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Swollen or puffy gums indicate poor oral hygiene. It speaks volumes about your hormones, diet also signals a larger health issue. Good oral health involves more than just brushing and flossing your teeth. One tends to forget that along with your teeth, the gums too......

Brush your teeth using a fluoride-containing toothpaste at least twice a day, especially after meals. Floss like a boss. Floss at least once a day. Correct flossing not only removes food particles, but also plaque from in between your teeth. Brush your tongue. There is......

Tooth pain? A broken/lost tooth or dental restoration? Firstly, We are sorry you are in pain, but don’t  worry, we are here to help. The DentalSPA is one of a few Dubai’s best Emergency Dentists in offering 24 hour Emergency Dental care. A dental emergency......

You might be shocked to know what goes on inside your mouth and how it affects your overall health and wellness. It’s not something we like to think about, but there are 100’s of different types of bacteria that live in our mouth and often......

This year seems to have passed very quickly! We are already in July, more than ½ the year has passed and the summer holidays are here. You don’t have to be a celebrity or major Influencer to want to have a fabulous smile. Whether you......

Laser Hair Removal at The Dental Spa   We all know how gruesome hair removal can be. Whether it’s shaving, waxing, epilating or any other form of hair removal, there always seems to be a downside. With shaving, the hair removal process comes along with......

Soon, Muslims in Dubai and across the world will begin the observance of Ramadan, a month-long time of fasting, abstinence and reflection. Ramadan and Oral Health Whether for religious reasons or not, fasting is commonly used to detox or cleanse the body of impurities. Unfortunately, fasting......

Let’s face it.  It’s not a topic that is pretty or exactly fun to talk about, but it’s serious and it’s important. April is Oral Cancer Awareness month and the bad news is Oral cancer is the sixth most common cancer worldwide. Sadly, only about......

Dubai Dentist, Dr Amer was asked by Dubai TV to be a guest on their popular morning show “Good Morning Dubai” on Monday March 25th to talk about Laser Anti Snoring treatment. During the interview, Dr Amer discussed the increasing demand and popularity for Laser......

What is Nano Fat Grafting or the Liquid Facelift? Nano Fat Grafting is the latest procedure for facial rejuvenation and is also known as Micro-Fat Grafting or SVF (Stromal Vascular Fraction). This procedure uses the body’s own natural fat to refine facial features, treat deep......

So you are considering a plastic surgery procedure but don’t know where to start? Is the thought of finding the right procedure or the right plastic surgeon in Dubai intimidating?  Are you overwhelmed by all the options and don’t know which direction to choose? The......

Does smiling have a persuasive effect when trying to land the ‘Dream’ job? While not everyone places a high price tag on facial expressions, cosmetic dentistry can make a significant difference in anyone’s career advancement. What’s in a smile? A smile works on both the......

Let’s face it- when you look into the eyes of your child’s adorable face, your iron resolve of not giving them any more chocolate melts into a puddle. We don’t mean to sound so sinister, but it’s true. Parents often don’t seem to realise the......

While visiting the dentist may not be on the top of your pregnancy to-do list, getting a dental checkup during pregnancy is important for your oral health—and your baby. Between gynecologist’s visits and ultrasound appointments, dental care is the last thing on your mind—but if......

How to save your relationship from snoring Picture this: you are finally in bed—the moment you have been waiting for all day—and as you rest your head gently on the pillow, your partner starts whirring, snoring and breathing heavily. Does your partner’s snoring drive you......

It’s all fun and games until someone breaks a tooth. Chipped teeth are very common among children and adults alike. There are a variety of causes of chipped teeth: hitting one’s mouth when falling, poor nutrition, sports injuries and many more. A chipped tooth might......

Who watched The Royal Wedding? We certainly did! All eyes are on Meghan Markle these days. Granted, a glamorous event like the Royal wedding would have us glued on to the TV and stalking Meghan on social media. There was a lot of controversy around......

Dental Tips For Ramadan Ramadan is here! Fasting—combined with summer heat—will certainly have an impact on your skin and oral health if you do not take the necessary steps to avoid that. Maintaining good oral hygiene is a crucial part of your daily routine—even when......

You may have seen a new face at The Dental Spa.  We would like to introduce you to the newest member of our team.  Natalie recently joined our team as our Hygiene and Whitening Specialist and we are very lucky to have her. We asked Natalie a few questions to......

The lines in the palm of your hands won’t reveal secrets about your life, but the back of your hands would! If you’re afraid of giving away your age— and you try hiding it in every way possible, you probably have a ton of facial......

Most people will underestimate the importance of a smile. First impressions occur based on reactions to appearance, demeanor, body language, and mannerisms. A bright friendly smile can have a significant impact on your first impression on other people. While most people follow fashion tips to......

Preparing for a wedding can be an emotional, high-stress time for just about everyone. From societal pressure to family drama, it’s easy to feel irritable or anxious—which may take a toll on your eyes, skin and hair. You will be sharing this special day with......

We all want that perfect Hollywood smile with big, white and bright teeth. But most of us live in the real world filled with products that ultimately stain our teeth over a period of time, including coffee, tea, soda and maybe the occasional glass of......

Valentine’s day is an excellent excuse to pamper yourself, but why not look great all-year-round by treating yourself to fuller and more defined lips? The DentalSPA can help you determine which lip filler treatments in Dubai are right for you. Lip fillers are a viable alternative to surgery......

A Revolutionary Fat Reduction Treatment The DentalSPA aim to consistently deliver the highest quality treatments to our patients with lasting results, which is why we are delighted to announce that we are the on the of the primary treatment centers  in Dubai offering 3D Lipo. ......

Be Nice (not Naughty) to your Teeth this Festive Season!   No matter how you celebrate the festive season, we thought it would be helpful to have some tips on keeping your smile healthy and bright this Holiday season.   1. Stick to Veggies –We......

What Is Dental Phobia? Otherwise known as ‘dental fear’, Dental Phobia is a real problem for a lot of people. Also called odontophobia, dentophobia and dental anxiety – dental phobia is the fear of dentistry and of receiving dental care. It’s a common problem that can bring adults to their knees and can leave children......

Skin pigmentation & Melasma | Causes and Effects Recommendations by Dr.Iman Fathi, a specialist dermatologist at the Dental spa Clinic, for helping to control Melasma : Melasma, (aka The mask of pregnancy), is particularly common in women, especially pregnant women and women who are taking......

MY FIRST MICRODERMABRASION After recently undergoing extensive surgery in my mouth and on my neck, the skin on the left-hand side of my face broke out in what can only be described as an outbreak of adult acne. Allowing it to clear naturally left  me......

Cosmetic Dentistry Good teeth and a healthy looking smile can make a world of difference to your confidence. Suzanne Radford talks to Dr. Amer from the Dental SPA about cosmetic dentistry and the latest technology in the dental world to help you get that smile.......

The fluoride debate a hot topic in most of our home countries; thus, we wanted clear up some confusion about fluoride in the water here in the UAE. Ans also answer a few commonly asked questions about its benefits and side effects. Dr. Ahmed Amer,......

TO FLOSS OR NOT TO FLOSS In case you haven’t heard, reports last year from the Associated Press, concluded that there isn’t a compelling reason to floss: The recommendation for flossing lacks any evidence that flossing actually helps, the report said.  And, a recommendation that......

These days, CEOs aren’t fretting over their fine lines, but are more interested in the state of their smile. Business executives, both men and women, are paying more attention to their teeth, the main reason being for professional reasons – seeking a job or advancement......

Let’s face it- when you look into the eyes of your child’s adorable face, your iron resolve of not giving them any more chocolate melts into a puddle. We don’t mean to sound so sinister, but it’s true. Parents often don’t seem to realise the......

It’s time for your regular dental check up, when it comes to hygiene, cavities and dental health. Suzanne Radford is joined in the studio by Dr Amer from The Dental Spa discussing the dental treatments that we should and shouldn’t need. Rate this post...

Since we opened our doors back in 2005, we’ve grown dramatically in both size and reputation in the region and are now considered one of the most credible and reliable dental spas in the UAE thanks to the high quality service and extremely innovative technology......

Born and raised in Egypt and later attending University and working in Canada, our resident Cosmetic and Laser Dentist, Dr Amer moved to the UAE in 2000, when he was invited to the country to work at a government hospital in Al Ain before establishing......

  The mouth contains a mixture of both good and bad bacteria, and those “bad” bacteria include the ones that cause cavities and Gum Disease. Kissing someone who has Gum Disease or cavity-causing bacteria can cause someone else who previously had a low concentration of......

A new study, published in the British Journal of Cancer, suggests that the answer to why mouth cancer is still on the rise and so fatal, could be found in the UK diet. Researchers looked at data collected in Italy and Switzerland between 1997 and......

Besides overeating and lack of movement, research has also found that there is a correlation between carrying extra weight and having high levels of oral bacteria. The British Dental Health Foundation analyzed saliva samples from 500 women, 60% of which were classified as clinically obese. The saliva samples......

Ice cream is an ancient food, with evidence of it being made by Arabs during the 10th century. The earliest versions of the treat were flavored with wholesome ingredients such as rosewater and dried fruits and typically reserved for the wealthy. Now it is available in......

More than 80% of acne sufferers are between the ages of 12 and 24. Acne affects about 90% of adolescents and 20-30% of adults It usually starts around puberty and lasts until adulthood, although it can persist for many more years, regardless of age About......

Random Act of Kindness campaign The team at The DentalSPA has been making waves in the Dubai media for being the first organisation in the UAE to take part in the Random Act of Kindness campaign (www.raknominations.org) that is sweeping the globe. Last week, led......

In its natural state milk is a creamy, white liquid. When the fluid is allowed to ferment with the aid of bacteria, yogurt is the final product. Cultured milk products including yogurt, have roots tracing back to 2000 B.C. Benefits include probiotics and protein, calcium, riboflavin,......

Importance of Supervision Most parents have a hard time having their children brush their teeth twice a day. Children brushing their teeth should always be supervised by the parents up to the age of 7, but most have the problem of having their children continue......

Manipulation under Anesthesia (MUA) MUA involves deep tissue traction and stretching as well as joint mobilization techniques for the spine and extremities. Candidates should be suffering from chronic spine and extremity pain who have not responded to conservative treatment due to chronicity which has encompassed 4-6 weeks......

Spartan Race Dubai The DentalSPA was privileged to be a part of the Spartan Race, held at Jebel Ali Racecourse, on February 20, 2015. Despite the bad weather on Friday, Dr Ayhem, the Chiropractor at the DentalSPA and team, helped participants to relieve any painful......

Salt and Dental Problems Salt is a staple in most kitchen cupboards as it is versatile, readily available and is relatively inexpensive. Salt can provide solutions for a myriad of Dental problems and can be used as a toothpaste substitute in a pinch. Combine 1......

Dangers of Old Amalgam Fillings and Safe Replacement Options Filling is a process in which the normal anatomy of the tooth is restored by filling it with a synthetic material. The dentist removes the decayed portion of the tooth and fills it after cleaning. Material......

Dental Treatment While Pregnant Always to keep your teeth and oral health in shape, especially at the time you are planing your pregnancy, it would simplify everything. Also, ask for and make sure that you choose the Dentist with most experience in pregnancy cases and......

It’s our 10th anniversary and we want to celebrate by giving back to YOU! In celebration of 10 years in business, every day from now until September 30th, we will be offering each patient a chance to SPIN AND WIN. Schedule you appointment and upon......

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