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New report reveals dental spending patterns

New report reveals dental spending patterns

A new report into NHS dentistry has revealed government spending per person is not consistent across the UK. The study, which has been produced by the NHS Information Centre (IC), shows that the Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority spent the most per head of population in 2005-06 at £50. In contrast, Hampshire and Isle […]


Comfortable smile ‘contributes to beauty’

Comfortable smile ‘contributes to beauty’

Upgrading a person’s smile can do more for their life than almost any other treatment, according to Dr Marc Liechtung. He came to this conclusion after introducing an invention called the SnapOn Smile, which is a dental appliance made of resin that fits over a person’s teeth without the need for glue or drilling. This […]


Celebrity dentist establishes information portal

Celebrity dentist establishes information portal

A celebrity cosmetic dentist has set up a website that contains all the latest information about dental implants, gum bleaching and lip lowering treatments in Beverley Hills. Dr Alex Farnoosh’s updated website not only contains comprehensive information about the latest dental treatment, but also videos and before and after photos. The online portal was created […]


Dentistry event draws closer

Dentistry event draws closer

Aesthetic dentistry is the focus of an event to be held in June at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, in London. The seventh World Aesthetic Congress will play host to hundreds of dentists over the two-day event. Highlights include the launch of the British Dental Bleaching Society and learning about occlusion from speaker […]


Teeth whitening warning issued

Teeth whitening warning issued

Trading Standards officers in Northamptonshire have warned dentists and their patients to avoid using teeth whitening products found to contain dangerous levels of hydrogen peroxide. County council officers seized a range of teeth whitening products sold in a local shop that were intended for supply to dentists and other suppliers via an online shop. High […]


Tooth whitening ‘can boost confidence’

Tooth whitening ‘can boost confidence’

Cosmetic dentistry could boost people’s self-confidence and help put a spring in their step, it has been claimed. A Canadian poll suggested that having whiter teeth would help people increase their confidence and see individuals smile and flirt more. However, only a third of the three-quarters of respondents to the survey who indicated they want […]


Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

Dental tourists ‘not checking insurance policies’

People planning to travel abroad for cheaper cosmetic dentistry treatments are being reminded to ensure they have an adequate level of travel insurance. The Post Office has revealed that 36 per cent of medical tourists – 25,000 people – do not purchase the correct amount of cover needed for having treatment overseas, reports GMTV. A […]


Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

Summer 2008 ‘prime time for a Bulgarian dental holiday’

More Brits are looking for dental holidays in Bulgaria this summer, it has emerged. According to DentaPrime Dental Clinic, patients seeking cosmetic dental treatments can make a saving of 60 per cent by travelling to the eastern European country. Dental implants, veneers, porcelain crowns and bridges are all priced at £50 upwards, the clinic claims. […]


Teeth whitening for ‘yummy mummies’

Teeth whitening for ‘yummy mummies’

Cosmetic dentistry treatment could be just the thing for new mothers trying to regain their body confidence after having a baby. The Glasgow Daily Record states that not only can women take advantage of a stylish haircut, new makeup and a regular facial in their bid to become a “yummy mummy”, but a brighter smile […]


Half of Brits ‘have had cosmetic dentistry’

Half of Brits ‘have had cosmetic dentistry’

Almost half of the population have spent money on cosmetic dentistry, according to a new poll. The survey by Orbit Complete in association with the British Dental Heath Foundation (BDHF) revealed that 47 per cent of respondents have splashed out on treatments such as white fillings, with the figure rising to 52 per cent among […]