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Conventional Braces

Traditional braces Looking to get started on braces? Here's what you need to know!Introduction | Types of Traditional Braces | Parts of Traditional Braces | How Do Traditional Braces Straighten Teeth | What Dental Problems Can Traditional Braces Fix | Other Health...

What Is An Overbite?

What is an overbite? Overbite – or retrognathism – occurs when the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth too much.Introduction | What Causes An Overbite | Problems Caused By Overbite | Diagnosing An Overbite | Overbite Vs Overjet | How Are Overbites Fixed | Why You Need...

Do Braces Hurt?

Do braces hurt? Looking to get started on your journey to a brand new smile with braces? Here's what you need to know!Introduction | Do braces hurt at first? | Follow-up appointments | Tips to ease discomfort | Importance of good oral hygiene while on braces | Warning...

When Do I Need Braces?

When do I need braces? Having crooked or misaligned teeth? Braces might be the right solution that you've been looking for.Introduction | Signs you might need braces | Benefits of braces for adults | How to tell if your child needs braces | When to see a dentist? |...

Can Braces Change the Shape of My Face?

Can braces change the shape of my face? Worried about braces changing your face shape?Can braces change the shape of my face? | What aspects of my facial profile can braces change? | What aspects of my facial profile cannot braces change? | ConclusionThis dental...

How to Clean Retainers: For Removable and Permanent Retainers

How to clean retainers: for removable and permanent retainers Help! My retainer is dirty and I'm not sure how to clean it!Do I have to clean my retainer? | Cleaning method varies by type | When do I need to clean my retainer | How not to clean your retainer | When to...

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 |...

The Dangers of DIY Braces

The Dangers of DIY BracesGetting DIY braces without consulting professional dentists may complicate your dental health. Sharp pains with jaw points and muscle spasms are common side effects.What are DIY braces? Technology has advanced so rapidly that it’s easy to...

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

Braces maintenance - here's how to keep your braces & teeth clean Just got started on braces? Here's how to care for them.Oral hygiene when wearing braces | What to eat & drink| Stop smoking! | Regular visits | Teeth whitening during braces | SummaryThis...

Teledentistry: Why It’s Become Indispensable For The Modern Dentist

Teledentistry: Why It’s Become Indispensable For The Modern DentistHere's what you need to know about teledentistry.What is teledentistry? Teledentistry is the provision of professional dental care services through remote and virtual consultations. Basically, using...
Conventional Braces

Conventional Braces

Traditional braces remain a popular choice for straightening teeth, despite the rise of plastic aligners like Invisalign. Braces are more affordable and more effective, particularly in complex orthodontic cases.

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What Is An Overbite?

What Is An Overbite?

Overbite – or retrognathism – occurs when the upper teeth overlap the lower teeth too much. Overlap of a couple of millimetres is regarded as normal but when it’s more than four millimetres it may require professional medical attention to avoid complications.

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Do Braces Hurt?

Do Braces Hurt?

Braces may at times cause discomfort of varying levels over the course of treatment but overall it’s usually not too bad. And there are steps you can take to ease any soreness.

Most people get used to their braces in about a month. After six months, you may not even notice them, although you might experience some tenderness from time to time.

Here, you’ll find out when and why braces could hurt a little, and how you can deal with it.

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When Do I Need Braces?

When Do I Need Braces?

Braces straighten misaligned teeth and correct bite problems, and they’ve improved vastly over the years.

Advances in dental technology have resulted in braces that are sleeker, more comfortable, less conspicuous, and work faster

Braces remain the best solution for complex orthodontic issues, with brackets, arch wires and ligature elastic bands that work together to progressively reposition teeth.

But how do you know when you need braces. You can find out here.

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Can Braces Change the Shape of My Face?

Can Braces Change the Shape of My Face?

A very common question that patients normally ask their dentist is whether or not braces have the capability to change the shape of their facial profile. In this article, we aim to answer some of your questions surrounding this topic and give you a brief introduction on jaw (orthognathic surgery). Brace yourselves!

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How to Clean Retainers: For Removable and Permanent Retainers

How to Clean Retainers: For Removable and Permanent Retainers

Retainers sit inside of your mouth and come into direct contact with your teeth. Bacteria, plaque and tartar can quickly accumulate inside of your retainers if they’re not cleaned properly and regularly. Just like your regular teeth, it’s important to clean your retainers everyday.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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