Month: May 2017

Teeth Cleaning (Scaling & Polishing) Vs Teeth Whitening : Dr Sheril Aida

Teeth Cleaning (Scaling & Polishing) Vs Teeth Whitening : Dr Sheril Aida

Teeth cleaning and teeth whitening appear to be the same thing with the same objectives. Although, apparently any bleaching treatment may sound like the same as that of a cleaning solution, in reality, they are miles apart. To understand the differences, one would have to look into the

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New Raya smile for Yati: Dr Mawarni

New Raya smile for Yati: Dr Mawarni

Yati came with her other 2 sisters recently. She was keen to do denture to replace her one missing front tooth. After a thorough check up, we sat down to discuss about the findings together. I told her, denture is not the only way to replace the missing

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Ramadhan smile : Dr. Dini

Ramadhan smile : Dr. Dini

“What don’t you like about your teeth?” “How I can I help you?” These are few questions I often asked my new patients when they came in for cosmetic consultation. Usually, they will tell me me what they want me to do, but there are also cases, where the patients were too shy to speak up and they only opened their mouth and point to the problematic teeth. When this happened, I usually smiled at them and did a little bit more of chit-chatting to ease their nervousness.

Ju-before.

It is the same with Ju. Ju knew about our clinic from Instagram. She has been following us for quite sometime. She wanted to close the gaps that she had on the lower teeth. Ju wanted to have a perfect smile and confidence when meeting people.. She is a businesswoman and meet a lot of people. Her job requires her to smile a lot! She loves to smile too!

Upon examination, I noticed the gaps that she had on her lower teeth. Gaps or diastema occurs when there is a mismatch between the size of the teeth and jawbone. Another reason is when a person has a missing or undersize tooth.   In Ju’s case there’s two options or ways to close up the gaps. We can either do fillings to close up the gaps or do dental veneers. Since Ju’s teeth alignment is good, I opted to do cosmetic fillings to close up the gaps instead of veneers. This is so that I can preserve good enamel structure.I explained this to Ju and she agreed with my treatment plan.

Ju- after closing the gaps and with her old denture.

It was an easy peasy work . It took me less than 2 hours to complete the treatment and Ju was happy and pleased with what she saw at the end of the treatment. She no longer see the gaps that bothered her so much before. Before she left, she asked how can she improve her smile more. I told her that, she might want to change her upper denture. I can fabricate a new one with a longer front teeth to enhance her smile. She nodded excitedly and I took her impression for a new set of denture.

It took Ju another two more visits for her to achieve her dream smile. Last Friday, was her final visit to the clinic. I issued her new upper denture and delivered her dream smile.

The new Ju!

“Wow…this looks great, now I don’t have to control my smile and can smile widely” Ju said when she first saw her new smile. “I hope you like your new smile Ju…I think it does look better”

“I really like it doctor…now I don’t think I’ll be shy to smile..thank you doctor” Ju said as she bid farewell.

Well, another happy patient means another happy and successful day for me. Alhamdulillah. Salam Ramadhan to all our Muslim patients out there.

~dini@drfauziah.com~

Internal Bleaching: Dr Nik

Internal Bleaching: Dr Nik

There are a number of reasons why teeth lose their luster. It could be because of external staining from food and beverages and could also be nicotine stains from smoking. These external staining is normally seen as generalized staining on several teeth. These types of stains can easily

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Rm98 Scaling and Polishing Promo! And why you should have them!-Dr Aaron Lai

Rm98 Scaling and Polishing Promo! And why you should have them!-Dr Aaron Lai

-What is scaling and polishing? Teeth cleanings are an essential aspect of maintaining oral and overall health. Some people are very familiar with this process, perhaps having done it every 4-6 months. Scaling is used to remove the hard tartar on your teeth, which cannot be removed by

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