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Understanding Gum Surgery – Here’s what you need to know about having periodontal work done

What is Gum Surgery? | When is Gum Surgery Required? | Gingivitis & Periodontitis | Types of Gum Surgery | What to Expect | Cost of Gum SurgeryThis dental article has been curated by the clinical team @ NoFrills Dental :)Overview - What is Gum Surgery? Periodontal...

Are Dental Veneers Right For You?

Are Veneers Right For You?You have probably seen more people with veneers than you realise, as veneers are undetectable to people who don’t know you. In fact, the only people who may notice you have them will be your close friends and family, as they will see the...

Break out the smiles without breaking the bank

Break out the smiles without breaking the bankZenyum brings ease and affordability to teeth straightening with teledentistry, 3D printing, and personalised end-to-end care.How does Zenyum keep things affordable? Through innovative technology, Zenyum simplifies your...

Getting the facts straight on invisible aligners: Yay or nay to X-rays?

Getting the facts straight on invisible aligners: Yay or nay to X-rays?Everything you need to know before getting invisible aligners – from the importance of X-rays to how Zenyum compares against other brands.Don’t axe that X-ray Wondering if you actually need X-rays...

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...

Veneers vs. Crowns: What’s the Difference and Which One is Right for You?

Veneers vs. Crowns: What's the Difference and Which One is Right for You?These days we have the benefit of choice when it comes to dental restoration procedures. Dentistry has come a long way in recent years, and the choice of long-lasting and pain-free procedures for...

Intraoral Scanning & Digital Dentistry: iTero Elements 2

Intraoral Scanning & Digital Dentistry: iTero Elements 2What is intraoral scanning? What is it used for? Why would I want my teeth to be scanned? Here's an in-depth guide to intraoral scanning & digital dentistry in Singapore.How is it used with Invisalign and...

Wisdom Teeth Removal During NS (National Service) in Singapore – What you need to know

Wisdom Teeth Removal During NS (National Service) in SingaporeStill serving your National Service? Here's what you need to know about getting your wisdom teeth surgery covered as part of the medical benefits available to you as an NSF. Here's an in-depth guide to...

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

Best Ways to Keep Your Teeth Clean & White While Wearing BracesTeeth 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...

The Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry in Singapore

The Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry in SingaporeCosmetic 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...
Are Dental Veneers Right For You?

Are Dental Veneers Right For You?

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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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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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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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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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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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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Different Types of Retainers Available in Singapore

Different Types of Retainers Available in Singapore

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 VS Other Clear Aligner Brands

Invisalign VS Other Clear Aligner Brands

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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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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