How dental implants benefit your dental health

Losing a tooth, despite our best efforts and intentions, is very disheartening. Whether through complete accident, inattentive cleaning, or trauma, it’s never nice to find a gap in your smile. Dental implants replace these missing teeth to restore your smile to its former glory, but is that all they do? They represent a big investment to some patients, both financially and in treatment time, so surely there are some other perks to replacing missing teeth with dental implants? These are the health benefits of dental implants.

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Categories: Dental Implants.

What is dental sedation?

Dental phobia is incredibly common in the UK, with plenty of patients feeling too nervous to visit the dentist. Missing out on expert dental care means risking your dental health as a whole, leading to possibly losing teeth and normal mouth function. Of course, we’d always want to support nervous patients at our Bristol dental practice, but we understand even considering an appointment can feel like a big leap when what you really need is smaller steps. We offer dental sedation for particularly nervous patients so that essential dentistry can be carried out in one comfortable treatment.

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Categories: Nervous Patients.

Lip Enhancement FAQ

In the past few years, the popularity of lip fillers has skyrocketed. They are an easy and quick way to add instant volume and definition to your lips by changing their shape to even out unbalanced smiles, hide a gummy smile or just add fullness where you think it’s lacking.

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Categories: Cosmetic dentist in Horfield, Dentist in Bristol, Facial Enhancement, Private Dentist in Bristol.

Teeth Whitening FAQ

As society becomes more photo obsessed, from selfies you take yourself to the friend who insisted on bringing a selfie stick, our smiles have gradually become more of a concern for some. Even if your teeth are relatively straight, stained and yellow teeth can be a big cause of embarrassment and shame for some individuals. With modern media such as magazines and billboards constantly whitening teeth, it’s clear that a pearly and bright smile is highly desired.

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Categories: Cosmetic dentist in Horfield, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Practice, Dentist in Bristol, Private Dentist in Bristol, Treatment Procedures.

Invisible braces at City Bridge Dental Care

Nowadays, there are so many options in orthodontist treatment. Especially for adults who may have turned down braces or aligners when they were younger, and now wish they had. For these adults, very often their main concern is the obvious nature of traditional, metal braces. Subtlety is not a word used to describe them. For young people this is completely fine and accepted, however many adults in a professional environment are concerned of their appearance. They may ask if it’s possible to have orthodontic treatment without looking like you’re having orthodontic treatment. Will people need to know that you’re wearing braces?

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Categories: Adult Orthodontics Bristol, Dentist in Bristol, Orthodontics Horfield, Orthodontist Bristol, Six Month Smiles Bristol.

What foods are bad for my teeth?

The saying “you are what you eat” is even more irritating when you realise how true it is. In terms of the health of your teeth, the health of your food choices is extremely apparent. Your dentist can very clearly see what you’ve been eating by the amount of plaque coating your teeth. After we eat a sugary snack, the sugars in that food or drink cause the enamel on your tooth to break down. If enough of the enamel has broken down, there is a big chance of a cavity forming. How can you avoid the likelihood of you developing a cavity? By avoiding the foods listed below. Some of them may be surprising!

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Categories: Cosmetic dentist in Horfield, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Health, Dental News, Dental Practice, Dentist in Bristol, Oral Hygiene.

Dental implants – what’s the treatment process?

When it comes to restorative dentistry, it doesn’t get much more life changing than dental implants. The fixed porcelain implant is a perfect match for your mouth and eliminates the constant removing and inserting of dentures. You’re given a brand-new mouth which is permanently yours.

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Categories: Dental Implants, Dental Practice.

3 Tooth straightening methods offered by your Bristol orthodontist

According to the NHS website, 200,000 British kids and adults started orthodontic treatment last year. If you’re wondering whether you’d benefit from straighter teeth, either because you want a more attractive smile, or you’d like the headaches and jaw pain caused by your bite problems to stop, why not come in and see our Bristol orthodontist? You’re certainly not alone in seeking help.

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Categories: Orthodontist Bristol, Six Month Smiles Bristol.

The importance of family appointments at our dental practice in Bristol

Children learn by watching other people, but how good are their role models when it comes to visiting the dentist? A national smile month survey revealed that a startling amount of UK adults have not visited the dentist in over two years. If you know that you’re guilty of this, what message is that sending to your kids?

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Categories: Dental Health, Dental Practice, Dentist in Bristol.

5 reasons why having a Bristol dentist is so important

The University of Bristol has recently stressed the need for all city residents to have a teeth MOT. Healthy teeth equals a long life. Do you visit your dentist regularly? If you don’t, you’re not alone. A National Smile Month survey revealed that a quarter of adults have not visited the dentist in the last two years. Perhaps you’re not even registered with a dental practice in Bristol at the moment?

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Categories: Dental Health, Dentist in Bristol, Oral Hygiene.