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Londoners ‘biggest fans of cosmetic dentistry’

Londoners ‘biggest fans of cosmetic dentistry’

People residing in London spend more money on cosmetic dental treatment than anywhere else in the UK, according to research. Reported by Elixir News, a study by the Mintel for the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) found that 28 per cent of Londoners have had cosmetic dentistry, closely followed by 26 per cent of […]


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. […]


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 […]


‘Patients rate smiles higher than dentists’

‘Patients rate smiles higher than dentists’

People have a better perception of their smile than dentists do, research has found. According to a study in the Journal of the American Dental Association, the average person rated their smile at 59.1 out of 100, compared to their dentists who gave an average rating of 40.7 per cent. Independent periodontists gave an even […]


Cosmetic dental treatment ‘improves self esteem’

Cosmetic dental treatment ‘improves self esteem’

Following research that 27 per cent of people believe having cosmetic dental work done will improve the quality of their life, the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD) claims it can improve an individual’s self confidence. According to the organisation, although other things matter, it is improving individual’s teeth which can really make a difference […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]