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Best Dental Insurance in Singapore 2023

If you are looking for the most reputable and trusted dental insurance plans on the market in Singapore, we've got you covered. Dental procedures in Singapore can be very expensive, so it’s highly recommended to secure dental insurance to offset these costs. The cost of private dental treatment in Singapore Public dental facilities in Singapore are modern and of a very high standard, but most expats prefer private dental clinics because of the added value benefits they provide, such as the superior quality of service and shorter waiting times for specialist treatment. Fees charged at these facilities do come with a steep price tag, and uninsured patients could easily be charged astronomically high out-of-pocket fees. Dental fees will vary depending on the type of treatment you require and the clinic you choose to visit. For an informative overview on the range of fees charged for dental procedures, you can visit the  Ministry of Health  website for further information or contact th

Should Your Child Get That Root Canal?

If your dentist tells you that you or your child needs a root canal, think carefully before accepting. A root canal, also known as a pulpotomy, is a procedure to remove inflamed or infected pulp from your tooth. The empty root is then cleaned out and filled with a rubber-like material. A crown or filling is then placed on the tooth, which remains in your mouth. 1 It’s a risky, invasive procedure that leaves a dead tooth in your body, setting the stage for both acute and chronic infection, which may circulate throughout your body undetected, leading to disease. Among children, in particular, there’s little research on how this procedure affects baby teeth — and at least one settlement suggests oftentimes root canals in children are unnecessary. Dentists Face $750,000 Settlement Over Baby Root Canals Thirteen dental clinics operated by pediatric dentist Barry L. Jacobson and his company, HQRC Management Services, were accused of performing and

Natural Ways to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

A bright smile may be the first thing you notice about a person, but a closer look could reveal that their teeth are less than bright. The majority of Americans desire   whiter teeth , and millions are spent each year on over-the-counter and in-office treatments to achieve this goal. As a result, many have wondered if there are natural home treatments that are safe and effective to whiten teeth. The good news is that you probably have ingredients in your kitchen that can be used to help whiten your teeth and produce a more confident smile. Baking Soda Baking soda tops the list as the best-known natural ingredient for tooth whitening. You probably have a box in your kitchen pantry. It’s inexpensive, safe for many purposes, and can be found anywhere. And it can play a starring role in your dental routine. Baking soda is naturally a mild abrasive, making it perfectly suited for gently scrubbing away plaque from the surface of teeth. It’s also an effective tool in the fight against surface

Policy Against Mercury Dental Fillings Paves Way for Victory Worldwide (Amalgam Warning)

Dental amalgam, misleadingly marketed as "silver fillings," is a risky filling material containing 50% mercury — a neurotoxin. Consumers for Dental Choice, led by executive director Charlie Brown, has a track record of success in fighting these mercury fillings, succeeding in: Abolishing the gag rule that prohibited dentists from discussing amalgam's mercury with their patients Winning back the dental licenses of persecuted mercury-free dentists Convincing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to mandate amalgam waste control measures Getting an amalgam reduction requirement into an international treaty, the Minamata Convention on Mercury But there was always one major barrier to mercury-free dentistry in the U.S.: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For three decades, the FDA had been dodging its duty to classify — that is, issue a rule for — amalgam. Then Consumers for Dental Choice took action. After assembling plaintiffs, Consumers for Dental Choice sued the FDA

Invisalign Singapore: Cost and Reviews 2023

If you are looking to find the best dental clinic for your Invisalign procedure in Singapore, you may wish to check out the cost and related reviews from customers who 'have been there, done that'. How Much Does Invisalign Cost in Singapore? The cost of Invisalign treatment in Singapore can range from $4,500 - $9,500.  This is dependent on multiple factors:  the type of Invisalign plan (Express, Lite, Moderate, Comprehensive) that your dentist recommends, the dental clinic you go to, and your teeth condition. According to Dr Priscila Lu, in her article on DoctorxDentist : In Singapore, Invisalign costs range from about $7000 - $9500 in total for treatment by an orthodontist (braces specialist). Some dental clinics are able to quote lower prices (i.e. in the $4500 to $6000 range) because they do not include pre-treatment, mid-treatment and aftercare expenses,