Tag: Common problems

How I Made a Person Happy Again – Dr. Adyan

How I Made a Person Happy Again – Dr. Adyan

“Dr., please fix my front teeth.”   The patient said as he sat down on the dental chair.   I asked him what happened.   “I’ve had the teeth filled multiple times; but the fillings kept breaking and fell off,” he answered.   I can

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A makeover day – Dr Gan

A makeover day – Dr Gan

It is December! It is the time of festive season! In Malaysia, it also means YEAR END SALES! Hurray! However, please do not forget to take care of your teeth as well so that you can have the best smile to celebrate this holiday season.

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Bye Bye Gaps – Dr Tan Swee Ling

Bye Bye Gaps – Dr Tan Swee Ling

Gaps between teeth are commonly agreed to be less appealing, less aesthetic.

A mismatch between the size of the jaw bones and the size of the teeth can cause either extra space between teeth or crowding of teeth. If the teeth are too small for the jaw bone, spaces between the teeth will occur. If the teeth are too big for the jaw, teeth will be crowded.

Spaces develop for a few other reasons as well.

One of them are periodontal (gum) disease, which results in the loss of the bone that supports the teeth. In people who have lost a lot of bone, the teeth can become loose. This movement can result in gaps between the front teeth.

A vibrant young lady, Ayesha, walked into the clinic hoping for a solution regarding the gaps in her lower front teeth.

She said,” I regret not taking care of my teeth better after the removal of braces during my teen days. Now they have moved apart!”

I smiled, reassuring that these are small matter and that it can be fixed with simple fillings.

” I still want to have teeth in my old age,” Ayesha shudders as she blurted these words out.

” Yes dear, don’t you worry.”

I assured her that we will be closing these gaps with simple fillings.

In less than an hour, the gaps no longer exist. She was very excited when given the mirror.

“Wow! It’s amazing!”, she exclaimed, “that was fast too!”

I’m glad she loved how it turned out, and I’m grateful to be able to bring back the confidence in her smile.

 

For more exquiries, do email me at tansweeling@drfauziah.com

EmunDo Photodynamic Therapy – An effective and painless treatment for gum – Dr Gan

EmunDo Photodynamic Therapy – An effective and painless treatment for gum – Dr Gan

Do you know that gum disease is a very common problem among Malaysian? According to the National Oral Health Survey of Adults (NOHSA), Oral Health Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, 94% of dentate adults (adult with teeth) have some form of periodontal disease. What is

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That Annoying Gap – Dr Adyan

That Annoying Gap – Dr Adyan

Do you ever look at yourself in the mirror, smile as bright as you can, and then notice one or more things that annoy you?   For me, when I was younger, my greatest dilemma when my picture was being taken, was to decide whether

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