Archive for the ‘cosmetic dentistry’ Category

  • 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 […]

  • $35 Million Awarded to Dental Patients Who Received Unnecessary Dental Treatments

    $35 Million Awarded to Dental Patients Who Received Unnecessary Dental Treatments

    A former dentist was recently prosecuted for administering unnecessary dental treatments to 29 of his patients. The man in question, Henri Duyzend, performed thousands of needless root canal treatments on over 500 patients over the years, before finally retiring in 2007. Washington’s Department of Health received 76 complaints regarding his negligence as thousands of patients […]

  • Private Dental Charges Soaring In The UK

    Private Dental Charges Soaring In The UK

    Research has revealed that private dental charges in the UK have soared over the past year, with the cost of a check-up increasing by ten percent. Consumer research carried out by medical comparison site, whatclinic.com showed that the price of an average private dental check increased by 10 per cent, from £36 to £39, over […]

  • Louisiana Suffers From A Lack Of Dentists

    Louisiana Suffers From A Lack Of Dentists

    A recent national report conducted by the Department of National Health has found that Louisiana is suffering from one of the worst dentist shortages the country has ever seen. The findings were released by the Pew Charitable Trusts and states that 24% of the population in Louisiana don’t have any access to a dentist or […]

  • Could The Look Of Your Teeth Be Holding You Back?

    Could The Look Of Your Teeth Be Holding You Back?

    A study carried out by Oral B revealed that participants believed that people with a healthy looking white smile are more successful than those with a less attractive smile. Participants believed that people with an attractive smile earned an average of £10,000 more than those with unhealthy looking smiles. Respondents also revealed that a nice […]