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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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What is cosmetic composite bonding?

guest blog by Hayley Irons Do you have chipped or uneven teeth? Cosmetic composite bonding may be your answer! Have you noticed that the term ‘cosmetic bonding’ has become a bit of a dental buzzword(s) these days? Cosmetic bonding is a relatively simple procedure that produces very effective results. This  is why it has become…

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Thinking of stopping brushing your teeth?

Ever wondered what would happen if you stopped brushing your teeth altogether? Have you ever wondered what would happen? Exactly what would happen if I stopped brushing my teeth altogether? You’ve probably thought “my teeth would probably just fall out if I stopped brushing and that would be it”. You’re half right. Kind of. Not brushing…

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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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White Spots on Your Teeth: Spotting The Signs of Decay

Nowadays, it can seem like there is so much to look out for in term of our dental health. Swollen gums, increased sensitivity and shifting teeth to name just a few. We hate to add to the list, but there is something that many people have and don’t realise there is a problem! Ever noticed…

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Restoring Long-term Neglected Teeth

Here at Defacto we always promote maintaining healthy teeth, however, we do understand that sometimes people can have neglected teeth. Whether it is from accidents, not maintaining oral hygiene or a lack of dental visits, it can happen. It goes without saying that these patients will need extensive and restorative care. Neglected teeth will need…

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Are You Thinking About Getting Dental Veneers?

Dental veneers. We’ve been seeing them everywhere lately! From Tom Cruise to reality TV stars, veneers are gaining popularity! If done well, you’ll have a Hollywood smile in no time but if they’re done badly, you could end up looking more like a racehorse than a Hollywood starlet. What are dental veneers? Veneers are thin…