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Things we should expect during dental inlay and onlay treatment?

Cavities are becoming more and more common amongst the young. Even developed countries like Australia and the United States are no exceptions to this phenomenon. In 2018, more than 26,000 Australians under 15 years old were admitted to the hospital for tooth decay treatments, causing acute cavity treatments to rank first in terms of preventable…

5 dental myths debunked by Dr Jolene

M1: I brush my teeth everyday so I don’t need to floss Statistics show that less than 40% of Singaporeans floss their teeth regularly. However, toothbrushing alone does not and cannot remove the plaque lodged in between your teeth. The only way to remove the plaque between your teeth is by flossing. This is the only…

How can teeth veneer help teeth space (From Vivid Dental Surgeons’ Dr. Ryan)

Introduction Spaces between your teeth could significantly ruin your smile aesthetics. There are indeed many different forms of ways to fix these teeth spaces, some common examples include traditional braces, invisalign and zenyum. But in the cases where the gaps are so small (see picture), even these treatments will likely do you no good and…

Ask Dr. Ryan Yun: All About Dental Bridges and Crowns

Introduction: If you’re wondering what dental bridges and dental crowns are you have come to the right place. Below is a list of frequently asked questions by patients, and answers from Dr. Ryan Yun. If you have further inquires do contact us to book an appointment. What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges ? Both…

Will dental teeth veneers painful? Answers from Dr. Ryan Yun

Have you ever considered seeking treatment for your teeth to make your smile look more aesthetic? If you experience stained teeth from your years of caffeine addiction, a chipped tooth caused by a sports injury, or damaged teeth due to bad cavities, you might want to consider getting veneers teeth!   What Are Teeth Veneers?…

How Often is Scaling and Polishing required after Filling?

Introduction : Generally, after having a filling done, you won’t need to do scaling or polishing right away because the filling will still have its natural shine. However, as time goes by, the natural finish of the filling may fade away because of brushing. Therefore, to retain the shine of the filled tooth, we will…

Everything You Should Know about Dental Crowns

It is very common for people to chip or lose a tooth due to an accidental injury. Broken or lost teeth is the most common type of dental trauma (HealthHub, 2018). Dental crowns can serve as a solution to such incidents, as they can support broken or chipped teeth. In addition, a dental tooth crown…

Everything you should learn about dental bridges by Dr. Ryan from Vivid Surgeons

Introduction to Dental Bridges  Like everyone else, you probably are searching for ways to make your teeth and smiles shine to strike a good first impression anywhere and everywhere you go. For damages our teeth go through, we may start to consider implementing dental bridges to salvage these damages instead of removing the teeth entirely.…

What is partial Dentures and overdenture? (Types and benefits)

Dentures are removable prosthetic devices (false teeth that resemble natural teeth) that replace missing teeth, and can help fix your smile (ADA, n.d). There are many reasons for missing teeth—an injury, tooth decay, oral cancer, etc. However, dentures can restore any missing teeth, which will benefit your looks and your health. People who lose teeth…

Tooth pain and How to Relieve Toothache (Reasons and Solutions)

Have you ever experienced tooth pain or a toothache? If your answer is yes, and if you want to find out why you are experiencing this and how to solve it, continue reading below! We will explain why you might be experiencing tooth pain, and also several short-term pain relievers such as home remedies to…

5 recommendations about dental veneers from Vivid Dental Surgeons

Ever wondered how Hollywood actors and actresses get their flawless smiles? If you thought “there’s no way those teeth are real..”, well you’re partially correct. Vivid Dental Surgeons hereby introduces Dental Veneers for you to get your own Hollywood smile. What is a Dental Veneer? A Dental Veneer is a thin layer of material that…

What root canal treatment is and how much root canal treatment cost

Root canal treatment is a lesser-known dental procedure, and thus it is not surprising that people often wonder how much a root canal treatment costs, or what  root canal treatment even is. For most, a root canal treatment may seem intimidating due to the many horror stories out there adding to the mystery of this…

5 Recommendations to get Healthy Gums, Preventing Gum Disease!

During this COVID-19 period when it is inconvenient to be visiting the dentist, we want to tell you that we know your concerns and want to give you some recommendations on how to maintain healthy gums, and prevent gum disease from the comfort of your homes. We hope these recommendations are useful and do stay…

About root canal treatment pain and steps

About root canal treatment pain and steps TRUE STORY: My dad is 51 this year and as the man of the house, I’ve honestly never seen him complain much about pain. But this time he claimed his toothache was nothing he ever experienced before. He could barely eat or sleep well. After a few days…

Things You Should Know about Dental Crowns

Oftentimes, accidents and injuries can cause damage on your set of teeth, leading to imperfections in your once beautiful smile. Damaged teeth can in turn result in impediments to chewing and enjoying food. When unfortunate incidents like this happen, you might wonder: What could I do now to get my healthy smile back?  Well, fret…

Facts and Tips from Vivid Dental Surgeons: Dry Mouth

Having dry mouth once in a while is very common in people. It is mostly caused by dehydration or simply sleeping with an open mouth. However, for some people it may be because of a chronic problem. Either way dry mouth may cause people to feel uncomfortable or even less confident in social situations. Current…

All About Baby Teeth for Dental Visit (For Parents)

Why Should I Take My Kids to a Dentist?  Your child’s first set of teeth, the baby teeth, are extremely important. Strong, healthy baby teeth will help your child chew food easily, learn to speak clearly and look good. Furthermore, your child’s health in general may be affected if diseased and broken baby teeth are…

Dental Anxiety Management – 5 Tips

According to scientists it is normal to feel anxious when you are visiting the dentist. This is known as dental anxiety. With that being said, if the fear reaches to a point where it might affect the dental care you are receiving from your dentist, you should discuss the queries with your dentist. As health…

Important Information About Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) For Dental Patients

VID-19 has infected more than 80,000 people worldwide with a rapidly climbing death toll of around 2,500 people, with 34 countries and regions affected, efforts by the healthcare sector and their practices are absolutely vital for our well-being. In Singapore, people are largely eschewing public areas, and prefer to stay at home whilst the tide…

Do you know that Stress can have a Negative Impact on your Oral Health?

This is very interesting topic that the relationship between stress and oral health. In our busy day-to-day lives, stress becomes a second nature to us. Inevitable stressful situations may incur more stress than normal. Thus our capacity to handle stress may become more difficult over time, and this may impact negatively our health. It is…

What do you need to know about causes and symptoms of gum disease ?

Here today is very interesting topic about gum disease. I agree that we all want to have beautiful & healthy smiles, and taking good care of our teeth is needed in order to have them. However, most people forget that gums are also very important part of beautiful smile, oral hygiene and it needs to…

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