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Veneers, Whitening or Aligners – Achieving Your Perfect Smile

40% of Brits are unhappy with their smile So many of us are unhappy with our appearance. We will change our hairstyle, have a wardrobe overhaul, try crash diets and crazy diet pills to try and make a change. When it comes to our smiles, two fifths of us aren’t happy. Why are we opting…

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Smiling – The Key To Looking Younger?

Smiling – something that we should do more often! On average, women smile a whopping 62 times every day compared to men who smile only 6 times a day! Are we really shocked at that though? C’mon men, crack us a smile! Eight in ten Brits say that they are confident enough to smile at…

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Do you have pain from your braces?

Braces are one of the best ways of effectively straightening teeth. However, pain from your braces can be hard to deal with. Are you struggling with painful braces? It’s very common now for young adults to experience having braces. They are available at no cost to under-18s through the NHS. The most common complaint of…

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Have you neglected your teeth?

Many people neglect their teeth. Have you neglected your teeth because you are afraid of the dentist? Maybe you think that the neglect is so far gone that no dentist could ever help you. This is not true. A dentist can restore your neglected teeth. Oh yes, and they will not be the worst the…

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How to: Achieve the smile of your dreams, naturally

Can you achieve the smile of your dreams naturally? For many people, achieving the smile of their dreams means having straight, white teeth. Your teeth would be well sized and have lovely straight edges. However, most of us aren’t lucky enough to have such a smile naturally. Until recently you would have undergone years of…

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Are your ruining your smile?

We all know that we should brush our teeth twice a day – don’t we? Are you ruining your smile by ignoring other factors that affect your teeth? Hidden sugar in your food Mouthwash containing alcohol Alcoholic mouthwashes are very good at killing bacteria. They’re not as good at distinguishing good bacteria from the plaque-causing…

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What are orthodontic treatments?

What types of orthodontic treatments are available? Guest Blog by Hayley Irons Have you always thought about having a straighter smile? Have you been put off by traditional ‘train track’ braces? Then it’s time to think again! There are orthodontic treatments for you! Thanks to advances in technology, and some very clever people with some great…

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Getting married? Don’t forget these 5 important things!

Weddings are listed in the top 10 most stressful events in a person’s life. It’s no wonder people get a little forgetful on the lead up to their wedding day… There’s so much to think about for your wedding day. Flowers, cakes, dress, suits and guests and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The…

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Braces Aren’t Just For Straightening Teeth

When you think of braces, you automatically think of straightening the teeth. Braces have been around for years. In more recent years, clear aligners have become popular too. In high school, it was more common to have braces than to not have braces and even now, adults are opting for braces too. But did you…

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Love Island Stars Promoting Teeth Whitening Products – Is This A Problem?

Did you watch Love Island this year? Whether you love it, or you love to hate it, Love Island has been pretty unavoidable. It’s all over social media even after it’s finished. It was on the radio the morning after, and everyone in the office was talking about it. You might be a massive fan…

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Stop Feeling Embarrassed About Your Smile!

Your dentist has seen it all before. Have you ever avoided a trip, or trips to the dentist because you’re embarrassed about your smile? You keep cancelling your appointments or missing them accidentally but on purpose? Well you’re not alone. 1 in 4 adults say that they’ve avoided going to appointments at the dentist because…

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Smile Your Way Into A New Job

Looking for a new job? Look at your smile first. Studies have shown that you can smile your way into a new job whether it be with a new company, or as a promotion. When it comes to preparing for an interview, we instantly think about preparing for tough questions, selling ourselves or what we’re…

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Mail Order Braces – Friend or Foe

What if you could get invisible braces delivered to your door, without ANY kind of visit to your dentist? Smile Direct Club is an American service that sends aligners to a patient’s door without them having to visit the dentist. You fill out a simple survey about the current state of your teeth and what…

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Gum Lifts: What Are They & Who Are They For?

Gum lifting, also known as ‘gingivectomy’, is a cosmetic dentistry procedure which improves the overall appearance of your smile. This popular procedure ensures that the gum line of your teeth is in the best possible position to show off your teeth. Usually, a cosmetic gum lift is carried out in conjunction with other cosmetic dentistry…

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The Rise of Invisalign!

It would seem that the search for the perfect smile is never-ending. There is now no such thing as too-straight or too-white! Cosmetic dentistry is on the rise and it doesn’t look like it set to peter out any time soon.   We all want straight teeth. Invisalign is one of the most searched for…

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Designer Dentistry?

Designer Dentistry has a whole new meaning. When we think of designer dentistry, we think of the bright white and perfectly straight smiles. Smiles that are  customised and designed by patients and their dentists with extreme precision. Now, streetwear fashion brands are giving designer dentistry a whole new meaning. As an International Fashion Branding student,…

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Celebrities With Braces

There have been more celebrities with braces than you might think. For kids, teenagers and even some adults, the prospect of having braces can be quite daunting. Maybe they feel self-conscious about smiling or eating, or they may even feel like the odd one out but it can be reassuring to know that just about…

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What You Should Know About Getting Braces

If your child, teen or you are due to get braces, or aren’t quite sure about getting braces, don’t worry! While getting braces fitted can be quite a daunting process, it’s hard to ignore the amazing results that can come from them. Many kids and teens have braces, it’s not unusual and in some cases,…

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Invisalign: The Barely There Brace

Invisalign is a modern alternative to metal braces. Invisalign works like a normal brace but are much less noticeable and more comfortable to wear. These braces have been around since the early 2000s but hadn’t gained much popularity until recent years. Many celebrities including, Khloe Kardashian and Zac Efron, have been opting for Invisalign and…

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Caring for Braces

Looking after your teeth well while you have braces is crucial. After a dentist has fitted their patient’s braces, they will explain to the patients all of the steps that should be taken to ensure that the braces remain clean and in good working condition. Many dental surgeries will provide information leaflets on care and…

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Five Things People Forget Before Their Wedding Day

Weddings are listed in the top 10 most stressful events in a person’s life. It’s no wonder people get a little forgetful on the lead up to their wedding day… There’s so much to think about for your wedding day. Flowers, cakes, dress, suits and guests and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The…

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Imperfect Teeth are Brit’s Biggest Turn Off

Imperfect teeth have turned out to be one of British peoples biggest turn off in the world of dating. A survey from Iwhite Instant has discovered this. A third of Brits base their first impression on physical appearance alone. However, imperfect teeth were one of the biggest issues. The top five biggest turns off in the survey…

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Brits Are Hiding Their Teeth in Selfies

New survey shows that fans of selfies are more likely to hide their teeth than have an open mouth smile. Issues with their teeth are prompting fans of selfies in Britain to pose closed mouth instead of showing their teeth to the world. Discoloured teeth are the biggest reason behind 33% of those surveyed for hiding teeth…