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Adult professionals offered iBraces

Adult professionals offered iBraces

Invisible braces are the perfect solution for adult professionals or older teenagers who want their teeth straightened, it has been claimed. US orthodontist Leslie Pitner explained that she offers iBraces to her patients who want to improve their smile without any visible work. The product is widely used in Europe and consists of 100 per […]


Jordan to have veneers redone

Jordan to have veneers redone

Jordan has to revisit her cosmetic dentist to have her dental veneers redone, it has been reported. The British glamour model, real name Katie Price, underwent the cosmetic dentistry procedure in December 2007, at the same time as a breast reduction and a nose job. However, she has expressed severe discomfort with her new sparkly […]


Dentists and patients”work together”with veneers

Dentists and patients”work together”with veneers

Porcelain veneers are the best option for people seeking to improve their smile, it has been claimed. According to Florida dentist Dr Thomas O’Neill, the treatment can be used to correct discoloured, chipped, worn, cracked or gapped teeth by placing a thin porcelain shell over original molars. He also emphasised the durability of veneers, by […]


Spears sisters ’embrace cosmetic dentistry’

Spears sisters ’embrace cosmetic dentistry’

Britney Spears is cleaning up her act with cosmetic dentistry treatment, it has been revealed. According to Now magazine, the singer was photographed leaving the cosmetic dentist’s office at California’s Studio City last week. The treatment appears to be one of many attempts by the pop star to start living a healthier life, after she […]


Boardroom professionals ‘choosing Botox’

Boardroom professionals ‘choosing Botox’

Male office executives are having Botox injections, not only to delay the signs of ageing, but to look more poker-faced in the boardroom, it has been claimed. The Daily Telegraph cites figures from Transform cosmetic surgery group which reveal that a fifth of all patients are now male and from the Harley Medical Group which […]


Cosmetic dentistry firm links up with uni

Cosmetic dentistry firm links up with uni

Florida Atlantic University (FAU) has forged a long-term relationship with SmileXpress, the largest teeth whitening dental spa in Florida. The spa, which has clinics in Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale and Wellington, has agreed to invest $1.25 million over the next decade to help finance the university’s athletics department and the creation of a 30,000 seat […]


New portal warns of dental dangers

New portal warns of dental dangers

A new online portal has been launched in the US to provide professional information to patients concerned about media reports regarding lead contamination in dental crowns. News outlets in the US have reported suspected cases of contamination in crowns imported from overseas. The National Association of Dental Laboratories has decided to reassure and help the […]


Dental professionals’ help required for research

Dental professionals’ help required for research

Dental professionals are being called upon to take part in a survey by Dentistry.co.uk and two industry magazines. The research will focus on treatment fees charged by dental practices and professionals are asked to fill in a questionnaire available on the Dentistry.co.uk website. Once all the data has been compiled and the findings released, dentists […]


New report reveals dental spending patterns

New report reveals dental spending patterns

A new report into NHS dentistry has revealed government spending per person is not consistent across the UK. The study, which has been produced by the NHS Information Centre (IC), shows that the Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority spent the most per head of population in 2005-06 at £50. In contrast, Hampshire and Isle […]


Comfortable smile ‘contributes to beauty’

Comfortable smile ‘contributes to beauty’

Upgrading a person’s smile can do more for their life than almost any other treatment, according to Dr Marc Liechtung. He came to this conclusion after introducing an invention called the SnapOn Smile, which is a dental appliance made of resin that fits over a person’s teeth without the need for glue or drilling. This […]