The wonder of white fillings!

Nowadays more patients are requesting cosmetic fillings which are white and look like the original tooth. The traditional  amalgam fillings in dentistry have been used for over 150 years! They have proven to be a cost effective way for dentists to replace cavities and have shown to be long lasting and durable.

The amalgam materials consists of a combination of various metals however the mercury content can be as high as 50% and for this reason there has been much controversy  as ...

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Cosmetic teeth whitening

In the growing field of cosmetic dentistry teeth whitening has been shown to be on one of the most popular treatments available to improve a patients smile. A patient who has a set of bright pearly whites would show more confidence and white teeth demonstrate signs of maintaining personal hygiene and personality.

There are now many different types of teeth whitening techniques to suit various types of discoloration and budgets. Patients will witness varying degrees of whitening from a gentle improvement ...

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Dental bridges vs Dental implants!

Not too long ago if you had lost a tooth the dentist would recommend that you have the teeth on either side drilled and a bridge fitted over the teeth by a bridge. This would replace the missing tooth. However during the last few years this method of tooth replacement has become less popular due to the rise in dental implants. Now an artificial replacement can be placed directly into the space without damaging the teeth on either side. The ...

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Fluoride and dental decay

parrallax8Dental decay is the primary reason for children being admitted to hospital for general anaesthetic. In the young the prescence of decay can affect the childs ability to speak and eat, and if left to progress can lead th dental pain and eventually extractions.

Fluoride has proven to reduce the rates of dental decay and is available in all well recognised toothpastes. ...

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Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry has now become a popular treatment for many patients. The range of dental treatments available to improve a patients smile have improved significantly over the last decade, allowing patients to achieve a beautiful smile. It has been shown that  a patient with an aesthetic pleasing set of teeth can have increased confidence leading to better prospects in all aspects of life.

The type of treatment suitable for a patient depends on the final result the patient wants. Teeth whitening ...

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Emergency dentists Leicester

At 44 dental care we have an expert and professional  dental service to help you, if you have a  dental emergency. If you are involved in a dental accident then it is important to find emergency dentists immediately to prevent the tooth from deteriorating more. Teeth are a very important  part of the  body and at 44 dental care we can provide the very best  dentists to help you improve the health of your teeth and keep your teeth for longer.  If you live in ...

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The ideal smile with invisible braces

A beautiful smile instantly conveys a positive image. Not only does having straight teeth contribute to having a perfect smile. The teeth are closely connected to the jaw , which forms part of the patients chin. The lips are supported by the teeth . These three elements need to be in perfect alignment to maximise the beauty of a smile.

A recent survey carried out by Invisalign revealed the ideal male and female smiles. The research found that the ideal smile in ...

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Dental implants in Leicester

The use of dental implants to assist patients to give them fixed teeth is well documented over the years. Implantology has now become an indispensable part of mainstream dentistry.

Tooth loss can have an enormous impact on an individual. If teeth are not replaced an individual can experience low level of self esteem and loss of confidence. Difficulties in chewing can also result in weight loss which in turn can impact on an individuals general health.

At 44 Dental Care we now ...

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Our new website is now live!

We’re really pleased to launch the new website and branding identity for 44 Dental Care.

We hope the website will be informative to our patients and answer any questions they may have about the practice. If you feel there is something missing, please get in touch and we will put it right.

 

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