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Maida Smiles (W. London)

Tel: 020 3974 1777

Beat Gum Disease with Dr Joanna Quintal

Our top periodontist, Dr Joanna Quintal, works locally at our Maida Vale practice and would be responsible for ensuring your gum disease is correctly treated.

Not only this, but the rest of our team is highly skilled as we are regarded as experts across multiple fields of dentistry, including periodontics.

★★★★★ – 4.9 Star Rated Clinic. Read our 215+ Google reviews.

Dentistry For People Who Love To Smile

Maida Smiles is one of the most advanced clinics in central London for gum disease. We utilise modern technology to be more precise and pay greater attention to detail in all our clinical cases.

We believe no oral problem is ever out of reach to fix and go the extra mile to put the smiles back on our patient’s faces.

We’re only located 12 minutes from Marylebone (NW1).

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Our Practice Is A 5 Minute Tube Journey From Bond Street

We are a two-minute walk from Maida Vale tube station for public transport users.

The clinic opens six days a week, from Monday – Saturday. Open until 8 pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays.

To book an appointment or are suffering from throbbing or bleeding gums that may require periodontal treatment, call 020 3984 9123.

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“I can’t tell how pleased and happy I am! I never thought I’d get my smile and confidence back, but I have, thanks to Pedro and his amazing team! I’m forever grateful! I cannot thank Maida enough.” Flora T, W1

Unfortunately, gum recession cannot be reversed once gums have begun receding without treatment or advanced specialist intervention.

One of the best tools for preventing or restoring receding gums is to see a dentist for regular cleaning and check-ups – it’s that simple!

Even if you don’t experience any symptoms, seeing a dentist is always good practice.

For patients within Harley Street (W1G), Maida Smiles should be the first point of contact for anyone suffering from gum disease or experiencing early signs. That’s because we have specialists on-site daily, ready to take on your case.

In severe cases, dental surgery may be required. But don’t worry – usually cases are mild enough to be dealt with by our dental hygienist, who works under the careful supervision of our lead periodontist.

 These options tend to be flap surgery and grafting:

  • Flap Surgery – deep tissue cleaning removes bacteria and tartar build-up within the gums.
  • Grafting – a synthetic particle or bone/tissue is placed to help grow the gums back.

This may seem quite daunting. However, our dental practice ensures these procedures are as comfortable as possible for you. You are in safe hands with our specialist periodontist Dr Claudio Lorenzo.

Finding solutions for gum disease can be a struggle, so patients in Harley Street choose us as their dental professionals.

Here at Maida Smiles, we believe there’s always a solution for gum disease; that’s why we provide a range of dental procedures to help you regain your smile.

By scheduling regular check-ups with us, we can treat the early stages of gum recession before they lead to a more severe condition.

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Three Reasons Why Our Restorations Are Better

If you have healthy gums, you should expect them to look firm and pink.

However, those with unhealthy (diseased) gums often experience red, sore and swollen gums that throb or ‘pulse.

On top of this, sufferers face bleeding gums that bleed not just when flossing or brushing teeth but when prodded accidentally throughout the day.

Another prominent symptom of gum disease is bad breath, which those with gingivitis or more progressive forms of the disease cannot eradicate quickly.

Address missing teeth quickly

As your gums become thinner, they will begin to recede; this describes the process of gums pulling away from your teeth, causing large, unsightly triangular spaces. This usually indicates that you are progressing to the more advanced stages of gum disease, where teeth will eventually fall, become wobbly and shift out of their natural position.

To fix this, patients may have to pay thousands of pounds to rectify their smile – that’s why you need to act fast, not only to save yourself money but to save and preserve the state of your oral health, which provides you with the ability to eat and speak normally.

What Are Typical Symptoms Of Gum Disease?

Gum disease can be broken down into three stages:

  • Gingivitis: Reversible
  • Periodontitis: Manageable
  • Periodontal disease: May require surgery to alleviate symptoms

The early stages of gum disease can be identified as gingivitis. Gingivitis can occur when gums begin to recede and a metallic-like taste occurs in the mouth.

Symptoms include:

  • Swollen and red gums
  • Bleeding after brushing or flossing

Periodontitis starts to occur in more serious cases when gum disease is ignored. This severe gum infection damages soft tissue around the gums, leading to tooth loss and other serious health complications.

Serious signs include:

  • Bad breath (Halitosis)
  • Metallic taste in your mouth
  • Loose or wobbly teeth
  • Painful when chewing
  • Black triangles or pockets form in between teeth
Christina J
Christina J
23. March, 2023.
I've been receiving orthodontic treatment for about a year now with Dr. Ines and she's a wonderful mixture of highly skilled and professional, very thorough, and gentle in her approach. She is also super personable and I always look forward to my monthly appointments with her. She's made such a big improvement to my teeth and I'm very happy with my treatment so far -- I highly recommend Dr. Ines. I've also had other treatments with Maida Smiles and always had a great experience, especially with my wisdom teeth removal (by Dr. Pedro) that went very smoothly without any issues. The team's treatment coordinator/dentist nurse Cinthia is also always super kind and helpful if you have any questions or want to understand treatments.
Angelica Sacrepaye
Angelica Sacrepaye
15. March, 2023.
I had the lovely Dr Shankar for a 4 month Invisalign treatment. I mainly had overcrowding that needed sorting out after having had braces as a teenager and not wearing my retainer. Dr Shankar was delightful and has a lovely energy about him that made me feel very comfortable throughout the whole process. He explained processes well and also gave good advice to help me make informed decisions. I would highly highly recommend him to anyone in the Maida Vale area!
George Batchkala
George Batchkala
14. March, 2023.
I had 2 wisdom teeth (on the same side) removed by Dr Pedro. I had a much better experience than I expected. One month later, I have completely recovered without any complications. Absolutely recommend!
André Tiago
André Tiago
3. March, 2023.
I was recommended to start my treatment at the clinic and I couldn't be more pleased. It has been 6 months since I put my braces on and I am being followed by Dr. Ines and Dr. Cíntia. I can already see great changes and can't wait for the final result. Excellent professionals. The whole environment is very calm which makes you comfortable. 100% recommend Maida Smiles Clinic.
Claudia Castellani
Claudia Castellani
3. March, 2023.
Following a friend’s recommendation, I brought my eldest daughter to Dr Ines do Carmo for orthodontic treatment. Ines has been brilliant throughout the treatment; she is incredibly passionate about her work and this is reflected in her skilled perfectionism and the amazing results she achieves for her patients. From the start, Ines’ warm and friendly manner succeeded in putting my apprehensive daughter at ease. She was also forthcoming and thorough in her explanations of the treatment, and happy to share her extensive knowledge. My daughter now has an even lovelier smile thanks to Ines. I highly recommend her and will be bringing my younger children to her for their orthodontic treatment.
Carla Parreira
Carla Parreira
3. March, 2023.
It was my first time in the clinic and I had a great experience. The staff is very friendly. Samantha was very helpful with booking the appointment and fast replied to my messages. I had an appointment with Dr. Ines do Carmo. She is lovely. She explained all the treatment and the best option for my case. Cintia was helping Dr. Ines with the appointment. Cintia is very friendly. Dr. Ines and Cintia took care of me and made me feel welcome during the consultation. I will continue my treatment in the clinic. I recommend the clinic and especially Dr. Ines do Carmo.
Maria Moreira
Maria Moreira
2. March, 2023.
It is my good fortune to have found Dra inês at Maida Smiles Clinic and to have her as my orthodontist. My complex orthodontic treatment, as an adult, defies all laws of physics, but Dra Inês has the most amazing professional expertise and compassion to help and change lives, and she is helping me massively. In each consultation, Dra Inês moves one-step forward to improve my bite, my oral health in general and my smile! I will be forever grateful to Dra Inês for her outstanding care, professionalism and support she provides in each visit, in such a caring and friendly way. I warmly recommend Dra Inês and Maida Smiles Clinic to anyone who os considering orthodontics.
Adrian de Haro
Adrian de Haro
1. March, 2023.
We were on a short trip to London and my wife's implant got loose. We called Maida Smiles and they immediately saw her. They kindly sorted the issue out and my wife was extremely satisfied with the kind, friendly and professional service. Thanks Dr Pedro.
Igor Zinatulin
Igor Zinatulin
26. February, 2023.
I can’t thank enough Dr Pedro Gutierres and Maida Smiles’ team for guiding me through a multiple teeth extraction operation I had at the clinic recently. I’m a very anxious patient and everyone at Maida Smiles went above and beyond to accommodate my questions, asks and concerns. The operation itself was painless and positively uneventful, healing was quick and after-care second to none. Never thought I’d say this to myself but I’m looking forward to my next dentist appointment at Maida Smiles.

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