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Overcoming dentist fear is ‘life changing’

Overcoming dentist fear is ‘life changing’

Conquering a fear of the dental chair and visiting a dentist can change lives, according to the Olympian Online. It cites figures by the American Dental Association that estimate 30 per cent of Americans do not attend the dentist on a regular basis. Many studies into dental care have found that fear is one of […]


Dental holidays ‘may be cheaper’

Dental holidays ‘may be cheaper’

In the US alone, half a million people a year are travelling abroad for medical care, according to reports. Budgeting travel, accommodation and expenses along with the cost of treatment can still be more cost-effective than relying on local health care, claims the National Public Radio (NPR) website. It cites the Journal of Financial Planning […]


“Revolutionary”veneer system launched in US

“Revolutionary”veneer system launched in US

A new high-tech method of placing veneers is being launched in the US by Remedent. GlamSmile is described as a "revolutionary" and time-effective system, using computer aided design and manufacturing technology alongside high-tech scanning and a proprietary fabrication technique. An demonstration of the system was completed "flawlessly", according to cosmetic dentist Jonathan Ziv who explained […]


Talent show winner improves his smile

Talent show winner improves his smile

The winner of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent has spent his winnings on a new set of teeth. Singer Paul Potts won £100,000 from the programme in June and has confessed all he has used the money for is to pay off his mortgage and improve his smile. He said: "It’s given me more confidence when […]


Time-saving technology option for dentists

Time-saving technology option for dentists

People want natural-looking, beautiful teeth in a shorter space of time, according to a new study. The Millennium Research Group’s US Markets for Crown & Bridges 2008 report claims that to meet patients’ time-demands, cosmetic dentists are implementing computer-aided design (Cad) and computer-aided manufacturing (Cam) technology. According to the report, the 3D images of teeth […]


Dentists ‘competent’ with Botox

Dentists ‘competent’ with Botox

The number of cosmetic dentists who also offer Botox and other non-surgical treatments is increasing, according to reports. According to the Daily Mail, the trend is "inevitable", as the mouth makes up so much of the facial structure people are bound to want to improve it and counteract the signs of ageing. It also claims […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘transforms lives’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘transforms lives’

A mother in Scotland has claimed that cosmetic enhancement of her smile has changed her life. Lorraine Patterson told the Paisley Daily Express that she had been going through life with her mouth clamped firmly shut before she had the treatments. A series of dentistry procedures including extensive bridgework, root canal treatment, dental implants and […]


A beautiful smile ‘needs upkeep’

A beautiful smile ‘needs upkeep’

Maintaining a perfect smile and healthy teeth may need a little extra help, according to reports. The Open Press claims that a combination of home care and professional maintenance are key to prolonging the effects of cosmetic dental treatments. It advises that people should avoid too much alcohol or snacks, use a gentle toothbrush and […]


Kissdental named best in the UK

Kissdental named best in the UK

Kissdental has been named The Best Private Dental Practice of the Year at the Private Dentistry Awards. The Manchester dental practice beat 450 other entrants including renowned Central London and Harley Street clinics, becoming the first Northern-England practice to win the award. Judges commented: "Kissdental was a clear winner – being a very ethical practice […]