Have you noticed white spots that are prominently visible on the surfaces of your teeth? If you have, you may have found them quite perplexing.
Many people simply live with this condition without ever knowing why the white spots were formed or how to deal with them.
Dentist Dr Ryan Yun replied to a question from a DoctorxDentist reader who has had white spots on her front tooth since she was a child. He elaborated on the possible causes and treatment options available in Singapore.
Wisdom teeth: a common dental issue in Singapore, with a large portion of people needing them extracted at some point. It can be pretty scary when your dentist tells you that your wisdom tooth has to go. And yes, we receive a lot of user questions on DoctorxDentist from people worried about their third molars.
Experienced dentist Dr Ryan Yun answered several questions regarding wisdom teeth that were posed to him by DoctorxDentist readers. Read on to learn what he had to say.
A gummy smile can lead to insecurity about one's appearance. Patients with gum conditions may be considering gum contouring, which is a cosmetic dentistry treatment.
Dentist Dr Ooi Jing Liang is familiar with various gum and dental treatments. In response to a DoctorxDentist reader's question, he provided details on the process of gum contouring in Singapore. Here's what he had to share.
Some people who have “rabbit teeth” may find them cute, while others may be less amused.
Protruding front teeth is pretty common in Singapore. While they might not lead to many severe consequences, there's still a high demand among Singaporeans to get protruding teeth straightened out.
So, how exactly can you improve the appearance of your front teeth?
A DoctorxDentist reader developed protruding front teeth as a child, with a sizeable gap between his two front teeth that stick out. He wanted to bypass the braces solution, and wondered if veneers could help. Dentist Dr Ooi Jing Liang responded to his enquiry.
Here's what he said.
Children undergo practically constant growth. This process can be most evident in their teeth, where parents are able to observe visible transformation at a rapid pace. As their bodies are always adapting to ever-changing demands, complications can sometimes occur.
For example, as children shed their baby teeth before their adult teeth come in, there is the potential for dental abnormalities to crop up.
A DoctorxDentist reader wanted to know what measures she needed to take for her 6-year-old, who had baby teeth that didn't drop, causing her emerging two adult front teeth to grow out crooked. Dentist Dr Jaclyn Toh was kind enough to lay out a detailed response for the mother. Here's what she had to say.