The cosmetic dentistry business has weathered the storm of the recession well as patients prioritise good oral hygiene and a subtle smile aesthetic. Bella Blissett reports on the social and technological shifts driving the industry
Despite the recession, the cosmetic surgery business in the UK is continuing to grow and, with the non-surgical sector driving the market, it seems that more people than ever are opting for the needle over the knife. Beatrice Aidin reports
They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder but, in our image driven society, beauty plays a huge role in how we feel about ourselves and others. Beatrice Aidin explores how our concepts of beauty have changed over time and asks if there is a formula for what makes a face beautiful?
Technological innovation is transforming the cosmetic dentistry industry. So will this negate the need for practitioner creativity or challenge dentists to further their level of dexterity? Bella Blissett unravels the relationship between the two and discovers what the future holds for the patient
For chefs, coffee used to mean merely the multiple shots downed to keep them going through long shifts. Now it is increasingly likely to be used in their dishes, savoury as well as sweet, as Bill Knott discovers
There is seemingly no escape from the glut of perfect images forced upon us on a daily basis. But the perception of beauty, in particular the best shape and size of a woman’s breast, varies wildly, as Laura Jackson discovers