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5 Best Methods We Recommend for Interdental Cleaning

5 Best Methods We Recommend for Interdental Cleaning

Written by Lana Fattah, Hygienist.   5 Best Methods We Recommend for Interdental Cleaning Food and plaque can build up between the teeth. This can result in gum disease and...
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5 interesting facts we should all know about CPR

5 interesting facts we should all know about CPR

5 interesting facts we should all know about CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) The manikin on which we practice CPR on is called ‘Resusci Anne’ Did you know Michael Jackson’s song ‘Annie...
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5 things we (unknowingly) do which could damage our teeth!

5 things we (unknowingly) do which could damage our teeth!

5 things we (unknowingly) do which could damage our teeth! I really enjoyed watching this clip about this gentleman who is the world’s fastest coconut husker – he can supposedly...
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5 Reasons your gums might bleed

5 Reasons your gums might bleed

Written by Amber Edwards, Hygienist.   5 Reasons Your Gums Might Bleed   1.    Brushing too hard A misconception about oral health is that you must scrub your teeth to...
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5 Reason You Should Floss

5 Reason You Should Floss

Written by Amber Edwards, Hygienist. Five Reasons you should Floss:     1.   It’s hygienic! You wouldn’t walk around with grime under your fingernails…so don’t walk around with it between...
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5 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth

5 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth

5 Fun Facts About Animal Teeth 1.    Chimpanzees have 32 teeth which are very similar to those of Humans to help them to not just grind up plant matter...
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Smile..if you don’t wanna go on hold…

Smile..if you don’t wanna go on hold…

Smile and the whole world smiles with you! Forget to smile and this phone call will be terminated!! A young designer from Royal college of Art has developed a series...
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My Live Radio Interview!

My Live Radio Interview!

Last Wednesday, I had my radio debut! Truth be told, I was really nervous, this was a first for me (bucket list – tick!) When Nicolette Wilson, the health correspondent...
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Prevent Sensitive Teeth After a Hygiene Clean

Prevent Sensitive Teeth After a Hygiene Clean

I’ve had a few patients asking me why their teeth are sensitive after they have had a clean with the hygienist. It is rare, but has been known to happen....
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National No Smoking Day!

National No Smoking Day!

If at first you don’t succeed, quit again! There are so many non-dental reasons to stop smoking: You want to be healthier You want to feel fitter You want that youthful look that smoking...
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Valentine’s Day: Avoid Dental Dating Disasters

Valentine’s Day: Avoid Dental Dating Disasters

It’s Valentine’s Day, you are about to watch Fifty Shades of Grey with the girl or boy of your dreams. The mood is right, the setting is perfect, the lights...
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How does exercise affect your teeth?

How does exercise affect your teeth?

10 Tips to ensure your exercise regime does not affect your oral hygiene Regular sessions at the gym can make you feel good because you look good and the endorphin...
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Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2014

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day 2014

17 September is Mouth Cancer Awareness day. This is your chance to have a free mouth cancer screening at the Covent Garden Dental Spa. Did you know? 38 000 people are...
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A Guinness World Record

A Guinness World Record

(Photo credit: Alessio Fiori) It finally arrived! I now have the certificate from Guinness World Record Certificate. For those of you who don’t already know, in January 2014, I taught...
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Do you suffer from BAD BREATH?

Do you suffer from BAD BREATH?

As a hygienist, I have people coming to see me for various reasons. These are the main queries that my patients have when they come to see me: Why are...
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Cosmetic Fillings for Front Teeth

Cosmetic Fillings for Front Teeth

Do you have a very small chip on your front tooth and you aren’t too sure about what can be done to repair it? As a cosmetic dentist, I can...
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Why are my gums bleeding?

Why are my gums bleeding?

As a hygienist, I have people coming to see me for various reasons. These are the main queries that my patients have when they come to see me: Why are...
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Do you floss before or after brushing your teeth?

Do you floss before or after brushing your teeth?

Now here’s a question! Do you floss before brushing your teeth or after? The number of people who get this wrong is phenomenal! We conducted a survey and asked 100...
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Do you brush before or after breakfast?

Do you brush before or after breakfast?

Do you brush before or after breakfast? We conducted a survey of 100 of our patients in an effort to find out more about their daily tooth brushing habits and...
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497 Smiles for Africa break the Guinness World Record

497 Smiles for Africa break the Guinness World Record

A Smile for Africa! On 10 January 2014 I put a smile on the faces of 497 young children in Zimbabwe. Due to the generosity of Aquafresh GSK, I was able...
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Smile 4 Africa

Smile 4 Africa

It’s that time of the year again. Christmas time, present buying, office parties, silly season, advent calendars. Before we know it, we will be admiring our Christmas trees and the...
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How to get whiter teeth this Christmas

How to get whiter teeth this Christmas

What more could a girl want for Christmas than a brighter, whiter smile? It’s the perfect confidence boost for the festive season and all those kisses under the mistletoe. Read...
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{Practical Tid-Bits/Beauty} The Bright White Christmas Smile Treatment

{Practical Tid-Bits/Beauty} The Bright White Christmas Smile Treatment

Read on for Covent Garden Dental Spa White Christmas Smile Treatment review on An American Girl in Chelsea.
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Are you a juiceaholic? This one is for your teeth!

Are you a juiceaholic? This one is for your teeth!

Are a Juiceaholic? According to some celebrities, a fresh fruit and veggie juice is not only tasty, it’s trendy. I thought ‘juiceaholic’ was a new phrase I had just coined,...
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What to expect when you are expecting

What to expect when you are expecting

What to expect when you’re expecting! This one is for the yummy-mummies-to-be! It’s all about maintaining good oral hygiene and healthy teeth while you are pregnant and breast feeding. This...
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National Smile Month Video 2013

National Smile Month Video 2013

National Smile Month is the UK’s largest and longest-running oral health campaign. It promotes three key messages, all of which go a long way in helping us develop and maintain...
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Who has the best celebrity smile?

Who has the best celebrity smile?

‘Brace yourselves, I’ve got braces…eek!’ That was the famous tweet, posted by Holly Willoughby that made people think, well if she can have braces, then so can I. And that...
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You can see I’m happy with my ‘smile transplant’

You can see I’m happy with my ‘smile transplant’

  I was moved by this story about a lady who had a smile transplant in order to be able to smile again. The lady had to have a tumour...
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What does the perfect smile mean?

What does the perfect smile mean?

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you before you even say hello. so it speaks volumes. In our National Smile Month Survey 2012, we asked our patients...
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It’s that time of the year again. National Smile Month 2013

It’s that time of the year again. National Smile Month 2013

National Smile month is one of the UK‘s largest oral health campaigns. This national campaign is organised by  BDHF, and has been running for the past 37 years, all in...
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Does a Smile Contribute to the Laws of Attraction?

Does a Smile Contribute to the Laws of Attraction?

Last year, we had 650 of you take part in our Smile Month Survey. The people who completed the survey were a mainly our patients, and we got some local...
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Preparing for a job interview

Preparing for a job interview

Are you preparing for a job interview? Want to set yourself apart from all the other interviewees? Then remember to smile! And I’m not talking a little smile, I am...
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Stained Teeth

Stained Teeth

 What stains teeth? Everyone wants white teeth. Well, almost everyone. You do get that one rare person who isn’t too fussed. But white teeth are all the rave, and have...
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Top tips for healthy teeth this Christmas

Top tips for healthy teeth this Christmas

Top tips for healthy teeth this Christmas    It’s the festive season, the chocolate advent calendars are out, the parties have begun, it’s all fun fun fun! In order to...
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Mouth Cancer Month November 2012

Mouth Cancer Month November 2012

During Mouth Cancer Awareness Month, we pledged to donate £2.50 per dental examination and check up carried out at the Dental Spa to the Mouth Cancer foundation. We raised an...
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Toothy Trinkets!

Toothy Trinkets!

There is a lady who goes by the name of Hannah Warner.  I happened to stumble upon an article about her last week. It was the word ‘ teeth’ which...
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Dentistry from the eyes of a 15 year old work experience student

Dentistry from the eyes of a 15 year old work experience student

My experience at the Covent Garden Dental Spa Day 1 There it was; the door of my work experience placement. With the press of a button I would be transported...
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How to Brush my Baby’s Teeth

How to Brush my Baby’s Teeth

A few more tips for all the Yummy Mummies out there. And the Dads too, of course! What should I use to brush my baby’s teeth? While baby is still...
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Smile Makeover Case Study

Smile Makeover Case Study

This is a Case Study outlining Smile Makeover Treatment which I carried out for one of our patients: Details of Patient: Male, RE (the patient’s initials have been used to...
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