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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 […]


Mobile dental van ‘provides cheaper care’

Mobile dental van ‘provides cheaper care’

A new mobile way to look after teeth is being used in the US, it has been reported. The Ithaca Journal comments that the American Mobile Dental van appears every Monday at a different Tompkins County location. It states that the scheme has been set up in order to help people who cannot make it […]


Kissing ‘prevents cavities’

Kissing ‘prevents cavities’

As Valentine’s Day approaches those in love may be pleased to hear that kissing reduces the risk of cavities. Dr Kuorosh Maddahi, Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, cites a report from the Academy of General Dentistry. "Kissing stimulates the saliva in the mouth, which helps wash the mouth and reduce the amount of food particles that […]


Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Teeth whitening is not just a cosmetic treatment but a fashion statement, reports Business Daily Africa. "Most of my clients are in the entertainment, airline and beauty industries where image is vital," remarked Dr Faith Njoroge of Innovative Dental Clinic. She added that many Africans are now more aware of the appearance of their teeth, […]


Dentists report ‘increased demand’ for cosmetic treatment

Dentists report ‘increased demand’ for cosmetic treatment

One of the biggest changes in the dental profession over the last few years is the increasing demand for cosmetic dentistry, it has been reported. US dentist Dr Sandra Piefer-Tomcazk told htrnews.com that patients requirements have changed the industry. "It is no longer a workshop for patching up broken-down teeth," she said. "It is about […]


Whiter teeth ‘most sought-after cosmetic dentistry treatment’

Whiter teeth ‘most sought-after cosmetic dentistry treatment’

Tooth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedure, it has been claimed. US news source the Sun Journal cites figures from author Jonathan B Levine which predict the whitening product and services market will be worth $15 billion (£7.7 billion) by 2010. "I was standing between my two kids and my smile looked so […]


‘Numerous solutions available’ for chipped teeth

‘Numerous solutions available’ for chipped teeth

Chipped teeth can not only look unattractive but also cause serious pain and leave the sufferer at risk of tooth decay, it has been claimed. The Art of the Smile clinic in Atlanta, US, reported that the problem can be easily rectified with cosmetic dentistry solutions. If the problem is quite significant, as in a […]


Cosmetic dentistry patients ‘should seek an orthodontist first’

Cosmetic dentistry patients ‘should seek an orthodontist first’

Cosmetic dentistry patients should be aware that often a "quick cosmetic fix" is not enough to repair unattractive teeth, it has been claimed. The American Association of Orthodontists (AAO) has warned that often patients need to visit an orthodontist to correct the real underlying problem rather than just covering it up. "Adults considering cosmetic dental […]