Coping with Teeth Whitening Sensitivity

Teeth whitening is one of the quickest and easiest ways to remove tooth surface stains and improve tooth discolouration. It’s no wonder that it’s become increasingly popular over the years, as more and more people learn that teeth whitening can help get them that much sought after bright and healthy smile. However, whilst a qualified dentist can take precautions to reduce any side effects, many patients will still experience some levels of teeth sensitivity as a result of the teeth whitening treatment. What is Teeth Whitening? Teeth whitening is a cosmetic procedure that aims to reduce the appearance of discolouration and surface stains on the teeth. There are many different treatments available for teeth… MORE >

Private Dentistry Awards Nominations

We’re so delighted to announce that our practice has been nominated for awards in two categories at the Private Dentistry Awards ! What are the Private Dentistry Awards? The Private Dentistry Awards are prestigious awards with a London-based ceremony, that celebrate the very best in private dentistry and recognise outstanding work by both teams and individuals. The awards are highly accredited and well respected within the industry, which is why it is such an honour to be nominated in not one but two categories! Which Categories Have We Been Nominated For? For the 2022 awards, The Kensington Dentist has been nominated in the categories: ‘Team of the Year in London’ ‘Practice of the Year in… MORE >

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety or Dentophobia can make visiting the Dentist a really daunting prospect. At The Kensington Dentist we want to make sure that everyone’s dental experience is as stress free as possible, so that everyone can access the care they need. In saying that, we know that overcoming dental anxiety is no small feat. We completely empathise that the prospect can seem overwhelming, particularly in light of recent Covid events . However, we want to reassure you that we are a safe, welcoming and understanding practice.   Why am I Scared of the Dentist? There are many different reasons that people may be scared of the dentist. Many people suffer from a range of… MORE >

The Principles of Preventative Dental Care

Preventative dentistry is the easiest way to protect your mouth against tooth decay, gum disease and other, more serious issues, such as mouth cancer. There are an array of different dental treatments available for these issues. However, prevention will always be quicker, easier and cheaper than a cure. Looking after your teeth and maintaining a healthy and balanced lifestyle will help to keep your oral hygiene in check.   What are the Basic Principles of Preventative Dentistry? The two core principles of preventative dental care should co-exist simultaneously for the best results. The first principle is establishing an oral hygiene routine at home. This means regularly cleaning your teeth and maintaining a healthy lifestyle…. MORE >