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Jun 2016
9th
 

The requirements for dental implant treatment- 10 key factors

As we all know, dental implant treatment is the gold standard for replacing missing teeth. This is true for single missing teeth, several missing teeth or all missing teeth. However, not everyone is suitable for dental implants. Here are 10 key factors that are required for long term success: A healthy mouth without tooth decay and gum disease Adequate bone height- ideally greater than 8mm . This can be assessed on a CT scan. Adequate bone width- ideal greater than 5mm. This can be assessed on a CT sca… READ MORE
Sep 2015
18th
 

Case of the Month September 2015

Our case of the month for September involves a full mouth reconstruction using dental implants and a technique called All on 4. All on 4, as the name suggests, involves replacing all of the teeth using 4 upper and 4 lower dental implants. The great advantage of this technique is that by using only 8 dental implants in total, the overall surgery is reduced thus reducing trauma to the oral cavity and there is an associated lower cost compared to traditional techniques where 6-8 implants were required for eac… READ MORE
 

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