Patient Education

Flossing

Flossing Johor Bahru

How to Floss Why do I need to floss if brushed twice daily? In Malaysia, study has shown that only about 10% of the population floss daily. Brushing alone is not effective to remove all dental plaque especially at interdental spaces between teeth. You are at risk to miss up to 40% of tooth surfaces …

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Water Flosser

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What is water flosser Brushing your teeth twice daily with fluoride toothpaste is a good start. But it may be not enough to clean the plaque or food stuck in between the teeth. Therefore, dentists recommend interdental cleaning such as flossing. However, flossing can be difficult to master for beginners and braces patient. Good news! Have …

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Tooth Sensitivity

Gum Recession Johor Bahru

Tooth Sensitivity Tooth sensitivity (or more precisely dentinal hypersensitivity) is one of the most common dental concern reported among patients. A study on Oral Care Usage and Attitudes conducted by global market research company reveals that one in three adults in Malaysia has sensitive teeth. The pain characteristic is short sharp pain in response to …

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Gum Disease

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What is Gum Disease? Do you know that at least half of the Malaysian population is suffering from gum disease? The cause of gum disease is the bacterial biofilm in the yellowish, sticky plaque that form along the gum line. Meanwhile, other factors can influence its progression to more severe form. At this time, gum …

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Braces Johor Bahru

10 Things You Need to Know Before Getting Braces We are a professional dental clinic in Johor Bahru that provide braces and clear aligner treatment. Getting braces maybe an important and life changing decision for you.  Straight teeth improves your appearance and boosts confidence. But before that, you might have a lot of burning questions …

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What Invisalign can do

Invisalign spacing Johor bahru

What Invisalign can do? Can Invisalign clear aligner treat your teeth condition? Invisalign has come a long way from treating minor malocclusion since 1997 to improving 9 millions smile till dated. Is Invisalign right for you? Check out what are the conditions that are treatable by Invisalign clear aligner. Spacing or Gap Crowding Open Bite …

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Veneer

Veneer Johor Bahru

What is Veneer Veneers are thin tooth colored shells that fit on the facial surface of chipped or stained tooth to improve their appearance. Sometimes they are also referred as dental laminates. In general, there are few types of veneer depending on the materials used. For example porcelain veneers and composite veneers. Our dentists will discuss the …

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Dental Implant

Dental Implant JB

What is dental implant? We all know it is the best to retain our natural teeth. However, it is not always possible due to various reasons. If you unfortunately suffer from missing teeth, dental implant is perhaps the closest replacement to restore your smile, function and speech. It has gained increasing popularity in recent years …

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Dental X-ray

dental x-ray

Why I need dental X-ray? At The Smile Dental Lounge, our dentists use dental radiograph, also known as dental X-rays to help diagnose cavity and disease that is not visible during routine intraoral examination. The indications for X-rays are depending on individual factors such as oral health, age, risk for disease and signs or symptoms.     …

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