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Dentures help mother to smile again

Dentures help mother to smile again

An American charity project has given one mother a brand new smile, it has been reported. Chickasha News reports that 17-year-old Tiffany Daniel wrote to the Harvest Baptist Church Christmas Wish Project asking for some dental treatment for her unemployed mother. "She has really bad teeth … I wish my mom could get her teeth […]


Smiles all round

Smiles all round

With National Smile Month starting this Sunday, the Birmingham Mail has advised people to begin looking after their pearly whites. The newspaper cited previous research which found that a fifth of Brits are so embarrassed about the state of their teeth that they try and hide them in photographs. However, it added that people who […]


Botox keeps faces in good nick, says surgeon

Botox keeps faces in good nick, says surgeon

Facial rejuvenation treatment cannot improve people’s looks, but simply delay the ageing process, it has been revealed. Speaking to the Times, cosmetic surgeon Jean Louis Sebagh explained that his work is like restoring a picture. "I don’t want to change the painting, I want to keep your face in good nick for as long as […]


PR chief gives in to cosmetic dentistry?

PR chief gives in to cosmetic dentistry?

Moving to London has given one PR mogul the push he needed to give himself a smile makeover, it has been revealed. The Scotsman states that ScottishPower’s former head of communications Colin McSeveny has had his teeth whitened after relocating to the big smoke. Although this in itself is not unusual, sources have raised concerns […]


Drug developed to reduce dental dribble

Drug developed to reduce dental dribble

A newly-developed drug could appeal to cosmetic dentistry patients, it has been revealed. The New York Times reported that OraVerse, created by Novalar Pharmaceuticals in San Diego, can undo the effects of local dental anaesthetic. Claimed to cut the time it takes to regain full sensation in the mouth by up to half, the drug […]


New syringe could reduce pain of injections

New syringe could reduce pain of injections

A Swiss firm claims to have taken the pain out of dental injections and Botox treatments, it has been reported. Jerome Weill, chief executive of Sainswiss, told World Radio Switzerland that the pain felt during the injection is not from the needle insertion itself but rather the anaesthetic being pressured into the gums. However, he […]


Sunshine ‘leads to increase in whitening’

Sunshine ‘leads to increase in whitening’

This summer will see an increase in teeth whitening as Brits spend more on services to feel good in the sun, it has been claimed. According to The White Teeth Company, when the sun is shining, people invest in products and services which improve their appearance such as cosmetic dentistry and sunbeds. "Unless you have […]


Recession ‘changes cosmetic dentistry attitudes’

Recession ‘changes cosmetic dentistry attitudes’

US cosmetic dentistry clients are spending less on treatments as the recession hits, it has been revealed. According to the News & Observer, cosmetic dentists, plastic surgeons and cosmetic spas are reporting a decrease in sales over the past few months. Cosmetic dentist Charles Ashley Mann told the newspaper that he has fewer bookings than […]


Unregulated Botox industry causes safety concerns

Unregulated Botox industry causes safety concerns

The increasing trend of non-surgical beauty treatments such as Botox, face peels and teeth whitening is leading to a number of concerns regarding their safety, reports BBC Radio 1’s Newsbeat. The news source claims that many beauty salons are offering the treatments at a cut price when booking in bulk. However, there is a worry […]


Businessmen seek bright smiles in the boardroom

Businessmen seek bright smiles in the boardroom

There has been a "big" uptake in cosmetic dentistry treatments by Liverpool men, it has been revealed. Speaking to the Liverpool Daily Post, Merseyside dentist Ian Buckle claimed that cosmetic dentistry has largely been a female habit, but times are changing. He explained that businessmen are increasingly seeking his services to make a good impression […]