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5 ways to a stunning smile

Healthy skin is great but having a healthy smile is a must if you want to look your best. But there’s more to it than simply brushing. Dr Leo Averginos shares his top tips.   Our skin gets a lot of attention, but that’s only part of the story when it comes to looking healthy. Our smile – and our teeth – need attention too. But it doesn’t have to be onerous – some simple steps can make a huge difference.   Brushing – Tools and Technique No surprises on that recommendation! Or are there? Surprisingly, there is more to…

Five ways to a younger smile

Heather Stephen talks to some top London dentists about how to take years off your face with a younger looking smile. You might freshen up with a touch of Botox or fillers but what about your teeth?  The old saying ‘never look a gift horse in the mouth’- exists for a reason – your teeth and gums reveal a lot about your age and overall health. But taking care of your smile can be an effective path to a more youthful look. “Many think that addressing skin issues is the best way to a younger appearance but your teeth can…

Dr Mark Hughes

Dr Mark Hughes has been practising Cosmetic Dentistry for over 20 years and is one of the most respected cosmetic and aesthetic dentists in the UK. He is a leading member in both the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been highly decorated with awards and accreditations for his work. Dr Hughes trained at the prestigious Trinity College in Dublin graduating with honours in 1992 and undertook post graduate training in restorative dentistry at the Eastman Dental Institute, UCL. He is an alumnus of the world famous Pankey Institute in Fl, USA…

Teeth whitening: what works and is it safe?

These days it seems everyone wants the perfect Hollywood smile. Helen Garston looks at the safest and most effective ways to whiten your teeth. Maybe it’s our constant exposure to American TV and actors with their oh-so pearly whites, or maybe it’s Simon’s Cowell’s perfect smile, but teeth whitening is becoming increasingly popular in this country. More than 100,000 Brits have tried some form of tooth whitening from toothpastes to laser treatments. But is the demand for beautiful ivories as safe and effective as the adverts and brochures claim? Actually, it’s better news than you might think. According to the General Dental…