Surrey dentist treats painful TMJ/TMD jaw joint problems

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The temporomandibular joint is the joint connecting the lower jaw to the skull (also known as TMJ). The temporomandibular joint is supported by muscles that make it possible to open and close the mouth. The pain, discomfort or tenderness in or around these joints are referred to as TMJ disorders. Symptoms of TMJ disorders include ear pain, fullness of the ears, dizziness, neck pain and headaches, biting problems (malocclusion), clicking sounds, or locked jaws.…

Dental Cavities / Tooth Decay Explained by Kingston Dentist

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Teeth cavities are caused by tooth decay. Tooth decay can affect the outer tooth surface (enamel), the middle section (dentine) and the centre of the tooth (the pulp). The more layers involved, the more severe the damage is. Natural bacteria living inside the mouth forms plaque, which interacts with debris from starchy and sugary food and turn them to acid. The acid dissolves the enamel over time and causes cavities. If the cavities are…

Oral Cancer Screening Explained by Surrey Dentist

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Oral Cancer screenings test people for early signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer is rare in the UK and once detected, treated patients have a 90% survival rate. The sign and symptoms: Oral cancer can be invisible in its early stages, once it develops it might not even cause pain or discomfort. Therefore, it is crucial for everyone to have an oral caner screening once a year. The common symptoms of oral cancer are:…

Diabetes and Gum Disease

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Most people are aware that diabetes harms their eyes, nervous system, kidneys and heart. However, they are less aware that it can also cause problems in their mouth. People with diabetes are at risk of gum disease: an infection that harms the gums and the bone that holds the teeth in place. Gum disease (periodontal disease) at its severe stage causes problems with chewing and leads to tooth loss. Thickening blood vessels are a…

A great review from a happy patient – Thanks for trusting us

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I first started at Smile Centre on the 2nd December 2013, an had a free orthodontic consultation with Theo Swanepoel. I was from day 1 very pleased with the service they gave me, they were very clear and explained the different brace opticians I could go for, once I decided on the Damon braces I quickly booked my next appointment to get them fitted. 10 months later and I already had my braces off.…

Dentist Open Day at Surbiton Smile Centre

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Every Mondays till 15th Dec This is a great opportunity for you and your family to come and meet our dental team and discuss any concern you have about your teeth, such as missing teeth, poor fitting denture, gum problems, loose teeth, headaches, jaw problems, crooked and discoloured teeth. Due to popularity of this event to avoid disappointment book a place in advance.

Surbiton Smile Centre proud to receive such a great review from a patient

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We received this kind review this morning and thank dear Lynn for trusting and believing in us with her dental health care. I have been receiving excellent dental care from Dr Simin Soltani at the Surbiton Smile Centre for many years now. Every procedure from fillings, crowns, whitening to an implant has been fully discussed from start to finish, such that I have every faith that the best possible treatment plan for me personally…

Orthodontic in Kingston Upon Thames answers the frequently asked question about Lingual braces?

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What is the age limit to have lingual braces? Adults can have lingual braces at any age. The beauty of lingual braces is that you can carry on with social and professional life without conscious worry if braces are an issue for you.Lingual braces are extremely effective in providing the cosmetic look want. They address the orthodontic problem of poor bite or teeth crowding. Can children have lingual braces? There is no age limit…

FAQ – Orthodontic Treatment cost at Kingston Upon Thames dentist in Surrey

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A course of orthodontic treatment involves the service of a team of highly trained professionals. The appropriate time should be spent on each phase of the treatment to obtain the best result. There is no short cut possible. The new technology available to orthodontists with the latest materials makes the treatment quick and comfortable. We have fixed our fees accordingly to be able to give you the best service at a reasonable price. We…

Gum disease (Periodontal Disease), symptoms and treatment explained by Kingston Upon Thames dentist

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Gum disease is inflammation of the gum caused by poor oral hygiene. Bacteria forms a sticky colourless plaque on the teeth. Daily brushing and flossing helps to remove the plaque. If the plaque is not removed regularly, it forms a hard surface on the teeth called tartar that can only be removed through professional cleaning by a dental hygienist. If plaque accumulation is not addressed early, it can lead to underplaying tissues and bone…

Dental Implants Explained by Surbiton Implant Dentist

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A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium screws, they are placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Over a few months, the jawbone will fuse with the metal screw. Crowns, bridges or dentures can be attached to the implant to replace the missing teeth. Dental implants can replace one or several missing teeth. They can also support a denture and/or bridge. Watch our video to see…

Surrey dentist discusses the connection between missing teeth and TMJ disorders.

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According to American association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay. In most patients, the front missing teeth are immediately replaced by dental implants, since they are the most visible, but missing teeth at the back are often ignored. Without the support of back chewing teeth, as the teeth randomly…

Inman aligners for quick teeth straightening in Surrey

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Teeth have a tendency to shift sometimes, causing upper and lower front teeth to become crooked, explains Surrey dentist Dr Soltani. This usually happens to adults who had orthodontic treatment when they were young. In these situations, people tend to consider braces first to correct the misalignment. However, with the revolutionary Inman aligners (made of a specialised plastic) mild misalignment of the front teeth can be corrected within a short time. Most Inman aligner…

Kingston dentist explains gum disease and its long term health problems

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There are a lot of studies that suggest oral health can no longer be separated from overall health. More and more studies are finding a number of negative health conditions and systemic diseases that are linked to periodontal disease. Below are some of the findings by the largest authorities on oral health to give you an idea of what health treats we have to be aware of when it comes to periodontal disease: Researchers…

Childrens dentist in Surbiton, Surrey

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A beautiful smile is a huge asset – but that smile needs looking after from an early age. Here at Surbiton Smile children dentistry, our aim is to help children learn about proper oral hygiene and develop good dental health habits that will last a lifetime.   Parents play a significant role in maintaining their children’s oral health. Providing oral health education to parents is essential for teaching children healthy habits and preventing early…

Surbiton Dentist Offers Fast Teeth Straightening With Inman Aligner

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The Inman Aligner at Surbiton dentist is a simple removable appliance that is used to align front teeth quickly and safely. Inman aligners utilise a Nickel Titanium coil spring and a labial bar to put pressure on the teeth and guide them to a new position. The Inman Aligner is limited in the level of movement it can create. It is best suited for the misalignment of the upper and lower front teeth. It…

Bad Breath Dentist | Halitosis Theraphy in Surrey

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Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a breath that has an unpleasant odour. It can occur occasionally or can be persistent depending on the cause. The bacteria that lives in the mouth, especially on the back of the tongue, are the primary causes of bad breath. The mouth’s warm, moist conditions make an ideal environment for these bacteria to grow. The following are the main reasons for bad breath. Poor dental hygiene: Infrequent…

Surrey Dentist- Porcelain dental veneers in Surrey

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Cosmetic dentistry in Surrey can consist of the use of dental implants, veneer, crowns, teeth whitening, gum countering and orthodontic treatment. Cosmetic treatment is not only for the rich and famous anymore. Everyone can now have access to quality and affordable treatment choices.   Let’s look at the true picture of what we see in movies and flashy magazines: Demi Moore is wearing a smile that is the result of a full mouth reconstruction,…

Bleeding gums can be a sign of gum disease, do not ignore it, Surrey dentist explains

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If you experience bleeding gums while you are brushing you teeth, don’t consider it as normal. A Surrey dentist specialising in gum disease treatment explains: the bleeding is a disease process called gingivitis. It is caused by bacteria and if not cured can cause tooth loss and some serious health conditions. These include systemic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, and bacterial pneumonia. If gums are not treated at this stage, it can progress…

6 Month Smile teeth straightening by your dentist at Surbiton Surrey

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6 Month Smile is a method to help move teeth quickly and comfortably. This is an ideal treatment for people who have been hiding their smile as they were not happy with their teeth and neither wanted to wear track braces. Now there is an effective, safe and affordable cosmetic solution offered by your Surbiton Surrey dentist. Surrey Six Month Smile braces have nickel titanium wires and have the natural teeth colours, therefore they…

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