Tag: Oral Hygiene

Oral Hygiene and It’s Importance – Dr. Shanaz

Oral Hygiene and It’s Importance – Dr. Shanaz

Everyone knows we should be visiting our dentists twice a year. It’s something we’ve been taught of since we were in primary school! This rule applies to everyone, even dentists. But there’s a reason why we encourage our patients to come back every 6 months.…

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…

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 cases I’ve had with Ceramic Braces, the aesthetic outcome and minimal plaque accumulation of ceramic braces have been a great advantage!

As the pros outweighs the cons, it’s safe to say it’s becoming a new favourite type of braces to offer to our patients! Check out the 6 month progress of the case below 🙂 – Dr. Shanaz

Invisalign as a Treatment Option (Part 1) – Dr. Shanaz

Invisalign as a Treatment Option (Part 1) – Dr. Shanaz

A patient of mine, named Lara was majorly concerned of her smile. She had a gap on her front teeth and the jutting out canine that made her smile looked really sharp! But she had a request, she wanted her smile corrected….. without braces. She…

Mira’s Braces Journey – Dr. Shanaz

Mira’s Braces Journey – Dr. Shanaz

Mira has had braces before. But due to not wearing her retainers, most of her teeth moved back to the original position. Unfortunately, the only way to get her teeth in the proper positions again would be to go through braces. After thinking it through,…