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Combined Orthodontic and Cosmetic Treatments

Smile of The Month

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Problem: This lovely patient came to us as she wanted to improve on the discolouration of her teeth.

Solution: During the consultation, we decided we could achieve the gold standard smile by realigning the teeth with braces first and improving on gum level with a gum lift prior to ceramics. A complete transformation using combined orthodontic and cosmetic treatments has completed the perfect smile.

And the results… As she says herself Amazing!!

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I was fed up with horrible yellow teeth.

How did you feel during the process?

I started off very apprehensive but Tim & the gang put me at ease and were very caring.

How do you feel about the result?

I can’t stop smiling.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Yes.

How has your new smile changed your life?

Lots more Confidence.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Amazing.

Six Months Fixed Braces, Gum Contouring and Dental Veneers – Replacement of Old Teeth Veneers

Smile of The Month

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Problem: This patient was not happy with the crowding of her teeth or their general appearance. Her main aim was to have enough confidence to start smiling again!
Solution: She started her treatment with six months of fixed braces, followed by gum contouring and veneers

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I wanted to feel confident to smile!

What treatment have you had?

Tooth removal
White fillings
Root filling
Surgical tooth removal
Porcelain veneers

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

All of my treatments have been amazing and totally pain free.

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

My result has exceeded my expectations. I didn’t think they would look this good.

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’m confident with my smile.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Amazing.

How did the team contribute to your experience?

The whole team are welcoming and made me feel very comfortable.

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!

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.

Smile Makeover and Gum lift

Smile of The Month: April 2014

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Problem:
This patient came to us at The London Smile Clinic initially concerned about the general health of his teeth.

Solution:
Once this concern had been addressed he then decided that improving his “smile” would be a good idea too! So he now has healthy teeth and after having a full set of veneers fitted a great new smile to show off and by his own admission has been “smiling most of the time since”

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I have started to look after my teeth better, and wanted to change my smile.

What treatment have you had?

Twenty-four veneers, gum treatment, and some fillings.

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

Advanced techniques, full of good advice, I was really comfortable to go forward.

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

Well, I have never had a good smile, but I have been smiling most of the time, it’s perfect, and I love it!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

I would definitely recommend it to my family and friends!

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

Not only my smile, but my lifestyle has changed compleletely, I take care of myself more.

Sum up your experience in one word:

It was a long journey, but worth every second of it with the London Smile Clinic!

How did the team contribute to your experience?

Their attitude was absolutely perfect, they made me feel very comfortable.

Old Teeth Crowns and Gum recession

Smile of The Month: January 2014

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Problem:
This lovely lady was really unhappy with a patchwork of old fillings and crowns, and the dark triangles between her teeth caused by gum recession.

Solution:
By placing a combination of eight porcelain crowns and veneers on her top teeth, we have completely rejuvenated her smile.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

Constantly smiling behind my hands.

What treatment have you had?

New front crowns and veneers.

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

Very comfortable.

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

Very satisfied with outcome. Can smile without hiding teeth.

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?

Bit early, but feel more confident already.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Excellent care throughout.

How did the team contribute to your experience?

Excellent customer care from everyone I came into contact with.

Porcelain veneers, Crowns and Gum Lift

Smile of The Month: September 2013

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Problem:
This lovely patient was very embarrassed by her stained, decayed, chipped teeth.

Solution:
Dr. Tim has achieved this wonderful, natural result by placing eight porcelain veneers on her teeth.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I did not like the look of my teeth, and hated smiling.

What treatment have you had?

Porcelain veneers and crowns and gum lift.

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

Very comfortable.

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

The result did exceed my expectations. I am very happy with my new smile.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

I have already recommended to family and friends.

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

It has changed my life in a big way, I don’t feel I have to hide my smile anymore.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Fantastic!

How did the team contribute to you experience?

The team have always been very friendly and have always made me feel very relaxed.

Teeth Porcelain Veneers

Smile of The Month: February 2013

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Problem:
This patient came to the clinic looking for a confidence boost as she was unhappy with her smile.
Solution:
A gum lift on 3 teeth followed by 8 upper veneers and whitening proved to be the confidence booster she needed and now she cant stop smiling.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

My lack of confidence when I smiled or laughed in front of people.

What treatment have you had?

Gum lift, veneers and whitening.

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

Very! I was made to feel relaxed at all times. Every member of staff was amazing.

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

Exceeded!!.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Most definitely .

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

My new smile has given me much more confidence when speaking to my office staff.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Perfect!

How did the team contribute to you experience?

The team were brilliant! Everyone has been amazing, they are such a friendly team.

Short Teeth and Gummy Smile

Smile of The Month: January 2013: Case 1

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Problem:
This patient was unhappy with her gummy smile and the appearance of her teeth.
Solution:
A gum lift and veneers on 10 upper teeth finally gave her the smile she had always wanted the difference is amazing and she is overjoyed with the result.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

Whenever somebody wanted to take a photo of me I hated it, I never smiled showing my teeth as I hated having a gummy smile and that my teeth weren’t straight. I had tried braces in the past and whitening but I was still unhappy.

What treatment have you had?

I’ve had 10 porcelain veneers on my top teeth and before that a gum lift procedure to improve my gum levels.

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

I felt like I was in excellent care at all times. I was fully informed in advance and my treatment was extremely comfortable. Watching DVDs while I had my treatment helped tremendously!.

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

I am over the moon with the results. I can now totally relax in front of others and can laugh as much as I like without covering my mouth.This has given me more confidence and makes me want to buy lots of new lipsticks!

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Of course! I wish I had this done years ago.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Friendly

How did the team contribute to you experience?

I have travelled from the north of England for each appointment and the whole team and been extremely friendly and flexible in meeting my needs. Tim even stayed behind late for me one evening so I could get cheaper train fare! Thank you!

Tooth Crowns and Tooth Veneers

Smile of The Month: November 2012

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Problem:
This patient was self conscious about the shape and colour of her teeth.

Solution:

A combination of veneers and crowns were placed to achieve this fantastic result.

Client Interview:

What motivated you to change your smile?

I was self conscious about the shape and colour of my teeth.

What treatment have you had?

2 crowns 2 veneers and cosmetic contouring of some teeth as well as some general fillings etc that needed to be done.

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

I was very well looked after. I felt confident about the quality of my treatment I was well informed and looked after in every way.

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

I am absolutely delighted! The final result is much better than I anticipated.

Is it something you would recommend to family and friends?

Definitely.

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

I feel much more confident. I smile more and I notice that people smile more in return.

Sum up your experience in one word:

Overjoyed.

How did the team contribute to you experience?

Manrina, Anna and the rest of the team have all been wonderful. Everyone is professional and friendly and they help to create a relaxed and happy atmosphere.