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Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Going to the dentist is no longer a chore, according to the Esthetic Dentistry Dental Group. Reported in LA Downtown News, the dental group claimed: "Today’s dental culture is shifting. It is moving from a dentistry of ‘needs’ to one of ‘wants’." "People are flooding dental offices seeking tooth whitening, bonding, veneers and orthodontics," it […]


Correcting a gap-toothed smile ‘can restore confidence’

Correcting a gap-toothed smile ‘can restore confidence’

Gaps between teeth are often "quite embarrassing", reports bestsyndication.com. According to the website, although gap-toothed smile can be an interesting characteristic, it is often associated with bad dental hygiene. It also claims that gaps between teeth can be a precursor to problems like gingivitis as they can be a breeding ground for bacteria. "There are […]


Tooth-straightening technique ‘without the metal-mouth’

Tooth-straightening technique ‘without the metal-mouth’

Heavy metal braces and bands have been updated with a newer, more attractive form of teeth-straightening techniques, reports the New York Post. Invisalign, approved by the Food and Drug Administration in America uses 3D technology to create customised aligners from impressions of the patients teeth. No drilling is involved and the results of the six-month […]