Archive for the ‘cosmetic dentistry’ Category

  • Channel Island Health Authorities Issue Warning Over Illegal Whitening

    Channel Island Health Authorities Issue Warning Over Illegal Whitening

    Health authorities in the Channel Islands are warning the public against visiting non-dentists for tooth whitening treatment. Representatives from the Health and Social Services Department have recently written to business and individuals offering whitening services to make them aware of the legal position in the Channel Islands. Whitening is considered a dental treatment and therefore […]

  • 20 Year Old Who Lost Teeth in Cycling Accident All Smiles Thanks to Dentist’s Generosity

    20 Year Old Who Lost Teeth in Cycling Accident All Smiles Thanks to Dentist’s Generosity

    A 20 year old woman who lost six of her front teeth in a cycling accident is smiling again thanks to the generosity of a local dentist. When Alex Kerr biked home last year she was hit by a car, she had extensive injuries; a broken pelvis, dislocated knee joints and a fractured jaw and […]

  • Irish Dental Practice Aims To Put A Stop To Booming Dental Tourism Market Outside Of The Republic

    Irish Dental Practice Aims To Put A Stop To Booming Dental Tourism Market Outside Of The Republic

    An Irish dental practice is following the business model of Ryanair and slashing prices to attract new clients and prevent patients from the Republic of Ireland travelling overseas for treatment.   MyDental, which is based in Ballsbridge, near Dublin, has drastically reduced prices in order to lure new patients. The practice promises to match lower […]

  • Penkridge Dental Practice Reports Increase in Aesthetic Treatments

    Penkridge Dental Practice Reports Increase in Aesthetic Treatments

    Members of an award-winning dental team have reported an increase in the popularity of treatments designed to improve the aesthetic of the smile, particularly among businessmen and women. Practice manager of the Priors Dental Practice, Lindsey Edwards, said that there has been a significant increase in the number of patients seeking dental treatment to improve […]

  • Beautician Threatened With Fine For Offering Whitening Treatment

    Beautician Threatened With Fine For Offering Whitening Treatment

    A beautician who was looking to expand her treatment range has been threatened with a fine from the General Dental Council. Caroline Sumpter paid for a license and equipment to provide Megawhite Express Teeth Whitening, which totalled £1500 overall, but has since received a letter from the GDC, the body, which governs dentists and dental […]

  • Looking For Cheap Veneers? Head To Wolverhampton

    Looking For Cheap Veneers? Head To Wolverhampton

    Wolverhampton has topped the list of the cheapest places for veneer treatment in the UK. Recent research carried out by whatclinic.com revealed that Oxford was the most expensive city to undergo veneer treatment, while the average fee for a dental check-up was highest in Stratford-upon-Avon. The survey revealed huge differences between different areas of the […]

  • How To Avoid Bad Cosmetic Dentistry

    How To Avoid Bad Cosmetic Dentistry

    Your smile is arguably one of the most important features for many people. After all, it’s the first thing people see when they meet you, and a great smile can give the great first impression you need. According to research, laughter also really is the best medicine, and so it’s no surprise then that many […]

  • A New Study Indicates A Better Smile Does Not Increase Happiness

    A New Study Indicates A Better Smile Does Not Increase Happiness

    King’s College London has recently carried out a study, which has shown that people must already have a healthy psychology before having aesthetic dental treatments. If a person does not have a happy psychology and undergoes dental treatment they may not become happier, even if they look better. During the study, sixty people answered questions […]

  • Does A New Smile Actually Make You Happier

    Does A New Smile Actually Make You Happier

    A study carried out at King’s College London and presented at the Division of Health Psychology conference has questioned the lack of psychological support patients receive in connection with aesthetic dental treatments. 60 participants were asked to fill in a Visual Analogue Scale and the Slade Body Satisfaction Scale in order to assess their happiness […]

  • Shrewsbury Dental Practice Appoints New Nurse

    Shrewsbury Dental Practice Appoints New Nurse

    A new dental nurse has joined the team at a state of the art dental practice in Shrewsbury. Ceri Jones, from Montgomery, has become the latest addition to the Esthetique Dental team. Esthetique is a brand new, innovative dental practice located in a converted stable set in beautiful countryside and surrounded by a quaint cobbled […]