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7 12, 2016

Should I be concerned about tooth whitening safety?

By | December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should I be concerned about tooth whitening safety?

As one of the most popular healthcare and cosmetic services, concern over tooth whitening safety is legitimate and deserves to be looked into. There are probably as many differing claims of whitening results as there are products on the market. Hundreds of thousands of people use them each year but are they really as safe [...]

1 12, 2016

Dentists and cosmetic injectables

By | December 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dentists and cosmetic injectables

When you think of going to the dentist, you probably think of x-rays, oral exams, drilling and fillings. Few people would relate a dental practice with a full-fledged cosmetic injectables clinic offering easy and safe clinical procedures to enhance your facial appearance. However, that is exactly the type of services you can expect at a [...]

23 11, 2016

What to consider before teeth whitening

By | November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to consider before teeth whitening

Who doesn’t want to have bright and beautiful teeth? There are many ways to whiten dull discoloured teeth but before you decide on the best teeth whitening solutions – and there are a plethora of choices on the market – it pays to know which ones will work better for your specific condition or to [...]

18 11, 2016

Should I consider wisdom teeth removal?

By | November 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should I consider wisdom teeth removal?

Wisdom teeth are the last set of third molars to emerge. Most people develop wisdom teeth around the end of their adolescent years – between 17-22. The name ‘wisdom’ is given to the tooth to symbolise the coming of age and presumably marks the arrival of our wisdom. Depending on individual case, the dentists may [...]

10 11, 2016

Reasons for a smile makeover

By | November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Reasons for a smile makeover

Broadly speaking, if you don’t smile as often as you would like to, you may be a suitable candidate for a complete smile makeover. However, the reasons may be varied. For example, it could be due to either having stained, misaligned or broken teeth. As well, the situation for every patient is unique to his [...]

4 11, 2016

Why is it important to replace missing teeth?

By | November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why is it important to replace missing teeth?

Missing teeth are exactly what they sound like. We are supposed to have all our teeth in place so when they need to be extracted or fall out by themselves – either due to injury, disease or decay – your remaining teeth cannot function as well without them. Contrary to popular notion that it is [...]

27 10, 2016

Removing dental stains: Porcelain veneers or teeth whitening?

By | October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Removing dental stains: Porcelain veneers or teeth whitening?

Many people suffer from tooth discoloration. Whether the result of genetics, poor eating habits or negligent oral care, dental stains and tooth discolouration can cause much embarrassment to a person. If you are not smiling as often as you would like due to having stained teeth, you would probably be looking at stain removal methods [...]

19 10, 2016

Dermal fillers for fuller looking lips

By | October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dermal fillers for fuller looking lips

The selfie craze has put the focus well and truly on our pouts - the size and shape of our lips is now a thing. From a cosmetic perspective the appearance of our lips can be a barometer of our age and even our health. So before you have even opened your mouth, the shape and [...]

14 10, 2016

Common root canal myths

By | October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Common root canal myths

The term "root canal" can be rather confusing. On one hand, it refers to the natural cavity inside the tooth where the pulp chamber is located. This is the area where the sensory nerves of the tooth can be found. When the pulp has been badly damaged by injury or disease, the diseased pulp tissues [...]

6 10, 2016

Why are composite fillings preferred?

By | October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why are composite fillings preferred?

In recent years, many dentists have recommended white composite fillings as the modern alternative to amalgam fillings. In fact, patients are also replacing their old amalgam fillings with the composite alternatives. Most of us have had at least a filling or two in our lifetime, so we should be able to relate to what the [...]