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Gift vouchers for a perfect smile

Gift vouchers for a perfect smile

There are a variety of gifts that people can buy for their family and friends to help improve their smiles, it has been claimed. According to the Western Mail, brushing, flossing and regularly visiting the dentist can help people stay "hip up in the wellbeing stakes of the work-life balance". Recommending floss and new toothbrushes, […]


Teeth-whitening a ‘lunch-hour quick-fix’

Teeth-whitening a ‘lunch-hour quick-fix’

As the Christmas party season gets into full swing, people can take advantage of quick-fix beauty treatments in their lunch hour, reports the Sun. The newspaper claims that one of the ways women can choose to enhance their appearance in rapid time is through teeth-whitening treatments. "Stick to champagne instead of red wine for your […]


Research reduces teeth implant waiting period

Research reduces teeth implant waiting period

New research into titanium implants may reduce the length of time it takes to replace a missing tooth, reports ScienceDaily. The magazine cites a dissertation from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden which found that the 98 per cent of cases which had a titanium implant directly loaded with a bridge were successful. Currently, the majority […]


Veneers ‘most natural option’

Veneers ‘most natural option’

Regular dentists may be able to offer repair work for chipped or broken teeth but the end result may not be as natural as it could be, it has been claimed. Following a tennis injury which resulted in two chipped front teeth, Amy Scott who works in PR, decided cosmetic dentistry was not an option […]


Dentistry awards recognise best in profession

Dentistry awards recognise best in profession

Over 600 people attended the 2007 Dentistry Awards last week, marking the second annual event as one of the biggest on the dental calendar, reports Dentistry magazine. "The event is fast becoming a firmly established feature in the dental profession," it states. Three awards were given per region – Best Young Dentist, Best Team and […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘a festive gift’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘a festive gift’

Young women are asking for cosmetic dental treatments as Christmas gifts, it has been claimed. The London Paper reports that festive enhancements are becoming more common among young females. Abby Beck, a 24-year-old fashion executive, told the newspaper that after too many late nights and a lack of proper dental care, her teeth are damaged. […]


Medical holidays ‘less trustworthy’

Medical holidays ‘less trustworthy’

Individuals looking to save on medical costs and travel abroad for treatment need to do their research, it has been advised. Consumer advice and information firm Looking Good BuyAssociation warned that although it can be cheaper overseas, it is often less trustworthy. Felicity Quigley, spokesperson for the firm, that for those who do decide to […]


Increase in men having Botox

Increase in men having Botox

Although still dominated by women, the proportion of men who are opting for cosmetic procedures such as Botox is increasing, it has been claimed. Looking Good BuyAssociation reported that the "most marked" difference in the industry between now and four years ago is the popularity of non-invasive procedures. Spokesperson for the consumer advisory firm Felicity […]


Grinding in the night can ‘flatten teeth’

Grinding in the night can ‘flatten teeth’

Individuals who grind their teeth as they sleep – a condition known as sleep bruxism – may seeks cosmetic dental treatment to correct damage caused by the problem, reports Arabian Business. According to the news provider, many sufferers do not realise they are grinding their teeth until it causes fractures and erosion leading to a […]


Teeth-whitening toothpastes ‘only achieve short-term results’

Teeth-whitening toothpastes ‘only achieve short-term results’

The effects of toothpastes which claim to whiten teeth will only last a short time, claims the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. According to Tif Qureshi, public relations director for the organisation, whitening toothpastes do not contain the chemicals which actually make teeth whiter. He explained that the toothpastes simply remove stains from teeth in […]