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All-On-4 Dental Implant In Singapore - A Patient's Journey

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Meet Mr Arturo Pacheco, a 54-year-old Flipino Singaporean engineer who underwent an All-On-4 procedure to replace his missing teeth.

He chose an All-On-4 procedure because it was a much quicker method as compared to having dental implants, which may take up to 6 months. 

Watch to find out Mr Pachego's story in this exclusive feature.

Meet The Patient is a new DxD series that shares patient journeys and stories. If you have a patient story that you’d like to share, give our editorial team a shout: editor@dxd.com.sg

224 views 5 Mar 2019
Thank you for your question. I do get asked this question sometimes and I would be happy to share with you my views. From the X-Ray that you have provided, it does seem that there is a very high chance that you would require root canal treatment followed by a crown , in order ...
3 May 2018
Thank you for the enquiry and keen interest in TCM. I am also sorry to hear about your experience. Persistent cough without an apparent reason can be effectively managed using TCM herbal prescription. I see a lot of such cases in my practice. After a flu episode, you may h...
22 Oct 2018
Thank you for your question. To the best of my knowledge, it is not a legal requirement for the dentist or dental assistant to verbally inform patients of the fees of dental xrays before taking them. Dental clinics are required to display their schedule of fees at the registrat...
17 Apr 2018
When it comes to wisdom teeth where there are episodes of discomfort and pain, I am in favour of extracting them and here's why: 1. Recurrent gum infection Based on your Xray, the lower wisdom teeth are quite upright. However due to the lack of space, they are still cove...
24 Jul 2018
Dear Nicole, based on your x-rays and your complaint of pain, it seems like you have pericoronal tissue infections associated with your impacted wisdom tooth. The upper left wisdom tooth is situated too far posterior (back in position) and the location makes it difficult for effe...
28 May 2018

INFINI Acne Scar Treatment In Singapore - A Patient's Journey

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Mr Luke Lee is an actor and lawyer who has suffered from acne since childhood. He underwent INFINI acne scar treatment to resolve his skin concern.

Watch to learn about Mr Lee's story in this exclusive feature.

Meet The Patient is a new DxD series that shares patient journeys and stories. If you have a story that you’d like to share, give our editorial team a shout: editor@dxd.com.sg

19 views 19 Mar 2019

This Singaporean Dentist Explains The Hidden Risks Of Swollen Gums

Swollen gums are often not noticed but are an underlying cause of infection. Left unchecked, severe (even life-threatening) consequences could follow. This prosthodontist (specialist in dental restorations) explains.

55 views 14 Mar 2019

Blurred Vision? A Singaporean Ophthalmologist Explains Why It's Important To Get Checked

Are you suffering from blurred vision? It could be an indication of poor retinal health. This Singaporean ophthalmologist shares advice on how to manage the problem.

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This Cardiologist Shares Tips On Managing Symptoms Of Thalassemia Minor

Maintaining steady blood flow should be thought of as a vital part of your wellbeing. This includes the processes and arteries involving the blood and its many functions. However, there are conditions which can compromise the blood and its ability to deliver important things throughout the body.

Thalassemia minor is one such condition. This blood disorder may be more common than people think and yet, it is also rather complicated to deal with.

Maintaining a healthy red blood cell count and managing iron levels are part and parcel of the concerns that many patients might face. Cardiologist Dr VP Nair shared some tips on how thalassemia minor is diagnosed and treated. Here's what he had to share.

244 views 12 Mar 2019