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BrightSmile Dental & Aesthetic Clinic Provides the following treatments:

- General, Cosmetic & Specialised Dentistry

- Facial Aesthetics: Anti-Wrinkle &, Dermal Filler Treatments

- Body Sculpting: Fat Freezing

Contact us on 02074311444

Visit us: 14-15 New College Parade, Finchley Road, NW3 5EP

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Posted by Bright Smile Clinic at 21:52

Root canal is a process of removing an infected or severely inflamed nerve tissue from the roots of a tooth.  If left untreated, an infected or severely inflamed nerve tissue can cause an abscess.  An abscess may show on an X-ray as a dark spot or radiolucency at the apex of the root.  This is actually bone loss in the jaw.  It is very important to treat this problem before it deteriorates. We are proud of our specialty Doctor in Endodontics Dr. Irene Soriano, who uses an operating microscope to conduct root canal treatment. Benefits of our Microscope Enhanced Endodontic or Root Canal treatment include:

  • Improve accuracy of microsurgical or root canal procedures through magnification and ability to use smaller instruments.
  • Fewer traumas to your tooth structure and result in better or faster healing with minimal need for secondary procedures.
  • Ability to see root structure in greater detail

To find out out more about Dr. Soriano and our dental services, call our surgery to book a free consultation.

Benefits of our Microscope Enhanced Endodontic or Root Canal Treatment

Posted by Bright Smile Clinic at 11:39

When tooth decay has breached the interior of a tooth, it may necessitate either a root canal or tooth extraction. Though both procedures aim to rid the patient of further discomfort and infection, most dentists will attempt a root canal before resorting to removing the entire tooth. While some patients may be initially distressed over the prospect of having a root canal, this process actually has several advantages over extraction.

Root canal treatment has a quicker recovery timeand the tooth can be saved. A root canal removes only the infected pulp and bacteria inside the tooth, which allows the patient to keep the tooth and experience a less intensive recovery period than if the whole tooth were extracted.

Root canal treatment offers a better cosmetic outcome. No matter which tooth is extracted, it can become a conspicuous feature of a person’s smile that makes them feel self-conscious. In contrast, a root canal allows a dentist to remedy a patient’s oral health issues without affecting the look of their smile. In the vast majority of cases, no one can tell if a patient has undergone a root canal procedure, other than the dentist and patient.

Root canal treatment offers a better prognosis. A missing tooth can affect more than a person’s self-confidence. Under some circumstances, it can also cause the surrounding gum tissue and bone to weaken and recede, which can then impact the stability of nearby teeth. This may then necessitate dental implant surgery, a process that generally takes several months to complete. To minimize the need for these additional risks and procedures, most dentists will administer a root canal before resorting to extraction.

We are proud of our specialty Doctor in Endodontics Dr. Irene Soriano, who collected the 2012 'QED and BES Poster Prize' at the British Endodontic Society regional meeting. To find out out more about Dr. Soriano and our dental services, call our surgery to book a free consultation.

Benefits of Root Canal Treatment Over Tooth Extraction

Posted by Bright Smile Clinic at 11:41

The word endodontic comes from the Greek word eno meaning "within" and the Greek word odous meaning "tooth". Endodontic therapy, also known as a root canal (therapy), is a treatment of the tooth aimed at clearing infection, as well as protecting the tooth from subsequent infections. The treatment is carried out in the pulp of the tooth. The term "root canal" when meaning endodontic therapy is, in fact, wrong. Root canals are part of a tooth, the hollows within a tooth where the nerve tissue, blood vessels, and some other cells are located. Root canal is a place in a tooth, while endodontic therapy is a dental procedure. However, the term "root canal" has become widely used with the meaning of endodontic therapy. To read the full article click here

We are proud of our endodontist, Dr. Irene Soriano, who collected the 2012 'QED and BES Poster Prize' at the British Endodontic Society regional meeting. To find out out more about Dr. Soriano and our dental services, call our surgery to book a free consultation.

 
What is a Root Canal? What is Endodontics?

Posted by Bright Smile Clinic at 12:18

Does gum disease indicate future joint problems? Although researchers and clinicians have long known about an association between two prevalent chronic inflammatory diseases - periodontal disease and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) - the microbiological mechanisms have remained unclear. In an article published in PLoS Pathogens, researcher have uncovered how the bacterium responsible for periodontal disease, Porphyromonas gingivalis worsens RA by leading to earlier onset, faster progression and greater severity of the disease, including increased bone and cartilage destruction. To access the full article click here.

If you are worried about your dental health or gum disease, then book a free consultation at our NW3 (Finchley Road, Swiss Cottage, Hampstead, NW6) dental clinic. Our friendly and highly skilled dentists and cosmetic consultant are here to help you understand your ongoing dental health options.

Posted by Bright Smile Clinic at 12:49