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Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

Cosmetic dentistry in”makeover mania”

The trend for cosmetic enhancements is increasing dramatically, claims the Liverpool Echo. Columnist Nick Peet commented that "makeover mania" had led him to consider improving his appearance. He stated: "Instead of going under the knife I thought I’d focus on the one thing I desperately need but never had. "A decent smile." The journalist stated […]


Know your rights if getting treatment abroad, warns BDHF

Know your rights if getting treatment abroad, warns BDHF

Travelling abroad for dental work is a decision that should be carefully considered, the chief executive of the British Dental Health Foundation (BDHF) has said. According to Dr Nigel Carter, people who travel overseas for dental procedures tend to be looking for low prices on complicated treatments. However, Dr Carter points out that problems are […]


Dentistry ‘transforms Desperate Dan into Daniel Craig’

Dentistry ‘transforms Desperate Dan into Daniel Craig’

Cosmetic dentistry helped one journalist change his Desperate Dan-esque smile into a grin worthy of actor Daniel Craig. Writing in the Liverpool Echo, Nick Peet informs readers that when the growing trend for cosmetic surgery hit the streets of the Merseyside city, a tooth treatment was the first thing that sprang to his mind. Prior […]


Children’s self-image ‘can be improved through cosmetic dentistry’

Children’s self-image ‘can be improved through cosmetic dentistry’

Cosmetic dentistry is important to children’s self-image, it has been claimed. At a recent Child Welfare Dental Summit in LA, the director of the county’s department of children and family services highlighted the importance of dental health to the confidence of young people, reports the Pasadena Star-News. Patricia A Ploehn called for dental industry professionals […]


Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists warn against ‘whitening overuse’

Dentists in the US are warning against the overuse of teeth-whitening products which are readily available in stores across the country. Over bleaching teeth can increase sensitivity and there have been cases where people have ended up with white spots on their teeth, according to some professionals. Furthermore, if the bleach is mistakenly applied to […]


India ‘not keen on laser dentistry’

India ‘not keen on laser dentistry’

India’s Society for Oral Laser Applications (Sola), which was established to promote laser dentistry in the sub-continent, has made further efforts to dispel the myths surrounding this form of treatment. The National Conference on Oral Laser Applications – organised by Sola – was attended by around 300 delegates who work in the field of laser […]


Accredited dentistry course applications ‘need to be in quick’

Accredited dentistry course applications ‘need to be in quick’

People looking to move into dental aesthetics will have to act quickly if they are to take a place on the UK’s first accredited course on the project. According to Dentistry.co.uk, the 18-month programme stops receiving applications on February 29th, before starting in April. The course has come to fruition due to the need to […]


Mobile dental van ‘provides cheaper care’

Mobile dental van ‘provides cheaper care’

A new mobile way to look after teeth is being used in the US, it has been reported. The Ithaca Journal comments that the American Mobile Dental van appears every Monday at a different Tompkins County location. It states that the scheme has been set up in order to help people who cannot make it […]


Kissing ‘prevents cavities’

Kissing ‘prevents cavities’

As Valentine’s Day approaches those in love may be pleased to hear that kissing reduces the risk of cavities. Dr Kuorosh Maddahi, Beverly Hills cosmetic dentist, cites a report from the Academy of General Dentistry. "Kissing stimulates the saliva in the mouth, which helps wash the mouth and reduce the amount of food particles that […]


Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Tooth whitening”fashion statement”

Teeth whitening is not just a cosmetic treatment but a fashion statement, reports Business Daily Africa. "Most of my clients are in the entertainment, airline and beauty industries where image is vital," remarked Dr Faith Njoroge of Innovative Dental Clinic. She added that many Africans are now more aware of the appearance of their teeth, […]