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Dec 2016

Case of the Month December 2016

Our case of the month for December involves the replacement of a missing lower front tooth using a dental implant. Dental implants are the best way to restore lost teeth; modern day techniques are minimally invasive, quick and virtually pain free. In our case, a lower front tooth was lost due to trauma. As you can see from the photographs, the tooth has been replaced with a virtually identical new dental implant crown. Before dental implant- missing lower front tooth After dental implant- life like and a… READ MORE
Aug 2015

Dental implants- all ceramic crowns

As you will be aware, dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. Whether you are missing one, several or all of your teeth, dental implants can help. In the past, dental implant crowns (the actual tooth replacement) was a combination of a titanium abutment (screwed into the implant) and a porcelain fused to metal crown. This was fine and provided a perfectly good, robust result. However, for front teeth especially, the aesthetics of such restorations were possibly not great. Today, we are … READ MORE
May 2015

Cement Retained Dental Implant Crowns

When restoring dental implants, the choice is screw retained or cement retained. Cement retained crowns will often be used when the screw access hole is not positioned down the long axis of the implant. There may be angulation issues or aesthetic issues that arise from this. Cement retained crowns may also be preferred by the patient due to the unaesthetic appearance of the access cavity for screw retained crowns, which often looks grey and discoloured if the underlying crown has a metal sub structure. Pati… READ MORE


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