Everyone dreams of having their perfect smile. Some people in particular, want it more than others. And at times, your quest for that perfect smile might actually bring more benefits to you than you initially thought! Take Mr. S here for example.. Looking at smile…
If you’ve ever contacted us through social media, emails, or even called our clinic with the intent of asking what is the best treatment for yourself, I’m sure you’ve constantly had this phrase/question thrown at you: “Why don’t you come on over for a consultation?”…
I was talking about a
dental trauma case in my last post and here I got another dental trauma case.
Mr Nas met a motor
vehicle accident last year and broke a few of his front teeth.
There was no pain, no
swelling at the teeth and hence his only concern was that his smile looks
awkward now. He does not dare to smile naturally anymore.
Today, he took a day
off to come and seek for a solution.
Four of his upper front teeth had fractured, starting from the upper right canine to the left central incisors.
The most severely
injured tooth was the right lateral incisor. It not only broke at the side but
it was split into half. Yes, there was no tooth structure at the back of this tooth;
it only has a thin wall there.
I suggested Mr Nas to
pull the tooth out as any option to keep the tooth in situ do not have a good
long term prognosis. However, Mr Nas was not ready for it and would like a
temporary solution to fix only the three front teeth.
In such a case, I
proposed to him that I will build up the structure along the thin tooth just to
look good while he gets ready for the permanent solution. He agreed to it.
We spent a good one
hour to restore his smile. I have to admit that this is not the best result due
to some limitation. However, Mr Nas was really happy and can’t stop looking at
his teeth when we finished his treatment and he can’t help but to keep smiling
in the mirror.
I am really grateful
that my job actually makes an impact to Mr Nas life. He now does not need to
use his upper lip to cover his teeth while speaking or smiling. He can smile
from the bottom of his heart with no fear. Sometime, in our life, we only realize
how important it is when we lost it, just like Mr Nas.
Once again, love your
teeth like how you love your face. It not only brings you joy of eating, but it
also takes care of your smile and hence your life. Love your teeth and it will
love you back.
Selamat Hari Raya Aidil Fitri or Eid Mubarak lovely readers!!!. Hari Raya Aidil Fitri or Eid is the day when all Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadhan. On this special day, everyone, family and friends get together. Eid is about being grateful…
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