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A good smile ‘maximises positive features’

A good smile ‘maximises positive features’

A healthy-looking smile can have the same effect on someone’s image as a well-chosen pair of glasses, according to a New York dentist. Jeff Golub-Evans of the New York Center for Cosmetic Dentistry told Marketplace that there are a number of ways to help patients look good. Teeth whitening is one, but Mr Golub-Evans also […]


Dental charity supports smoking license

Dental charity supports smoking license

The British Dental Health Foundation has welcomed a governmental health advisory board proposal to charge £10 for a license to smoke. Dentistry.co.uk reports that chief executive Dr Nigel Carter stated: "The Foundation supports any measures designed to reduce the number of smokers in this country." The White Teeth Company has indicated that teeth whitening treatments […]


Kylie may have had facial rejuvenation treatment

Kylie may have had facial rejuvenation treatment

As she nears her 40th birthday, Kylie may have undergone facial rejuvenation treatment to defy the signs of ageing, it has been reported. According to Australian newspaper the Sunday Telegraph, the 39-year-old, who celebrates her birthday in May has appeared at the Elle Style Awards and Echo Music Prize with a fuller pout and tightened […]


Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

The trend for cosmetic enhancements is increasing dramatically, claims the Liverpool Echo. Columnist Nick Peet commented that "makeover mania" had led him to consider improving his appearance. He stated: "Instead of going under the knife I thought I’d focus on the one thing I desperately need but never had. "A decent smile." The journalist stated […]


Know your rights if getting treatment abroad, warns BDHF

Know your rights if getting treatment abroad, warns BDHF

Travelling abroad for dental work is a decision that should be carefully considered, the chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) has said. According to Dr Nigel Carter, people who travel overseas for dental procedures tend to be looking for low prices on complicated treatments. However, Dr Carter points out that problems are […]


Dentistry ‘transforms Desperate Dan into Daniel Craig’

Dentistry ‘transforms Desperate Dan into Daniel Craig’

Cosmetic dentistry helped one journalist change his Desperate Dan-esque smile into a grin worthy of actor Daniel Craig. Writing in the Liverpool Echo, Nick Peet informs readers that when the growing trend for cosmetic surgery hit the streets of the Merseyside city, a tooth treatment was the first thing that sprang to his mind. Prior […]


Children’s self-image ‘can be improved through cosmetic dentistry’

Children’s self-image ‘can be improved through cosmetic dentistry’

Cosmetic dentistry is important to children’s self-image, it has been claimed. At a recent Child Welfare Dental Summit in LA, the director of the county’s department of children and family services highlighted the importance of dental health to the confidence of young people, reports the Pasadena Star-News. Patricia A Ploehn called for dental industry professionals […]


Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists in the US are warning against the overuse of teeth-whitening products which are readily available in stores across the country. Over bleaching teeth can increase sensitivity and there have been cases where people have ended up with white spots on their teeth, according to some professionals. Furthermore, if the bleach is mistakenly applied to […]


India ‘not keen on laser dentistry’

India ‘not keen on laser dentistry’

India’s Society for Oral Laser Applications (Sola), which was established to promote laser dentistry in the sub-continent, has made further efforts to dispel the myths surrounding this form of treatment. The National Conference on Oral Laser Applications – organised by Sola – was attended by around 300 delegates who work in the field of laser […]


Accredited dentistry course applications ‘need to be in quick’

Accredited dentistry course applications ‘need to be in quick’

People looking to move into dental aesthetics will have to act quickly if they are to take a place on the UK’s first accredited course on the project. According to Dentistry.co.uk, the 18-month programme stops receiving applications on February 29th, before starting in April. The course has come to fruition due to the need to […]