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Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

People planning to travel abroad for cheaper cosmetic dentistry treatments are being reminded to ensure they have an adequate level of travel insurance. The Post Office has revealed that 36 per cent of medical tourists – 25,000 people – do not purchase the correct amount of cover needed for having treatment overseas, reports GMTV. A […]


Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

More Brits are looking for dental holidays in Bulgaria this summer, it has emerged. According to DentaPrime Dental Clinic, patients seeking cosmetic dental treatments can make a saving of 60 per cent by travelling to the eastern European country. Dental implants, veneers, porcelain crowns and bridges are all priced at £50 upwards, the clinic claims. […]


Teeth whitening for ‘yummy mummies’

Teeth whitening for ‘yummy mummies’

Cosmetic dentistry treatment could be just the thing for new mothers trying to regain their body confidence after having a baby. The Glasgow Daily Record states that not only can women take advantage of a stylish haircut, new makeup and a regular facial in their bid to become a “yummy mummy”, but a brighter smile […]


Half of Brits ‘have had cosmetic dentistry’

Half of Brits ‘have had cosmetic dentistry’

Almost half of the population have spent money on cosmetic dentistry, according to a new poll. The survey by Orbit Complete in association with the British Dental Heath Foundation (BDHF) revealed that 47 per cent of respondents have splashed out on treatments such as white fillings, with the figure rising to 52 per cent among […]


Yellowing teeth ‘can be easily corrected’

Yellowing teeth ‘can be easily corrected’

A lifetime of caffeine, red wine and soft drinks can lead to unattractive yellow teeth, reports the Star-Telegram. However, with a wealth of cosmetic dentistry options available, people no longer have to live with an unsightly smile, it claims. Consulting a cosmetic dentist is the first point of call, although they may have to resolve […]


Defy ageing with teeth whitening, says beauty expert

Defy ageing with teeth whitening, says beauty expert

Cosmetic dentistry treatments can keep the signs of ageing at bay, according to a beauty magazine editor. Reported by the Sydney Morning Herald, Charla Krupp’s book How Not To Look Old instructs people who want to appear young to have their teeth whitened. The newspaper advises readers to invest in professional treatments, citing a 2006 […]


Inman Aligner ‘worth the pain’

Inman Aligner ‘worth the pain’

Crooked teeth can be straightened in just over one month with the Inman Aligner, reports the Sunday Mirror. According to the newspaper, the new brace can realign the front teeth with a thin, transparent wire. Dentist Tim Bradstock-Smith from the London Smile Clinic explained that the prodyct’s spring-loaded design compresses crooked teeth in two directions, […]


Dental tattooist explains his role

Dental tattooist explains his role

For those wanting a smile with a difference, tattooist and dental technician Steve Heward could provide the answer. Mr Hewerd specialises in detailed tattoos etched into crowns in the USA, reports Dentistry.co.uk. He explained: “I’ve been tattooing teeth since the early 1980s and depending on the complexity, it can take from five minutes to and […]


Teeth whitening encouraged

Teeth whitening encouraged

Those concerned about the staining on their teeth should be aware of developments in the industry making stain removal an easier process, according the White Teeth Company. By using laser or zoom techniques, teeth can be transformed, while stains from smoking, red wine or coffee can be removed. The organisation explains the advantages of a […]


Patients seek ‘luxury in dental spas’

Patients seek ‘luxury in dental spas’

Consumers are opting for luxury and comfort with their dental health, it has emerged. According to Research and Markets, the US-trend of dental spas is rapidly increasing, with up to 75 per cent of US clinics to become spa-orientated. Patients who visited dental spas were found to spend around 30 per cent more than they […]