West London Centre of Orthodontics phone020 8222 8760

About Dr. Kyi, Clinical Director

Dr. Chaw Su Kyi, Clinical Director Why Coose an Orthodontist for your Invisaling Treatment?
  • Dr. Chaw Su Kyi is an exceptional specialist orthodontist who offers the complete range of brace options based on individual needs and on her experience of treating over a thousand patients.
  • Dr. Kyi treats patients from all continents of the world, and has frequently been asked to treat dental colleagues' family and friends and patients who have relapsed from failed treatments by dental colleagues.
  • Dr. Kyi is exceptionally qualified. Her credentials include an impressive quadruple distinction at London Dental School, a distinction in orthodontic masters, and nomination for best orthodontist in the UK by her peers.
  • WeLCOMe Orthdontics provides state of the art equipment that allow for rapid treatment times and hidden brace options.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The foods we eat affect our breath. Garlic and onions, known for their infection-fighting properties, have many health benefits. However, these healing vegetables can also leave the mouth with a distinctive, pungent odor. Cheese is another culprit, capable of creating sour breath after one bite. But what are the best foods to help fight bad breath? Here are five top foods that can help keep your mouth odor free.

Water: A sip of water can quench the thirst, but also dislodge particles and eliminate odor-causing bacteria from the mouth. Water also stimulates the production of saliva, the mouth’s natural cleansing agent.

Black and Green Tea: The bacteria-destroying polyphenols found in tea can help promote fresher breath. Green tea extracts have been shown to prevent oral bacteria from proliferating.

Parsley and Basil: These greens contain powerful substances called polyphenols, which can help break down odor-causing sulfur compounds. Sulfur compounds, found in foods like garlic, onions and other foods in the allium family, are what make us cover our mouths after that to-die-for pasta dish.

Apples: Apples help break down odorous sulfur compounds and increase saliva production. Eating an apple after a lunch can help refresh the breath and give a tasty finish to your meal.

Cherries: These sweet treats can help neutralize methyl mercaptan, another foul-smelling, gaseous byproduct of bacteria. While cherries are contain health-promoting anthocyanins (powerful antioxidants), they can also stain the teeth. So eat them in moderation if you have concerns about maintaining a sparkling white smile.

The road to great-smelling breath starts with great habits, from the inside out. A healthy, well-balanced diet will keep the digestive system and internal organs working properly and efficiently. Excellent oral hygiene helps ensure that bacteria does not have the opportunity to grow and create infections. So, grab a bottle of water and handful of cherries and give your breath a break!

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Our Locations
 

The Centre

89 Hammersmith Grove,
London W6 0NQ,
United Kingdom


Opening Hours
 

The Centre
Monday to Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturdays 9am - 2pm

Please contact us to book an
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