Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Getting to know your teeth

April 28, 2015 / Posted By admin

Encouraging good oral hygiene is an important part of parenting, that heart melting smile needs taking care of, and initiating convocations and routines around teeth brushing from an early age will ensure your little ones continue to shine! Therefore, in spirit of communication, we have devised an idea to get you and your family talking about teeth. Here are some points for you to share and discuss with your child. How many of them are a surprise to you also? • Enamel is the hardest part of the human body: this shell which surrounds your teeth is pretty tough stuff, but factors such as diet or poor oral hygiene can lead to enamel erosion, the first sign of this can be a ... Read more »

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Summer sun sends demand for pearly whites sky high

April 10, 2015 / Posted By admin

Fine weather has started to make an appearance which means (at last!) summer is just about here. But is the colour of your teeth stopping you from smiling? If so, the increasingly popular take-home tooth whitening kit could be for you. What’s a take-home teeth whitening kit? A home whitening kit involves a visit to your dentist for impressions to make whitening trays, a bit like a sports mouthguard, to put specialised bleach in. Along with the trays you get eight syringes of bleach, and you can choose either 10 per cent or 16 per cent bleach depending on the results you want. You then wear the trays every day at home for at least three hours, usually during the night. How long ... Read more »

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Are the risks a load of Botox?

April 9, 2015 / Posted By admin

Do you feel you are aging faster than you should? Are wrinkle lines affecting your confidence? Would you like a quick fix that doesn’t involve surgery? Then Botulinum Toxin (Botox) is probably your answer. Botox is one of the most misunderstood procedures of facial aesthetics. Many people believe Botox will leave them with a paralysed or expressionless face but it’s temporary in nature and therefore there are no long term side effects, unlike plastic surgery. So what is Botox? Botox is an injection that temporarily relaxes facial muscles to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as prevent new lines from forming. Common injection sites include the forehead, the area between the eyebrows (T section), the corners of the ... Read more »

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