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Orthodontics & Orthodontic Treatment

 

According to a survey done by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, when meeting someone new, 48% of people replied that the most memorable feature is the smile. The same survey shows 45% believe their smile will remain attractive regardless of age (1).

Your smile is your greatest asset. Having straight teeth contributes to a great smile. Crooked teeth, also known as malocclusion may affect your smile. Some studies even link malocclusion to lower self-esteem (2,3). More importantly, it can increase your risk of decay and gum disease as crooked teeth are more difficult to clean.  

Discoloured Teeth

Article by Dr Angela Ngauw, General Dental Surgeon, BDS (S’pore)

Yellow, discoloured teeth can have a huge impact on one’s confidence, self-esteem, and not to mention, project a less than favourable impression on others. There are many causes of tooth discolouration and the most common of which are stains, plaque and tartar, cavities, dental fillings and worn down enamel.  

Teeth Whitening

Article by Dr Angela Ngauw, General Dental Surgeon, BDS (S’pore)

A set of sparkling white teeth can make one look younger, more attractive, more professional and successful – it is no wonder then that many people want to whiten their teeth. But, with a range of whitening products available in the market, many are unsure of how the various products work and which is the most effective for them.