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What is cosmetic dentistry?

Did you know that around 48% of people say that a smile is the most memorable feature when you first meet someone? However, ageing, accidents and discolouration can all be factors that can rob you of that perfect smile. That is where cosmetic dentistry comes in. But what is cosmetic dentistry? And how can it help you? We talked to expert Dr Adam Thorne, who provided the answers.

Dr Rasha Mukhtar


Are you at risk of late onset diabetes?

One particular form of diabetes seen in older groups (over the age of 40) is called LADA or Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adulthood, also known as type 1.5 diabetes. This type of diabetes presents itself slowly and is often diagnosed as type 2 diabetes and treated primarily with oral medication. Usually, patients will need to go on insulin injections. We asked endocrinologist Dr Rasha Mukhtar to tell us more about late onset or LADA diabetes.

What is interceptive orthodontics?

Around one-third of UK children have teeth which would benefit from orthodontic treatment. The majority who need orthodontics will start treatment around the age of 11 or 12. Interceptive orthodontics will benefit some children from an earlier age to avoid dental complications in the future. Orthodontist Dr Asif Chatoo tells us more about interceptive orthodontics and what children it can help.

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