Why You Should Avoid Turkey Teeth Like the Plague

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What are “Turkey Teeth”? A dental trend known as ‘Turkey teeth’ has been hitting the headline as thousands of people are going abroad to get dental work done cheaply, and Turkey is a top destination. “Turkey Teeth” are teeth which have received cosmetic treatment in Turkey. The term was popularized by Jack Fincham, who sported … Read more

Can you get cosmetic dentistry on the nhs?

Can you get cosmetic dentistry on the nhs

Cosmetic dentistry & the NHS Unfortunately, the treatments available on the National Health Service (NHS) only aim to preserve the teeth and their functioning. Therefore any treatment available on the NHS is for health purposes only. Due to budget restraints, the NHS cannot provide more complex and advanced dentistry. This would include any treatment that … Read more

WHAT You Need to Know about Replacing Missing Teeth

11 Things Everyone Should Know about Replacing Missing Teeth While many ways in today’s dentistry help you replace missing teeth, nothing compares to dental implants. And why would it? Dental implants are an excellent way to replace missing teeth. They can be applied in one day and provide patients with a fixed, permanent solution to … Read more

Congenitally Missing Teeth: Solve the Problem for Good!

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Congenitally Missing Teeth: What Are They and How to Treat Them If, unlike the average person, you’re born with or are missing permanent teeth, then you have hypodontia, or more commonly, congenitally missing teeth (CMT). The most common congenitally missing teeth tend to be second premolars, wisdom teeth and upper lateral incisors. And besides an … Read more

Too Embarrassed of Your Teeth to go the Dentist?

Help! I’m Ashamed by My Teeth If like me, you’ve been embarrassed by your smile or bad teeth, then you’ll know exactly how it feels to be worried about going to the dentist. For me, it was more about being scared about what the dentist would say or even confirming what I already knew was … Read more

Last-Minute Options for Fixing Bad Teeth

Last-minute options for fixing bad teeth

Bad Teeth? It’s Never too Late to do Something! As a recent employee at The Perfect Smile Studios, I felt it was important to write this blog post because I know exactly how it feels to have bad teeth and be too scared to visit the dentist. Now, I’ve never experienced dental phobia or have … Read more

Dental patients across UK abandon NHS due to rising fees

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It’s Not Just Dentists Leaving the NHS, But Patients Too! Some patients in full-time employment who can afford private are abandoning the NHS out of frustration. However, the most vulnerable group of patients who are unemployed or seeking benefits are being forced to abandon their oral health care altogether as they cannot afford the rising … Read more

1000s choosing private dentists over NHS

Can you get cosmetic dentistry on the nhs

Thousands of Patients in England Leaving NHS Dental Practices In the current climate, millions, not thousands, of NHS dental patients in England are being forced to go private as ‘dental deserts’ become a scary reality. Many patients struggle to be accepted as new NHS patients and have travelled very far from their local home area … Read more

Can I Get Dental Implants Done on the NHS?

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Implants on the NHS: Criteria, Costs & Availability If you’ve researched well, you’ll know dental professionals consider dental implants the best tooth replacement method worldwide. You’ll also likely know that dental implants are the only long-lasting, permanent option for replacing missing teeth. But you’ll also likely know that the cost of dental implants in the … Read more

I had all on 4 implants – this is what it’s really like

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The Truth About The All-on-4 Experience Patient and guest blogger – Miranda Wheeler. I sat in a dental reception this time last year, eagerly awaiting my All-on-four restoration. Nine months on, I must say that my new permanent teeth have been great – an improvement compared to my experience with dentures. A non-existent lisp and … Read more