Frequently Asked Questions about Harry Shiers Dentistry

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General questions

Our dental practice is situated in the heart of central London just of renowned Harley Street, the home of dental and medical patient care. The address is 28 Harley Place, London W1G 8LZ.

The nearest tube stations, Oxford Street, Great Portland Street and Regents’ Park, are all within walking distance of the practice – so finding us is quick and easy.

We are on the edge of the village of Marylebone and a quick walk from Oxford Street.

For precise directions, click here for Googlemaps and here for Apple Maps.

Tooth Whitening

It takes just 1 appointment to take impressions of your month so that the bleaching trays can be make. These are either sent to you or you can collect them the next day.

No, research shows that there is no harm done to teeth or gums.

After 3 years there is still a 70% improvement but you can keep topping it up with the home trays, approximately once a month.

There is occasional sensitivity during treatment but this soon disappears.

Yes, there is a recommended age restriction of 18 for tooth whitening.

No, it doesn’t change the shade on these so they may need to be replaced at some point.

Yes, you can buy more gel just contact the practice and we can arrange for it to be sent to you.


Veneers should last for about 10 to 15 years as long as regular examinations and oral hygiene appointments are maintained.

Yes, veneers can change the size, shape and colour of your teeth.

Yes, veneers can be made so that they close the space between teeth.