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Dental Tips for Parents of Young Children

Dental tips for parents of young children Here are some dental tips for you to cultivate good oral hygiene for your kidsIntroduction | Teach your child to brush and floss correctly| Discourage bad oral habits | Limit sugary snacks  | When should kids see a...

What to Do if Your Veneers Fall Off?

Help! my veneers fell off! On rare occasions veneers may come off.Introduction | Why veneers may fall off | How to Proceed if a Veneer Falls Off | How to Prevent Veneers Falling Off | Benefits of Porcelain Veneers | Finding the Right Dentist for Your Porcelain Veneers...

How to Change Dentist: Factors to Consider, Steps and FAQs

How to change dentist: considerations & steps Here's what you'll need to know about changing your dentist.Introduction | The Process of changing your dentist| What to look for in your new dentist | Tips for choosing a new dentist | New retainers at a new dentist |...

Why Do My Teeth Hurt After Whitening?

Does teeth whitening hurt? Know more about teeth whitening!This dental article has been curated by the clinical team @ NoFrills Dental :)Why do my teeth hurt after teeth whitening treatment? Our teeth tend to become stained through the dark-coloured foods and drinks...

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...

Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Are CBCT scans needed for dental implants? What is a CBCT scan and what does it do?Introduction | Why do I need a CBCT scan for dental implants? | Difference between Dental CBCT scans and X-rays | Are CBCT scans safe to use? | ConclusionThis dental article has been...

All About Titanium Dental Implants

All about titanium dental implants Everything you need to know about titanium dental implants.Introduction | How do dental implants osseointegrate into bone? | Why use titanium dental implants? | Can you be allergic to titanium dental implants? | Can i go for an MRI...

How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

How painful is getting a dental implant? Does getting a dental implant really hurt?Introduction | Is getting a dental implant painful? | What kind of anesthetic options are there? | Post-operative instructions after implant surgery |  ConclusionThis dental article has...

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? |...
Dental Tips for Parents of Young Children

Dental Tips for Parents of Young Children

As a parent, your child’s health is a major priority, and their oral health is closely linked to their overall wellbeing.
For instance, infection from dental issues can spread to other parts of the body, including the lungs, brain and heart.

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What to Do if Your Veneers Fall Off?

What to Do if Your Veneers Fall Off?

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic dental treatment that transforms the appearance of chipped, cracked, gapped or stained teeth. Dental veneers – tooth-coloured, ultra-thin shells that are attached to the front of teeth – can last up to 15 years with proper care.

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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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Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Dental radiography is a vital part of imaging and radiology. Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT) scans are used widely in dentistry to assess the three-dimensional structure of jaw bones.

CBCT involves a cone shaped X-ray beam rotating around the patient. The data captured are used to record a three-dimensional (3D) image of the patient’s teeth, mouth, jaws, neck region and sometimes the ears, nose and throat (ENT) region.

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All About Titanium Dental Implants

All About Titanium Dental Implants

Modern-based titanium implants have high success rates and are only rarely associated with complications or failure.

The most common reason for tooth loss in adults is gum disease, though other causes, such as trauma and developmental defects may also lead to it.

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How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

Your dental surgeon cannot fully guarantee with 100% certainty that the implant surgery will be pain-free for all their patients because of these patient-related factors stated above.

They will do their best to make sure you are comfortable before starting the procedure.

At any point you feel discomfort do not hesitate to let your dentist know and they can top you up with more local anesthetic if needed.

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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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