedding photographer says “smile” and you begin to feel your happiness drain. Having a discoloured or misaligned smile can affect your confidence. In many situations you may avoid smiling with your […]

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Dental implants can restore confidence in your smile

If you are someone who suffers from one or several damaged teeth, you will fully aware of just how emotionally painful, embarrassing and inconvenient it can be.

Not being able to smile properly due to lack of confidence can cause stress in social situations and make it difficult to interact with people properly. You may also find that daily tasks such as eating can be more painful with damaged teeth. A dental implant from Number 18 Dental […]

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Which orthodontic treatment is right for you?

Although you may associate braces with teenagers, orthodontic treatments can be used to treat dental problems for people of all ages.

Although you may associate braces with teenagers, orthodontic treatments can be used to treat dental problems for people of all ages. Orthodontic treatments now include functional, fixed and removable appliances which can be used in different ways to cure a variety of issues from over-crowding, mis-aligned teeth or tooth pressure. […]

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Are you embarrassed by the gaps in your teeth?

For some people having a gap or gaps between your teeth can affect their confidence.

For some people having a gap or gaps between your teeth can affect their confidence. If the gap in your teeth is particularly large it can make your teeth poorly aligned and lead to issues with your bite causing pain and tooth problems. For many people gaps in the teeth […]

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What’s the difference between a lingual brace and Invisalign?

If you have crooked, gappy or misaligned teeth you may be considering teeth straightening treatments to help improve your smile.

There are a number of different teeth straightening options available including fixed, ceramic, lingual and removable appliances. Nowadays, many people opt for invisible or hidden braces to adjust their teeth without others noticing they are even wearing braces. Advances in cosmetic dentistry have introduced a variety of different options and […]

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Are you considering a smile makeover?

Improving your smile is a life-long investment that will increase your confidence and change your life.

The importance of a confident smile cannot be overlooked. It is the first thing many people pay attention to and can help you win over friends and strangers alike. Improving your smile is a life-long investment that will increase your confidence and change your life. What is a Smile Makeover? […]

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The 5 natural teeth whitening remedies

It's not a myth that dark foods and drinks stain your teeth. Repeat offenders including red wine and coffee are often pushed into the forefront as the poster products for dull, discoloured teeth.

It’s not a myth that dark foods and drinks stain your teeth. Repeat offenders including red wine and coffee are often pushed into the forefront as the poster products for dull, discoloured teeth. And the detrimental effects of smoking to not only your teeth but overall health are widely discussed […]

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How can cosmetic dentistry benefit you?

Developments in dentistry have made it possible to remove dental stains, replace missing teeth, whiten them and totally recreate a patient's smile.

It used to be that the dentist was only seen when absolutely necessary such as when a gaping cavity made it impossible to eat. Dentists were often associated with pain, but thanks to science, dentistry has evolved from basic care of teeth and gums to cosmetic dentistry. New developments have […]

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