Category “Cosmetic dentistry”

Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

November 18th, 2014
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Implants

There is a fascinating history behind dental implants. The earliest recorded attempts of replacement teeth date back to 600AD, during in the Mayan civilisation. Archaeologists have recovered ancient skulls that have teeth replaced by resources including remains of seashells and carved stones. Although the materials and methods are primitive, a number of of the implants […]

Government Interference Attacked Over Problems In Dentistry

January 6th, 2014
Government Interference Attacked Over Problems In Dentistry

The last few years have seen constant attacks on the NHS by people outside the profession; in particular by government ministers. Although the recent Francis Report highlighted terrible failings at the Mid Staffordshire Hospital, dentistry has not been all as it should either it seems. However medical and dental professionals believe that the buck should […]

Teeth whitening growing in popularity in Dubai

September 14th, 2012
Teeth whitening growing in popularity in Dubai

People living in the Middle East have started to become familiar with cosmetic dentistry. As a result, they are spending more money than ever on teeth whitening procedures. However, dentists are beginning to worry that too many people are buying and using over the counter treatments rather than asking their dentist to carry out the […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

August 24th, 2012
Is Cosmetic Surgery The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread?

Despite its growing popularity in recent years and proof in aiding thousands of people, many are not so enamoured with cosmetic surgery. Some are even worried that this obsession with surgery could in fact be more harmful than beneficial. Certainly that’s the view of one patient who said she was left very unhappy with her […]

New Cosmetic Tourist Destination Identified

August 8th, 2012
New Cosmetic Tourist Destination Identified

The growth in cosmetic surgery tourism sees yet another country offering this as part of holiday packages. It appears that Colombia has become a premier destination for those looking receive cosmetic treatment while still finding the time for a holiday. What’s more it has become a centre for those looking for more complex procedures such […]

What’s the Biggest Turnoff when Attracting a Partner?

January 23rd, 2012
What’s the Biggest Turnoff when Attracting a Partner?

It seems that possessing bad teeth is the number one turnoff when rating attractiveness. By contrast the most popular are body type and hair colour. The findings come from a recent survey called appropriately ‘The Biggest Turnoff Dating Survey,’ which looked at attributes people found attractive and most appealing in others. For instance, when asked […]

Health Insurance Dispute Goes To Court

October 26th, 2011
Health Insurance Dispute Goes To Court

A dispute between the Slovakian Government and a health insurance company in the Netherlands recently went to arbitration, with the court ruling in favour of the Slovakia Government. The argument between the insurance company and Slovakian Government revolved around a new treaty relating to health insurance matters. The company insisted that the Slovaks violated this […]

Australian Premier Under Attack By Dentists

March 2nd, 2011
Australian Premier Under Attack By Dentists

Christine Keneally has come under fierce attack by dentists over what they see as being an inadequate election promise to do something about oral health. The dentists believe what the Government is proposing will do little to improve dental health in Australia. Speaking at Sydney University, Hans Zoellner, who is head of the University’s Oral […]

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