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Out of hours dental emergency Hornchurch Essex

January 24, 2018 6:44 am

Out of hours dental emergency Hornchurch Essex   At Viva Dental Studio we like to provide our patients with easily accessible dental appointments. We are open from 8am in the morning until 8pm in the evening and 8am till 2pm on Saturdays.   Dental Emergency Treatment   Outside of these normal operating hours we are able to provide out of hours dental emergency appointments. We offer full emergency treatment to treat toothache, broken teeth, fallen crowns, dental trauma, swelling, abscess and more. Our qualified dentist will see you for a consultation and provide on the spot emergency dental treatment to ensure you are out of pain. They will provide immediate first aid and treatment to ensure you are stable and... View Article

How should I clean my teeth?

January 22, 2018 6:27 am

Advice from your dentist- Oral hygiene How should I clean my teeth? Are you brushing effectively? Are you brushing all your teeth surfaces? Can you improve your brushing technique?   Why do we need to clean our teeth?   Saliva contains millions of bacteria that stick to the surfaces of the teeth and quickly multiply to form layers of plaque. Plaque is a soft, sticky, colourless substance which when left will cause decay and gum disease. Efficient tooth cleaning every day will remove the plaque before it builds up in sufficient amounts to damage your teeth or gums. Brushing cleans around 60% of the tooth surfaces, to clean effectively you also need to clean in-between your teeth using floss, flossette... View Article

What do Lingual Braces feel like to be fitted?

December 11, 2017 10:19 am

Our lovely patient discusses the following questions we all have about Braces! What is the biggest bonus with having Lingual Braces? Does fitting Lingual Braces hurt? Are the braces painful? Shirann: Hiya, I have just had my braces fitted and I am so surprised! My speech is fine they didn’t hurt at all and it was a really quick process and the biggest bonus is that you cant see them at all. Everything was explained to me on how the feeling was going to be in the next couple of days and what to expect so now I am just excited to have straight teeth. Call our office now on 01708 446 447 to book your Free Consultation and to... View Article

Lingual Braces Experience

December 11, 2017 9:11 am

Here we are fitting Lingual Braces for our lovely patient. Here is her experience before the fitting.   Why Lingual Braces? Lingual Braces are hidden and virtually invisible. They are fixed, quick and effective at straightening teeth to improve the smile. Shirann: Hiya my names Shirann, I came to Viva Dental Studio because I wanted a really nice smile and wanted to straighten my teeth out. I have had dental treatment elsewhere and I wasn’t happy with the result and I don’t feel like my teeth are where they should be. So when I came here Dr Parminder gave me a lot of options and I then decided to go with the lingual brace because as a profession I am... View Article

A Patient Experience of Cosmetic Bonding

December 9, 2017 9:00 am

Here we speak with Lucy regarding her experience with Cosmetic Bonding at Viva Dental Studio.   What is Cosmetic Bonding Cosmetic bonding was used to straighten and close gaps between Lucy’s teeth. She wanted a more even and straighter incisal edge enhancing her smile. Lucy: I am Lucy, I initially came into Viva Dental Studio for teeth whitening which I was really happy with. I took the home kits which I used for an hour and I am really happy with the results. I then decided that for my graduation Id like to change the appearance of my smile to give myself a more even smile. So I decided to have a fixed retainer and cosmetic bonding. The process was... View Article

Are Invisalign Braces For Me?

December 7, 2017 9:00 am

Are Invisalign Braces for me? Here we speak with Manvir who has started her Invisalign Braces Treatment. We discuss the following: Why she chose Viva Dental Studio? Any problems she has faced? Does she recommend Invisalign at Viva Dental Studio What is the best bit about Viva Dental Studio? Payment Options available at Viva Dental Studio. Please click the video link for more information. Malissa: We are here today with our lovely patient Manvir. She has recently started Invisalign here at the surgery and we are just going to ask her a few questions about how her treatment is going. So what made you choose Viva Dental Studio? Manvir: So I was recommended by one of my friends because I... View Article

COSMETIC BONDING – GAP CLOSURE

December 6, 2017 7:11 pm

What is Cosmetic Bonding?   Cosmetic bonding is the where a tooth-coloured composite resin material is applied to the tooth to repair decay, chipped, fractured or discoulored teeth. Unlike veneers, bonding can be done in a single visit. The reason the procedure is called bonding is because the composite resin material bonds to the tooth. This procedure is becoming more and more popular to close gaps between the teeth.   How does it work?   Cosmetic bonding normally involves no preparation work, anesthetic is not used unless the bonding is being used to fill a decayed tooth. The dentist uses a shade guide to select the composite resin material colour that will best match the colour of your teeth. Once... View Article

Teeth Whitening – In Office vs Home

November 20, 2017 6:30 am

What is Tooth Whitening? Tooth whitening is a process which lightens the discolouration of enamel and dentine. Enamel is the outermost white layer of the tooth and the dentine is the yellow structure underneath. When the enamel has worn through erosion or other means the teeth can appear more yellow. Whitening toothpastes are good for removing stubborn stains but long term use can cause the removal of the enamel layer.   Options? You have the option to either have whitening done in the comfort of your own home or as a chairside appointment with the dentist. Home whitening is generally available to everyone whereas the chairside whitening is for those needing an initial boost to lift dark staining of the... View Article

What you should know about Oral Cancer

November 13, 2017 6:30 am

What is Oral Cancer? Mouth cancer which affects the mouth and surrounding areas. Mouth cancer develops within the lining of the mouth and can be found in many areas. The tongue, cheeks, palate, lips or gums are the most affected sites.     Why is it such an important topic? Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer in the world. In 2015, over 45000 people were diagnosed with a form of oral cancer. It is estimated that approximately 8500 people died in 2015 from oral cancer. Death from oral cancer is associated with late diagnosis of the condition. Regular dental examinations will help identify suspect lesions quickly to increase the chances of survival. Between 2007 and 2011, there was... View Article

5 Misconceptions About Anti Wrinkle Treatments and Botulinum Toxin A Part 1

November 7, 2017 6:00 am

There are many non cosmetic, medical benefits using anti wrinkle treatments. Botulinum Toxin ranges from A-H and it is the A type which is used for cosmetic procedures. Botulinum Toxin A is more commonly advertised using its brand name of BotoxⓇ. BotoxⓇ is a brand name patented by the manufacturer Allergan. Other brands of Botulinum Toxin A are Vistabel®, Dysport® , Azzalure®and Xeomin® and Bocouture®.   Here are five common misconceptions of anti wrinkle treatments with the use of BotoxⓇ.   BotoxⓇ is only for women. Although women are more favoured in being open about looking their best, men are now as likely to care about their appearance as women. There has been a rise in the number of males... View Article