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Raisins may be good for your oral health


Research shows that some of the compounds found in raisins may fight off harmful bacteria in the mouth. The link between nutrition and oral health has long been established, and studies often reveal some unexpected benefits from some of our favourite foods. If you enjoy snacking on raisins, you may…

Celebs who use cosmetic injectables


Injectables help to reduce wrinkles, restore volume and enhance the overall texture of the skin. Cosmetic injectables, such as anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers, are becoming increasingly popular for their ability to reduce some of the signs of ageing and restore volume to the skin. They are a particularly appealing…

Some (unexpected) causes of toothache


There are a number of possible reasons for tooth pain If you are experiencing the pain of a toothache, you might assume that you have a cavity. Although this may be the case, there are a number of other issues that could be causing your discomfort. Here are some of…

The benefits of AIRFLOW


Have you heard of the AIRFLOW method of teeth cleaning? During the treatment, we make use of a special machine that cleans and polishes the teeth with a combination of air, warm water and fine powder. A great option for removing dental plaque and stains, the system works quickly and…

The power of berries


If you like berries, you are going to love the findings of this new study. Research now shows that just a handful of dark berries like cranberries and blueberries could offer some protection against tooth decay. If you like the sound of that, read on to find out more about…

How your child’s diet affects their teeth


It goes without saying that your child's oral health is really important, and it's essential that their first teeth are protected properly. Regular check-ups and cleans are a great way of keeping your little one's dental health on track, but there are also some ways you can help keep their…

Cosmetic Injectables


Cosmetic Injectables in Dentistry There are many dental procedures and treatments available to help care for your teeth, gums, and mouth. Some of these require invasive procedures, drills, painful injections, etc. which can make many patients nervous. Facial pain can also cause distress to patients. This is why more dentists…

Cosmetic Dentistry Options


Cosmetic Dentistry Options Achieving a bright, beautiful, and whiter smile can be simple and cost-effective. Getting a better smile does not need to involve complex procedures and lengthy treatments, especially if an aesthetically pleasing smile is all you are looking for. There are many simple and cost-effective ways to beautify…

Common adult dental problems


Can adults suffer from dental problems? Dental problems can affect anyone at any age and can impair the function of the individual teeth and mouth. Most people think that dental problems happen to children, teenagers, and young adults only. There is the belief that once you reach a certain age,…

Why bring your child to the dentist?


What is the importance of bringing your child to the dentist? Dental care should be an important part of everyone’s healthcare routine, including children. Most parents believe there is no need for them to take their child to the dentist until they have a problem, which can end up causing…

Which orthodontic treatment is best for your teenager?

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Pre-adolescence and during adolescence is the best time for orthodontic treatment as the jaws are still developing. During the teenage years and into early adulthood the jaw bone is still developing, which means an adolescent’s teeth are much easier to move as the jaw bone has not set as firmly.…

Why should you choose dental implants?


Here at LARA Dental, we are massive advocates for dental implants and the major benefits they can provide to those who are missing teeth. Missing one tooth or many teeth can be a source of embarrassment. it is also a potentially harmful scenario. Your oral health is hugely dependent on…

Why you should consider dental implants regardless of age


LARA Dental provides dental implant treatments that can save your smile and your oral health regardless of your age If you are missing one, or multiple teeth, dental implants from LARA Dental is a treatment option you should seriously consider: no matter your age. Dental implants are by no means…

The Advantages of Dental Implants


Missing a tooth? bring back your smile with dental implants At LARA dental we are always striving to provide our patients with superior levels of treatment and our dental implants have helped many of them to regain their smiles. Why Should You Consider Dental Implants? More than a third of…

LARA dental shares the benefits of dental implants!


LARA dental is here to help you take back your smile and oral health with dental implant treatment Whether you are young or old, a missing tooth can be a harrowing experience. We can lose our teeth for a number of reasons, but it is never too late to seek…

Bring Back Your Smile with Dental Implants


At LARA Dental we know the potential pain and embarrassment that can accompany one or a few missing teeth. Our dental implant treatments are designed to give you a smile you can be proud of. There a whole host of reasons as to why we lose our teeth and for…

Lingual braces are behind the teeth braces

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Lingual braces are the only orthodontic treatment which is completely hidden from view. At LARA dental, we strive to cater for all our patients’ needs, and we understand that when it comes to orthodontic treatment, everyone has different preferences on how to reach the goal of a straighter smile. While…

Is it time to take your child to the dentist?

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At LARA dental, we recognise the needs of our smaller patients and ensure they have a positive experience when they visit our practice. The whole team at LARA dental is dedicated to providing a relaxing and stress-free experience for you and your child.  Together we can ensure your child has…

Brace Yourself

Brace yourself

Considering ways to straighten misaligned teeth? Here at LARA dental, we will help you to achieve a straighter smile. Orthodontics can assist in adjusting crowded, ‘gappy’, malocclused, crooked and misaligned teeth and jaws and a number of other dental and orthodontic concerns. When considering straightening your teeth there are several…

Smile Makeovers at LARA dental


It’s the magical treatment many people dream of... “I wish I could visit the dentist and they’d just fix everything that is wrong with my smile,” the good news is, it’s actually a possibility. Many people find they reach an age where they would like to have cosmetic dental treatment…

Teeth whitening and why your teeth look like that


Your teeth are not supposed to be pure white. That is a myth. Teeth are supposed to be off-white When you visit the dentist they can assess how healthy your teeth are. Why is this relevant? The health of your teeth can impact their colour. For example, decay can make…

Dr Charlie Kahwagi and Dr Geoffrey Storey talk Lara Dental

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  Take a moment to sit with principal dentists Dr Charlie Kahwagi & Dr Geoffrey Storey, as they give a comprehensive introduction to Lara Dental and the procedures that take place. LARA dental is here to provide dental care of the highest skill and quality. We are committed to growing…

Refresh your smile with our cosmetic and restorative treatments

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It’s never too late to refresh your smile – procedures such as dental implants, veneers and teeth whitening can transform your smile at any age. A healthy smile is about more than just being sparkly and bright. At LARA dental, cosmetic dentistry goes hand-in-hand with restorative dentistry. We tailor our…

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