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Teeth whitening ‘must be performed by professionals’

Teeth whitening ‘must be performed by professionals’

Australian dental authorities are preparing to take on beauty practitioners who offer unregulated teeth whitening treatments. Reported by the Age, the chemicals used to brighten teeth can cause irritation and burning to the gum or face. The Dental Practitioners Board of Victoria is to sue a beauty practitioner in two months following a complaint by […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘addresses many problems’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘addresses many problems’

Cosmetic dental treatments can help correct a number of smile issues, it has been claimed. According to Dallas cosmetic dentist Dr Gary Alhadef, procedures such as teeth whitening to porcelain veneers can help correct any problem someone has with their teeth. Teeth whitening can help people who wish their smile was brighter, veneers can straighten […]


Dentists ‘create beautiful smiles’

Dentists ‘create beautiful smiles’

One of the best things about being a dentist is the chance to create beautiful smiles, according to one dentist. In a presentation to female dental students at the University of North Carolina, Dr Bobbi Stanley explained that there were numerous positive aspects of being a dentist. "From the satisfaction of literally creating beautiful smiles, […]


Cost and time-effective implant technology developed

Cost and time-effective implant technology developed

New technology means that dental implants no longer have to be expensive or time-consuming. Reported by WHEC-TV, a patent for hybridge implant procedure is currently under consideration. Dr Frank Lamar of the Elmwood Dental Restoration and Implant Centre has developed a row of resin dentures which are fasted to five or six metal implants. The […]


Teeth whitening treatments ‘defy ageing’

Teeth whitening treatments ‘defy ageing’

Teeth whitening is an effective way of reducing the signs of ageing and looking good, according to a fashion expert. Charla Krupp, former beauty director at Glamour magazine and former ex-senior director at In Style, has claimed that along with non-surgical enhancements such as Botox and fillers, having a teeth-whitening treatment will delay the signs […]


Dental tourism ‘cheap and safe’

Dental tourism ‘cheap and safe’

Cheaper medical costs do not necessarily mean lower quality of care, reports LifeWire. Tim Wallace, vice president of sales and marketing for Med Journeys, a medical tourism agency, told the news service that nearly 80 per cent of doctors the company uses are trained in the UK or US. Robert Painter, a travel writer from […]


Kylie ‘nation’s favourite smile’

Kylie ‘nation’s favourite smile’

Kylie Minogue has the nation’s favourite celebrity smile, according to a new poll. Tesco Dental Insurance reports that the pint-sized star was closely followed by Kelly Brook, Liz Hurley and Natalie Portman. Simon Cowell, who is well known for having cosmetic dentistry on his pearly whites was voted in twelfth place. When asked which smiles […]


Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Patients ‘want rather than need dental work’

Going to the dentist is no longer a chore, according to the Esthetic Dentistry Dental Group. Reported in LA Downtown News, the dental group claimed: "Today’s dental culture is shifting. It is moving from a dentistry of ‘needs’ to one of ‘wants’." "People are flooding dental offices seeking tooth whitening, bonding, veneers and orthodontics," it […]


Dieting ‘bad for teeth’

Dieting ‘bad for teeth’

As men and women all over the world aim to lose weight as part of their new year’s resolutions, they may be unaware that dieting can ruin their teeth. Celebrity gossip magazine femalefirst has warned that many diets affect the body’s mineral deposits and produce acid that weakens the teeth and bones. "That’s bad news […]


New year – new smile

New year – new smile

A brighter, whiter smile was one of the top new year’s resolutions, according to one cosmetic dentistry laboratory. Custom Bright Professional Teeth Whitening reports that sales in teeth whitening products and services jumped in the run up to New Year’s Eve, as people attempted to brighten up their smiles. The firm’s Teeth Whitening product is […]