Tag: KL Dentist

Replacing dislodged old composite fillings: Dr Nik

Replacing dislodged old composite fillings: Dr Nik

It has been so many years since I last saw this patient of mine and he told me that his front fillings had came off for quite some time. He was unwell, hence the absence and now that he’s better he came to get the…

Closing Gaps : Dr Apphia

Closing Gaps : Dr Apphia

Puan Aisyah came to us one day and said that she didn’t like the small gap in between her front teeth. Whenever she eats anything fibrous like lamb or vegetables, they usually get stuck and she has to quickly clean it out. It’s such a…

Braces transformation – Dr. Shanaz

Braces transformation – Dr. Shanaz

A lot of people know about braces and what it can do to your smile. Arif here wanted to fix his “underbite” issue, and he knew the best possible treatment was braces. And he was right!

However the transformation of his smile doesn’t happen in one visit or over night, unlike other treatments in dentistry. Braces is a journey and requires time as we need to move the teeth slowly into place to ensure it’ll stay that way once braces is removed (also the retainer helps a lot!).

Notice the improvement of his bite and smile after braces? It took roughly 1 year and 6 months to complete his treatment. Both patient and doctor work hand in hand with the process, and it has been a pleasure to be treating Arif, especially because he always comes for his appointments and his teeth are always so clean!! – Dr. Shanaz

Before and After
No more underbite!
Ceramic braces (ongoing) – Dr. Shanaz

Ceramic braces (ongoing) – Dr. Shanaz

Since I’ve started orthodontic treatments for patients in Klinik Pergigian Fauziah (KPF), I’ve been hesitating offering ceramic braces to my patients due to a few factors. One of the biggest issue is the frequent dislodging of the brackets. But I must say from the minimal…

“Oh No, My Child’s Tooth is Shaking!” – Dr Apphia

“Oh No, My Child’s Tooth is Shaking!” – Dr Apphia

Let’s face it, even we as adults freak out at the idea of removing a tooth. Nobody enjoys it or looks forward to it, but unfortunately, we don’t always have a choice. What should you do if you suspect that your child needs an extraction?…