Incognito Braces and Smile Makeover

Smile of The Month

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Problem: This patient had a history of problems with her front teeth, leading to root canal treatment and crowns. She disliked how they looked and became super conscious about her smile.
Solution: Incognito braces, whitening contouring and veneers have been used to boost her smile and bring back her confidence.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

My teeth were always an issue for me as a child, I aimed to have braces but unfortunately I had an accident with my front teeth . My teeth never looked the same and I was super conscious about the way they looked which affected me as a person!

What treatment have you had?

Incognito braces and a smile makeover.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Amazing, very straight forward and professional!

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Exceeded my expectations by a mile!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

100%

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I feel more confident and that will benefit everyday aspects of my life. I can be myself again.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Amazing! One of the best experiences of my life.

How did the team contribute to your experience?

Everyone was super friendly and helpful! Made this experience even more enjoyable.

Saturday family dentist Dr Tu-Anh Chau

Welcome Tu-Anh!

We are very excited to announce the arrival of our Saturday family dentist Dr Tu-Anh Chau.

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Dr. Tu Anh graduated with both a Bachelor of Science and Doctorate of Medical Dentistry degree from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in 2001. After graduation, she acquired extra training working with children, anxious and medically compromised patients during her one year hospital residency at the Hospital for Sick Children. She has been working in private practice since 2002, providing progressive restorative and cosmetic dental treatment for her patients. She has relocated permanently to London and is excited to be part of the London Smile team.

Tu-Anh will be working at The London Smile Clinic on Saturdays offering general dentistry to both adults and children.

We do also have a hygienist working two Saturdays a month now.

If you or your child would like to schedule an appointment with Tu-Anh on a Saturday please contact reception on 02072552559.

Private Dentistry Awards

We have had a busy few months preparing our entries for the annual Private Dentistry awards, which the winners will be announced at the award ceremony in December.

The London Smile Clinic has been shortlisted for 9 awards!

  • Practice of the Year
  • Best Endodontic/ Implant/ Orthodontic/ Periodontic Practice
  • Best Patient Care
  • Best High Technology Practice
  • Most Improved Practice
  • Best Community Or Charity Project
  • Best Employer
  • Most Invaluable Team Member
  • Best Team

Gum Lift, Replacement of Old Teeth Veneers

Smile of The Month: February 2015

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Problem: This patient presented at the clinic, unhappy with her current smile and wanting to correct some previous dental problems.
Solution: Fixed braces were worn for 8 months, once aligned the patient had a gum lift and replacement veneers on the front 8 teeth.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I love to smile and wanted lovely teeth I could be proud to show off. They are also a huge part of my career. It was also to correct previous dental problems.

What treatment have you had?

I have had laser gum surgery, gum lift, replacement of veneers on my top teeth. Also corrected my bite and jaw.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

I felt very nervous beforehand, but was made to feel extremely comfortable and happy throughout the whole treatment.

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

I could not be happier, it exceeded expectations! I love them and show them off as much as possible.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

I already have. So many people have complemented my teeth and I always redirect them to your website.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

It has boosted my confidence more than I could ever have imagined. It will certainly show when I walk into an audition.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Monumental!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

They became my friends, always so friendly and make me and my parents feel so welcome and comfortable, I couldn’t thank them enough!

Teeth Discolouration. Old and Worn Teeth

Smile of The Month: January 2015

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Problem: This young patient had broken upper veneers, making her feel self-conscious to smile.
Solution: We replaced her veneers to a create a new natural, attractive smile.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I wanted to improve it.

What treatment have you had?

Hygiene and veneers.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Yes, very comfortable.

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

It matched my expectations.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes, definitely.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I am more confident.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Life changing!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

They are very good!

Chipped, Old and Discoloured Tooth

Smile of The Month: January 2015

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Problem: This patient has presented with chipped, discoloured front teeth and aged smile.
Solution: We have given her confidence back by placing eight porcelain veneers on the upper teeth,achieving an aesthetically pleasing look.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

The condition of my teeth.

What treatment have you had?

Porcelain veneers.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Very comfortable, I felt relaxed.

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Met my expectations, and more!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes, I will.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I am more confident and happy!

Sum up your experience in one word:

Fantastic!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

They are very welcoming, caring and friendly.

Fixed orthodontic braces and teeth porcelain veneers

Smile of The Month: October 2014

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Problem: This patient has had crowded and  discoloured dentition.
Solution: With a combination of fixed orthodontic treatment and porcelain veneers, his smile has been transformed.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

After seeing a photo of me three years ago, I decided to improve the look of my teeth.

What treatment have you had?

Braces top and bottom, front veneers, whitening.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Minor discomfort for about 24/48 hours post visit, but afterwards no real problems.

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Very happy with my smile.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I feel completely happy with my smile and teeth.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Amazing!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

Very professional throughout and super friendly.

Small Teeth and Tooth Discolouration

Smile of The Month: September 2014

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Problem: This patient has presented with a combination of baby and adult teeth, which were small and dark in shade.
Solution: After four years of dental treatment, a combination of orthodontics, implant and porcelain veneers, she is finally happy with the way her teeth look, great result!

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

A lifetime of dental treatment, but still had awful teeth!

What treatment have you had?

Braces, veneers, fixed bridge, implant.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Very comfortable, always perfectly happy!

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Over the moon! I can smile showing my teeth!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Absolutely.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

It’s great to approach the big 4-0 and feel much more confident-I can smile without trying to hide my teeth.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Worthwhile.

How did the team contribute to your experience?

By making sure that coming to the dentist was a pleasant experience!

Dark Teeth and Uneven Tooth

Smile of The Month: August 2014

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Problem: This patient’s dark, uneven, patchy teeth made her feel self-conscious.
Solution: Porcelain veneers on her upper and lower teeth gave her a brighter, more ‘perfect’ looking smile, she is very happy with the outcome.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I wanted a beautiful looking, healthy smile.

What treatment have you had?

Porcelain veneers.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Yes, very comfortable and pain free.

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Yes, exceeded expectations!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes, the treatment is pain free and you will look and feel wonderful!

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I am more confident to smile.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Professional.

How did the team contribute to your experience?

They made me feel very comfortable.

Small Teeth and Uneven Teeth

Smile of The Month: July 2014

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Problem: This young patient did not like her slightly misaligned, small, uneven teeth, wanted to smarten them up for her sister’s wedding.
Solution: Tim has carried out gum lift treatment and placed eight porcelain veneers on her upper teeth-quite a difference! Now she cannot stop smiling.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

My sister’s wedding. Despite having several years of orthodontic treatment in my youth, I was still unhappy with my smile and never smiled with my mouth open. I wanted to smile un-self-consciously at the wedding.

What treatment have you had?

Gum lift and eight porcelain veneers on front upper teeth.

How did you feel during the process, was your treatment comfortable?

Process was great. All the steps explained and the team were very accommodating in fitting appointments around my travel schedules so my teeth would be ready by the deadline. Treatment itself was fine-just relaxed and watched a DVD!

How do you feel about the result, did it match, or exceed your expectations?

Exceeded my expectations, my teeth look great and I cannot stop smiling!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes.

How has your new smile changed your life, what difference will it make to you?

I can smile properly for the first time in my life. Cannot stop smiling and this makes me feel more confident.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Fantastic!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

Very helpful-not only scheduling appointments but throughout whole treatment process. Very friendly and professional.