Explosive growth in dental implant and CAD/CAM crown and bridge procedures ensures market recovery and fuels dental aesthetic sales

According to new dental reports by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for dental implants is expected to regain double-digit growth by 2013, and will help drive the dental prosthetic market to reach over 82 million prosthetic placements by 2016. In addition, the…

A Confident Smile Will Change Your Life.

No one knows more about your oral health than your dentist and dental team. Most people would say that dentists ‘fix teeth’; what they actually can do is create confidence – confidence in a beautiful, natural smile. There are three factors that influence the beauty of a smile, and therefore the confidence it gives, and…

Kosmetik gigi kian popular

Estetik dalam pergigian biasanya digunakan untuk merujuk kepada perkhidmatan pergigian yang meningkatkan penampilan gigi seseorang (walaupun tidak semestinya fungsi), gusi dan gigitan. Perkhidmatan ini memberi tumpuan kepada peningkatan estetik gigi dalam warna, kedu­dukan, bentuk, saiz, penjajaran dan rupa senyuman keseluruhan. Ramai doktor gigi merujuk kepada diri mereka sebagai “doktor gigi kosmetik atau estetik” tanpa mengira mereka…

Are Your Gums Spoiling Your Smile?

Healthy gums are designed to frame your teeth, hopefully complimenting a beautifully white smile. But what happens if they don’t really do this? People can have one of two problems, either that their smile looks “gummy” and they don’t show enough of their teeth, or that their gums have shrunk back or receded so they…

Common questions about cosmetic dentistry

Does bleaching damage the teeth? No. When carbamide peroxide, the active whitening agent, contacts water, hydrogen peroxide is released which whitens the teeth. Bleaching does not soften, demineralize or weaken the teeth.   Do over-the-counter bleaching products work? There is some evidence that over-the-counter bleaching products do whiten teeth, however, many of the products are…

How is Laser Whitening Different from Ordinary Tooth Whitening?

Laser tooth whitening is a tooth bleaching treatment that is often carried out at your dental surgery, although nowadays it’s possible to purchase a home whitening kit that includes a special light. The process uses hydrogen peroxide gel, or carbamide peroxide gel if you’re using a kit at home. The bleaching gel is a carefully…

Is Laser Teeth Whitening an Option for You?

Who doesn’t want white teeth? Teeth whitening has become one of the first requests that dental patients have when visiting their dentist. Whitening is defined as any process that can make teeth appear whiter, and most of whitening is accomplished through a product that causes an intrinsic change to the tooth enamel, rather than surface…

Tatteeth – Teeth Tattoos

A somewhat new fashion has emerged in cosmetic dentistry which dates back to about 15 to 20 years. Not satisfied with just tooth whitening or smile makeovers, the young are now looking towards teeth tattoos. Body tattoos have long been in the vogue as an expression of individuality. Now teeth tattoos that look cool and…

More Than One in Four of Us is Unhappy with Our Smile

A recent survey was carried out in conjunction with the British Dental Health Foundation and a major orthodontic company, and it showed that 27% of us are unhappy with the way our teeth look. Being unhappy with your smile can have a detrimental effect on your overall enjoyment of life, confidence and self-esteem and personal…