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Can Dental Crowns be Whitened?

Can dental crowns be whitened? Help! My natural teeth and crowns don't match. Introduction | What is a dental crown? | How does teeth whitening work? | Can I whiten my dental crowns? | What's the best way to care for my crowns? | ConclusionThis dental article has been...

What Problems Could Develop with a Dental Crown?

What Problems Could Develop with a Dental Crown? What do I need to look out for after getting a dental crown?Introduction | Let's save your teeth | What is a dental crown? | Postoperative tooth sensitivity | Accumulation of plaque | Tooth decay | Problems with your...

Managing Dental Pain: All About Root Canal Treatments

Managing Dental Pain: All About Root Canal Treatments Do I need root canal treatment? When is it required?Introduction | What is root canal treatment? | When is root canal treatment necessary? | Do I need root canal treatment? | Root canal treatment process | Cost of...

ClearCorrect vs Invisalign

ClearCorrect vs Invisalign Which Should I Choose? What's the Difference?Invisalign vs ClearCorrect | Invisalign Overview | ClearCorrect Overview | Similarities & Differences | ClearCorrect or Invisalign | ConclusionThis dental article has been curated by the...

5 Tips on How to Pick the Right Invisalign Dentist

5 Tips on How to Pick the Right Invisalign Dentist. “Yes! I have finally decided that I want to choose Invisalign to straighten my teeth!”Invisalign Dentist in Singapore | Can any dentist provide Invisalign? | Do your research | Dentist vs Orthodontist | Latest...

Benefits of Straight Teeth

Benefits of straight teeth. A healthy and beautiful smile does wonders to your self-esteem and makes a huge impact on your life.Understanding Straight Teeth | Classification of Malocclusions | Benefits of having straight teeth | Ways to straighten your teeth | FAQs |...

Does Invisalign Hurt?

Does Invisalign hurt? Having some pain while on Invisalign? Here's what you need to know about Invisalign pain.Understanding Invisalign Pain | Does Invisalign cause discomfort? | Common types of Invisalign pain | How to deal with Invisalign discomfort | When to see a...

Invisalign for Teens

Invisalign for teens. There comes a point in your child’s life where getting braces becomes an important conversation topic.Introduction: Invisalign Teens | Why is treatment important? | How does Invisalign work? | Unique features | What can Invisalign treat? |...

Living with Invisalign

Living with Invisalign. Starting on your Invisalign journey? Here's what you need to know before getting started with treatment.About Invisalign | How does Invisalign work? | Invisalign attachments | How long should I wear my aligners? | How often do I have to change...

Are Dental Veneers Permanent?

Are veneers permanent? How Long Do Veneers Last & How To Care For ThemWhy veneers? | Are veneers permanent? | Longevity of veneers | SummaryWhy veneers? | Are veneers permanent? | Longevity of veneers | SummaryThis dental article has been curated by the clinical...
Can Dental Crowns be Whitened?

Can Dental Crowns be Whitened?

Just like our natural teeth, dental crowns can also show signs of discolouration. They can happen for many reasons and may hold back your smile from reaching its full potential. In this article, we discuss the main causes of crown discolouration and will delve briefly into the possibility of dental crown whitening. Read on more to find out!

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What Problems Could Develop with a Dental Crown?

What Problems Could Develop with a Dental Crown?

Having broken down and fragmented teeth can look unsightly, feel unpleasant and severely impact your functional capacity to chew food and speak. Dental crowns and bridges are treatment options used to restore single or multiple teeth that are damaged or lost and are recommended by all dentists in the hope of increasing the tooth’s longevity and optimizing patient’s oral health.

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Managing Dental Pain: All About Root Canal Treatments

Managing Dental Pain: All About Root Canal Treatments

In this article we will provide you with all the essential information about the process, costs and reasons behind getting root canal treatment in Singapore. It is a safe, painless and effective procedure that many dentists perform on a daily basis to save teeth that might otherwise need to be extracted.

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ClearCorrect vs Invisalign

ClearCorrect vs Invisalign

In this article, we compare two popular clear aligner companies: Invisalign and ClearCorrect. They are two of the most renown in-office clear aligner companies that boast a strong track record of results. Both sets of aligners aim to straighten misaligned teeth and correct jaw discrepancies, however, the process to getting to an ideal end result (i.e., straight teeth and aligned jaws) varies slightly.

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5 Tips on How to Pick the Right Invisalign Dentist

5 Tips on How to Pick the Right Invisalign Dentist

An experienced and efficient dentist can make your Invisalign experience an enjoyable one. In this article, we provide you with 5 helpful tips on how to research for and pick the right Invisalign dentist especially for you. Let’s embark on a journey to change your smile and your life for the better!

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Benefits of Straight Teeth

Benefits of Straight Teeth

A healthy and beautiful smile does wonders to your self-esteem and makes a huge impact on your life.

Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you, and first impressions really do count.

In this article, we break down and explain the reasons why having a straight set of teeth is advantageous towards both your oral and general health.

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Does Invisalign Hurt?

Does Invisalign Hurt?

Invisalign aligners have revolutionized the world of orthodontics by offering patients a hassle-free and comfortable way the treatment of misaligned teeth.

This article aims to reassure you that Invisalign will not hurt much as long as you establish a healthy and consistent routine throughout the course of treatment.

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Invisalign for Teens

Invisalign for Teens

Many parents and children often have a multitude of questions for their dentist about living with and choosing Invisalign – is Invisalign treatment painful? How long will my child have to wear these aligners? Can my child still play his wind instrument with them on?

This guide will touch base on everything you need to know about committing to this treatment option. Read on more to find out!

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Living with Invisalign

Living with Invisalign

Invisalign has taken over the dental landscape by storm and is making huge waves in the world of orthodontics. They are custom-made, clear plastic aligners designed to move your teeth into the desired position.

If you are looking to fix the alignment of your teeth and are not so keen on having metal ‘train-track’ braces, this will definitely be something you can consider for ultimate convenience and aesthetics.

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Are Dental Veneers Permanent?

Are Dental Veneers Permanent?

Everyone deserves a perfect smile, and for some, dental veneers may be a great solution for patients looking to restore their smile to its natural beauty or improve the overall appearance of teeth.

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Understanding Gum Surgery

Understanding Gum Surgery

Periodontal surgery, commonly called gum surgery, is a vast topic. As a whole, these kinds of surgeries are mostly considered restorative work. Their aim is to prevent further disease which can lead to bone loss, pain, and the need for more invasive restorative surgery further down the timeline.

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Comprehensive Guide to Dental Veneers in Singapore (2021)

Comprehensive Guide to Dental Veneers in Singapore (2021)

Dental veneers are very thin coverings, permanently bonded to the front of your teeth. They are normally used on just your front teeth only, and are colour matched to the rest of your teeth allowing them to blend in.

Veneers can be made of porcelain or a composite material, with pros and cons to both options, which we will cover here in depth.

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Break out the smiles without breaking the bank

Break out the smiles without breaking the bank

Zenyum brings ease and affordability to teeth straightening with teledentistry, 3D printing, and personalised end-to-end care.

Through innovative technology, Zenyum simplifies your smile journey by removing unnecessary time and costs that often make dental treatments expensive and inconvenient.

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The Dangers of DIY Braces

The Dangers of DIY Braces

Getting DIY braces without consulting professional dentists may complicate your dental health. Sharp pains with jaw points and muscle spasms are common side effects.

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Intraoral Scanning & Digital Dentistry: iTero Elements 2

Intraoral Scanning & Digital Dentistry: iTero Elements 2

Intraoral scanning has given us the ability to make the process of modelling your teeth fast and easy. It also allows us to create a model of your expected progress when undertaking a teeth-straightening plan, such as Invisalign treatment.

At No Frills Dental we are using the iTero Elements 2 to take those intraoral scans. These scans are used to prepare clients for both Invisalign treatment, and also restorative treatments such as dental implants.

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The Ultimate Guide to Teeth Whitening in Singapore

The Ultimate Guide to Teeth Whitening in Singapore

While there are options for every budget on the market, some cheaper ones are neither effective, nor safe to use.

If you choose something with a prohibited high percentage of the active ingredient, you may end up with costly damage to your teeth and gums.

So the idea of saving money on a teeth whitening treatment can end up being a false economy.

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The TRUTH About Dental Implants – Here’s why they might not be suitable for you

The TRUTH About Dental Implants – Here’s why they might not be suitable for you

Dental implant procedures have around a 95% success rate after adequate healing time has passed. At first glance that sounds great. But keep in mind this statistic comes from patients who have first been approved for dental implants after thorough checks of their suitability.

Therefore, this figure doesn’t cover the whole population. Not everybody is a suitable candidate, for a variety of reasons that will be explained here.

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Best Ways to Keep Your Teeth Clean & Healthy While Wearing Braces

Best Ways to Keep Your Teeth Clean & Healthy While Wearing Braces

Teeth can become more susceptible to staining if you’re wearing braces. This is largely because proper oral hygiene can be difficult due to the nooks and crannies created by the wires and brackets of fixed metal braces, where food debris can become trapped and provide a breeding ground for bacteria.

However, it’s still possible to keep your teeth white while wearing braces if you know the right techniques for brushing and flossing during your orthodontic treatment.

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The Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry in Singapore

The Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry in Singapore

Cosmetic dentistry in Singapore has embraced innovative concepts and cutting-edge practices that enable more people than ever to get the smile they’ve always longed for.

Your smile is an important feature that reflects your personality and increases your self-regard by making you feel good about yourself.

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Diastema Causes and Treatment Options

Diastema Causes and Treatment Options

A diastema is the medical term for a gap between two teeth. The most common type of diastema is a gap between the two upper front teeth, known as a ‘midline diastema’, but they can occur anywhere in the mouth.

Some people have just one noticeable gap, while other people have multiple teeth which look gappy and spaced out.

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Total Smile Makeover in Singapore

Total Smile Makeover in Singapore

A total smile makeover involves a combination of cosmetic dentistry treatments that can transform your professional and social life by making your dream smile a reality and boosting your self-confidence.

Putting an end to the embarrassment of unsightly teeth will also restore full oral health and function.

Our facial appearance can become spoiled as time takes its toll on our teeth, and a total smile makeover by your dentist in Singapore can provide a less costly, highly effective alternative to plastic surgery procedures such as facelifts.

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What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them?

What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them?

Dental bone grafting is a technique that adds bone, and therefore structural support, to your jaw. This allows dental implants to be fixed in place; where without the grafts there would not be enough bone to support the implant.

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Braces for Kids in Singapore

Braces for Kids in Singapore

Every parent wants the best for their kids, and that includes a great smile. But if your child’s teeth aren’t coming in quite as straight as you’d like, you may be looking into braces for kids to understand the options for children’s orthodontia.

The first thing to know is that however misaligned your child’s teeth might be, there is most likely a way they can be treated and brought into proper alignment. Early intervention orthodontics can help guide adult teeth as they grow, thereby avoiding the need for extensive braces treatment in the teenage years.

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Choosing the Right Colour of Braces

Choosing the Right Colour of Braces

Some people who wear braces like them to be inconspicuous but many others – youngsters and adults alike – prefer to make a style statement with them.

Customising the colour of your braces can add a fun element to orthodontic treatment, and the choice of shades is virtually endless.

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10 Things You Should Know Before You Start Invisalign in Singapore

10 Things You Should Know Before You Start Invisalign in Singapore

If you’re about to start Invisalign treatment, understanding how this innovative teeth straightening system works can help you get the best outcome as your smile is redesigned.

With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of 10 things you should know before getting started on Invisalign in Singapore.

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Traditional Dental Implants vs Mini Dental Implants

Traditional Dental Implants vs Mini Dental Implants

Natural-looking regular dental implants have become a popular alternative to conventional dentures and bridges – on the grounds of aesthetics, comfort and convenience.

Mini dental implants can give you all these benefits as well, while providing an option when standard implants may not be possible.

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Mini Dental Implants – What Are They and What to Expect

Mini Dental Implants – What Are They and What to Expect

Mini dental implants provide an implant option if you want a less invasive procedure than regular dental implants.

And if you don’t have enough bone in your jaw to take a standard implant, mini implants do away with the need for a bone graft.

In this article we’ll cover everything you need to know about getting mini dental implants in Singapore.

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Understanding Immediate Dental Implants

Understanding Immediate Dental Implants

Generally, same-day dental implants provide patients with a temporary dental prosthesis immediately during the same visit after having the damaged tooth extracted and dental implant fixture (screw portion of the dental implant that is screwed into the jaw) placed.

The benefits of same-day dental implants over conventionally placed implants are very clear. You won’t have to wear a removable denture to hide missing teeth and the same-day dental implant process requires the least number of visits to the dentist.

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Sinus Lift & Augmentation | Here’s What You Can Expect

Sinus Lift & Augmentation | Here’s What You Can Expect

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth in your upper jaw, a procedure called a sinus lift may be necessary if you lack sufficient bone mass in your upper jaw to hold dental implants securely.

If you find yourself in that situation, you’ll want to know a lot about sinus lifts – a procedure you’ve probably never heard of before.

Even if you currently have a full set of healthy upper teeth, you might still be curious about sinus lifts – given that tooth loss among older people in Singapore is prevalent.

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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Implants

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Dental implants have become the tooth replacement system of choice for many people in Singapore missing one or more teeth.

The popularity of implants lies in their aesthetic and practical advantages over other methods of dealing with tooth loss.

However, because implants are relatively new in the dental world, it’s understandable that patients often have many questions about them.

Here, you’ll find answers to five dental implant questions patients are always asking us.

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Alternatives to Dental Implants

Alternatives to Dental Implants

Dental implants may be the gold standard to replacing teeth but they’re not without their downsides. Dental bridges and dentures are great alternatives to dental implants.

If you’re looking for a non-surgical solution for your missing teeth. Then you might want to consider trying a dental bridge or some dentures.

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Comprehensive Guide to Wisdom Tooth Surgery in Singapore (2020)

Comprehensive Guide to Wisdom Tooth Surgery in Singapore (2020)

Lack of understanding about wisdom tooth surgery can result in unfounded concerns about the procedure. From our experience as a dental clinic in Singapore, we know that patients typically have many questions about extraction of these often-troublesome back teeth.

Here’s a guide about wisdom tooth surgery in Singapore.

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Using Medisave for Dental Treatments

Using Medisave for Dental Treatments

Medisave is the national medical savings scheme in Singapore. Certain dental treatments such as Dental Implant Surgery and Wisdom Tooth Surgery are Medisave claimable.

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Wisdom Tooth Extractions – Are They Necessary?

Wisdom Tooth Extractions – Are They Necessary?

Our dentists usually advise our patients to remove their wisdom teeth if they are present and impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth are teeth at the back of the mouth that do not have sufficient room to emerge or develop properly.

This results in wisdom teeth that may only be partially erupted from the gums(partially impacted), or in more severe cases, teeth may never break through the gums (fully impacted).

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Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge

Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge

Dental implants and dental bridges are two very different forms of treatment which allow patients to replace one or more missing teeth. They’re two solutions which patients usually compare before getting onboard with either system.

Understanding which tooth replacement solutions is better suited for your case will determine the long-term success of your treatment.

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Dental Monitoring – Redefining the Invisalign Experience

Dental Monitoring – Redefining the Invisalign Experience

Dental Monitoring is the first dynamic aligner tracking technology which allows the dental team to monitor your treatment and communicate with you seamlessly. It allows for early detection of any aligner or oral health issues, dynamic engagement with the dental team, and a higher quality of finishing for aligner treatments.

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The Comprehensive Guide to Dental Implants (2020)

The Comprehensive Guide to Dental Implants (2020)

Are you missing one or more teeth and wondering about the best tooth replacement solution? Dental implants replicate the function of a natural tooth and can last for a lifetime, making them the preferred choice for many patients. On the other hand, dental implants cost considerably more than dentures and may not be suitable for some people.

If you’re considering getting dental implants in Singapore, our guide will explain all you need to know about types of tooth implant, prices, and what the procedure is like.

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The Comprehensive Guide to Braces (2020)

The Comprehensive Guide to Braces (2020)

Most people would agree that having a pleasing smile paired with a set of perfectly straight and white teeth makes anyone instantly more attractive, confident and approachable.

Teeth straightening through the means of orthodontic treatment is one of the most common aesthetic procedures done all over the world, with an estimated 33% of the entire world’s population having undergone some form of orthodontic treatment at some point in their life.

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Can Invisalign Treat Complex Cases?

Can Invisalign Treat Complex Cases?

Invisalign is a modern and powerful orthodontic system used by dentists all over the world to treat a variety of complex orthodontic dental issues ranging from gapped teeth to overbites.

The Invisalign system uses a series of ‘invisible’ clear aligners to gradually shift teeth into their desired position and is commonly used as an alternative to conventional braces.

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Invisalign vs Veneers

Invisalign vs Veneers

Invisalign and Dental Veneers are two very different forms of dental treatment that patients usually compare before getting onboard with either system. Both treatments fall under the scope of cosmetic dentistry, but have very different use cases and final outcomes. Understanding which treatment is best suited for your case will ultimately decide the long-term success of your treatment.

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3 Types of Retainers in Singapore [+Cost & FAQs]

3 Types of Retainers in Singapore [+Cost & FAQs]

Understanding which retainer is right for you will determine the long term success of your orthodontic treatment. There are 2 main types of retainers available; fixed and removable retainers. Your dentist will recommend the best retainer based on your dental needs.

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Invisalign vs Braces

Invisalign vs Braces

There are plenty of differences between Invisalign and Braces treatment. Understanding which treatment is best for you will ultimately determine your success with either system and the final desired outcome. Both systems in the hands of a skilled practitioner will be able to help most patients achieve their desired results.

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Invisalign Alternatives Available in Singapore

Invisalign Alternatives Available in Singapore

Invisalign alternative brands of clear aligners in Singapore do have their place. Our dentists advocate providing the best possible treatment for patients given their needs and requirements. At NoFrills Dental, we offer a wide range of clear aligner options for our patients to choose from.

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The Cost of Invisalign Treatment in Singapore

The Cost of Invisalign Treatment in Singapore

This question is possibly the most common question that our dentists get from patients who are interested in getting started on Invisalign treatment. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the factors that ultimately determine the cost of your Invisalign treatment.

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Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Fillings

Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Fillings

Fillings are treatment for dental decay. When your tooth is decayed, you have a hole inside the tooth which is full of bacteria. This area needs to be cleaned out and filled with a material which stops food from getting in. This in turn stops the decay and restores normal form and function to your tooth.

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Preventing Dental Caries – The Step By Step Guide

Preventing Dental Caries – The Step By Step Guide

Previously we talked about the formation of dental decay, in this article, let’s look at how we can prevent decay before it even happens.

The first big issue here is the sweeties. Don’t the adults always say “too much sweeties will give you bad teeth”? This is very true. But does that mean I can’t have sweets at all? Let me give you some tips for having those sweeties yet maintaining healthy teeth at the same time.

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Root Canal Treatment – The Magic Within The Tooth

Root Canal Treatment – The Magic Within The Tooth

You may have heard about root canal treatment, or nerve treatment. It sounds like a complicated and daunting treatment to have, but is it actually? Root canal treatment may be the most intricate treatment that is almost like working a piece of art inside the tooth, so let’s take a journey into the tooth and explore the magic that happens within.

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Causes of Dental Decay

Causes of Dental Decay

Dental CariesCauses of Dental Decay Here's everything you need to know about dental caries/dental decay. Dental Decay Explained: Dental decay, or...

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