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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. […]


Medical holidays ‘less trustworthy’

Medical holidays ‘less trustworthy’

Individuals looking to save on medical costs and travel abroad for treatment need to do their research, it has been advised. Consumer advice and information firm Looking Good BuyAssociation warned that although it can be cheaper overseas, it is often less trustworthy. Felicity Quigley, spokesperson for the firm, that for those who do decide to […]


Increase in men having Botox

Increase in men having Botox

Although still dominated by women, the proportion of men who are opting for cosmetic procedures such as Botox is increasing, it has been claimed. Looking Good BuyAssociation reported that the "most marked" difference in the industry between now and four years ago is the popularity of non-invasive procedures. Spokesperson for the consumer advisory firm Felicity […]


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 […]


Teeth-whitening toothpastes ‘only achieve short-term results’

Teeth-whitening toothpastes ‘only achieve short-term results’

The effects of toothpastes which claim to whiten teeth will only last a short time, claims the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. According to Tif Qureshi, public relations director for the organisation, whitening toothpastes do not contain the chemicals which actually make teeth whiter. He explained that the toothpastes simply remove stains from teeth in […]


Cosmetic dental work a”treat”

Cosmetic dental work a”treat”

Cosmetic dentistry treatment can be a "treat" for some adults who are unsatisfied with their teeth, it has been claimed. Phil Soraino, a former Army paratrooper and ski instructor, explained how at age 74, he had become so dissatisfied with having a large overbite that he decided to have treatment. After also damaging previous dental […]


‘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 […]


Potts ‘dazzles’ royal audience with new smile

Potts ‘dazzles’ royal audience with new smile

Paul Potts, winner of Britain’s Got Talent, displayed not only his vocal abilities on Sunday’s Royal Variety Performance, but also his bright new smile. The singer recently underwent cosmetic dental surgery in order to improve his teeth and told the Sun newspaper he feels much more confident. Mr Potts’ cosmetic dentist, Dr Johann Styger from […]


Thailand ‘sees soaring medical tourism’

Thailand ‘sees soaring medical tourism’

The Thai medical tourism industry is experiencing "rapid growth", according to a market research report into the country. According to the Opportunities in Thailand Tourism Industry (2007-09) report by industry research firm RNCOS, the number of tourists are expected to increase by up to eight per cent a year between 2007-11. Medical tourism in the […]