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May 2022
9th
 

Zirconia Bridge To Replace A Missing Front Tooth

Missing a front tooth is the thing of nightmares! A study done by Yu in 2012 showed that 39% of the population have had a dream about losing a tooth or teeth which is huge considering losing a front tooth is not a particularly common dental issue. However, accidents happen and in our case study our patient lost his front tooth whilst at school in a playground accident.… READ MORE
Mar 2022
28th
 

Invisalign Full, Whitening & Bonding To Correct A Reverse Overjet (underbite)

Our case of the month for March 2022 is a true smile transformation in every sense of the word. In this case, we successfully corrected a complete reverse overjet or underbite using Invisalign Full. We then enhanced the overall aesthetics using a home whitening kit (Philips ZOOM) and bonding.… READ MORE
Mar 2022
17th
 
Mar 2022
15th
 

What Is A Porcelain Onlay & How Much Does It Cost?

Article written by Dr Nissit Patel BDS MClinDent (Pros) I am often asked about various different dental treatments and one of them involves porcelain onlays. Most of my patients know about porcelain veneers but in general, porcelain onlays are not well known. I will attempt to explain the treatment in simple detail, with explanation on the procedure, what to expect, why they are beneficial and the fee scales involved.… READ MORE
Mar 2022
14th
 

A Simple Check For Mouth Cancer Could Save Your Life

Mouth cancer is on the rise in the UK with over 2,700 people dying from the disease last year. This is an increase of almost 50% compared to 10 years ago which is a huge increase. One of the main issues is that over 45% of all mouth cancers are diagnosed in the late stages which means that the survival rate is much lower than early diagnosis. Not only this, but treatment is often far less invasive when caught early on leading to a far higher quality of life. During each dental examination at Progressive Den… READ MORE
Mar 2022
3rd
 
Mar 2022
2nd
 

2 Dental Implants to Replace 3 Missing Teeth

Our case of the month for February 2022 is one involving 2 dental implants to replace 3 missing back teeth. Dental implants are considered the gold standard to replace missing teeth but what are dental implants? Well, essentially implants are the replacements for the roots of the missing teeth. They provide the foundation to allow us to place new teeth on top. Simple? Not really! Dental implant treatment is complicated and requires a huge amount of training, experience and ongoing education. Of course, some… READ MORE
Feb 2022
2nd
 

Replace A Missing Front Tooth Using A Dental Implant

Thankfully January is over! Longer days are on the horizon and Spring time not too far away. Our case of the month for January involved quite a complex one to replace a missing front tooth using a dental implant. Unfortunately, our patient had an accident causing severe trauma to his front tooth. The tooth could not be saved and required removal. This is a nightmare scenario for most of us but thankfully we have the technology and options available to replace the tooth with a long term solution- a dental im… READ MORE
Jan 2022
17th
 

Case of the Month December 2021- Porcelain Veneers

Our case of the month for December was a stunning one involving the replacement of old porcelain veneers and a dental implant crown for a front tooth. Porcelain veneers are a great way to improve overall aesthetics and are considered to be the most beautiful of all dental restorations for front teeth. However, as with anything in life, they will not last forever! Replacement veneers will often be needed every 10-15 years due to normal wear and tear. There is also the issue of gum recession over time which c… READ MORE
Jan 2022
10th
 

Case of the Month November 2021 - Cosmetic Bonding

Our case of the month for November 2021 was a classic tooth bonding case involving severe tooth wear. Tooth wear is an increasing problem with grinding at night becoming an ever increasing problem coupled with acid in the diet. The combination of these two factors can lead to the softening and dissolving enamel leading to thin edges, chipping, fractures and exposure of the underlying dentine which can be very sensitive. The beauty of cosmetic bonding is that we can treat the wear, protect the teeth and impr… READ MORE
 

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