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Cosmetic Dentistry Glasgow

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Smile Makeovers Boosting Confidence & Self Esteem

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Ask anyone what they would like to improve about their appearance, and a smile makeover will almost certainly be at the top of their list. A glowing set of teeth not only improves your overall facial appearance; it can be a real confidence booster and elevate your self-esteem.

At The Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow, we offer an amazing range of cosmetic dental treatments at affordable prices.

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At our award-winning clinic, you will find a great selection of dental treatments. We are one of the most technologically advanced dental clinics in the UK, with state of the art equipment and machinery, with a top-flight team of some of the most experienced dentists and orthodontic experts in the country.

We’ve fine-tuned our treatments for your convenience, giving you better results more quickly, saving you the hassle of undue discomfort and allowing you to enjoy the benefits of a brighter smile in no time at all.

Give Yourself a Dream Smile Makeover

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No matter what you don’t like about your teeth, you are spoiled for choice at The Berkeley Clinic. Are your teeth looking a little tired and discoloured? Consider our teeth whitening solutions for a quick fix solution that will have your smile looking brighter than ever. We also provide some of the finest orthodontics, dental crowns, veneers, dental implants and aligner treatments around.

One of the biggest concerns for patients receiving dental treatment is that said treatment will affect the overall appearance of their teeth and gums. You’ll find several options at our clinic to help minimise the appearance of restoration and treatment, from white fillings and perfectly matched dental crowns, to gum reshaping procedures that will restore the overall appearance of your mouth to something altogether more natural.

For a sure-fire way to improve the appearance of your smile, make sure you speak to our friendly care team to find out more about the options available to you.

Specialist Dental Treatments

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We’re experts in CAD/CAM digital dentistry. Here at our clinic, we utilise the CEREC 3D System across a range of treatments. This system is specially tailored to minimise the length of treatment required by patients, even for those suffering from more serious conditions. Even conditions like cracked or crooked teeth can be resolved in as little as one appointment by utilising this innovative 3D solution.

For patient requiring dental crowns, veneers and reconstructions, the CEREC 3D System is an ideal way of ensuring replacement teeth and components look and feel as natural as possible. We’re one of the few clinics in the UK with their own in-house ceramic studios, making us the go-to for bespoke cosmetic dentistry in the UK.

Get in Touch Today!

If you’re interested in achieving the smile you’ve always dreamed of, it’s time to get in touch with the team at The Berkeley Clinic. Call the team direct on: 0141 564 1900 to arrange a consultation or request more information. Alternatively, you can email us at: [email protected] Need a little more guidance before you book a consultation? Why not use our online enquiry form to drop the team a message outlining your query. We’ll be back in touch with all the information you need in no time.

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Teeth Whitening In Glasgow

Friday, September 30th, 2016

What Does Whitening At The Berkeley Clinic Involve

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One of the first things you notice in a person is their smile; this is why it is not surprising that teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental treatment in the UK. It’s a quick and effective way to enhance your smile, and in turn boost your self- confidence.

Unfortunately, teeth can become stained and discoloured due to a variety of reasons. Sometimes your teeth will become discoloured simply due to ageing. However, lifestyle and food choices can also take their toll on your glistening smile. There are two main types of tooth discolouration:

• Extrinsic – this is the type of stain that you are most likely to be aware of and is when the outer layer of the tooth (the enamel) is stained. It is typically caused by food and drinks such as tea, coffee, red wine, berries and sweets. Smoking also causes extrinsic stains.

• Intrinsic- most people tend to be less familiar with these type of stains. This type of discolouration refers to stains which originate from within the tooth itself. There are many potential causes of this including dental trauma, overuse of fluoride, decay, dental fractures and hereditary conditions.

How can I prevent teeth discolouration?

There are a number of changes you can make in order to avoid having yellow discoloured teeth. These could be simply reducing your consumption of dark-coloured foods and drinks, or sipping darker beverages throw a straw to minimise exposure to your teeth. Read more about the most common causes of teeth discolouring in our blog.

Improving your dental hygiene by brushing, flossing, using mouthwash daily and having regular visits to the dentist will all assist in eliminating teeth discolouration. You can also reduce the risk of staining your teeth by taking precautions to prevent dental injury such as wearing a mouth guard whilst playing sport and avoiding eating hard foods.

Fortunately, at the Berkeley Clinic, we can help eliminate teeth discolouration with our safe and painless teeth whitening procedure. With our X white pro ultimate whitening package, you can say goodbye to yellow teeth!

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What does teeth whitening at the Berkeley Clinic involve?

In as little as an hour our dedicated team will work their magic to transform your smile. Our dental clinicians will perform in-house whitening on you by placing a protective barrier between your teeth and gums.

They will then apply whitening gel to your teeth and a blue light is shone on them to activate the whitening. Once this safe, in-house whitening procedure is complete, you can take home our bespoke teeth whitening kit prepared in our in-house 4 D dental lab. This kit will further enhance the brightness of your smile and will make your pearly whites sparkle even more. Find out more about our teeth whitening process.

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Teeth Whitening Glasgow: Choosing Berkeley Clinic

Legally, whitening treatments must be carried out by fully qualified dental professionals working to the prescription of a dentist. So at the Berkeley Clinic you know you are in safe hands.

Our care team will take time to determine what is best for you and ensure that you achieve the best teeth whitening result. What’s more, our 4D lab technicians will take an impression of your mouth to customise trays that will fit your teeth perfectly. This makes the follow up process at home easier, safer and more effective. So why not brighten your smile with our X white pro ultimate whitening package for only £299!

If you have any questions about our fantastic whitening offer or would like to book in for a consultation at our award winning clinic in Glasgow, contact us and we will help you achieve that perfect Hollywood smile.

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Complete Guide To Cosmetic Dentistry

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Does Your Smile Impact Your Life Positively or Negatively?

Did you know that almost ¾ of adults feel that an unattractive smile can hurt a person’s chances for career success?

Statistics are showing show that the cosmetic dentistry trend is becoming more and more popular – everyone is looking for that perfect smile! Many who suffer from dental anxiety are starting to realise the benefits of cosmetic dentistry.

Whether you are looking for a dentist in Glasgow or are wondering if cosmetic dentistry is for you, bite your teeth into our complete cosmetic dentistry guide.

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Brighter & Whiter Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Tips to Keep Your Smile Bright

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What does your smile say about you? Probably more than you think.

A smile can be genuine and spontaneous, wry or sarcastic. We use our smiles to show so much of our personality, but if you suffer from discolouration you may miss out on all these chances to express yourself.

According to studies, our teeth are the third most hated part of the body, but this does not have to be the case. The Berkeley Clinic offer outstanding in house teeth whitening that will allow you to love your teeth once again. (more…)

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5 Ways To Avoid Stained Teeth

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Top Tips To Maintain A Bright Smile

With Hollywood-bright smiles all around us, we cannot help but think about how white our own teeth are. Some teeth can be more porous than others, meaning that there are more prone to staining while eating certain food and drink. They also turn yellow more easily over time. How can this be prevented? At The Berkeley Clinic, we are dedicated to bringing you easy solutions for your dental problems. From the best dentist Glasgow to you, here are 6 ways that you can avoid stained teeth after meals.

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Your Daily Checklist For Healthy Teeth

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Tips For Keeping Your Smile In Check

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Despite the fact that we all know how important daily brushing and flossing are, many of us often skip these, with the excuse that we “don’t have time”, “it’s too much of a hassle” or we simply “forgot”. (more…)

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Top 10 Causes for Teeth Discoloration and How to Fight Them

Monday, October 5th, 2015

What are the most common causes of teeth discolouring?

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If your teeth are losing their previous shine, if their colour is fading and they are no longer white, if you are dreaming of a better, stronger and brighter smile, then Berkeley Clinic Glasgow is the right place to be. Many people suffer from teeth discolouring and are looking for effective teeth whitening solutions to meet their needs.

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Professional Teeth Whitening VS DIY Tooth Whitening

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

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Teeth whitening has been increasing in popularity in recent years which has resulted in a variety of alternatives available on the market for both professional teeth whitening and teeth whitening at home. As an established cosmetic dentistry in Glasgow Berkeley Clinic offers safe, effective and pain-free teeth whitening in Glasgow and the surrounding area. Our experienced professional dentists can help you get a whiter and brighter smile in no time! But first, we need to answer some of the key questions related to teeth whitening.

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Teeth Whitening Carried Out By The Beauticians Is Illegal

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Why You Should Always Seek Treatment From Professionals

Many people are under the impression that professional tooth whitening can be carried out in the beauty salons, pop-up kiosks or by someone who carries out home visits. But the fact is that it is illegal for anyone other than a dentist, dental hygienist or dental therapist (working to prescription of a dentist) to carry out tooth whitening.

According to General Dental Council, dental professionals are the only legal practitioners of teeth whitening. Beauty therapists cannot recognize potential issues with your teeth, gums or mouth.

Why teeth whitening performed by beauty therapists is illegal?

Some people who work in the beauty industry have been sold expensive teeth whitening courses and equipment by unscrupulous companies that make them believe the process is legal.

Dental professionals are required to train for many years to understand the structure of the mouth, to recognise dental issues and to be able to prescribe the correct treatment to each individual patient. Dentists can recognise many types of gum disease and signs of mouth cancer. They are adequately trained to prescribe the correct medication and treatment.

Can illegal teeth whitening damage your teeth?

Tooth whitening chemicals are able to permanently damage the teeth and gums if they are not used correctly and appropriately. These chemicals sink into the tooth surface. Therefore, the practitioner who is providing the treatment needs to be fully qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC).

A recent court case highlighted that teeth whitening had been decided by a High Court judge to be ‘the act of dentistry.’ So even if the practitioner is using below the legal limit of hydrogen peroxide or a product which does not contain hydrogen peroxide, they are still breaking the law and putting people at risk.

All of the products that are used by the dental professionals are thoroughly tested over the course of many years and have been proven to be effective without causing any harm to teeth or gums.

Can you get an insurance for teeth whitening treatment at the beauty salon?

The British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology (BABTAC) does not provide any qualifications for undertaking teeth whitening treatments by beauticians and as such it is illegal to whiten teeth by people other than dental clinicians. If during or after the procedure you experience any complications you will not be covered legally for any insurance claims.

Teeth whitening is considered to be safe if carried out by a dental clinician. If you want to get protected and safe teeth whitening treatment get it done professionally.

The Berkeley Clinic is currently offering various teeth whitening options to suit your budget and achieve desired results. You can even get an exclusive and customized teeth whitening kit for free when you join our Beautiful Smiles Plan. If you would like to find out more about cosmetic dentistry at The Berkeley Clinic.

If you would like to find out more about tooth whitening or book an appointment with the Berkeley Clinic team contact us today!

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Dr Greig McLean Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge!

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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Is there anyone out there who hasn’t heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge? The popularity of Ice Bucket Challenge has skyrocketed this summer and it became one of the most talked viral campaigns in 2014.

People are happily donating money to their chosen charities and spilling ice cold water all over themselves and their friends.

Dr Greig McLean does Ice Bucket Challenge for Charity!

Our talented dentist and doctor Greig Mclean was the first to take the plunge and completed his ice bucket challenge at the Berkeley Clinic in Glasgow. He was nominated by our lovely trainee dental nurse Kim Getty and designated the challenge to the Berkeley Clinic’s clinical directors Jamie Newlands and Mike Gow. They now have 48 hours to accept the challenge!

Dr Greig Mclean has decided to donate to Macmillan Cancer Charity Fund in order to support cancer research and help patients to get the help they deserve. If you would like to see Dr Greig McLean getting soaked visit The Berkeley Clinic’s Facebook page and leave your comment!

The Ice Bucket Challenge is a brilliant way to support your local community and various causes that require attention all over the world.

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