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Types of dental crown

Types of dental crown

Dental crowns are masters at restoring the look and function of a damaged tooth so you can smile confidently again....
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Does Invisalign Work As Well As Braces?

Does Invisalign Work As Well As Braces?

With so many amazing benefits, we can’t blame you for wondering if Invisalign works as well as traditional braces? Well, we...
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How Do I Get Over My Fear Of The Dentist?

How Do I Get Over My Fear Of The Dentist?

A fear of the dentist is typically caused from poor experiences with prior dentists. It only takes one traumatic experience...
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How much does a dental crown cost?

How much does a dental crown cost?

A dental crown is a ‘tooth-shaped’ cap which is strategically placed over the tooth in order to resemble existing teeth...
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Does Invisalign stain teeth?

Does Invisalign stain teeth?

While Invisalign aligners themselves do not stain teeth it is possible for teeth to discolour while wearing them. In most...
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Can You Whiten Your Teeth With Invisalign?

Can You Whiten Your Teeth With Invisalign?

Our Invisalign patients are often keen to know whether they are able to whiten their teeth (via a professional teeth whitening...
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Can You Eat After Whitening Your Teeth?

Can You Eat After Whitening Your Teeth?

Yes, you are able to eat and drink following teeth whitening treatment. However, we do recommend following a strict diet...
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Can Invisalign Fix Crossbite?

Can Invisalign Fix Crossbite?

Crossbite is a dental issue that arises when the upper teeth do not rest just slightly in front on the...
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Is poor teeth alignment hereditary?

Is poor teeth alignment hereditary?

As humans today are almost identical to our ancestors who possessed straight teeth, then it is fairly safe to assume that poor...
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How to put rubber bands on Invisalign aligners

How to put rubber bands on Invisalign aligners

If you have chosen Invisalign treatment to correct overcrowded teeth, widely spaced teeth, or a cross/overbite then you will know...
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What Is Green Dentistry?

What Is Green Dentistry?

In recent years, we’ve seen the globe vamp up its efforts in a last bid attempt to conserve precious resources,...
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How to Choose the Right Dentist

How to Choose the Right Dentist

Choosing a dentist that is local to you is obviously convenient, but it shouldn’t be the only factor you consider...
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How much should I expect to pay for a root canal?

How much should I expect to pay for a root canal?

In this blog we will be outlining all you need to know regarding how much you should expect to pay...
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What is a dental hygienist

What is a dental hygienist

A dental hygienist is one of the most valuable members of any dental team. Their primary role is to keep...
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How much does a dental hygienist cost?

How much does a dental hygienist cost?

Visiting a dental hygienist plays a vital role in maintaining good oral health.  Your hygienist is a dental care professional...
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What happens when Invisalign is finished?

What happens when Invisalign is finished?

Invisalign is a great system for straightening teeth. It uses a series of clear aligners to move teeth into a...
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What is sedation and how is it used in dentistry?

What is sedation and how is it used in dentistry?

Intravenous sedation is also known as ‘twilight sleep’ and is a type of anaesthesia that relaxes you by using a...
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How much is a full set of veneers?

How much is a full set of veneers?

Veneers are handmade pieces of porcelain that are bonded on to the front part of your teeth, to improve the...
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Why Do I Need A Temporary Dental Crown?

Why Do I Need A Temporary Dental Crown?

A dental crown is basically a helmet or hat that sits over a tooth to cover the whole surface. It...
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Ways to Avoid Plaque Formation

Ways to Avoid Plaque Formation

Poor dental hygiene leads to the formation of plaque. Plaque is essentially a thin slimy layer of bacteria that sticks...
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Understanding Teen Dental Health

Understanding Teen Dental Health

When your children turn into teenagers their life changes dramatically. They are more independent, they will probably fail to listen...
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What Is The Difference Between NHS And Private Dentistry?

What Is The Difference Between NHS And Private Dentistry?

I have worked in the NHS for many years and know first-hand the many deficiencies of the system. After becoming...
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Our 7 Steps to Your Dream Smile

Our 7 Steps to Your Dream Smile

When it comes to creating the most beautiful, bespoke smile, there is a lot of work that goes on behind...
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Can Bad Teeth Be Genetic?

Can Bad Teeth Be Genetic?

Genetics plays a massive role in who we are and how we are built but does this apply to our...
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6 Things Your Dental Hygienist Wants You to Do Differently

6 Things Your Dental Hygienist Wants You to Do Differently

Your dentist and dental hygienist want you to enjoy optimal oral health, so here are six things they recommend you...
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Benefit From Our Shortest Braces Treatment – 6 Month Smiles

Benefit From Our Shortest Braces Treatment – 6 Month Smiles

If you have thought about getting your teeth straightened but you are worried about the length of treatment time, this...
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Ensure your child enjoys their trip to the dentist

Ensure your child enjoys their trip to the dentist

Children When it is time to take your children to the dentist, it is sometimes a hit or miss experience....
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How to find a dentist for nervous patients

How to find a dentist for nervous patients

At Sensational Smiles, we are experienced in helping nervous patients overcome their fear of the dentist. If you suffer from dental...
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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Teeth whitening is fast becoming one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures because it is fast, predictable, and relatively...
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How long does Invisalign take?

How long does Invisalign take?

Invisalign Invisalign is a very popular treatment option for straightening your teeth.  It works by using a series of clear...
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What is Invisalign?

What is Invisalign?

Thanks to its growing brand awareness amongst patients aged 25-45, Invisalign is fast becoming one of the most popular cosmetic dental...
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How to choose the right electric toothbrush for you

How to choose the right electric toothbrush for you

At Sensational Smiles, we recommend electric toothbrushes to all our patients. This instrument has been clinically proven to increase plaque...
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Dental crowns – your questions answered

Dental crowns – your questions answered

Dental crowns are a very common tooth restoration option that we provide at Sensational Smiles.  Below, Dr. Suril Amin answers...
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Six ways to promote healthy dental habits in children

Six ways to promote healthy dental habits in children

I hear a lot of comments from my adult patients expressing a wish that they looked after their teeth better...
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Adult braces explained

Adult braces explained

A beautiful smile with straight teeth can boost your confidence and have benefits beyond just looking great. With new technology...
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How to treat Gingivitis

How to treat Gingivitis

Gingivitis is one of the most common human diseases known and according to studies it affects between 50-90% of the...
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Top tips for nervous dental patients

Top tips for nervous dental patients

Many patients are nervous and anxious about visiting the dentist.  It is common for patients of all ages to have...
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Dental Veneers | Frequently Asked Questions

Dental Veneers | Frequently Asked Questions

Dental veneers are a popular option for improving your smile without time-consuming orthodontics or other treatments. This article is written...
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Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening

Everyone loves a pearly white smile, but everyday foods and beverages and other factors can cause discoloration in your teeth....
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Teeth whitening – your questions answered

Teeth whitening – your questions answered

How light will my teeth get if I have them whitened? This really depends on what you have to start...
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Replacing old dental crowns

Replacing old dental crowns

There are many reasons for replacing old dental crowns. This article discusses some of the main reasons patients often choose...
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How to treat gum disease | The modern method

How to treat gum disease | The modern method

Gum disease is a very common issue that can have grave consequences for your oral and systemic health. That is...
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How to treat gum disease at home

How to treat gum disease at home

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in the world. It is the main reason why you may...
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Improve your facial features with dermal fillers

Improve your facial features with dermal fillers

Many patients are now asking us about facial aesthetic procedure like dermal fillers. After the age of 30, our skin...
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Are silver fillings bad for you?

Are silver fillings bad for you?

Many people have asked me whether silver fillings are poisonous, and the answer is NO! Silver fillings have a small...
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Teeth whitening solution for a single dark tooth

Teeth whitening solution for a single dark tooth

Many years ago, I treated a patient who had been walking around with a single black tooth for most of...
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January 2021 Lockdown Update

January 2021 Lockdown Update

Following the announcement regarding the upcoming January lockdown, we would like to reassure all our patients that we will remain...
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November 2020 Lockdown Update

November 2020 Lockdown Update

Following the announcement regarding the upcoming November lockdown, we would like to reassure all our patients that we will remain...
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Our Latest Update

Our Latest Update

Sensational Smiles have been seeing patients from the 8th June after telephone assessment and we will continue to expand our services in line with government guidance. Our...
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Aftercare tips for a speedy recovery from dental surgery

Aftercare tips for a speedy recovery from dental surgery

Congratulations! The hard part is done. But now that your dental surgery is complete, aftercare tips for a speedy recovery...
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Signs of gum disease and treatment options

Signs of gum disease and treatment options

Gum disease is a very common issue that adults face. Dr. Suril Amin and the team of dental professionals at...
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Tips For Handling Common Dental Emergencies Before Treatment

Tips For Handling Common Dental Emergencies Before Treatment

At Sensational Smiles we provide emergency dental care when you need it. If you are experiencing pain, or some other...
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Different emergency dental situations and the treatments available

Different emergency dental situations and the treatments available

At Sensational Smiles, we are happy to serve patients who have a dental emergency, whether you are a current patient,...
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You can have a bright, stain-free smile with professional teeth whitening

You can have a bright, stain-free smile with professional teeth whitening

A brilliant white smile can really brighten your entire face, helping you to make positive first impressions. There are many...
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Looking for a discreet orthodontic alternative to braces?

Looking for a discreet orthodontic alternative to braces?

There are many patients who are interested in straightening his or her teeth but are not interested in traditional braces....
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The best dermal fillers

The best dermal fillers

Many patients who are interested in aesthetic treatments want to look more youthful. While we are primarily a dental practice,...
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Dental hygiene treatments from a professional hygienist is essential to preventive dentistry

Dental hygiene treatments from a professional hygienist is essential to preventive dentistry

5 Reasons to visit the hygienist regularly: 1. Prevent/Treat gum disease Seeing the hygienist regularly, as part of a well...
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Are you grinding your teeth away? Tops signs to look for if you’re grinding your teeth

Are you grinding your teeth away? Tops signs to look for if you’re grinding your teeth

Teeth grinding is a common condition in which the act of grinding your teeth causes wear and associated oral problems....
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Are your fitness/health goals causing damage to your teeth? 5 ways athletes are ruining their teeth.

Are your fitness/health goals causing damage to your teeth? 5 ways athletes are ruining their teeth.

1. Grinding when lifting weights I see a lot of people at the gym clenching and grinding their teeth when...
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Sutton dentist explains the Top 4 Symptoms of Gum disease (periodontal disease)

Sutton dentist explains the Top 4 Symptoms of Gum disease (periodontal disease)

Gum disease (periodontal disease) is one of the most common infections or diseases in Sutton and around the world. It...
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Children’s dental specialist provides top tips for brushing your baby’s teeth!

Children’s dental specialist provides top tips for brushing your baby’s teeth!

Our baby boy, Krish, has just turned one and has already got lots of his baby teeth through, and having...
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10 reasons children have a high decay rate and what we can do about it

10 reasons children have a high decay rate and what we can do about it

Over the last year, there has been much talk about the high tooth decay rate in children. Major newspapers have...
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Everything you need to know about problems with wisdom teeth

Everything you need to know about problems with wisdom teeth

Why do wisdom teeth cause pain? Wisdom teeth do not always come out all the way (fully erupt), when there...
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Eight steps to follow after tooth extraction

Eight steps to follow after tooth extraction

1. Avoid fiddling with the area or rinsing on the day of the extraction. The first day is an important...
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Adult Braces (Orthodontics) – Frequently Asked Questions

Adult Braces (Orthodontics) – Frequently Asked Questions

Can you still get braces when you’re older? Yes, you can absolutely straighten your teeth even if you’re not a...
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Emergency Dental Service

Emergency Dental Service

At our dental practice – Sensational Smiles, we understand that when you get toothache, all you want to do is...
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Top tips to prevent gum disease

Top tips to prevent gum disease

Gum disease is caused by bacteria that accumulate around where the tooth meets the gum. Your body will see the...
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How to avoid stained teeth?

How to avoid stained teeth?

Many of our patients at our dental clinic in Carshalton Surrey ask us what they can do to whiten their...
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How stress can affect your teeth

How stress can affect your teeth

I bet many of you didn’t know that stress can have a big impact on your oral health. Knowing how...
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What is Tooth Whitening?

What is Tooth Whitening?

What is Tooth Whitening? Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure. It’s quick, easy and the results really...
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Do you suffer from bleeding gums?

Do you suffer from bleeding gums?

Bleeding gums to one of the leading signs of gum disease but if its caught early and treated in the...
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Top Tips to avoid Tooth Decay

Top Tips to avoid Tooth Decay

Reduce the frequency of sugar consumption. Its more important to reduce the frequency of sugar consumption rather than the actual...
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Tricks to avoid my children getting tooth decay

Tricks to avoid my children getting tooth decay

Always, always brush at least twice a day. Instilling good habits in children is vital. They will then go on...
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