Posts Tagged ‘periodontitis’

My Front Incisors Are Too Long And Crooked. Please Suggest Any Fast And Effective Way To Improve This?

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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Hi, I am 23 years old and my front incisors are long and not straight. They seem to be coming out day by day which is making my lips look like they are getting fatter. These teeth are also a bit yellow, and stained from childhood.

I have had braces previously to straighten these teeth but now this problem has returned. There isn’t a gap between those teeth, the problem is basically length. Due to this, I don’t feel confident in showing my teeth when I smile.

Please suggest any fast and effective way to improve this.


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Changing Faces Dentistry & Facial Rejuvenation,
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My Teeth Are Migrating And I’ve Been Given Conflicting Advice. What Should I Do?

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
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Hello Dr Hughes. I have been informed that my teeth will ‘migrate’. I know this is very rare. 2 years ago, I had a mould taken with my dentist and last month, I had another mould taken for comparison. All of my teeth have seemed to move to the side a bit, especially the front, middle section of teeth. Some dentists have advised me to have braces. But some other dentists have advised me not to do so because it may affect the gum. I would like to know how I can solve this problem. It doesn’t cause me any pain, but I’m afraid if I don’t do anything about it, it will become more serious. In a few years time all my teeth might move inward. What can I do? Please advise me on this. Thank you for your time.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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I Am Unsure As To Whether Dental Implants Are Suitable For Me At The Age Of 74. Is It Wise?

Monday, July 21st, 2014
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Hello Mark. I have been assessed for dental implants for my top jaw. Is it wise at my age 74 to have this work done? I am in very good health but have fairly severe periodontitis, and I do not want to put myself into a position where I have to have remedial work done in my 80’s if I survive that long? I currently have a bridge of 4 at the front, two crowns and I have lost all wisdom teeth and one molar(5) in upper left jaw. The teeth in my upper jaw are mostly loose, and the bridge which was done in 2012 is loose. I have recently taken antibiotics and have been using hydrogen peroxide mouthwash, my mouth has certainly improved in recent weeks. I have had gum disease for several years, but the severity of it has only recently become apparent. I have attended for dental treatment on a regular basis all my life. My main fear is that the periodontitis will continue regardless if I have implants. I have also been recommended for a course of intensive hygiene treatment.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
Web: www.harleystreetdentalstudio.com Tel: 020 7636 5981

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Can You Tell Me Your Opinion On LANAP Treatment Versus FMD Treatment?

Monday, May 19th, 2014
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I am 52 years of age and I am suffering with chronic periodontitis. I have been referred by my dentist to a dental specialist for treatment. The specialist Dr I have seen has offered me FMD as a treatment. This looks to me like a very painful procedure that I will have to undergo in two separate sittings. The pain of which I will suffer for more than 48 hours after each procedure. I understand this is the removal of all infected flesh to give healthy flesh a chance to heal and the deep cleaning of the roots of my teeth. From what I have read, I understand that the scar tissue that will be left to me will be equally susceptible to infection as the original tissue was. The dental specialists I have been referred to do not offer LANAP and I am wondering if LANAP is a better treatment for my periodontitis than FMD. From what I have read about LANAP it certainly sounds less painful and more so much more effective in the long term. Please tell me your opinion on FMD versus LANAP? Many thanks.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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I Have Two Loose Teeth. I Am Dubious About Implants. Would Bridge Work Be The Better Option?

Friday, November 8th, 2013
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I have two loose teeth – one at the front top and one at the side top. Because the front one is unsightly and protruding forward my local NHS dentist has suggested having a bridge fitted. Because I have had gum disease in the past my gums have receded and I am dubious about having an implant therefore a bridge seems the obvious solution. I am wondering whether I should have them taken out before consulting you or leave them in for your assessment. I would also be interested in the cost for bridge work on both teeth if that’s possible.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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I Need A Permanent Solution As I Don’t Like Wearing Partial Dentures. What Can Be Done?

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
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Hello Dr Hughes, I have periodontitis also known as gum disease, and just had my lower two teeth pulled out yesterday. I’m on partial dentures at the moment and I hate the feel of it, I can’t afford dental implants and my dentist says that I would have to wait six months for the gums to heal and he will give me a Maryland bridge only after six months. My X-ray has shown that the supporting teeth will hold it fine, I’m really depressed and need a permanent solution? Is this the correct treatment option to take? I hope you can hope me sort this out as I’m getting sick of it. Thank you.


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
52 Harley Street, London W1G 9PY
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Why Do I Require The Bridge To Be Attached To My Canine Teeth?

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013
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my 2 bottom front teeth are loose, i was told i need a bridge and those teeth have to come out , and the teeth next to them also because they are not strong enough to hold the bridge so the bridge will be attached to my canine teeth i was told this is the right thing to do. please help because this is costing alot of money i have no insurance. also i am have deep root planing to clean teeth before i go ahead with the extraction and the bridge


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Dr Mark Hughes

Harley Street Dental Studio
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