The Guildford Dental Blog

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Will whitening toothpastes really whiten my teeth?

Will whitening toothpastes really whiten my teeth?

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If you want to whiten your teeth and brighten your smile, you may be wondering if whitening toothpastes will work for you.

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Is CPAP the only treatment option for sleep apnea?

Is CPAP the only treatment option for sleep apnea?

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For severe sleep apnea the best treatment is typically C.P.A.P (continuous positive airway pressure). If you suffer from mild to moderate sleep apnea however, there are a few other treatment options you could try. 

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How to Care for Your Dentures

How to Care for Your Dentures

Dentures replace missing teeth, restoring your confidence as well as the function and appearance of your smile. To get the most out of your dentures it's important to take proper care of them. Here's more on how to care for your dentures.

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Tooth Replacement Options - Dental Implants VS Bridges

Tooth Replacement Options - Dental Implants VS Bridges

When replacing a number of missing teeth, both dental bridges and dental implants are natural looking options. However, each of these options has it's pros and cons. Here's more about dental bridges and implants from our Surrey dentist. 

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Treating Sleep Apnea with Dental Appliances

Treating Sleep Apnea with Dental Appliances

Those suffering from sleep apnea can experience a number of negative health effects which is why treatment is essential. Here we look at dental appliances to help treat obstructive sleep apnea.

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What happens once my Invisalign treatment is complete?

What happens once my Invisalign treatment is complete?

As you near the end of your Invisalign orthodontic treatment, you'll probably begin wondering what happens next. Here’s a little from our Surrey dentist on what to expect once your Invisalign treatment is complete!

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Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Why Less Is More When Whitening Your Teeth

Whitening your teeth can significantly improve your smile with relatively little effort, but it's important to note that 'less is more' when it comes to teeth whitening! Here, our Surrey dentist explains why 'less is more' when it comes to teeth whitening.

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Is dental sedation safe for kids?

Is dental sedation safe for kids?

As with adults, dental sedation is a very safe procedure for children. Here, our Surrey dentists explain a little about how dental sedation for children works, and some tips on how parents can make the process go more smoothly.

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Adjusting to Wearing Dentures

Adjusting to Wearing Dentures

Dentures can restore your smile and your confidence, but adjusting to wearing dentures will take some time. Here are a few tips to help you adjust to your new teeth.

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Do store bought teeth whitening strips actually work?

Do store bought teeth whitening strips actually work?

Yes, the teeth whitening strips you can buy at the store do work, but they’re not the most effective way to whiten teeth. Here’s a little from our Surrey dentist about how white strips work, how to use them safely, and what you should know before you try them.

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What is the cycle of obstructive sleep apnea?

What is the cycle of obstructive sleep apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea, also known as OSA, causes disruptions in breathing during sleep. Here’s a little from our Surrey dentist on how the obstructive sleep apnea cycle works.

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Tips for Talking with Dentures

Tips for Talking with Dentures

When you first get dentures you may find that talking isn’t quite as easy with your new dental appliance in your mouth. Here are a few tips on how to get better at speaking while wearing your dentures.

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How can I tell if I should whiten my teeth?

How can I tell if I should whiten my teeth?

Are you wondering if you should invest in teeth whitening? Here are some tips from our Surrey dentists on how to tell if professional teeth whitening would be right for you.

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Causes of Sleep Apnea

Causes of Sleep Apnea

When someone suffers from sleep apnea they experience frequent pauses in their breathing during sleep. Here are a few of the reasons people experience sleep apnea.

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Why are my dentures loose?

Why are my dentures loose?

It's important that your dentures fit securely on your gums. However, under certain circumstances they can become loose and stop fitting as well as they did when you first got them.

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How long will my dental implants take to heal?

How long will my dental implants take to heal?

Typically, the dental implant process happens in multiple steps, meaning that several healing stages may be needed. Other factors that will affect your healing time include how many teeth you're having replaced, and your overall health.

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What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

What happens if I don’t treat my sleep apnea?

Sleep apnea is much more serious than just snoring. If sleep apnea is left untreated it could lead to a wide range of serious health issues!

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Tips on How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

Tips on How to Improve Your Flossing Technique

Flossing is important for your oral health! If you'd like to do a better job flossing, here are some tips to help you along.

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Implant-Supported Dentures

Implant-Supported Dentures

You can probably guess that an implant-supported denture is supported by, and attached to, a dental implant. Here's a little about how implant-supported dentures work.

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How does sleep apnea affect mental health?

How does sleep apnea affect mental health?

Sleep Apnea has a number of physical effects on the body, but many people don’t realize that it can also have a negative impact on mental health.

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Which type of electric toothbrush should I purchase?

Which type of electric toothbrush should I purchase?

When purchasing an electric toothbrush the type that you choose is mainly down to personal preference. However, there are a couple of features most dentists recommend to their patients.

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How do dental implants feel?

How do dental implants feel?

Our patients frequently ask us if the implants will feel like natural teeth. Implants are a popular tooth replacement option because they give wearers a natural look and feel. But exactly how do they really feel?

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Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Celebrities Who Have Worn Invisalign

Invisalign is the perfect orthodontic treatment for celebrities who are constantly in the limelight. That's because one of Invisalign’s primary benefits is that it’s virtually invisible when worn.

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Should I be using mouthwash?

Should I be using mouthwash?

Is using mouthwash an essential part of a good oral hygiene routine? Mouthwash can help rinse away food debris and bacteria after brushing, but it's not an essential part of a good oral hygiene routine.

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How long do dental implants last?

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants are dental restorations that replace missing teeth. Implants look, feel and act just like natural teeth, and with proper care can last for decades.

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After Invisalign: What’s Next?

After Invisalign: What’s Next?

As you near the end of your Invisalign treatment, chances are you’'ll been giving a little thought to what happens next. Here’s what to expect once your treatment is complete!

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How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

How to Keep Your Gums Healthy

You just might be surprised to learn that keeping your gums healthy requires many of the same steps as keeping your teeth healthy.

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Preparing for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

Preparing for Your Dental Sedation Appointment

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Here’s how you should prepare for a safe and successful appointment if you're scheduled to undergo dental treatment under sedation.

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Invisalign Teen: Compliance Indicators

Invisalign Teen: Compliance Indicators

Invisalign Teen aligners are removable, so that patients can take them out to eat, drink, and care for their teeth. This can make it tempting to remove them more often than prescribed… and that’s where compliance indicators come in.

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How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

How to Keep Your Smile White After Whitening

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Once you have had professional teeth whitening done on your smile, you’ll probably want to keep it looking bright! Here are a few tips on how to keep your smile white after teeth whitening treatment.

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From Our Team

  • Visiting the dentist twice a year for a cleaning and checkup will help you reduce the risk of developing oral health problems in the long run.
    - Dr. Felix Zhang

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