White smiles

Teeth Whitening: Behind the White Smiles

Teeth staining is one of the most common concerns people have with their teeth. The good news is that teeth staining isn’t usually a cause for health concern. The bad news is that 73% of people look for a nice smile as a determining factor in creating first impressions and in potential relationships. Here we are going to examine the …

Dreaded dentist

The “Dreaded” Dentist

Techniques to stop your fear of the dentist Fear of the dentist, or Odontophobia, is surprisingly common. In fact, around 12% of the population suffer from severe dental anxiety – severe being defined as anxiety so serious it prevents them seeking dental treatments. Of the remainder, a further 25% suffer from some form of anxiety before visiting the dentist – …

Would YOU have a non-surgical nose job?

Would you have a non-surgical nose job?

Joanna Della-Ragione spent years feeling unhappy with the curve of her retrousse nose so when she found out about a procedure that could change her profile using just fillers, she jumped at the chance. The 27-year-old from London signed up to have the non-surgical nose job offered by a top Los Angeles doctor, a procedure that takes less than 10 …

Why diabetics may lose their teeth

Why diabetics may lose their teeth

PEOPLE with high blood sugar due to a poorly controlled diabetes are at two to three times higher risk of developing periodontal disease, according to a study. Periodontal disease is a severe form of gum disease that can cause tooth loss, affecting up to 15 per cent of the population. Indeed, periodontal disease is considered as a complication of diabetes …