Categories: Lifestyle

A Lovely Dental Experience at Affinity Dental Clinics Ortigas

When was the last time you went to the dentist? Like most people, our trip to the dentist became the least priority at the height of the pandemic. But oral health is definitely something that we shouldn’t take for granted, so after 2 years of lockdown, I finally had my dental appointment at Affinity Dental Clinics in Ortigas.

I opted for a Sunday appointment, the last week of October, so we can avoid heavy traffic.  It was my first time visiting Affinity Dental Clinics and was pleasantly surprised with the warm welcome from the friendly staff and the modern interiors of the clinic. It offered a calming environment for patients with warm and inviting tones in its design elements. I’d say that this is the most aesthetically pleasing dental clinic I’ve ever been to. The coordinated interiors of the receiving area made it look even better than some hotel lobbies that I’ve been to.

Affinity Dental Clinics Ortigas – Waiting Area

Not just that, the lobby is also designed to provide comfort for both patients and their companions while waiting. They have a nice TV with Netflix so my husband and daughter didn’t mind hanging around while I was getting my treatment.


The very nice and accommodating Ms. Crystal welcomed us and prepared me for the treatment. She got the sanitized box containing PPE, pen, and dental forms.

After filling out the dental form, she assisted me in wearing my PPE and ushered me to my treatment suite. I went in for an Oral Prophylaxis with Dr. Christine “Tin” Nimedes as my dentist.

I was a bit embarrassed at first because I haven’t seen a dentist for almost 3 years. But I was quickly put at ease with her very professional demeanor. She was also light-handed which made everything more pleasant. Dr. Tin was also very accommodating in answering tons of questions from me. And because of that, I decided to go for veneers. But since it wasn’t part of the plan during our visit I needed to have another appointment which was not a problem at all.

We had a trip to Singapore on our calendar so it took me almost a month to return to Affinity Dental Clinics for my veneers. Just like our first visit, we received a warm welcome from the receptionist. Dra Tin and her assistant made sure that I was comfortable since the procedure may take 2 hours. I decided to get the direct composite veneers because my front teeth aren’t ideally shaped. This is why I’m self-conscious about my smile sometimes.

According to dentists, “Veneers are custom-made shells that fit over teeth to improve their appearance and create a beautiful smile. Because of this, they are sometimes known as a “smile makeover.

There are two types of veneers: composite and porcelain. Composite veneers are made of composite resin, a mixture of inorganic and organic materials. They are alternatives to porcelain veneers which are more durable. The bonding material used to make these veneers is the same as tooth-colored dental fillings.

Composite veneers can stain more readily over time compared to porcelain. On the plus side, composite provides a more conservative option because you only need to repair chipped areas when composite veneers are damaged whereas the entire veneer needs to be replaced if a part of the porcelain veneer gets damaged.

The procedure took quite some time but I didn’t mind because Dr. Tin and her staff checks on me from time to time. I also didn’t experience any pain or discomfort during the procedure because my dentist was really light-handed. The relaxing music video on the TV also helped and almost lulled me to sleep. The procedure went smoothly and I was happy with the result. I just need to get used to the new and improved shape of my front teeth. I got two more front teeth that could use veneers and I’m considering it already. I actually feel more confident and beautiful with the improved look I got from my new veneers.

I’m glad I had that talk with Dr. Tin about veneers. I didn’t expect that it would make that much difference in my looks but it did.

I’m also glad I had it done at Affinity Dental Clinics Ortigas which offers beautiful and state-of-the-art dental centers.

They offer multi-specialty services from basic dental procedures to dental specialties such as cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, periodontics, root canal treatments, orthodontic braces and Invisalign, prosthodontics, oral surgeries, and dental implants.

Affinity Dental Clinics Ortigas

3rd Floor, East Wing, Estancia Mall, Capitol Commons, Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
(02) 8248-1292
 (+63) 917-632-1128

Operating Hours
Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Other Branches

Operating Hours
(All Branches except Pasig) Tuesdays to Sundays 9:00 am to 6:00 pm


Follow them on their social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube

Mommy Iris

I'm a lifestyle and mommy blogger from the Philippines. Pinay Ads was created to share bits and pieces of my life and my family. I have a wide array of interests that include entertainment, movies, music, gadgets, traveling, food, baking, and more. So, I hope you’ll stick around and enjoy reading!

Recent Posts

Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Legends: Bang Bang

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (ML) has become one of the most popular mobile games worldwide.…

3 days ago

Sharp Long Air Fryer: Not Your Ordinary Appliance!

As a busy mom and wife, I’m always on the lookout for kitchen appliances that…

6 days ago

Check out ‘Next Upgrade’ – every Filipino’s ultimate guide to smart home living!

Every new year almost always marks change — or better yet, an upgrade . When…

1 week ago

Score big discounts at the 3-Day Sale of SM City Masinag and SM Center Angono

Thinking about shopping after Valentine's Day? The SM 3-Day sale is almost approaching at SM…

1 week ago

Revolutionizing Philippine Travel: Victory Liner Sets New Standards with Tech-Forward In-Bus Entertainment, Catering to Modern Traveler Expectations

In an industry where passenger experience is paramount, Victory Liner emerges as a trailblazer, setting…

1 week ago

Cebuana Lhuillier, Packworks boost MSME growth with sari-sari store inventory financing ‘Sari Fund’

There are around 1.3 million sari-sari stores, or neighborhood mom-and-pop shops, in the Philippines, serving…

1 week ago