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The festive season is one that’s often laden with calorific treats, sweets, cakes, puddings, fat roasted spuds and layer after layer of luxurious creams, caramels and fillings. By the end of the holidays, many of us need to see dental specialists to get those holes patched in our teeth and the diet book looks down haughtily from the shelve, muttering to itself that it knew you would be back one day.  It doesn’t have to be that way though: with a few conscious actions, you can still make it through the holidays fit and healthy. More importantly, you can still have just as much fun.

- Everything in moderation
This is by far and away the most important idea you can bear in mind. Eating that dessert is fine, as long as you’re not going to splurge repeatedly. A little bit of chocolate or cream or fat or cheese is not the end of the world, the problem arises when indulgence becomes pure habit. It’s also less enjoyable to have these sorts of things when they’re not treats. Chocolate is something we reserve for special little moments, so when we turn it into an everyday thing, it ceases to be something good and simply becomes something normal. Some of the best dental specialists London has to offer will tell you that it’s this constant snacking of tooth eroding products that causes so many people to have problems over christmas.

- Eat Breakfast
It’s well established that breakfast is a massively important meal. It sets you up for the day ahead, helps your mind and body to get going and makes sure that you’re not hungry later. Incredibly, many nutritionists speculate that eating breakfast actually helps you to lose weight, because it stops the mid morning snacking and makes sure that you don’t pig out at lunch time. That’s especially relevant when you consider what the average lunch consists of around christmas time...

-Try and get the leaner cuts
Whatever meat you’re having this christmas, it’s going to be delicious as long as you’ve prepared it properly. A good turkey breast melts in your mouth and has a soft but fairly robust flavour. When dressed in a good, thick gravy or a fruit based sauce it should be moist without needing the fat laden skin that clings to many joints. Those that claim that fat is necessary to stop the meat from becoming dry and tasteless have either bought bargain basement birds or they have prepared their centrepiece improperly. A good marinade or rub, a proper stuffing and regular basting will bring out the flavour in any joint.

- Don’t drink with every meal.
This is a bit of a killer, but there are so many empty calories in alcohol. By all means, drink, just don’t drink constantly. Just think, do you really need to wash down those mince pies with another glass of mulled wine? Is it really worth all the weight that you’ll put on, or having to see a dental specialist after the new year when you see the state of your stained teeth?

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Steve Broad  is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Dentist London. For  more information Visit http://ellevendental.com

 

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Taxing Food to Curb Obesity is as Logical as Taxing Teeth Whitening

Tooth whitening is a simple procedure, and we think you won’t find anyone doing it to so high a standard as us in London.
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In in a bid to get Britain eating more healthily, Politicians are considering pushing forward controversial plans to tax unhealthy food. The controversial measures hope to curb childhood obesity and stop the nation’s growing health problems. There has been a decrease in the number of fruit and vegetables people in every age group have been eating in the last few years and an increasing expenditure on energy dense products like eggs, butter, beverages and sugar in each household. The NHS estimates just over a quarter of the UK can be classified as obese, whilst a staggering 42% of men were found to be overweight in 2010. With all the sugary foods being consumed, it’s no surprise that more and more people are turning to cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening to get some of their self confidence back as the nation faces a moral dilemma on how best to solve this problem.

Mike Rayner is a staunch supporter of the tax, which he believes could help save thousands of lives a year by curbing obesity and helping to stop people from filling their bodies with harmful chemicals. He believes that the country is in the middle of a crisis, and only swift action from the government can save it from the crushing pressure of its own weight. He praised Denmark’s “fat tax”, which penalises food that is high in saturated fat and said that a similar measure should be taken in the UK. He does however, note that the tax would need to be well thought out and customised for the country, because many of the low fat foods here are very high in salt instead. After being questioned about the issue by two senior politicians, he admitted that a tax itself wasn’t enough and obviously attempts to educate people about nutrition would be important.  This sort of action is already underway; some of the largest corporations in Europe have recently made moves to help customers understand exactly what they’re eating by agreeing to a standardised system of labelling across the EU.


However, many people are anxious about these plans. Although they would accomplish a noble end, the means by which that end is reached are coming under increased scrutiny. Many argue that by taxing people for eating certain products, the government is interfering far too much in people’s lives. Is it not, they argue, every individual’s right to choose what they want to eat, and to feel the consequences? When the Conservative party formed a coalition with the Liberal Democrats, one of the things that they promised was the removal of the “nanny state”, which refers to a government who is overly protective or restrictive to its people. Voters are therefore alarmed by this recent turn of events, as it seems as if the coalition intends to treat the citizens of Britain as little more than naughty children. They wonder what is next: today unhealthy food is taxed to stop people from eating poorly, tomorrow treatment for teeth whitening or starchy products may suffer a similar fate to save the nation’s dental hygiene. The protesters come from every background, from those that can afford to eat on minimum wage as it is, to the likes of Terry Wogan who believes that his diet should be his own choice. As he points out, food isn’t the only cause of obesity, so does these activists plan to tax cars and all the other things that make modern life easier? The issue is a very controversial one and, with both sides digging in for a long fight, it doesn’t look like it will be over anytime soon.

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Steve Broad  is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Teeth Whitening London. For  more information  http://ellevendental.com/tooth-whitening/

 

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Cosmetic Dentistry is for Everyone

Back in the day, men were men. Or, so we’re told and so many choose to believe. There was a time when a man was bold and brave and heroic. A time where men worked in plain trousers and a rolled up shirt, when finery was alien to a man. He was a simple, hardworking being and all the better for it. You still hear people talking about what it is to be a man, telling others to “be a man” or “man up!” To these people, men indulging in moisturising creams or cosmetic dentistry is abhorrent, it’s the sign of them getting weaker, the sign of the rock solid base of society going soft. It wasn’t like that in their day.

 

Except, it was. As shocking as it may seem to some, it’s nothing new for men to care about their appearance and be concerned with things other than belching, eating and having a pint. Back in the times of Ancient Egypt, men used to freely wear makeup, in fact they would often wear more than the women! They would garb themselves in the finest clothes and take careful preparations to ensure that they looked their best. No one could describe Henry VII as lacking in traditional masculinity, but he was careful to dress in the latest fashions and loved to wear gems and jewelry. It just goes to show that all these ideas of what makes a man are just silly, narrow-minded myths. A man is just as entitled to care about his looks as a woman is. If he wants to have a dental cosmetic treatment, or a tummy tuck or even just wants to buy a pink shirt, he should be able to do so without acquiring a silly “metrosexual” title.

 

Looks are important too. It may seems shallow to judge people based of them, but there really is something that be gained from looking at a person. They say you can judge a man by the shoes that he wears and the company that he keeps and many do so, although one mustn’t obsess over their looks to the point of self indulgent vanity, a bit of thought about how you present yourselves to others will get you a long way. Sherlock Holmes famously deduced much about his prospective clients from their appearance: from a mud stain here and a drop of wax there, he was able to gain an insight into a person that he’d never even met before. In the same vein, turning up for a good interview looking scruffy and unkempt is one sure way to put any employer off. You only get one shot at a first impression, so why risk making a bad one just to satisfy some bizarre idea of masculinity?

 

That’s why more and more men are taking care of themselves and making efforts to be much more presentable. There’s been a real rise in non essential treatments- cosmetic dentistry in London, for example, has never been so popular- and it’s easy to see why: men want to feel good about themselves. They want to feel attractive, they want to have the self confidence to go out into the world without regrets or anxieties. Who can blame them?

 

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Steve Broad is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Cosmetic Dentistry. For more information Visit http://www.ellevendental.com/cosmetic-dentistry/

 

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A Tooth Fairy Provides Comfort to Children in the Loss of their Tooth

Every little girl wants to be a fairy, with their beautiful dresses, sparkly wings and magic fairy wand. Fairies open a fantasy world for children’s imaginations. There’s flower fairies: Disney fairies, and the fairies that sing and play at the bottom of the garden, but the most famous fairy has to be the one that brings you golden coins - the Tooth Fairy.

 

The tooth fairy is a fictional character who lives in Tooth Fairyland and has helpers that put each individual tooth in its own special box. Using magic she travels on a fairy flight whilst children are sleeping, and replaces their teeth with a monetary delight. A child’s first Tooth Fairy experience is always the most exciting and most children lose their first tooth at the age of five. A tooth can remain loose for a while and Children’s dentists in London know that there’s no use rushing it. The adult tooth that precedes it will eventually push the baby tooth out of the way.

But how can you get a child to the dentist for the first time? They may be worried it might hurt or be fearful of meeting the dentist for that initial step. Dental treatment for children is child-friendly and waiting rooms often have toys and books to keep children entertained whilst they wait for their appointment. They often receive a sticker at the end of their appointment as a reward for being so brave.

 

To eradicate any fears, you could always play the Magic Tooth Fairy board game beforehand, where a play tooth is placed under a magic pillow and turns into money in front of their very eyes (with the help of special fairy wand). The game even recreates the wobbly-tooth dilemma - to pull it out or not to pull it out? But the Tooth Fairy’s success doesn’t just stop at costumes and merchandise, it was even made into a comedy film in 2010 and was a box office hit. Two years on and the Tooth Fairy is no stranger to technology and even has her own webpage, where you can ask her that pulsing question.

 

A tooth fairy provides comfort to children in the loss of their tooth and is a very trusting custom.
Children like to feel cared for and believe everything that an adult says. It’s important for them to get to know their pediatric dentistry in london, and because they specialise in preventative dentistry for children, they know first-hand how to help the mini adults look after their teeth, by explaining everything clearly beforehand.

 

But like everything nowadays the price for a tooth has risen in cost and placing one under your pillow today will earn a child nothing short of a pound - all whilst they are sleeping. All we need to do is sprinkle a little fairy dust and keep the magic alive.

 

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Steve Broad is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Dental Treatment for Children's. For more information http://ellevendental.com/childrens-dentistry/

 

 

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Tooth Implants Dentist in London

Tooth implants look set to be the next big thing when it comes to dentistry,as they allow the recipients to repair the damage that they may have done to their teeth and restore a winning smile.
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For years, patients have reluctantly accepted fillings and awkward dentures, wishing that they could turn back the clock and be given a second chance. They know that if they could, they would avoid all these fizzy drinks and sticky sweets, make the small effort to brush between meals, and generally look after themselves a little bit better. By this point though, it’s too late and they’re forced to suffer the fate of all those who spurn the floss for a few more minutes in bed: a set of removable teeth left to soak on a side table. For many, dentures are a source of embarrassment, especially given their associations with the elderly, but there is nothing they can do but sigh and wish that the past was undone.

Except, that’s not quite true anymore. There is something that can be done. Tooth implants look set to be the next big thing when it comes to dentistry, as they allow the recipients to repair the damage that they may have done to their teeth and restore a winning smile. Obviously, it’s best to opt for high quality implants because they offer a wide range of benefits over the cheaper brands. For a start, cost cutting implants will often lack the strength and flexibility of the more expensive brands, causing them to chip and snap when they come into contact with something really hard. Although this frailty would be a big worry, it’s nothing compared to the problems that could be caused by a rushed installation. At the very least, this would force the patient into a long treatment and recovery period, which is hardly desirable, but if fitted incorrectly, implants could cause nerve damage in the mouth and weaken the jawbone. By having the treatment, any customer is allowed to have another chance at getting great teeth, so it makes little sense to skimp and buy an inferior product just to save a little money. Top quality implants from an expert dentist are the only way to go here, and luckily the cost of treatment is very modest compared to the benefits that it can bring.

The only real question left to be answered is: how do they work, and why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? Well they work by attaching synthetic teeth to your bones via a strong but delicate metal thread. They start by adding the implant into the jawbone, where it will bond via a process known as osseointegration. They then add a small metal peg to the fused implant, to give an external base for the new tooth. The final phase is where the dentist creates a prosthetic tooth and attaches it to the peg, giving the patient a firmly rooted new set of gnashers that are practically indistinguishable from the ones around them. The reason no one has attempted this before is because the process is one that requires the skills of an expert dentist and the most advanced modern technology to pull off. Securely anchoring the prosthetics is a real task in itself, especially if you want them to stay in for a decade or more. The technology that allows this life-changing treatment is still relatively new but tooth implants in London and other major cities are becoming increasingly common.

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Steve Broad  is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Tooth Implants Dentist. For  more information Visit http://ellevendental.com/implants

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Cosmetic Dentistry is for Everyone

Back in the day, men were men. Or, so we’re told and so many choose to believe. There was a time when a man was bold and brave and heroic. A time where men worked in plain trousers and a rolled up shirt, when finery was alien to a man. He was a simple, hardworking being and all the better for it. You still hear people talking about what it is to be a man, telling others to “be a man” or “man up!” To these people, men indulging in moisturising creams or cosmetic dentistry is abhorrent, it’s the sign of them getting weaker, the sign of the rock solid base of society going soft. It wasn’t like that in their day.

 

Except, it was. As shocking as it may seem to some, it’s nothing new for men to care about their appearance and be concerned with things other than belching, eating and having a pint. Back in the times of Ancient Egypt, men used to freely wear makeup, in fact they would often wear more than the women! They would garb themselves in the finest clothes and take careful preparations to ensure that they looked their best. No one could describe Henry VII as lacking in traditional masculinity, but he was careful to dress in the latest fashions and loved to wear gems and jewelry. It just goes to show that all these ideas of what makes a man are just silly, narrow-minded myths. A man is just as entitled to care about his looks as a woman is. If he wants to have a dental cosmetic treatment, or a tummy tuck or even just wants to buy a pink shirt, he should be able to do so without acquiring a silly “metrosexual” title.

 

Looks are important too. It may seems shallow to judge people based of them, but there really is something that be gained from looking at a person. They say you can judge a man by the shoes that he wears and the company that he keeps and many do so, although one mustn’t obsess over their looks to the point of self indulgent vanity, a bit of thought about how you present yourselves to others will get you a long way. Sherlock Holmes famously deduced much about his prospective clients from their appearance: from a mud stain here and a drop of wax there, he was able to gain an insight into a person that he’d never even met before. In the same vein, turning up for a good interview looking scruffy and unkempt is one sure way to put any employer off. You only get one shot at a first impression, so why risk making a bad one just to satisfy some bizarre idea of masculinity?

 

That’s why more and more men are taking care of themselves and making efforts to be much more presentable. There’s been a real rise in non essential treatments- cosmetic dentistry in London, for example, has never been so popular- and it’s easy to see why: men want to feel good about themselves. They want to feel attractive, they want to have the self confidence to go out into the world without regrets or anxieties. Who can blame them?

 

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Steve Broad is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Cosmetic Dentistry. For more information Visit http://www.ellevendental.com/cosmetic-dentistry/

 

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A Tooth Fairy Provides Comfort to Children in the Loss of their Tooth

Every little girl wants to be a fairy, with their beautiful dresses, sparkly wings and magic fairy wand. Fairies open a fantasy world for children’s imaginations. There’s flower fairies: Disney fairies, and the fairies that sing and play at the bottom of the garden, but the most famous fairy has to be the one that brings you golden coins - the Tooth Fairy.

 

The tooth fairy is a fictional character who lives in Tooth Fairyland and has helpers that put each individual tooth in its own special box. Using magic she travels on a fairy flight whilst children are sleeping, and replaces their teeth with a monetary delight. A child’s first Tooth Fairy experience is always the most exciting and most children lose their first tooth at the age of five. A tooth can remain loose for a while and Children’s dentists in London know that there’s no use rushing it. The adult tooth that precedes it will eventually push the baby tooth out of the way.

But how can you get a child to the dentist for the first time? They may be worried it might hurt or be fearful of meeting the dentist for that initial step. Dental treatment for children is child-friendly and waiting rooms often have toys and books to keep children entertained whilst they wait for their appointment. They often receive a sticker at the end of their appointment as a reward for being so brave.

 

To eradicate any fears, you could always play the Magic Tooth Fairy board game beforehand, where a play tooth is placed under a magic pillow and turns into money in front of their very eyes (with the help of special fairy wand). The game even recreates the wobbly-tooth dilemma - to pull it out or not to pull it out? But the Tooth Fairy’s success doesn’t just stop at costumes and merchandise, it was even made into a comedy film in 2010 and was a box office hit. Two years on and the Tooth Fairy is no stranger to technology and even has her own webpage, where you can ask her that pulsing question.

 

A tooth fairy provides comfort to children in the loss of their tooth and is a very trusting custom.
Children like to feel cared for and believe everything that an adult says. It’s important for them to get to know their pediatric dentistry in london, and because they specialise in preventative dentistry for children, they know first-hand how to help the mini adults look after their teeth, by explaining everything clearly beforehand.

 

But like everything nowadays the price for a tooth has risen in cost and placing one under your pillow today will earn a child nothing short of a pound - all whilst they are sleeping. All we need to do is sprinkle a little fairy dust and keep the magic alive.

 

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Steve Broad is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Dental Treatment for Children's. For more information http://ellevendental.com/childrens-dentistry/

 

 

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SureSmile Helps you Smile with Confidence

Getting braces can be a daunting prospect: whether you’re a teenager who feels self conscious about their looks or an adult who wants to get a winning smile, everyone knows the horror stories. Two years of arduous commitment, incessant readjustment appointments and “tightenings”. It’s no wonder so many people have been put off having treatment when you think of all the hassle that braces can entail.

 

A new technology, called SureSmile, is aiming to change that. They promise to speed up the process and reduce the hassle, without losing the quality of readjustment offered by conventional braces.The process is faster but it isn’t rushed, so there are no risks of inferior treatment caused by hasty readjustment. Instead, the SureSmile treatment streamlines the process by greatly increasing the precision of the memory wires that form the braces, allowing them to work to a greater level of effectiveness with a lot less manual adjustment from the dentist.

 

These wires are made of Copper Nickel Titanium, a composite that is well suited to ensuring a gentle but consistent level of remodelling. Traditionally, these wires simply weren’t widely available because of the heat required to mold them for each patient. The SureSmile treatment changes that. They use precise robotic construction to shape the wires, allowing them to completely bypass the scalding temperatures that had made the process impossible for ordinary dentists. Not only can the technology cope with the extreme conditions required to customise the wires, they can also shape them with a much higher degree of precision than any human could, allowing them to create braces that are both comfortable and highly effective.

 

SureSmile combine this with 3D mapping technology to create digital images of what your teeth look like now, and what they should look like when the treatment is over. This allows orthodontists to set an accurate target for how you want your teeth to look and make sure that this vision is carried out precisely, unlike the normal treatment which relies on estimations.On average, these optimisations make process 33% faster than normal orthodontic correction.

 

The idea of having braces seems a lot less scary when you see the level of detail and control that modern technology can bring to the process. It’s reassuring that all you have to do is Google: “SureSmile dentist london” and before you know it, you’ll be booked in for an appointment and on your way to perfect teeth. Without all that worry hanging over you, it’s a lot easier to just smile.

 

Author Information: Steve Broad is a writer with experience in magazine columns, short articles and editing. He is the author of this article on Suresmile London. For more information visit  http://ellevendental.com/faster-treatment/

 

 

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