2015 Dentistry Awards

I am immensely proud to have been shortlisted for Best Young Dentist of the Year. The awards ceremony is at the Athena, Leicester on 27th November, so fingers crossed and here's hoping for lots of fireworks!

Composite Veneers

We have already touched on how to improve the appearance of teeth using the materials available to us. These include materials such as porcelain- indeed they are the more appropriate answer for severe cases such as wear, tooth discoloration, extensive chipping, and...

Why Dentistry?

Everyday I get asked the same pervading questions from an amalgamation of people.: 'Why dentistry' , 'What made you want to look in people's mouths all day, 'Don't you hate what you do' I always answer these questions with a complete sense of calm and confidence....

Laser Dentistry

Cosmetic artistry would be nowhere without the help of my magic wand- also know as the diode laser. Great advancements have been made across the board for lasers. So what is so great about lasers? Well... 1. It is a fast, low-pain alternative to standard dental...

Cosmetic Contoouring

Attention to detail is one of my fortes. Let’s be honest, it is ultimately what separates the sheep from the goats. Straightening and whitening is one thing, however creating artistic nuances is what really makes the smile complete. You may notice small defect in your...

Porcelain Veneers

Today’s topic will be on porcelain veneers. I have already stressed that I enjoy emulating nature and try to provide the least invasive treatment options where feasible, however with the correct patient selection, veneers can provide a beautiful, natural smile and...

Smiley Smiley

The sweet dulcet tones of a loved one whispering in your ear, the aroma of those spices filling your nostrils. The nostalgia of a beautiful memory. The sweet touch of a breeze on your skin on a hot summers day. Whatever the happy sensation our emotive receptors are...

Enhancing your smile

Top Ten Tips On How To Enhance Your Smile: 1. Veneers that require preparation Want a straight and natural white smile? Veneers are an excellent option for dental anomalies. Veneers are great for restoring worn down, broken or chipped teeth, replacing old fillings...

Aesthetics and Beauty

As touched on last time a beautiful smile instantly conveys multiple positive messages; but a beautiful smile is not just about having straight teeth. Teeth are closely connected to jaw, which forms a person’s chin, while lips are supported by the teeth, these three...

Nothing but the tooth…

The Tooth Tooth and Nothing But The Tooth We use our mouths every single day;talking, eating, smiling, kissing, yawning -the list appears endless. If one follows the advice to clean our teeth twice a day as we should, statistics have shown that we spend at least 24...

Geneva Smile Centre

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER: Embedded between nearby Alpine peaks and the hilly terrain of the Jura, you will find the French-speaking city of Geneva. A city of precision. A city which prides itself on its immaculate state. A city of detail. A city of preservation. A city of...

World Oral Health Day

As World Oral Health Day (WOHD) approaches on 20 March 2015, FDI World Dental Federation is advising people to consider the impact of frequent sugar consumption on their 'smile for life'. Dr Tin Chun Wong said: 'World Oral Health Day 2015: “Smile for life!” has a...

Invisalign

Let’s talk about plastic, after all we do live in a plastic world. Invisalign is one of my most favourite treatment plans. To sum it up, it’s a bunch of gum shield type trays which are effectively braces that move and straighten your teeth. I mean sure the good old...

Teeth Whitening, Part 3

Having done a lot of successful whitening on my patients let’s talk about it.  Whitening is safe and reliable and the results can be achieved if done properly. I use various systems and offer all of them to my patients. In my opinion the premium one is Enlighten. The...

Illegal Tooth Whitening

Ok so today is not a pretty topic, in fact, I am going to use some images that show ‘promotional’ tooth whitening adverts advocated by non-dental professionals; Any dental professional who sees the photo to the left will tell you that this patient needs a good clean...

Demystifying Whitening

I often get asked by patients, family and friends about whitening. Do the whitening toothpastes work? What about lasers? What about the strips? And my personal favourite  - does coconut oil work? So let me be very clear: Yes coconut oil does have several health...

The power of a smile

Being a workaholic (working 6 days a week) every now and then I give myself a breather and some time to reflect upon the career that I feel so passionately about. Lying in my bed on my day off I am immersed in glossy magazines; thankfully my mother’s monthly...