Category Archives: Dr. Eugene Chan

10 Sep

Orthodontics and when do we need treatment

Orthodontics and when do we need treatment Everybody wants a good smile, whether it is direct influence coming from celebrities on TV shows, movies or any other forms of exposure to social media. Even mainstream media in recent years have depicted characters in various types of orthodontic treatment: namely the main character Ferrera from TV show “Ugly Betty” spotting her ...

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16 Jul

Treatment planning in complex cases

In the experience of Orthoworx’s Dr Chan, treatment planning is a critical success factor to treating complex cases. Before treatment can commence, every patient must undergo a comprehensive consultation as to assess what work needs to be completed and the treatment options discussed. The information gathered during this initial consultation will allow Dr Chan and his team to decide on ...

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16 Jul

Innovation in deep bite treatment for better health

Deep bite malocclusions are one of the most common orthodontic conditions treated today. With over 45% of all orthodontic patients showing a certain degree of deep dental overbite, it’s important that the problem is treated swiftly and professionally, while limiting the discomfort to the patient. Traditional treatment relies on the use of braces to adjust the necessary teeth while also ...

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13 Apr

Braces vs. Invisalign – Why Invisalign may be a better option

Since 2001, Orthoworx has been providing Invisalign to our patients and became the first Platinum Elite provider in the Asia-Pacific region. This means we have, and maintain, one of the highest levels of experience and competence when it comes to administering the Invisalign treatment. Dr Chan has been a consultant and speaker for Invisalign since 2006 and provides training across ...

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23 Jan

How to care for your teeth when wearing braces

When you are wearing braces, food tends to get stuck between the appliances, which can stain teeth if not brushed away. Due to the nature of metal braces, thorough oral hygiene is more difficult and braces wearers will have an increased tendency of developing tartar, gingivitis or even demineralization of tooth enamel. If left untreated, they can turn into more serious ...

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