06 Jul

Top dental tips and tricks for dental patients in London

1. Almost all painful dental techniques can be controlled with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). A few examples’s like aspirin and ibuprofen can work really well to calm you down and soothe any dental pain. You can also use these NSAIDs before you start any painful dental treatment as it dampens the body’s pain response to dental procedures. Continue the tablets after the procedure too.
2. Cosmetic dentistry is useful to correct gummy smiles as well. All you have to do is get an evaluation with a periodontist who is a gum specialist and combine his expertise with a cosmetic dentist and you can have a good smile with expert help.
3. Flossing is really important and you should do it atleast once a week if not everyday. There are a large variety of flossing threads on London supermarket stores shelves but choose something like fine, waxed thread if you are comfortable with flossing. If you are a beginner and don’t really want to hurt yourself then you can use the newer dental tapes which are fluoride impregnated and much easier to handle. Flavoring of the thread doesn’t really matter as long as is sugarless and the best variety I usually recommend is Teflon-coated Glide which is available as both tape and thread forms.