Aesthetic Reconstructive Jaw Surgery and Dental Implants Blog / Medisave

Wisdom tooth surgery ; General Dentist or Specialist?


Continuing the story of debate on “Better Competency Development for Safe and Quality Dental Care”, this blog discusses the other oft-cited “higher risk” procedure, wisdom tooth surgery. So how complicated is wisdom tooth surgery? What kind of training do dentists need to perform this …

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Cheapest dental implant in Singapore


Cost is probably one of the biggest factor when a patient considers having dental implants. Indeed implant dentistry is arguably the most expensive dental procedure. However, it is also fast becoming the treatment option of choice amongst most patients who lose their teeth. What was o …

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Dental implants vs root canal treatment


Dentists are taught to save teeth. Cavities in teeth are caused by bacteria eroding away the enamel and dentine. At this stage, the decayed portion of the tooth can be drilled away and the resultant defect filled with an inert material such as amalgam or increasingly, tooth colored co …

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Is orthognathic surgery medically necessary?


It is not uncommon for insurance companies to question the medical necessity of orthognathic surgery. Certainly, the most noticeable benefit of orthognathic surgery is the cosmetic improvement. However, the objective of the surgery is not always cosmetic enhancement but a functional r …

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Dental implants are becoming more affordable in Singapore


We often read about rising healthcare costs and how governments try different ways to tackle the problem. It is a problem that affects all countries, big or small, rich or poor. In Singapore, the recently revamped Medishield scheme together with integrated shield plans, is one way of …

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Medisave, Medishield Life, Integrated Shield Plans and Corrective Jaw Surgery

Cost is one of the major factors that a patient with a jaw deformity has to consider. There is a need and demand for corrective jaw surgery as jaw deformities do affect the chewing ability, speech and aesthetics. Surgery, however, is not cheap. A double jaw surgery costs about $35,000 …

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