Aesthetic Reconstructive Jaw Surgery and Dental Implants Blog
Wisdom tooth surgery – a walk in the park or a trek up Everest?
on February 8, 2017
Today, I removed the four wisdom teeth of the son of my first ever wisdom tooth patient. His father was my first ever wisdom tooth surgery patient thirty years ago. I was in final year dental school then and removal of that one tooth took two hours. It was a most traumatic experience, …
Is orthognathic surgery considered as plastic surgery in Singapore?
on February 6, 2017
Orthognathic surgeryis the surgical correction of dentofacial deformities. Orthognathic is derived from two words, “ortho”, which means to straighten and “gnathic”, which means jaw. It refers to the “straightening” of the jaws, i.e. changing the form of the jaws. Plastic surgery, cont …
Why is the cost of dental implants in Singapore so high?
on February 3, 2017
Dental implant treatment is arguably the most expensive treatment in dentistry. Over the years, the feedback that I got from patients included descriptions such as “more expensive than open heart surgery” and “stuffing a BMW into the mouth”. So, let’s get it upfront, it is expensive. …