Mistreatment of braces

This is the real case from Klinik Pergigian Mama, Kota Bharu. She was not the first patient who came to me, complaining about mistreatment of braces. she’s the third in fact . The first patient came to me crying, knowing the fact that her teeth has became worse than before braces was being put on her…

Be wary of quack ‘dentists’ offering cheap, fake braces

Admit it, not all of us are born with perfect teeth. Some have a set that is picture perfect for a Colgate advertisement, while others are born with teeth that point at all four directions. If we all had perfect teeth, dentists would be out of jobs. For those who fit into the “four directions” category, technology…

Bahana pendakap gigi palsu

Ramai remaja memuat naik gambar menggunakan pendakap gigi palsu atau lebih popular sebagai ‘fake braces’ di laman sosial. Ia bagaikan trend masa kini. Namun, adakah anda tahu kesan buruk menggunakannya? Gen Y mengupas isu ini untuk kesedaran bersama. Jika dulu, menggunakan pendakap gigi sesuatu yang memalukan. Individu yang memakai pendakap gigi sering di anggap mempunyai…

Teen gives illicit dental services

An enterprising 17-year-old girl, who is waiting for her SPM results, was caught offering illicit services – in dentistry, Harian Metro reported. She learnt how to carry out procedures by watching YouTube and also from a friend studying to become a dentist. The main suspect was detained with her cousin, 24, and two assistants for…

Fake Braces: The New Status Symbol for Asian Teenagers

We know how teens in the West can’t wait until the day their dentists finally remove their dental braces. Now according to recent news, adolescents from Southeast Asia are reported to sport fake braces as a symbol of status, wealth and style. Officials have warned that the metal wires on fake braces may contain lead,…

MoH warns against fake braces

Brunei – THE Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned against the use of fake dental braces due to the various risks to users’ oral and general health. The Orthodontic Unit at the MoH’s Department of Dental Services issued the warning recently, as there has been an increasing trend among youth in Brunei to “attract attention by…

Kesan Buruk Memakai Fake Braces

Zaman sekarang ini, terdapat banyak produk palsu yang dikatakan boleh menambahkan kecantikan seseorang. Namun agak bahaya jika ianya mendatangkan kesan buruk. Salah satu alat palsu tersebut ialah fake braces. Fake braces ini dikatakan mampu membuatkan penampilan seseorang menjadi lebih nerd. Namun tidak berfungsi seperti braces sebenar. Tapi ada juga fake braces yang berfungsi braces sebenar yang…