Dr Malik quoted in Marie Claire Magazine

Calming Care

Avoiding your annual check-up because you’re terrified of the person in the white coat? Consider holistic dentistry. “This form of care considers all aspects of the body,” explains Dr Nader Malik, of sydney-based Happy Teeth. “Because tooth and jaw health is linked to stress, we use ‘conscious sedation’ music to soothe while in the chair, and our clinic even has …

Lady eating kiwi fruit

Green Foods Are Good For Your Teeth!

1. Celery With Celery it comes down to the ‘crunch’ – the extra chewing produces plenty of saliva, which then neutralizes the bacteria Streptococcus mutans that causes cavities. As well as this, munching on naturally abrasive foods massage your gums and cleans between the teeth, double win! 2. Green Tea The drink that has cared for our souls for centuries, …

Beauty How-To: The Perfect Smile

Every girl knows the importance of a perfect smile, but we don’t always look after our teeth as well as we should! As summer sets in and we prepare for bikini season, we should all be thinking about spring cleaning those pearly whties too. According to Dr Nader Malik, who is the founder of Happy Teeth (a wholistic dentist) there …

Dental trends to watch

Trend to Watch: Holistic Dentistry

Forget screams from the dentist’s chair, the latest dental clinics have calming essential oils, soothing music and organic tea. You’ll actually want to go for regular check-ups, rather than put them off. Plus, holistic dentists don’t just focus on the health of your teeth, but your total wellbeing. Their expertise often extends to sleeping problems, headaches, jaw issues and breathing, …

Dental hygiene provides clues to overall health

It is widely known that a direct correlation exists between dental hygiene and overall health, but how do you spot the danger signs of bacteria that might be causing you problems elsewhere? While many people fail to adequately take care of their dental health, it is impossible to overstate the importance of going a step further than just occasional check-ups …

New beauty concept: A Dental Day Spa opens in Sydney

A quantum leap from the intimidating, sterile and frankly unpleasant ordeal many of us envisage a visit to the dentist to be, dental practices all over the world are morphing into something to really make you smile – the Dental Day Spa. This glamorous emerging global trend can be seen on the streets of London, Los Angeles and now Sydney …

Beauty blog: Are your McLean’s showing?

Maintenance, maintenance, maintenance. When will it ever end? Latest tick-off item: teeth whitening. The supremely kind Dr Nader Malik (happyteeth.com.au) – who has just opened his clinic – asks me to come in and trial his whitening system. In an attempt to lull you into being less freaked out about your dental appointment he has installed a “chill out” room …

The Bride's Diary Article

The Bride’s Diary

There will probably be no other day when so many people will be looking at your smile — and therefore your teeth. Your teeth and smile deserve special attention for the big day! You’ll obviously want them to look their best, so it’s time for a visit to the dentist. But not just any dentist. It’s a special occasion and …

The dangers of poor dental health

Poor dental hygiene can pose a significant risk to your overall health. See what dental issues to look out for. For many of us, our mouths are the most overlooked part of our body when it comes to wellbeing, yet dental hygiene can be vital to our overall health. Beyond regular brushing and occasional visits to the dentist, few of …