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Tooth shade ‘dependent on DNA’

Tooth shade ‘dependent on DNA’

A bright white smile is more attainable than ever before, according to Dr Brian Hale. The San Antonio dentist said that although the colour of teeth is largely dependent on the individual’s genetic makeup, new whitening technology can help achieve a brighter shade. "Speak with your cosmetic dentist," he advised. "He or she is the […]


Botox ‘more popular than ever’

Botox ‘more popular than ever’

There was a 51 per cent rise in Botox treatments last year, a new survey has found. According to research by Harley Medical Group, there has also been a 32 per cent rise in the number of surgical enquiries in the first two weeks of January, compared to the corresponding period one year ago. To […]


Porcelain veneers ‘give patient satisfaction’

Porcelain veneers ‘give patient satisfaction’

Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures, according to US firm Dream Smile. It explains that veneers can correct stubborn discoloration that cannot be removed by tooth whitening, gaps between teeth, chips and cracks in the surface, crookedness, misalignment and mismatched sizes. The firm says that the procedure will take around […]


Economy slowdown ‘hits cosmetic dentists’

Economy slowdown ‘hits cosmetic dentists’

Financial recession is hitting the cosmetic dental industry, reports the Associated Press. Joi Freemont, a dentist from Atlanta, said that regular teeth-whitening patients "now want to think about it a bit". She claimed that demand for braces is lessening, as "people were getting them for the kids, for themselves, but now they’re waiting". The news […]


New brace technology for adults

New brace technology for adults

Straight teeth can now be achieved quickly and inexpensively, it has been claimed. The Daily Mail reports that the Inman Aligner can straighten teeth in one month and at less than half the price of traditional treatments. Costing around £1,500, the system is made of a clear wire which can be slipped on and off […]


Whiter teeth ‘alternative to surgery’

Whiter teeth ‘alternative to surgery’

Teeth whitening treatments can rejuvenate the face and is a simpler, cheaper alternative to cosmetic surgery, it has been claimed. According to The White Teeth Company, not only do people associate white teeth with youth, a bright smile can distract attention from the signs of ageing such as laughter lines. "You can spend thousands of […]


Expert gives tips to ‘naturally whiten teeth’

Expert gives tips to ‘naturally whiten teeth’

Green vegetables such as spinach, lettuce and broccoli can all act as a natural teeth-whitening treatment, it has been claimed. Dr Jeff Golub-Evans, Manhattan cosmetic dentist, gave his tips to TulsaWorld.com as a way of achieving a celebrity-like smile. He told the website that fruit and vegetables with a high fibre content such as apples, […]


Increase in teeth whitening ‘due to smoking ban’

Increase in teeth whitening ‘due to smoking ban’

Last year’s smoking ban may have led to a rise in the number of people seeking teeth whitening treatments, it has been reported. Dr David Bloom of Senova Dental Studios told the Watford Observer that ex-smokers are putting the cash they used to use for cigarettes towards getting rid of the effects left by them. […]


Popularity of invisible braces ‘grows’

Popularity of invisible braces ‘grows’

Demand for invisible braces is increasing, reports TradingMarkets.com. Dr Jackie Demko told the website that she has around 100 patients for the treatment a year, compared to less than five when she began offering it eight years ago. Invisalign, the invisible brace product, claims that 87 per cent of its users are extremely or very […]


British dental habits ‘vary’

British dental habits ‘vary’

There is an increasingly widening dental gap occurring in Britain, according to the Daily Telegraph. The newspaper claims that on the one hand, there are people who cannot afford good teeth due to the rising cost of dental treatment nd on the other there are those who are embracing the cosmetic dentistry trend. Following Gordon […]