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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 […]


“Not advisable”to travel abroad for dental work

“Not advisable”to travel abroad for dental work

Travelling to a different country for cheaper general or cosmetic dentistry is not a good idea, it has been claimed. According to www.treatmentabroad.com, 100,000 UK residents took a dental holiday in 2007 and it anticipated this figure will rise to 126,000 this year. However, Leigh Greenwood, head of media at the British Dental Health Foundation, […]


Ageing rocker displays”conspicuous absence of lines”

Ageing rocker displays”conspicuous absence of lines”

Dave Clark of the 1960s rock group The Dave Clark Five appears to have had Botox, it has been reported. According to the Daily Mail, there was a “conspicuous absence of lines on his forehead” as he made a rare appearance when the band were accepted into the US Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. […]


“Spread the cost”of cosmetic dentistry

“Spread the cost”of cosmetic dentistry

People looking for cosmetic dental treatments at a private clinic would do well to try and spread the cost, it has been claimed. Leigh Greenwood, head of media at the British Dental Health Foundation, advised: “Dental plans, health plans, maintenance schemes and capitation plans are available and can help make dental care more affordable.” However, […]


Domestic abuse victim smiles again with new veneers

Domestic abuse victim smiles again with new veneers

A victim of domestic violence has received a full makeover from US television show 10 Years Younger. The Daily Pilot reports that as part of the makeover, Norma Jean, a 41-year-old actress and comedian, received a new set of veneers, an eye lift, chin reconstruction and Botox injections. Bill Wood, who booked Ms Jean’s act […]


“Instant gratification”with cosmetic dentistry

“Instant gratification”with cosmetic dentistry

The cosmetic dentistry industry is improving every year at an "amazing rate", it has been claimed. US dentist Glenn Norton explained to the Evansville Courier & Press that the satisfaction he feels following a complete smile makeover of one of his patients is second to none. "Its instant gratification for both of us," he claimed. […]


“No excuse”for bad teeth

“No excuse”for bad teeth

With the abundance of cosmetic dental treatments available, "there is no excuse for dodgy teeth", reports the Daily Mail. The source explains that despite various studies revealing how straight, white teeth can make someone appear more attractive and intelligent, many Brits are choosing to ignore their unsightly smile. "Whitening teeth can do wonders when it […]