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Cosmetic dentistry ‘helps create perfect man’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘helps create perfect man’

Men are having cosmetic dental treatments as part of their quest for perfection, it has been reported. Illinois newspaper the Northwest Herald stated that alongside numerous cosmetic surgery procedures and minimally-invasive treatments, tooth bonding, porcelain veneers and whitening techniques can all assist in creating the perfect man. Teeth whitening reportedly costs between $350 (£180) and […]


Whiter teeth for Valentine’s Day

Whiter teeth for Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches some people will be pinning their hopes on that all-important kiss, said Dr Ronald Linden. The general dentist from US firm White Hills Family Dental claimed that although there has been no research conducted, the likelihood of a kiss occurring will probably be increased if someone takes care of their teeth. […]


‘Most improvement’ noted in professional whitening treatments

‘Most improvement’ noted in professional whitening treatments

Professional teeth-whitening treatments give the most dramatic results in the quickest time, reports US News and World Report. The source stated that although often the most expensive option – priced between $500 (£256) and $1,000 in the US – the treatments are more convenient and show a more marked improvement than do-it-yourself kits. However Matthew […]


Jordan has veneers fitted

Jordan has veneers fitted

Jordan has treated herself to a brand new smile with a set of veneers, it has been reported. The 29-year-old glamour model told Now magazine that the veneers cost her £25,000 and were fitted while she was in the US for a breast reduction operation. Reportedly costing her £25,000, the procedure was carried out a […]


43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

Over two-fifths of Canadians are enhancing their appearance by using some form of teeth whitening product, it has been revealed. As Valentine’s Day approaches, a new Harlequin Romance Report has discovered which secrets people are keeping from their loved ones. Along with teeth whitening, over half of respondents enhance their looks with hair dye and […]


Thailand ‘aims for 2 million medical tourists’

Thailand ‘aims for 2 million medical tourists’

Thailand is fast emerging as one of the most popular hotspots for medical tourism, it has been claimed. Dr Pichet Rodchareon of the Bangkok Plastic Surgery Clinic has stated that, according to Board of Investment figures, there were 1.4 million medical tourists in 2006 and the country is aiming for two million by 2010. Dr […]


‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

Invisible brace products such as the Inman Aligner and Invisalign, both US-made types of invisible braces, have grown in popularity over the last few years, according to the West Australian newspaper. However, the publication states that Dr Shelley Greenway, president of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, has called the much-acclaimed Inman Aligner a "reinvention of […]


Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teenagers are performing their own teeth-whitening treatments to achieve brighter smiles, it has been reported. According to WTVQ-TV, there are certain things they – and their parents – need to be aware of with home whitening kits. "There could be extreme tooth sensitivity if it’s used improperly, if it’s kept on the teeth for too […]


‘Early treatment is vital’ with cracked teeth

‘Early treatment is vital’ with cracked teeth

Treating a cracked tooth early can significantly assist in treatment of the problem, it has been reported. San Antonio dentist Dr Brian Hale explained that a cracked tooth can be a result of temperature extremes, hard sweets, grinding or clenching teeth, trauma or brittleness from root-canal treatment. "If you have a cracked tooth, you already […]


Cosmetic dentists ‘cheaper in Mexico’

Cosmetic dentists ‘cheaper in Mexico’

Americans are heading over the border in search of cheaper cosmetic dental treatments, Reuters reports. The news source states that high dentist bills in the US are driving Americans to look elsewhere for treatment. Dr Luis Garza, a dentist from Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, commented: "If you want a perfect smile, you have to pay […]