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I Have A 7mm Gap Between My Two Front Teeth As I Should Have Visited My Dentist More Often. What Treatments Can Help Me?

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Hi there. I used to have such lovely teeth but over time I didn’t go to see the dentist as much as I should have and now my bottom two front teeth have lost a lot of the gum in the middle and it has caused them to grow apart. Now I have a 7mm gap between. As you can imagine this is very embarrassing and has affected my confidence. Also I do not work at the minute due to depression and anxiety and so my NHS dentist says they can’t do anything for me to help the teeth look better. I feel self-conscious when I talk or smile. I was wondering what treatment I would need if I saved and paid for the work I needed and what help there is, if any, to maybe help me pay for the treatment I need. I was also wondering if you think braces would be of any help to me at all? I’d appreciate any advice you could give me.

Thank you.


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Dr Mark Hughes

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I Had Dental Implants Fit In Bulgaria. Now I Can Still Feel The Stitches After A Month. Do I Need To Go Back?

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Hi Dr Moore, I recently had full implant treatment in Bulgaria, the process was perfect but since then I can now feel the very top left corner of one of the top teeth at the front. I was told about gum recession but I need to know if this can be left for now, or does it need stitching or the tray refitting? Keep in mind I still have stitches in my bottom tray (the thread is supposed to dissolve over the month). I am wary spending any more money (and don’t have the money!) so soon after treatment. Thank you for your time.


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Dr Andrew Moore

Advance Dental Clinic
104 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JG
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My Gummy Smile Makes Me Miserable. Please Tell Me Which Treatments Can Help?

Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Hello Dr Moore. I am really miserable over my gummy smile. They come to far down and I can’t enjoy any kind of social life or take pictures without worrying.  Do you know if crown lengthening would work in my situation or is there some other form of treatment I could consider? I would really appreciate your advice regarding this. It has always something that has always got the way and I can’t get past it without help. Thank you for taking the time to hear me out. I look forward to your reply. 


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Dr Andrew Moore

Advance Dental Clinic
104 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JG
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Hi Doctor! How Would You Treat My Gummy Smile Problem?

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014
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Hi Doctor! My question is that when I smile my upper gum shows and I always smile covering with my hand and I lose the confidence to smile with anyone, please kindly advise me on what the solution is? I’ve seen some of the gummy smile treatments but I wonder how much it would cost and if I wanted to have gummy smile treatment. Please kindly advise me what the procedure is and how can it be done? Thanks doctor.
Regards.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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I Show At Least An Inch Of My Gums When I Smile. Can You Advice Me On Which Treatment Options Are Available To Rectify This?

Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Hi there. I’m a 35 year old woman.

I’m concerned with my ‘gummy smile’ which causes me to feel self conscious. I show at least just over half an inch when fully smiling. Can you advise which treatments options are available to me and recommend the best UK dentists to carry out those treatments. A few years ago I had some cosmetic work to cover acid erosion at the top of my 2 front teeth. Would this limit my options? Many thanks. 


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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My Tooth Is Rotten And Wobbly. Should I Get This Seen To Straight Away Or Wait Till After My Daughter’s Wedding?

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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Hello Dr Hughes. My back tooth is rotten and half fell out years ago. It caused me no discomfort for a long time but now the other half is wobbly and is making me very uncomfortable. What do I do? My daughter is getting married in 2 days and I don’t want to be in pain for that day. The tooth can’t be pulled as I was told a while back my gums need to be cut to get it out. Should I leave it and hope it doesn’t fall out and cause more pain or do I go dentist now? Thanks.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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I Have Been Unable To Wear My Partial Denture Due To Gum Recession. I Have No Idea Of Where To Turn To.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014
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Hello Mark, I wonder if you can advise me. Approximately two years ago I had two dental implants fitted, one either side of the lower jaw to hold a partial denture. I have been unable to wear the denture for quite a while due to really bad gum recession on one side. The dentist who fitted the implants has since been struck off by the Dental council so I have no idea where to turn to? The lower part of the implant is on show by quite a large amount as the gum has gone and it is tender at times but the implant isn’t loose. Also the denture doesn’t lock on to the implants. Many thanks, any advice would be appreciated.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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My Dentist Said I Need To See A Hygienist For Two Years Now I’ve Given Up Smoking. Will It Really Take That Long?

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
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Hello. I have very protruding front teeth and one missing to the side of them since my last bridge fell out. I need to have work done, does the gum health affect whether I can have work done or not? I have been to 2 dentists for a check up and one said I have fairly healthy gums and teeth but they would need for me to see the gum specialist for up to 2 years and I will need to stop smoking which I have done. I have become increasingly depressed after this news. I look forward to seeing your advice. Thank you.


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Dr Andrew Moore

Advance Dental Clinic
104 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JG
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How Long Will This Tingling Pain Last After My Gingivectomy?

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Hello Dr Moore. I recently had a gingivectomy on my upper left side of mouth for the very last tooth. I had a cracked tooth and my gum had gone sunk into the cavity of tooth. I believe it was from an old filling. How long does the tingling pain last after that? It was last week. Will I go back to get any real feeling in the next 3 weeks? It’s like a very annoying pain but not tearful pain. I have a high pain tolerance. My dentist told me there would be a pain like this, as if I had a paper cut on your finger but they didn’t say how long that would last. Thanks.


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Dr Andrew Moore

Advance Dental Clinic
104 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JG
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I Have A Hole In My Tooth And My Gums Hurt. My Dentist Is Fully Booked, Should I See My GP?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
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Hello Dr Hughes. I have a question for you. I have a very painful tooth and gum, which is currently preventing me from eating properly. I can’t get an appointment with my dentist at the moment. He suggested that I take Ibuprofen but it is not making any difference. What else can I try/use? I do have a hole in the tooth which has been there for a very long time. I don’t think I can wait for 2 weeks to see my dentist, do you think I should see my GP?
Thank you for your reply in advance. 


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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