Replenishing and replacing your broken smile with dental implants Harley Street

Covering up the smile


Masks, although a pain in many ways, for those with a broken or damaged smile have been the perfect item. No unwanted glances towards the gap in your smile, no ‘helpful’ comments regarding tooth replacement options and no hiding away due to low self-esteem. A mask can only deflect and divert the problem for a short time though. Therefore, regaining your confidence concerning your smile and filling in the gaps is the best long-term solution for you and this is where dental implants Harley Street come in. Small titanium screws that act as an artificial root for the new tooth or teeth, enabling you to restore your smile for the long term rather than quick fix options that do not last.

The impact of tooth loss

A smile, whilst it may seem simple, can alter the way we see ourselves and how others see us. A hard chiselled jaw can appear softer, the frown lines can smooth out and the eyes soften, and you can put another person at ease with a smile. We are able to express our emotions through the movement of the mouth and therefore hiding it away due to insecurities can not only impact our self-esteem, but can also hinder how the outside world sees us.

On top of the emotional impact of tooth loss, is the physical impact. Whilst the gap may or may not be obvious, any form of tooth loss can, over time, cause further health problems. It may be that further tooth loss occurs due to a breakdown of the jawbone which has been left unstimulated over time. This can lead to a weakening of the teeth surrounding the gap and in time, alter the facial definition of the individual.

Whether a tooth or multiple teeth have been lost, visiting our dentist is of extreme importance to ensure you maintain your overall oral health.

Protect your smile with dental implants Harley Street

One of the more popular, long-term solutions to tooth loss is to use dental implants Harley Street. These small screws are made of titanium and when inserted into the jawbone, create a sturdy, artificial root for the tooth replacement. The nature of these titanium screws, once inserted into the bone, helps stimulate bone regrowth and therefore regenerates it around the implant securing it into place. This in turn protects facial definition and the surrounding teeth. 

Can anyone have dental implants Harley Street?

In many cases, having implants secured within the mouth is the most suitable tooth replacement option, however this is not always possible. For this reason, each patient has to first attend a consultation with our dental team where a discussion and physical examination of the teeth, mouth and gums will take place. The combination of the physical examination, digital scans and X-rays helps our dental team to ascertain whether this is the procedure for you. It may be that the bone depth of your jaw is insufficient, or it may be that the overall health of the mouth is not at a high enough standard which would negatively impact the implant and reduce the longevity of the process. No matter what, all this would be discussed within the consultation and a variety of solutions will be made available to you by us.

Surgical lasers at our W1 dentist

Lasers are not new in medicine as a whole, having been implemented in retina and lens corrections for 20 years and almost as long for delicate heart procedures. But with the increased experience and reduced costs of equipment, we are proud to be able to utilise them at our dentist W1.


Using lasers for surgical incisions goes beyond early sci-fi hype. Being able to make an incision extremely accurately without creating a pulling and tearing force, makes lasers excellent for extremely delicate surgical work. This is why they found their initial niche with lens, spine and neuro work, rapidly moving arteries of the heart across hospitals later on.

Wherever incisions have to be made cleanly and blood loss minimised, lasers have the advantage of partially cauterising the incision as it is made.

EPIC system

The EPIC laser system is a diode CPU based laser system which gives us, at Harley Street Dental Clinic, the flexibility to give a wide range of treatments, from managing discomfort to surgically removing gum tissue and lightening teeth! 

Modulating the beam in both intensity and frequency makes it less like a scalpel and more like an entire set of tools in its own right.

Current role in treatment

We use the EPIC by Biolaze to its full potential. For the relief of pain, we directly stimulate the nerves in order to disrupt the receptors in much the same way as TEN’s systems, but we use light instead of electricity.

Cold sores and oral ulcers

The treatment of ulcers focuses on resolving the infection to resolve the symptoms. This is normally done with a cyclohexane mouthwash, but by using focused laser pulses, we can sterilise the gum tissue in a very targeted way.

Cosmetic gum treatment

The ratio of gum tissue to enamel when smiling has its own rules of attractiveness; too much or too little can often be seen as off-putting. Also badly defined asymmetric arches are also seen as undesirable and these can all be corrected with cosmetic gum contouring. By surgically and strategically removing small quantities of gum tissue, the arches can be emphasised. Using a surgical laser allows us to minimise discomfort and bleeding. 

Surgical intervention and the remove of oral growths

There are several forms of benign oral growths, the most common form of skin tag developing from the gum tissue after a severe case of gingivitis. Although generally harmless, a skin tag can be irritating and when accidentally bitten, very uncomfortable.

Correcting tongue-tie (ankyloglossia)

Some cases of tongue-tie, where the membrane connecting the tongue to the bottom of the mouth extends along the bottom of the tongue and holds the majority of the tongue down, can be resolved by surgical intervention. A limiting factor is usually the high rate of blood loss making it another great case for a laser dentist W1.

Possible future of laser dentistry

Currently procedures with our lasers are limited to soft tissue and there is yet to be an appropriate diode laser that could be used on enamel, but this would be a natural progression and one that we would happily embrace at our dentist W1. Can you imagine a future dentistry without a whirr of the drill? We can!

Feeling at ease with your dentist Harley Street

Knowing the team supporting you


When looking for a dental practice very rarely do people consider how well they may or may not get on with the dental team. Whilst at no point does anyone expect to become best friends with their dentist Harley Street, getting along amicably and having confidence in the person helping you with your oral hygiene is essential. After all, together you form a team to ensure your oral health receives the very best care.

When looking online at dental practices, the dental surgery team concerned is often put up on the website in a photograph along with their qualifications. Whilst these two things are of course important to take a look at, what is more important is to look into the reviews of the practice and the individuals within the practice.

Are the team friendly? Are they welcoming? Will they go the extra mile for nervous patients?

Whether nervous, new to the practice or a regular attendee, our dental team, from receptionist through to dentist Harley Street, understands how important rapport is,  which is why we work with you and get to know you from the very beginning. In order to work together successfully we have to have an understanding that works both ways. This is something we always strive for at our Harley Street Dental Clinic.

Keeping on top form

Whilst qualifications are always essential within the dentistry world, once gained it is important to continue developing skills in terms of knowledge and practice. With updates and alterations constantly improving methods, it is important to find a dental team that adheres to this process as well as keeping on top of any standards needed for the profession. This is why all members of our dental team are encouraged to continue personal development, whilst abiding by the General Dental Council which offers strict guidance to dental professionals. Having qualifications from years ago is a given, but keeping up-to-date with all the new knowledge and methods in dentistry is essential. We ensure our dental team is continuing to be on top form.

Covering all treatment styles

Traditional treatments, innovative treatments, cosmetic treatments, no matter what you are looking for, finding a dental practice that has you covered is important. For some practices having the ability to out-source patients is more suitable and enables the patient to return for their regular dental care. For other, larger practices, such as our clinic, offering a wide range of dental services has never been simpler. From dental check-ups, to cosmetic tooth realignment processes to facial aesthetics. No matter the requirement, we can help keep you at ease whilst providing you with the services you may need or want.

Becoming one of the family

Whilst we know that we are available for your oral health needs, for us as a dentist Harley Street it is more than that. When you come on board we become a team, a family, working towards improving and maintaining your oral wellbeing. Together we can ensure that your smile stays in place and continues to shine.

Advantages of switching from silver to white fillings

Do you have a few metal fillings in your mouth that you want to change? Do you feel self-conscious when you throw your head back and laugh?

Not to worry! If you are looking for a way to change your metal fillings for the more visually appealing composite, white or porcelain fillings, our team at the dental practice can help.

At Harley Street Dental, we have expertise in all things restorative and can easily change a metal or silver filling to white fillings Harley Street, ensuring that your smile stays looking as good as ever and without any detriment to the tooth that needs the restorative. Perfect!

But what are some of the advantages of undertaking the change from silver to white fillings Harley Street? Read on to find out!


First things first; teeth are white, or at least a pearlescent colour.

And if you have ever had an amalgam filling or crown, you will know that visually they can be far from discreet, especially if they are located near the front of your mouth.

And so, one of the main benefits of switching from silver to white fillings Harley Street is that they will be more natural looking in appearance. Our team will be able to colour match them to the surrounding tooth structure so that when you smile, it will not be as obvious to any on-lookers.


While many people may assume that amalgam or metal fillings will be more long lasting than porcelain or composite ones, we have found this is not the case.

With correct care, a white or porcelain filling can last for up to and over 15 years, whereas a metal one has an average lifespan of around 8.

So, better looking with better longevity!


Many people assume that a porcelain filling or crown is going to be structurally weaker than a metal one. Especially as most people have, at some point in their life, had a porcelain plate or cup smash when they have dropped it!

However, when push comes to shove (or biting leads to chewing!), porcelain or composite fillings are just as structurally sound as a metal filling. In fact, porcelain restoratives are often used to support teeth that have been treated with root canals, so they really are strong!


With traditional metal fillings, our dentist would need to remove more of the tooth or teeth to fit the filling.

But, as a composite or porcelain filling bonds better to the tooth, there is no need for so much of the original tooth to be removed and so, fillings or crowns made from this material are minimal in their fitting.


And finally, a key advantage of a composite or white filling is how it responds in the mouth. They are not as sensitive to hot beverages or icy drinks as metal fillings and so, they will not expand and contract each time you consume hot or cold beverages. This means that they are less likely to fall out or come loose and you are less likely to have decay set in underneath them.

Lip fillers Harley Street: your pout needs you!

If you are concerned about the appearance of your lips because you feel that they are too thin, then lip fillers Harley Street can help. Altering the appearance of your lips can aid to add symmetry to your face and can increase your confidence. Harley Dental Street Clinic is well qualified for facial aesthetics treatments, as dentists are experts in facial anatomy and performing delicate procedures. Using dermal fillers to inject the lips, you can have healthy looking lips in minutes.


How do dermal fillers work?

Dermal fillers contain hyaluronic acid gel, which mimics the body’s natural production of hyaluronic acid. Hyaluronic acid is what gives the skin its elasticity and youthful appearance. The gels that we use are made from non-animal sources and they can be used to improve the lips, as well as reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles on the face. They can also be administered for contouring the face, neck and hands. When the skin is injected with the gels, it makes the muscles relax and this makes the skin smoother and fuller.

How long does treatment take?

If you’re in a rush for a great result, then this might be the treatment for you! Here at our practice, we can deliver lip fillers Harley Street in as little as a few minutes. And while you may be thinking that you’ll have to do some waiting around, there is actually no downtime at all and you will see the results instantly!

How long do the results last for?

While the results aren’t permanent they can last a good length of time, of about 6 months for lip fillers Harley Street. This means that you will only need to come and see us a couple of times a year to keep your pout plumped up! (We love to see you any time, but we know you have other things to do with your life!) So, for the short time that we will see you, you will find that you can have a great result that lasts.

Anything else that I need to know about having lip fillers?

If you haven’t had lip fillers before, it is highly likely that you will have a lot of questions about the procedure. One of the main ones is normally whether or not it will hurt. The fact is that we administer local anaesthetic first, so you won’t have to feel a thing! In order to ascertain whether or not this is the right treatment for you and your goals, you should book in to see us for an initial consultation. We would be happy to discuss your aims and the treatment options that are available to you. You can ask as many questions as you wish and we will give you all the information you require to make a fully informed decision about your treatment plan. There is never a better time to get the look you’re looking for than now. Why wait? You can feel more confident and stop silently criticising your smile when you look in the mirror. Once you have lip fillers, you can ooze confidence for the next 6 months and decide whether or not you want to keep the enhanced pout or not after that. You can be sure that we will carry out the procedure in a sterile and safe environment with experts treating you. What’s not to love about that?!

Our clear braces process

Clear braces W1 are a fantastic option if you want an effective yet discreet way of straightening your smile. Here at Harley Street Dental Clinic, our dentists are very experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to providing this treatment, and will do everything they can to help give you the smile you have been hoping for.


What are clear braces and why would I need them?

This treatment is aimed at our patients who are struggling with a range of imperfections. Whether you have gappy teeth, crooked teeth, crowded teeth or an overbite, our clear braces W1 can help. They work in the same way to traditional fixed braces with the use of brackets and a wire, but instead of using coloured brackets, they are clear. This means that they are less visible to others, which our patients have really loved.

The process

To start off, we will firstly invite you to our practice for a consultation appointment. This is crucial as it allows us to get to know you and your needs. We will also examine your teeth and take scans such as x-rays to get a clear image of your smile. They will also be used by us to carefully plan your result.

To begin the clear braces W1 application procedure, we will firstly apply dental cement to the front of each tooth and attach the brackets, one on each tooth. After this, we will attach the wire, which is the part that provides the tension to move your teeth into their new, straighter position. And that’s it! Once this is done, your teeth have started their straightening journey.

During your time with the braces on, you will visit us every month or 2 so that we can make any needed adjustments to further straighten your smile. This also gives us an opportunity to have a chat with you and make sure you’re happy with everything.

After the treatment is over and we have taken your braces off, we will highly recommend that you use a retainer. This is a dental appliance that you will wear at night, and it will stop your teeth from shifting back to their original position. Your teeth will naturally try and move back, no matter what teeth straightening treatment you get, so it’s really beneficial to use a retainer.


Fixed appliance

The first advantage that you can enjoy when you have these braces is that they are fixed to your teeth. This is useful as it means that you won’t have to remove them every time you eat or drink. Using a fixed appliance can also help to deliver better results than some other options out there.

Less visible to others

One of the most obvious advantages about this treatment is that the braces are a lot less visible than some other types. You can enjoy the effectiveness of fixed braces, but still maintain a more natural look throughout due to the clear brackets. This is great if you have a social lifestyle and/or professional career and don’t want to draw unwanted attention to your teeth.

Composite bonding Harley Street: what is it all about?

It’s a term you may have heard of, ‘composite bonding’, but what does it actually mean? Composite Bonding Harley Street is an effective treatment for altering minor imperfections in the appearance of your teeth using a resin. The resin is matched to the colour of your enamel and can be added to your teeth to close gaps between them, fix any chips or to treat any imperfections in the aesthetics of them. It is a painless procedure that only needs one visit and can be a far less invasive experience than some other treatment options.


How does composite bonding work?

Composite bonding Harley Street works by one of our dentists choosing a shade of resin that matches your natural teeth. The resin is made from a durable plastic material and can be applied to your teeth without the need to do any work to the teeth first. This can mean that there is no need to damage the teeth in any way in order to attach the resin on to them.

When we add the resin on to the tooth that is being treated, we are able to shape and smooth it to the required size. Once we have done this and we are satisfied that the results are going to be aesthetically pleasing, we then use a special light to make the resin harden in minutes! This can be a welcomed procedure for many patients as it is non-invasive and shouldn’t hurt at all.

Are there any other reasons to choose composite bonding Harley Street?

Although composite bonding may not last as long as veneers, it is far less invasive to your teeth. With veneers, we need to file away a thin layer of enamel in order to attach the veneer on to the front of your teeth. Some patients prefer the prospect of avoiding doing this and composite bonding is a solution that still delivers excellent aesthetic and functional results for your smile, whilst allowing the teeth to remain strong and healthy.

What do I need to do now?

If you are interested in finding out more about how composite bonding may be able to help the appearance of your teeth, simply book in for a consultation with us here at Harley Street Dental. We will be happy to examine your mouth thoroughly and to discuss your goals for your smile. We will then be able to explain what the treatment options are and to explain what is involved in these. You can feel free to ask us as many questions as you need to in order to ensure that you understand what is involved and we will work with you to devise a treatment plan that you are happy about and excited to get started on. If composite bonding is one of the treatments that is right for your specific needs, then we hope that you will feel confident about joining us for one session of treatment and leaving the practice with a much improved smile. Our experienced and friendly team love nothing more than seeing a genuine smile that is attractive and happy after a treatment. Together, we will be able to smile about your new found beam!

Why do our patients choose Invisalign?

Straightening your teeth can really help to change the look of your smile for the better, and we are proud to offer this treatment to our patients here at Harley Street Dental Clinic. There are many different treatment options when it comes to straightening your teeth, and Invisalign W1 really stands out. We will explain why this is below, but firstly, you will want to know what this treatment is and how everything works.


Invisalign is a treatment that mainly focusses on straightening mild to moderate cases of misalignment. This is done by wearing clear, plastic aligners, and each one is slightly different which causes your teeth to move into a straighter position. This treatment has really assisted our patients who want help to transform their smile into a straighter and therefore healthier one.

Once we have had a consultation with you and your aligners have arrived, we will recommend that you wear them for around 20 hours a day. They are removable, which means it’s easy when it comes to eating, brushing your teeth and cleaning your aligners. After every 2 weeks, you will change to a new aligner, which will further straighten your teeth. You will repeat this process until the treatment is over and your teeth have been successfully straightened. The amount of time this takes depends on individual needs, but generally varies anywhere from 6 to 18 months.

During your Invisalign W1 journey, our team at Harley Street Dental Clinic will do everything they can to provide you with a smooth and enjoyable experience. Our dentists are highly knowledgeable and professional concerning this treatment, and will ensure that you receive the results you have been looking for.

Why Invisalign?

Now we can explain all of the great things that make Invisalign W1 one of the most popular teeth straightening choices among our patients. There are so many benefits that you can enjoy before, during and after the treatment.

Simple consultation

One of the first advantages that you will notice about Invisalign is how quick and easy our consultation appointment is. We are proudly using our brand new iTero scanner to 3D scan the mouths of our patients, which means no impressions and no gagging. The scanner also uses technology that allows us to show you what your results should look like at the end of the treatment which is very exciting!

Invisible aligners

One of the main things that makes this treatment stand out for our patients is the appearance of the aligners when they are in. You may not want to draw unwanted attention to your teeth whilst straightening them, and this treatment is perfect for that. Your aligners will be clear and custom-made to fit your teeth, so they will be barely visible.


Another thing that you can enjoy when getting this treatment with us is the fact that the aligners are easily removable. This really helps to make everything easier and more comfortable for you when it comes to normal functions like eating, it should also mean that the aligner can be kept pristine using cool water to rinse it. This also means that you won’t need any invasive surgeries to attach fixed appliances, which is perfect for our nervous patients.

Harley Dental Street Clinic: sparkle with teeth whitening

At Harley Dental Street Clinic, we have teeth whitening Harley Street to counter the effects of drinking red wine and caffeine, smoking, poor oral hygiene and the use of certain medications. While you may not realise it, food can also stain your teeth and brushing and flossing alone is not always enough to counter the effects of these things. It can impact people’s self-esteem when they see their smiles looking off-white in photographs or in the mirror, and while you can’t necessarily achieve a brilliant white finish if it isn’t your natural colour, your results with teeth whitening will still be much improved.


How does teeth whitening work?

Here at our clinic, we are proud to offer two different treatments for teeth whitening Harley Street, depending on your requirements. We have both Zoom! and Enlighten treatments. Zoom! offers the option to lighten your teeth at home or have a combination of this and treatment in the practice with us. Enlighten is used at home and has a guaranteed B1 shade. With both systems, you will have custom-made trays manufactured to fit your teeth. You will then be provided with the whitening gel to put into the trays for you to wear for a few hours a day or overnight. You will normally do this for a couple of weeks. With Zoom!, there is then the option to come to us for a final hour’s treatment, where we will use a special light for your teeth as well to get the best results for them.

Which treatment should I choose?

The best way to find out about which treatment would be right for you would be to book in for an initial consultation with us here at our practice. We will be able to examine your mouth and discuss the teeth whitening Harley Street options that are available to you. Often the decision about which treatment to go for can depend upon a range of factors, including time, lifestyle and preference. Some patients feel reassured that they will get professional treatment in the practice with Zoom! for example, and they want to pursue this treatment plan as a result. Other patients prefer the flexibility offered by a home treatment. If they have the trays at home, they can wear them at a time that suits them and they don’t need to stick to an appointment scheduled at the practice. In fact, the beauty of a home whitening treatment is that if one day you want to wear the trays in the daytime because you are going out for the evening, then you can choose to do so, whereas on another night you may prefer to wear them in bed. The choice is completely yours!

So, if you are considering getting your teeth lightened then all you need to do is come and see us at Harley Dental Street Clinic to find out more about how we can help. The boost that this can give to your confidence is amazing! Our professional and friendly team are here, ready and waiting to get your smile shining!

Invisalign Harley Street: getting your smile into alignment

If you had a wish list for realigning your teeth and asked for an appliance that couldn’t be seen, could be removed, was comfortable to wear yet very difficult to break and could achieve results in as little as 6 months, you’d probably think that it was impossible to get something that could do all that. However, at Harley Dental Street Clinic we have a treatment option that can deliver on comfort, discretion and effectiveness with Invisalign Harley Street.


What is Invisalign?

Invisalign Harley Street is a treatment that consists of sets of aligners being worn and changed between on a fortnightly/weekly basis. They sit over the teeth and being made of transparent plastic, only the teeth should be visible to other people, allowing the wearer to feel confident about realigning their teeth discreetly. The aligners apply a little pressure to the teeth as they are being worn to move them into the desired position. You will be provided with 6 weeks’ worth of aligners to change between on a regular basis and then you just need to come back to see us, here at our clinic, to receive your next batch of aligners for the following 6 weeks.

Why Invisalign Harley Street?

If you have mild to moderate alignment issues, Invisalign can treat these very effectively. Whether you have gapped teeth, crowded teeth, under or overbites, or crossbites, Invisalign can help. There is even a special range for teenagers. Invisalign offers the discretion you need to wear your aligners without worrying about what others will think. It also means that you have flexibility to remove the aligners when you need to for up to 2 hours a day, when you need a little break or when you are eating and drinking. It also means that by removing your aligners for mealtimes, you won’t have to have a messy clean up operation afterwards!

Another benefit to choosing Invisalign is that you can continue to brush and floss as normal. When you are doing this, you don’t have to have your aligners in your mouth, which means that there is nothing to impede your oral hygiene efforts, unlike with other treatment options such as fixed braces. There is also less to break with your aligners than those options with delicate wires and brackets, so you should hopefully find you don’t need to take much time out of your busy schedule to come and see us (although we are always here when you need us!)

The next steps

If you are keen to find out about how to get a smile that you can feel proud of, why not book in for an initial consultation with us at Harley Street Dental Clinic? We will examine your mouth thoroughly and discuss the treatment options with you. You can share your concerns and ask as many questions as you require, to feel fully informed about the decisions you are making.

To get your smile on track, come and see how we can help – it’s time to feel aligned in your smile and in yourself.