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Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Can dental implants be used for the front teeth? I'm losing my front teeth! How can I replace them?Introduction | Why should I choose a dental implant for my front tooth? | Who is suitable for a dental implant? | What is the procedure for an implant on the front...

What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

What happens if a dental implant gets infected? Help! How do I recognize an infected implant?Introduction | How to recognize an infected implant? | What are the risk factors causing infected implants? | Can an infected implant be saved? | Why is my implant loose? |...

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...

Avoiding Common Problems with Dental Bridges

Avoiding common problems with dental bridges Here's some things to avoid when you've got dental bridges.Introduction | Different types of dental bridges | Problems with dental bridges | Problems that may arise with teeth supporting the bridge | How to avoid problems |...

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...

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...
Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Dental implants are screws placed surgically into your jawbone, to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. It is an ideal option for patients with a good standard of oral health who have lost their teeth due to gum disease, traumatic injuries, failure of root canal treatment etc.

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What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

Bacteria builds upon the base of the implant screw and spreads upwards to irritate the soft and hard tissues of the gums around your dental implant. This irritation from bacteria causes your gums to get inflamed, damaging the tissues around it. If the problem is not diagnosed and treated early, the bone structure around your implant shrinks, potentially compromising the anchorage between the implant and jawbone.

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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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Avoiding Common Problems with Dental Bridges

Avoiding Common Problems with Dental Bridges

A dental bridge is a fixed dental restoration or prosthesis used to fill up a space left by a lost tooth or teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to your adjacent natural teeth.

As with all dental appliances, they come with a finite lifespan and will need to be replaced after a few years. In this article, we outline the most common issues that can develop if you fail to look after your dental bridge and the steps you can take to mitigate these problems.

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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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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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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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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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