Digital dentistry and how it works

A Women Smiling After Experiencing A Digital Dentistry Experience

The world of digital dentistry stands at the pinnacle of modern dental advancements, transforming how professionals approach treatments and how patients experience them. As we journey through this piece, we’ll delve into the revolutionary world of digital dental solutions. From core concepts to its integration in treatments like veneers, orthodontics, and implants, witness the profound […]

Your Guide to Dental Veneers in South Africa

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Dental veneers have emerged as a compelling solution for individuals seeking to enhance their smiles. Not only do they address aesthetic concerns, but they also provide a protective shield to the tooth’s surface. Gain detailed insight into dental veneers, their types, benefits, and procedure while looking at the best dental veneer solution – composite veneers. […]

What Are the Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Smiles are silent statements we make without uttering a word — and a radiant one can make all the difference. Cosmetic dentistry, also known as aesthetic dentistry, is not just about shining teeth or perfect alignment — it’s about the joy, the self-assurance, and the radiance that comes from within when you can’t help but […]

What You Need To Know About Dental Bonding

A Joyful Woman Smiles, Showcasing The Enhanced Appearance Of Her Smile After Dental Bonding.

Have you ever wished for a brighter, more aligned smile without investing in veneers? The solution might be simpler than you think. Dental bonding is an innovative cosmetic dentistry procedure that can enhance your smile in just one visit. This article explores everything you need to know about teeth bonding, its benefits, post-procedure care, and […]

Your Guide To Common Dental Emergencies​

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Dental health is an essential aspect of your overall well-being. Promptly recognising and addressing common dental emergencies can prevent complications and ensure your teeth and gums remain in good condition. This guide will help you identify dental emergencies, understand the appropriate steps, and know where to seek help. How To Identify A Dental Emergency There […]

How long does teeth whitening last?

A Woman Has A Teeth Whitening Procedure With Optismile, Showcasing Professional Care.

Looking to get a brighter and whiter smile? Teeth whitening is one of the most popular treatments for those looking to spruce up their grin. However, it’s important to know how long the results will last. With today’s advances in dental technology and techniques, teeth whitening can provide dramatic improvements that last for many years. […]

Mask Off Party OptiSmile

Optismile'S Highly Experienced Team Of Dental Professionals Is Ready To Provide Top-Notch Dental Care In Cape Town.

Celebrating in Style With Our Patients and Partners at OptiSmile SmileView App Launch View this post on Instagram A post shared by OptiSmile (@optismile) We loved seeing all of you at OptiSmile and hope you can make it to future events like this. Founder and Visionary Dr Clifford Yudelman’s speech from the event Welcome passionate […]

Everything you Need to Know About Invisalign Clear Aligners in Cape Town

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Are you concerned about your crooked and misaligned teeth affecting your smile? Do you wish to get your teeth straightened but do not want to wear those unesthetic and inconvenient metal braces? Then, you can join the great smile club.    What is an alternative to braces? Don’t worry; at OptiSmile, we offer a convenient, […]

Losing a Tooth is a Big Deal

A Person Is Smiling With A Missing Tooth, Highlighting The Importance Of Dental Replacements.

Why Losing a Tooth is More Than a Cosmetic Issue Not just because of the gap it leaves behind, but also because of the way your mouth, teeth, jaw and face will move to accommodate and rectify the loss. When you lose a tooth, a few things will start happening. The most obvious effect of […]

How OptiSmile Can Help You

Many people are self-conscious about their teeth and smile. If you are unhappy with your smile and are looking for subtle improvements, wanting to replace outdated or broken dental work, or are having problems with the functionality and aesthetics of your teeth, an OptiSmile smile makeover could be the answer for you! How OptiSmile Can […]

Are All These X-Rays My Dentist Gives Me Necessary?

At Optismile, A Dental Professional Examines A Dental X-Ray As Part Of Their Precise Diagnostic Measures.

The short answer is no – you do not need a full range of x-rays for every dental issue you encounter. Often, dentists will order multiple x-rays in order to thoroughly examine the mouth and oral structures. There are times when dentists overdo it though – usually with new patients – and order multiple x-rays […]

Dental health in a nutshell

Dentist Sea Point gives tips on products Not a day goes by that a patients doesn’t ask me “What kind of toothbrush should I use?” or “Can you recommend a good dental floss?” With millions of products flooding supermarket shelves, it can be difficult to know the difference between a quality product and the latest […]

Are Professional Cleanings Really Necessary?

Happy Woman Smiling While Getting A Dental Cleaning, Emphasising The Importance Of Oral Hygiene.

Professional Cleanings: A Must for Dental Health Yes. Yes they are. Sure, you could brush your teeth for the recommended 2 minutes a day after each meal, you could floss twice a day and you could abstain from sugar, coffee, wine and smoking. These things will improve the overall health of your smile – but […]

Understanding same-day dental implants

Do you have missing teeth? A dental implant is a way of restoring your teeth and smile. However, with today’s hectic lifestyle, the process might seem too long. But is it? Key takeaways: – Same-day dental implants are very possible, as long as your mouth is in good health. – Temporary dental implants are installed […]

Teeth Whitening Cape Town South Africa

Experience Top-Quality Teeth Whitening in Cape Town If you are looking for a dentist to professionally whiten your teeth in Cape Town why not give OptiSmile a call to whiten your teeth and smile with confidence Product info NATURAL + Relax while our experienced professionals whiten your teeth in an hour in the dentist’s chair […]

Your Caffeine Fix and its Effect on Your Smile – These Tips Can Help

A Woman Holding A Cup Of Coffee And Smiling - Showing The Effects Of Coffee On Teeth.

The Effect of Coffee on Your Teeth & Tips for Protection Most people enjoy a freshly brewed, hot cup of coffee first thing in the morning. The insatiable mixture of a deep, rich flavour and the caffeine fix tends to get you ready for the day – but it does have it’s downfalls too.   […]

Smile Tips Help Achieve Beautiful Looking Teeth

Having Beautiful-Looking Teeth That Make You Want to Smile is Easier Than You Think! Good oral care: Firstly, good oral hygiene is essential. A clean and healthy mouth is always more appealing….not just to you but to those around you. Brushing twice a day, flossing once a day and having regular oral hygiene and dental […]

What Can Cause a Cracked Tooth?

A Close-Up Of A Cracked Tooth - Indicates Potential Dental Issues Requiring Professional Attention.

What Can Cause a Cracked Tooth? Prevention and Treatment A cracked tooth can be caused by many things such as grinding, trauma or biting into something that is too hard. Cracks can be vertical, and run down the length of the tooth, splitting the tooth if left untreated. Hairline or craze cracks are tiny cracks […]

Invisalign – The Most Convenient Treatment Solution

Joyful Man Smiling After Successful Invisalign Treatment In South Africa.

It was once believed that braces offered a permanent solution to crooked teeth and that a few months of sacrifice would translate into a perfectly straight smile for life – but years of research and investigation have proven that this is actually not the case. The only way to maintain the results achieved by braces […]

Spotlight on Dr. Smeyatsky

Joyful Man Smiling After Successful Invisalign Treatment In South Africa.

Meet Dr. Harris Smeyatsky at OptiSmile   Dr. Harris Smeyatsky began his career at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1986 and served 2 years as a Dental Surgeon in the South African Defense Force before emigrating to the United Kingdom in 1988, where he worked at a private dental facility until he moved […]

Dentist Sea Point

Dentist Smiling While Working At Optismile In Seapoint, Cape Town, Showing A Friendly And Professional Environment.

Looking for a Dentist in Sea Point? Tired of hiding your smile from others? Wish you could finally do something about your discolored, cracked, or missing teeth? Or, do you simply want to build upon your natural oral aesthetics? Your search is over! Reputable Dentist in Sea Point, Dr Clifford Yudelman can help you get the […]

Tips For Cleaning Your Teeth When Wearing Braces

Woman Smiling With Braces, Demonstrating Proper Oral Hygiene When Brushing Teeth With Braces.

Top Tips for Cleaning Teeth While Wearing Braces At Optismile we assist patients with straightening teeth and restoring smiles. However, it can be challenging to clean your teeth when in braces. This increases your risk of having gum disease, decay and bad breath. We offer Invisalign Clear Aligners to get results faster than conventional braces. It is perfect […]

What is a Gum Graft?

A Child Pointing At Damaged Teeth Showcasing The Need For Dental Intervention.

Understanding Gum Grafts: All You Need to Know In severe cases of gum disease gums recede and roots of teeth are exposed making them vulnerable and sensitive. Following treatment for gum disease, a gum graft may be required to cover these roots. Main points: – Gum disease is preventable with proper oral hygiene at home […]

Bad breath getting you down?

Bad breath is a real confidence killer. Not only is it embarrassing, but it also negatively affects both your personal and professional relationships, and causes social rifts that can be so easily avoided. The good news is that bad breath can be prevented, but it all comes down to identifying exactly what’s causing it. Usually […]

6 Teeth Whitening Myths Busted!

A Woman Is Smiling And Pointing At Her Newly Whitened Teeth.

Debunking Common Teeth Whitening Myths Teeth Whitening is a quick, inexpensive and easy way to improve the look of your smile, so it’s a wonder that a lot more people aren’t giving it a try. The reason whitening isn’t as popular as it should be is mainly due to the myths associated with it – […]

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help Your Smile

Special events and functions usually mean good food, great company and a lot of pictures! With the amount of media sharing networks and websites around, you want to be able to look your best in each one and a bright, beautiful smile is key to achieving this! Thankfully, there are a number of quick cosmetic […]

Emergency Dentist Cape Town

Woman Covering Her Mouth With Her Hand, Alluding To Dental Secrets On Ways To Take Care Of Your Teeth.

Take Better Care Of Your Teeth! Brushing twice a day is not enough anymore when your aim is to keep your teeth in perfect condition. We all want our teeth to last us a lifetime, but the sad truth is that not all of us are committed to strict oral hygiene practices. Emergency dental services […]

What is TMJ and How is it Treated?

A Child With Her Hand On Her Cheek, Signalling Jaw Pain And The Need For Dental Care.

TMJ Disorder: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders cause pain when children chew, speak or yawn. The joint connects the lower jaw to the skull and reaches its adult position during the teenage years. Key takeaways: –  A dentist will identify the cause of your child’s TMJ pain before a treatment plan is […]

Oral Hygiene and the Importance of Taking Care of Your Teeth

Oral Hygiene

  Oral hygiene and maintaining healthy teeth and gums is a lot easier than it sounds. With OptiSmile’s expert tips, you’ll never have to worry about bad breath or cavities again.As we’ve said before, dentists are a lot like doctors. If you’ve got something wrong with your mouth, the sooner you see us, the better […]

We go where technology takes us

We recognise that it can be difficult deciding on a new dentist for you and your family. Without the advice of a trusted friend who may know the crème de la crème of dentists in Cape Town, you may be faced with having to Google and choosing a name, at random. This is obviously a […]

How to deal with teeth grinding

Man With His Hands On His Face, Visibly Experiencing Toothache Pain.

How to Effectively Deal with Teeth Grinding Do you grind your teeth when anxious, angry or asleep? This is called bruxism. Unfortunately, teeth grinding can cause many dental complications like enamel erosion, cavities, sensitivity and discolouration. Key points: – Morning headaches, sore jaw and a grinding sound at night are all symptoms. – Teeth grinding […]

How to ease toothache pain before you see the dentist

Salt And Water - A Natural Remedy For Maintaining Optimal Dental Care.

Ease Your Toothache Pain With Home Remedies & When to See a Dentist Toothaches can keep us wide awake at night. Toothaches are caused by infections, broken fillings, loose teeth or receding gums. It’s important to see your dentist immediately when a tooth starts hurting. In the short-term, you can ease the pain with a […]