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TV makeovers lead to increase in veneers, says BACD

TV makeovers lead to increase in veneers, says BACD

Television makeover shows have led to a "big rise" in people seeking veneers, according to the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD). It claims the popularity of veneers have increased by nearly 144 per cent, which can be attributed to the fact that the procedures are used "on pretty much every show". Tif Qureshi, public […]


Teeth whitening ‘not for everyone’

Teeth whitening ‘not for everyone’

A bright white smile may seem like a good idea but tooth whitening techniques are dangerous for some, according to one report. The Irish Independent warns that for people with tooth-coloured veneers, caps, crowns or fillings, the result may be uneven as bleach does not affect the work along with the natural tooth. Anyone with […]


Jordan a ‘popular cosmetic dentistry destination’

Jordan a ‘popular cosmetic dentistry destination’

There are an increasing number of people travelling to Jordan to have cosmetic dentistry operations, reports the Arabian Business magazine. According to Dr Munir Amro, director of the Esthetic Dental Centre in Jordan, patients come to the Middle Eastern country to take advantage of lower priced treatments and high quality procedures. People from the Gulf […]


Bollywood smiles ‘achievable through surgery’

Bollywood smiles ‘achievable through surgery’

The bright and clear smiles of the Indian film industry are often not natural but a result of cosmetic dentistry, according to reports. The Times of India claims that many top Bollywood actors and actresses have undergone treatment in order to achieve bright white teeth. Celebrity cosmetic dentist Dr Sandesh Mayekar puts smiles into three […]


Overcoming dentist fear is ‘life changing’

Overcoming dentist fear is ‘life changing’

Conquering a fear of the dental chair and visiting a dentist can change lives, according to the Olympian Online. It cites figures by the American Dental Association that estimate 30 per cent of Americans do not attend the dentist on a regular basis. Many studies into dental care have found that fear is one of […]


Dental holidays ‘may be cheaper’

Dental holidays ‘may be cheaper’

In the US alone, half a million people a year are travelling abroad for medical care, according to reports. Budgeting travel, accommodation and expenses along with the cost of treatment can still be more cost-effective than relying on local health care, claims the National Public Radio (NPR) website. It cites the Journal of Financial Planning […]


“Revolutionary”veneer system launched in US

“Revolutionary”veneer system launched in US

A new high-tech method of placing veneers is being launched in the US by Remedent. GlamSmile is described as a "revolutionary" and time-effective system, using computer aided design and manufacturing technology alongside high-tech scanning and a proprietary fabrication technique. An demonstration of the system was completed "flawlessly", according to cosmetic dentist Jonathan Ziv who explained […]


Talent show winner improves his smile

Talent show winner improves his smile

The winner of ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent has spent his winnings on a new set of teeth. Singer Paul Potts won £100,000 from the programme in June and has confessed all he has used the money for is to pay off his mortgage and improve his smile. He said: "It’s given me more confidence when […]


Time-saving technology option for dentists

Time-saving technology option for dentists

People want natural-looking, beautiful teeth in a shorter space of time, according to a new study. The Millennium Research Group’s US Markets for Crown & Bridges 2008 report claims that to meet patients’ time-demands, cosmetic dentists are implementing computer-aided design (Cad) and computer-aided manufacturing (Cam) technology. According to the report, the 3D images of teeth […]


Dentists ‘competent’ with Botox

Dentists ‘competent’ with Botox

The number of cosmetic dentists who also offer Botox and other non-surgical treatments is increasing, according to reports. According to the Daily Mail, the trend is "inevitable", as the mouth makes up so much of the facial structure people are bound to want to improve it and counteract the signs of ageing. It also claims […]