Extra precautionary measures against COVID-19 at American Smile

Update 12/06/20 Here at American Smile, infection control is and always has been a fundamental tenet of our dental practice. For the last couple of weeks, we have been treating our registered patients with urgent concerns. We have established protocols, risk assessments, acquired extra personal protection equipment (PPE) and have updated infection prevention protocols in line with latest available COVID-19 guidance and standard operating procedures. Since the outset of this pandemic, some of our clinicians have been working in the Read More…

Dental Care for Pregnant Women

Dental care shouldn’t stop just because you’re pregnant. At American smile we realise it’s even more important to keep your oral health in check when pregnant as you’re at higher risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease. Unfortunately, there’s still a widespread belief that visiting the dentist while pregnant can be harmful to you or your baby. This can be a serious problem if it means you avoid seeing your dentist or hygienist and aren’t getting the care you Read More…

Sparkle & Shine: Demystifying teeth whitening

Our teeth and smiles are rated one of our most attractive features, and over the past few years the UK has followed American trends in cosmetic treatments to achieve that perfect ‘Hollywood smile’. Taking pictures is a big part of modern society, from selfies to red carpet photos. People love sharing lifestyle photos, and post anything from new fashion finds to travel destinations. However, the rise of filters and various solutions to whiten the teeth on the photo clearly indicates Read More…