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Veneers can change ‘shape, alignment and colour of teeth’

Veneers can change ‘shape, alignment and colour of teeth’

People seeking whiter, straighter teeth should speak to their cosmetic dentist about veneers, it has been claimed. Writing for Indian newspaper the Hindu, Dr Sandesh Mayekar explained that although porcelain laminates can correct the shape and alignment of teeth, the shade of teeth can not be amended. However, veneers can achieve the same effect at […]


Take care when brushing, says Molar

Take care when brushing, says Molar

Special care needs to be taken with crowns, bridges or dental implants when brushing teeth, warns Molar. The oral health specialist has stated that these cosmetic dental treatments need extra attention as they are often overlooked while cleaning. It explained: "The supporting gums around these areas are just as prone to gum disease as natural […]


US war veterans given a new smile

US war veterans given a new smile

American war veterans are being given the chance to regain their smiles, it has been announced. Pennsylvania cosmetic group Absolute Smile has launched a new initiative to help soldiers who suffered serious dental trauma while fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Absolute Smiles for Heroes Programme (ASHP) provides cosmetic dentistry free of charge. "US soldiers […]


Travel insurance ‘crucial for cosmetic dentistry abroad’

Travel insurance ‘crucial for cosmetic dentistry abroad’

People considering joining the trend of health tourism holidays should be aware that additional travel insurance is a must-have, reports the Daily Mail. The newspaper explains that the majority of travel policies will not cover medical treatment abroad and this could lead to patients paying a lot more than they bargained for should things go […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘experiencing powerful growth’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘experiencing powerful growth’

The cosmetic dentistry industry is experiencing strong and powerful growth, it has been claimed. According to Canadian newspaper the Calgary Herald, the trend is not only attributable to media and celebrities, but also to an ageing baby-boomer crowd who are taking more care in their appearance. Dr Steven J Hill, president of the Canadian Academy […]


Botox risks explained

Botox risks explained

People who are allergic to egg should avoid using Botox, the Los Angeles Chronicle has warned. The treatment contains albumin as a base, it explained, adding that it is unsuitable for pregnant women also. Botox, known as Botulinum Toxin by professionals, is currently the fastest growing division in the cosmetic industry, the source stated, after […]


Neuromuscular dentures ‘optimise occlusion’

Neuromuscular dentures ‘optimise occlusion’

Neuromuscular dentures reduce the need for adhesives and ensure a natural fit, according to Dr Mike D Deldar. Writing in the Nobelsville Daily Times, the Hamilton County dentist explained that dentures are often fitted in a position not always exactly right for the patient. This is because without teeth a patient has no natural bite […]


Domestic abuse victim ‘able to smile again’

Domestic abuse victim ‘able to smile again’

A victim of domestic violence has been given the gift of a new smile, reports US television station WBKO. The news source explains that after decades of physical abuse, Susan Kauffman had a lot of teeth missing in the bottom and the back of her mouth. However, as part of the Give Back A Smile […]


Botox ‘changes lives’

Botox ‘changes lives’

Botox has "changed the lives of patients", it has been claimed. However, the statement is not referring to its use as an age defying treatment, but the way it has "changed the face" of neurological rehabilitation, reports the Daily Mail. Dr Anthony Ward, director of the North Staffordshire Rehabilitation Centre, explained that Botox has been […]


Bright, white teeth”big bonus”in business

Bright, white teeth”big bonus”in business

Teeth whitening can be thought of as an extension to a personal wardrobe, it has been claimed. According to The White Teeth Company, having attractive and presentable teeth is a "big bonus" in business and social situations. "Okay, it’s true – having shining white teeth isn’t going to change your life," the firm stated. "But […]