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Jordan has veneers fitted

Jordan has veneers fitted

Jordan has treated herself to a brand new smile with a set of veneers, it has been reported. The 29-year-old glamour model told Now magazine that the veneers cost her £25,000 and were fitted while she was in the US for a breast reduction operation. Reportedly costing her £25,000, the procedure was carried out a […]


43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

43% of Canadians ‘seek whiter teeth’

Over two-fifths of Canadians are enhancing their appearance by using some form of teeth whitening product, it has been revealed. As Valentine’s Day approaches, a new Harlequin Romance Report has discovered which secrets people are keeping from their loved ones. Along with teeth whitening, over half of respondents enhance their looks with hair dye and […]


Thailand ‘aims for 2 million medical tourists’

Thailand ‘aims for 2 million medical tourists’

Thailand is fast emerging as one of the most popular hotspots for medical tourism, it has been claimed. Dr Pichet Rodchareon of the Bangkok Plastic Surgery Clinic has stated that, according to Board of Investment figures, there were 1.4 million medical tourists in 2006 and the country is aiming for two million by 2010. Dr […]


‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

‘Controversy’ over invisible braces

Invisible brace products such as the Inman Aligner and Invisalign, both US-made types of invisible braces, have grown in popularity over the last few years, according to the West Australian newspaper. However, the publication states that Dr Shelley Greenway, president of the Australian Society of Orthodontists, has called the much-acclaimed Inman Aligner a "reinvention of […]


Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teens ‘seeking whiter teeth’

Teenagers are performing their own teeth-whitening treatments to achieve brighter smiles, it has been reported. According to WTVQ-TV, there are certain things they – and their parents – need to be aware of with home whitening kits. "There could be extreme tooth sensitivity if it’s used improperly, if it’s kept on the teeth for too […]


‘Early treatment is vital’ with cracked teeth

‘Early treatment is vital’ with cracked teeth

Treating a cracked tooth early can significantly assist in treatment of the problem, it has been reported. San Antonio dentist Dr Brian Hale explained that a cracked tooth can be a result of temperature extremes, hard sweets, grinding or clenching teeth, trauma or brittleness from root-canal treatment. "If you have a cracked tooth, you already […]


Cosmetic dentists ‘cheaper in Mexico’

Cosmetic dentists ‘cheaper in Mexico’

Americans are heading over the border in search of cheaper cosmetic dental treatments, Reuters reports. The news source states that high dentist bills in the US are driving Americans to look elsewhere for treatment. Dr Luis Garza, a dentist from Ciudad Juarez in Mexico, commented: "If you want a perfect smile, you have to pay […]


Cosmetic dental treatment ‘changes lives’

Cosmetic dental treatment ‘changes lives’

People’s lives can be dramatically changed by transforming their smiles through cosmetic dentistry, it has been claimed. Oklahoman website newsok.com reports that an individual’s smile is a display of their personality and their self-confidence. Lee Centracco, an Oklahoma City dentist, explained that following a cosmetic dental procedure, a patient’s life can be transformed. "It’s like […]


Cosmetic dentists ‘should put patients at ease’

Cosmetic dentists ‘should put patients at ease’

Choosing the right cosmetic dentist is an integral aspect of improving a smile, it has been claimed. San Diego dentist Dr James Lowe said that the most important thing to do is ensure the professional has the training and experience relevant to the required treatment. He reported that as the cosmetic dental industry is constantly […]


Smile ‘most distinct feature’

Smile ‘most distinct feature’

A person’s smile is the most "outstanding" feature of their face, it has been claimed. The Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies claims that someone’s smile is the first thing others notice and often defines their perception of them. "For this reason, many people try to make their smiles the best they can be […]