Archive for the ‘‘Invisible’ braces’ Category

Australian dentists disappointed with new health reform

Australian dentists disappointed with new health reform

The Australian Dental Association has expressed disappointment at the new health reform. The new government, along with federal governments, have pledged millions of dollars to shakeup the current health system. However, the reforms have been criticised by many experts as some key areas, including mental health, care for the elderly and dental care, have been […]


Multimillion pound health and dental centre to be built in Swansea

Multimillion pound health and dental centre to be built in Swansea

Construction is set to begin on a new, multimillion pound health centre in Swansea this summer, it has been revealed. The development project, which will cost around 7 million pounds, will create one of Wales’ largest health centres and local people will benefit from an array of medical and dental services. The new facility will […]


Paradigm Shift in Dental Research

Paradigm Shift in Dental Research

Dentistry is currently undergoing a revolutionary shift in the way dental caries are examined and treated. W.D.Miller first identified the bacterial basis of the cavity process over 100 years ago. Contemporary understanding shows that the development of cavities is a disease process with many facets. In some cases expert understanding of dental cavities, especially in […]


CarieScan wins prestigious award in the USA

CarieScan wins prestigious award in the USA

CarieScan, the innovative early decay detection device, has scooped a prestigious award at the 2011 Bicuspid Dental Excellence Awards in Chicago. The device has been developed and distributed by a Dundee-based subsidiary of 3D Diagnostic Imaging. Last year, the company successfully started trading on the Alternative Investment Market (Aim) and is now being used in […]


Police officer shoots suspect after incident at dental office

Police officer shoots suspect after incident at dental office

A New Albany police officer has shot a suspect following an incident at a dental office. Police were called to the ImmediaDent dental practice at 1.30pm on Sunday after members of staff called for assistance with handling a man who was allegedly trying to commit prescription fraud. According to police Chief, Todd Bailey, an officer […]


Align Technology announces Invisalign G3

Align Technology announces Invisalign G3

Align Technology Inc. have announced that Invisalign G3 is set to be launched, making it one of the most significant steps forward in the company’s history. Invisalign G3, set to be launched internationally in 2011, will introduce a number of key changes and features to the company’s aligner equipment and software, allowing for advanced treatment […]


Myleene and Kelly can’t hide their dental work

Myleene and Kelly can’t hide their dental work

Television presenter Myleene Klass couldn’t help but show off her new braces in London whilst presenting daytime show ‘This Morning’ last week. The lingual braces, which are fitted behind the teeth, could clearly be seen, as Miss Klass tasted food during a segment of the show. Although the braces are supposed to be ‘invisible’ to […]


Invisalign Proficiency Programme Introduced in North America

Invisalign Proficiency Programme Introduced in North America

Align Technology announced at the beginning of June that they will be implementing a ‘Product Proficiency’ programme in North America. The programme is aimed to give Invisalign-trained doctors more confidence and experience to achieve high quality outcomes for patients using Invisalign products. Invisalign’s evolving, skill-based procedures require regular training and education. The programme evidently shows […]


Dr. Linhart gives Teeth Brushing Advice

Dr. Linhart gives Teeth Brushing Advice

People have their own methods of brushing their teeth. Very often, people rush when they brush, and also brush too harshly. They often use a medium or hard bristle brush that can do more harm than good. Some simple brushing tips and/or modifications of your regular brushing methods can be very advantageous to your mouth […]


Adult professionals offered iBraces

Adult professionals offered iBraces

Invisible braces are the perfect solution for adult professionals or older teenagers who want their teeth straightened, it has been claimed. US orthodontist Leslie Pitner explained that she offers iBraces to her patients who want to improve their smile without any visible work. The product is widely used in Europe and consists of 100 per […]