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Veneers ‘prevent nail biting’

Veneers ‘prevent nail biting’

Veneers can help people to stop biting their nails, it has been claimed. Jeffrey Weller, dentist and founder of Weller Aesthetic & Restorative Dental Care in Chicago, claimed having the cosmetic dentistry treatment can deter people from their biting habit. He explained to the Chicago Tribune that unlike natural teeth, veneers do not get sharper […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘doesn’t impress Coventry’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘doesn’t impress Coventry’

The trend of lunchtime cosmetic dentistry treatments may have hit it off with London business workers, but it has been slow to catch on in other cities. At least that is the opinion of managing director Doug Squires from Coventry. He told the Coventry Telegraph that in the engineering world, it is less about how […]


Asaps raise Botox party concerns

Asaps raise Botox party concerns

A US-based trend of holding so-called "Botox parties" is causing a stir in the cosmetic surgery industry. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (Asaps) has warned that undergoing the anti-ageing treatment at one of these events should not be a decision taken lightly. It explained: "Failure to follow post-treatment instructions can lead to complications. […]


Has Abbey Clancy had a brace?

Has Abbey Clancy had a brace?

Abbey Clancy may have had orthodontic treatment to improve her smile, it has been revealed. The 22-year-old was photographed leaving the Dental Excellence surgery in Liverpool last week, reported the Sunday People. However, instead of giving her usual smile to the awaiting photographers, the Liverpudlian model hid her mouth behind a rainbow-coloured handbag. When asked […]


Quick-fix cosmetic dentistry

Quick-fix cosmetic dentistry

There is now a range of cosmetic dentistry procedures to suit even the busiest person, it has been revealed. The Daily Mail reports that improving a smile is now just as easy as "popping into your local salon for a lunchtime facial or getting a manicure". However, British Association of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) board member […]


Brides and grooms book teeth whitening

Brides and grooms book teeth whitening

A quarter of brides-to-be intend to have a teeth whitening treatment before their big day, it has been revealed. Reported by the Associated Press, a survey by Wedding magazine found that this figure shrinks to 11 per cent among prospective grooms. Other pre-wedding day treatments included cosmetic surgery – considered by four per cent of […]


Brits'”shocking”dental habits revealed

Brits'”shocking”dental habits revealed

This year’s National Dental survey reveals some of the bad habits picked up by Brits and the damage caused to oral health. Ironically marking the start of National Smile Month, the survey shows how badly Britons treat their teeth – 27 per cent of whom have used them to open bottles and 13 per cent […]


Women ‘want Sienna Miller’s smile’

Women ‘want Sienna Miller’s smile’

A new survey carried out by Listerine has revealed that Sienna Miller has the best smile, while Jodie Marsh’s teeth were voted the least desirable. The English starlet’s natural look was favoured over the highly polished and brightened celebrity smile of reality TV favourite Jodie Marsh, with 94 per cent of women saying they would […]


Smile ‘important to sex life’

Smile ‘important to sex life’

An individual’s smile plays a big part in their sexual attractiveness, it has been reported. According to the Sunday Mirror, it is this fact that has motivated many to seek cosmetic dentistry treatments to improve their appearance. It cited a recent survey which found that more people view tooth whitening as a way of enhancing […]


Mini-implants”cost-effective”

Mini-implants”cost-effective”

A new type of small dental implant for denture wearers is now available from the Stamford Dental Group. Dr Jack DeGrado said the so-called mini-implants are metal posts surgically inserted beneath the gum, which are then attached to the dentures. They are much smaller and cheaper than conventional dental implants and will help keep dentures […]