Category: Orthodontics

No More Messy Impressions

January 25, 2020 5:48 am

TRIOS 3M Digital Scanner   Here at Viva Dental Studio we aim to provide treatment in the most relaxed and calm way possible. With advances in dentistry in the last few years we aim to implement these more refined treatment options and offer them to our patients. One main advancement in dentistry is the use of a digital scanner which replaces the need for messy dental impressions. This is particularly advantageous for those patient’s who have a gag reflex and find tolerating the dental impressions difficult.   What is a digital scanner for impression taking   The digital scanner which we use is a Trios scanner made by 3M. It is a highly advanced digital scanner which can be used... View Article

How to care for your Invisalign

October 31, 2018 6:34 am

    Your Invisalign aligners must be kept safe and protected from damage. They should be kept in the aligner cases that are provided. In this video we explain how the aligners should be cared for.   Caring for your Invisalign aligners video trasncript: Parminder: “Okay, so, Melissa, how do they feel?” Melissa: “They feel fine, absolutely fine.” Parminder: “Okay, so one thing that we always need to mention is you need to wear them for at least 22 hours a day. The main thing with invisalign is that small constant, steady force that changes the position of the teeth and gets them straight. So what we do give you is we give you two liner cases – you’ve got the red and... View Article

Invisalign ClinCheck Essex

October 25, 2018 6:22 am

 The ClinCheck is a video representation of your smile. You can see how many aligners will be needed to straighten your smile and subsequently see how long it may take to get your dream smile. The clincheck will show you how many attachment’s you will require and if there is any polishing that will be needed between the teeth. Invisalign Clincheck Transcript Melissa: “Hello everyone, we’re here today to review my Invisalign Clinheck so as you can see down here at the bottom this is where my teeth are slightly over crowded. The numbers down the bottom here represent the amount of polishing that’s going to be needed in between each of my teeth. If we go on to... View Article

Invisalign Braces Essex

October 20, 2018 6:16 am

When you do not want fixed braces or a brace that is not very discreet then Invisalign is a great way to straighten your teeth. You can see your straightened smile before you start your braces. A Clincheck video will represent your teeth from start to finish. Invisalign braces – transcript Parminder: “So we went through all the different options – we went through fixed, removable, we even went through cosmetic bonding which is always available as well. Melissa wanted a very good result and she didn’t really want fixed braces so we ended up going for Invisalign. So we took the impressions, took all the photographs and we got the Invisalign ordered. It wasn’t until we did the actual... View Article

Deciding on Invisalign Braces

October 17, 2018 6:07 am

When choosing the best way to straighten your teeth there are a number of options. You can either choose a fixed or removable appliance. Invisalign braces are a plastic removable brace. They are great at moving teeth in to a more aligner position and are comfortable to wear. The greatest benefit is they can be removed so eating is not impaired. Deciding on Invisalign  braces: transcript Parminder Battu: “Hello everyone so we’re here today with Melissa you might have recognised her from some of the other videos. So Melissa, what brought you here today?” Melisa: “Well I’ve been working here and I’ve had to see Parminder today to discuss my bottom teeth. I don’t know if you can see I have sight crowding... View Article

Free Dental Cosmetic Consultation in Hornchurch, Essex

May 29, 2018 10:16 am

  What Is A Dental Consultation?   A Consultation is an appointment with our principle dentist Dr. Battu at Viva Dental Studio in Hornchurch, Essex. You can sit down and discuss with him treatment options you are interested in and to be advised on the best options for your case. Whether you are looking to achieve a different appearance of your teeth, straighten your smile, whiten your teeth or smooth out fine lines and wrinkles we offer a Free Consultation for you to check your options before going ahead with any treatment.   FREE Dental Consultations At Viva Dental Studio   Here at Viva Dental Studio we offer various Free Consultations for the following treatments:   Free Brace Consultation: You... View Article

Six Month Brace and Teeth Whitening

May 8, 2018 3:20 pm

  Six Month Brace   Upper and lower braces used to straighten Align and level teeth top and bottom. With some missing teeth there will be a need for a bridge to cover this gap. Dentures and Implants were not suitable. Find out more about our six month smile braces!   Teeth Whitening   Teeth whitening is being completed before the provision of the dental Maryland Bridge. The new replacement tooth will match with the existing teeth and to the whitened colour of the teeth. The shade for the new tooth will be taken once the teeth whitening has been completed.   Offer   We offer free consultations to discuss your treatment needs and objectives. You can book now by... View Article


May 1, 2018 4:02 pm

INVISALIGN CLEAR ALIGNERS   What is Invisalign?   Invisalign braces are an orthodontic system which uses clear aligners to move the placement of teeth. It uses gentle controlled force to push and pull the teeth into alignment. It consists of a number of Aligners specially designed to fit your mouth and these are changed after a period of 10-14 days.   What are Aligners?   Aligners are clear plastic trays that have been specifically designed for the individuals case. Each Aligner works by moving the teeth into the desired position, depending on the patient’s orthodontic treatment plan.     What is Invisalign Aligners Made From?   Invisalign Aligners are made from a Thermoplastic material, they are specifically designed for the... View Article

What should I avoid with Braces?

February 22, 2018 6:01 am

What should I avoid with Braces?   Braces which are fixed onto the teeth can cause some challenges with eating. There is a risk that the brackets of the brace can come off when excessively hard or sticky foods are eaten. Chewing can be considerably challenged and a softer diet will be best to be adopted.   Which foods should I avoid with braces?   Hard and chewy foods are best avoided when you are wearing braces. These can include the following: Nuts Hard chocolates Toffees Chewing gum Toasted bread French Toast Crusty rolls Pop corn   The best foods to have will include a soft diet. This include the following   Soups Soft bread Pasta Mashed foods Bananas Cheese... View Article

Common Brace Problems

February 19, 2018 6:00 am

COMMON BRACE PROBLEMS   What are Braces?   Braces can be fixed or removable. Braces are designed to change the current position of the teeth. Many patients have braces to close spacing, correct over crowding or to simply improve their smile. Teenagers are most common to have braces but in recent times adults are now seeking more and more braces treatments. Braces can take a conventional approach or a purely cosmetic approach.   What are the common brace problems?   Braces whether fixed or removable can cause the following problems.   Gingivitis Gingivitis in simple terms means inflammation of the gums. This is where the patient may experience bleeding and soreness. In extreme cases they may develop swelling of the... View Article