New Year, New You
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1M ago
https://youtu.be/tQirZ4k9YVU Happy New Year! We want to wish all of our patients a happy, healthy and prosperous 2024! So, have you will have made any new year’s resolutions? Research suggests that 75% of people stick to their goal for at least a week, but only 46% are still on target 6 months later! It’s not easy to keep up your enthusiasm throughout the year, but with an achievable and worthy goal, it’s more than doable. If one of your goals for the year is to be the best version of yourself why not attend one of our upcoming open days which highlight some of the treatments which can make yo ..read more
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Have You Seen Our iTero Intraoral Scanner?
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1y ago
We are always investing in the practice to help us achieve the highest standards of dentistry and also ensure the most pleasant experience each time you visit. Some of you may have seen the iTero scanner at recent appointments. We use it to scan your mouth and produce a 3D image of it, which means it’s great for: Showing how Invisalign will improve your smile Removing the need to create impressions using trays for treatments like crowns or onlays Producing outstanding and perfect, which can be used in manufacturing veneers and implants As we use this technology daily, we sometimes take it f ..read more
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Turkey Teeth
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1y ago
If you’ve been on social media recently, or watched any reality stars being interviewed, then you can’t have avoided hearing the phrase ‘Turkey teeth’. Well, let us assure you it has nothing to do with the upcoming festive period, and in no way refers to smiling poultry. It refers to a trend made popular, mostly on Instagram, of going abroad to have a full set of veneers and a dazzling white smile. Quite often the results can look unnaturally large and bright, and evidently quite false looking. This is a treatment that we cannot understand as it needlessly means filing down and potentially da ..read more
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Get A Straighter Smile With FASTBRACES®
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1y ago
In our last article we spoke about the benefits of Invisalign, and this time we’re talking about another Orthodontic treatment called FASTBRACES®. Dr Leigh-Ann Elias is our FASTBRACES® expert and carries out the treatment which is a high-performance bracket system. We’ve been told by many patients that speed is a major consideration when looking to straighten their teeth and FASTBRACES® will normally have results in as little as four months. Just some of the benefits include: Typically costing less than lengthy traditional braces It generally causes less discomfort It’s the fastest way to st ..read more
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What is Composite Bonding?
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1y ago
You may have noticed the social media and tabloid phrase ‘Turkey teeth’, but if not let us assure you it has nothing to do with smiling poultry. It refers to a trend made popular by reality stars of going abroad to have a full set of veneers and a dazzling white smile. This is a treatment that we cannot understand as it needlessly means filing down and potentially damaging otherwise healthy teeth. What if we were to tell you that there’s a much less invasive treatment which delivers much more natural results, whilst being much more cost-effective. It’s called composite bonding and is a synthe ..read more
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The Benefits of Invisalign
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
1y ago
Many people spend years wishing they had straighter teeth and not that there are now removable and convenient solutions to do this. Perhaps the name you will be most familiar with is Invisalign, which uses virtually invisible aligners that can be taken out for meals. They are perfect if you don’t want anyone to know you’re undergoing Orthodontic treatment. Dr Jonny Lightstone offers Invisalign here at JL Dental Care, and as you will see from the images in this blog, the results are a natural looking straighter smile. He will often advise doing Invisalign in conjunction with composite bonding ..read more
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Love Your Smile This Valentine's Day
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
2y ago
2022 is apparently going to be the year of new love, according to lots of articles we’ve seen online. After being cooped up for almost two years, with first kisses being impossible behind a facemask, Tinder has said that the dating scene is set to exploded. So, while Valentine’s Day may have gone to plan for anyone in a relationship during the pandemic, new romances didn’t have a chance to bloom. It was traditionally around this time of year we’d post a blog with some of our top tips for the day, highlights from the past include: Looking after your teeth if you’re one of the 36 million peopl ..read more
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National Heart Month and the connection to your oral health
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
2y ago
February is National Heart Month, which is an awareness campaign run annually by The British Heart Foundation. The aim is to make people aware of all the risks and warning signs from heart conditions, as Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the UK’s number one killer, and the world’s according to the World Health Organisation. According to figures from the British Heart Foundation here are 7.4 million people in the UK living with CVD which proves fatal for 460 people daily. What causes Cardiovascular disease? There are numerous risk factors including, but not limited to; · Smoking - smokers are ..read more
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Dry January…. The Halfway Mark
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
2y ago
If you have been doing Dry January we just wanted to say well done and keep up the hard work, you’re almost halfway there. More and more people have been taking part in the campaign, organised by Alcohol Change. It started almost a decade ago with 40,000 people registered to take part, a number which rose to 130,000 in 2021 and this year is reported to be around 200,000. Of course, that’s only the number of people who have registered and are completing it for a charity, there are projections that in reality up to half a million people across the UK are taking part this month. The steep rise i ..read more
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Dry January…. The Halfway Mark
JL Dental Care
by Dr Jonathan Lever
2y ago
If you have been doing Dry January we just wanted to say well done and keep up the hard work, you’re almost halfway there. More and more people have been taking part in the campaign, organised by Alcohol Change. It started almost a decade ago with 40,000 people registered to take part, a number which rose to 130,000 in 2021 and this year is reported to be around 200,000. Of course, that’s only the number of people who have registered and are completing it for a charity, there are projections that in reality up to half a million people across the UK are taking part this month. The steep rise i ..read more
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