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Straight teeth with a small budget

Straight teeth with a small budget

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Composite Bonding

Many people today are unhappy with their smiles, but do not always have the funds for porcelain veneers or orthodontics. This does notnecessarily mean that they must make peace with their skew teeth and ‘tight-lip’ smile either. One must always remember that there are more than 1 option.....


One more week!

One more week!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

For most of us, next week is our last week of work for 2011….If you are lucky enough to be on holidays today at 5pm, ENJOY!!! . Cape Town Weather: Friday 09 December 23 Sunny with a moderate south-easterly wind 15 Saturday...


Test your Dental IQ

Test your Dental IQ

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ

Regular Dental Visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet. How's your D.I.Q? (Dental Intelligence Quotient). Take a Quiz and find out… Hover over pictures to view the answers. . 1) Bad breath can be caused by build-up of plaque bacteria...


Unique Sweetener Supports Oral Health

Unique Sweetener Supports Oral Health

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / Diet / General

By Carolyn Pierini, CLS CNC Early in the last century, pioneers in the area of health and longevity almost universally agreed that sugar was the bane of our existence, and that it needed to be totally eliminated from the diet. Despite early warnings, US sugar consumption has steadily increased....


First weekend of December 2011

First weekend of December 2011

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Don’t miss it! Broadway’s longest running musical. This Andrew Lloyd Webber smash hit has experienced sell out seasons around the world. Through clever staging techniques the story of a disfigured musical genius known only as the Phantom who haunts the depth of the Paris Opera House...


Two worst foods for your weight

Two worst foods for your weight

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

For people trying to lose weight, here’s the good news: Nutrition researchers have scoped out the enemy. Turns out potato chips and soda are the top waistline assassins. . Everyone knows to cut back on junk food, but in a recent large study examining what foods were most associated with...


Smile Talk

Smile Talk

Healthy adult teeth naturally contain a mixture of yellow, red, and grey shades. Teeth Whitening can work wonders – no matter how your teeth look on the colour spectrum! . Teeth Whitening is one of the first things you should consider if you are longing for a white and new smile! Whiter teeth...


New Trend: Intentionally Crooked Teeth – Really?

New Trend: Intentionally Crooked Teeth – Really?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Articles / Cosmetic Dentistry / General

Japan. The forward-thinking land that first brought us lash extensions and 100-degree therapeutic baths is now responsible for a new beauty trend, but this one is sending shivers down the spines of traditional orthodontists. The country’s latest brain trust? Deliberately crooked teeth. (Perhaps...


Let Dental Veneers be your ticket to a new you!

Let Dental Veneers be your ticket to a new you!

A bright, healthy smile is your ticket to success in so many ways. It tells people you care about yourself. It makes you appear happy and confident, creating an excellent first impression. Last but not the least, it eliminates any self-consciousness you might feel about your teeth, allowing you...


Sleep apnea and dental devices

Sleep apnea and dental devices

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / General

What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea affects the way you breathe when you're sleeping. In untreated sleep apnea, breathing is briefly interrupted or becomes very shallow during sleep. These breathing pauses typically last between 10 to 20 seconds and can occur up to hundreds of times a night....


Another Weekend has Arrived

Another Weekend has Arrived

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

and it looks like it’s gonna be pretty nice… Cape Town Weather: Friday 18 November 27 Sunny with a strong south-easterly wind 16 Saturday 19 November 30 Sunny with a moderate south-easterly wind 17...


The Sequence to a perfect Smile!

The Sequence to a perfect Smile!

You want that perfect new smile and you want it yesterday! Porcelain veneers, bonding, crowns… where do you start? A beautiful smile consist of many ingredients including colour, gums, shape and obviously your teeth. When braces is not a option, Cosmetic dentistry can help, but you have to...


10 best foods for your looks

10 best foods for your looks

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet

You can slather yourself from your forehead to your pinkie toe in organic lotions, but if you think that alone will make you glow, we have some bad news. From its well documented health benefits to its undeniable impact on physical beauty, good nutrition is the pillar of every kind of...


Cosmetic Contouring – A Simple Solution

Cosmetic Contouring – A Simple Solution

Cosmetic contouring is a simple and easy solution to repair small cracks and chips on teeth and require very little reduction to tooth enamel. The dentist simply polishes away unnecessary cracks or chips using a polishing drill or disk. Dentists that focus on cosmetic dentistry are best equipped...


Laughter is sometimes the BEST medicine!

Laughter is sometimes the BEST medicine!

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

Laughter – a gift we can give ourselves and others. Published on January 16, 2011 by Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. in Here, There, and Everywhere Humor really is our saving grace, and it helps keep us psychologically healthy… “Laugh as much as possible, always laugh. It’s the sweetest thing...


Maybe Flings isn’t the best snack for your child?

Maybe Flings isn’t the best snack for your child?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Diet / General

Monosodium Glutamate, or MSG as it is most commonly known as, is found in almost all convenience foods, fast foods and processed foods. It is used as a flavour enhancer in cheap, processed foods to make their taste more appealing. While making bland foods taste more appealing, this...



Test your Dental IQ

Test your Dental IQ

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental IQ

Regular Dental Visits and a scrupulous home hygiene program can keep your breath fresh and your smile sweet. How's your D.I.Q? (Dental Intelligence Quotient). Take a Quiz and find out… Hover over pictures to view the answers. . 1) When requiring cosmetic dentistry, the first procedure to do is:...


Are Vitamin Deficiencies causing our teeth to rot?

Are Vitamin Deficiencies causing our teeth to rot?

Cavities and gum diseases are not often regarded as serious diseases, yet they are epidemic throughout our society, from the youngest of children to the oldest of senior citizens. Research more than suggests that the same good nutrition that prevents cavities and gum diseases may also prevent...


Cheers and Fears as population hits 7 billion

Cheers and Fears as population hits 7 billion

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / General

Manila – Asia welcomed the world’s first symbolic “seven billionth” baby on Monday, but celebrations were tempered by worries over the strain that humanity’s population explosion is putting on a fragile planet. The UN says that by its best estimates the seven billionth baby will be born...


Chilly weekend for Cape Town

Chilly weekend for Cape Town

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

Cape Town Weather: Cape Town weather report updated daily. This 7 day weather forecast for Cape Town will help you plan your upcoming activity or outing while keeping the changing Cape Town weather conditions in mind. Friday 28 October...


Developing A Bald Patch? It Could Be A Hidden Tooth Infection

Developing A Bald Patch? It Could Be A Hidden Tooth Infection

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / General

ScienceDaily (Nov. 27, 2007) There is a close relationship between infection outbreaks on teeth and the presence of alopecia areata or localized alopecia, a type of hair loss which has an unknown origin. Alopecia areata starts with bald patches on the scalp, and sometimes elsewhere on the...



Cool ‘Hand’ Art

Cool ‘Hand’ Art

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / The Funny Dentist

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Keep your smile beautiful

Keep your smile beautiful

Ask your dentist at every check up if any of your restorations are showing signs of wear. If they are, do something about it sooner rather than later. Your restorations are meant to support the surrounding tooth structure. If these fillings wear away and the tooth becomes unsupported the enamel...


Rugby World Cup Final

Rugby World Cup Final

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

So that’s it then, theend of the Rugby World Cup 2011 is approaching. The ultimate battle and Final (if you are still interested) .Will the mighty All BLacks finnally get their win or will it be the underdogs France? As South Africans we would probably want the Southern Hemisphere to win this...


Dental Anxiety: Do you suffer from this?

Dental Anxiety: Do you suffer from this?

So what is it? So, you have your next Dentist appointment and that's scaring the hell out of you! You don't think the dentist and human beings have anything in common. Well, you are a victim of Dental Anxiety (Dental Phobia). Dental Anxiety is the fear of receiving dental care or the fear of...


QUIT SMOKING…get benefits in 20mins

QUIT SMOKING…get benefits in 20mins

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Bad Breath / General

I think one of the main reasons it's so hard to quit smoking is because all the benefits of quitting and all the dangers of continuing seem very far away. Well, here's a little timeline about some of the more immediate effects of quitting smoking and how that will affect your body RIGHT NOW. . *...


Monday monday…

Monday monday…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Fun Facts

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What to do, what to do…

What to do, what to do…

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Weekend news

WORLD CUP RUGBY: Reality – let’s just face it! It’s over for the Bokke, and last Saturday was a very sad day for most South Africans. But the show must go on! Even if we are not in it anymore :'( If you still really want to see who will make it through to the finals of Rugby World Cup 2011...