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Sep 2021
13th
 

Case of the month July 2021- Ceramic Crowns

Our case of the month for July 2021 is quite a complex one involving multiple ceramic crowns after an accident during the first lockdown. Our patient, Xavier, had a cycling accident where he fractured 3 of his front teeth. Now with any trauma case, there is a certain way to handle the situation and it is important not to rush into a specific treatment. The reason being is that once the teeth and gums have been damaged, the consequences may not be apparent for several weeks or months. Hence the use of provis… READ MORE
Dec 2017
1st
 

Fibroepithelial Polyp Removal with the Waterlase i Plus laser

Fibroepithelial polyps are commonly seen in the mouth on the lip, cheek, gum line and tongue. There are a small mass of tissue that usually form in response to trauma such as lip biting or cheek chewing. Although, in the main, polyps are pain free and benign, they can be irritating especially if you keep catching them whilst eating which could cause ulcers or inflammation. Here is a common appearance of a fibroepithelial polyp on the lip: A soft mass of pink tissue on the lip. Although these can be left… READ MORE
May 2017
23rd
 

Case of the Month May 2017- Waterlase i Plus laser treatment

Our case of the month for May 2017 involves treatment of tooth decay using our incredible Waterlase i Plus laser. This highly sophisticated technology allows us to treat tooth decay without having to drill the tooth and without any anaesthetic in most cases. Just think; dentistry without drilling and without needles! Just take a look at our case: Tooth decay present on a back tooth After laser treatment. No need for any drilling, no needles and no pain! Modern day dentistry has evolved beyond comprehen… READ MORE
Mar 2017
7th
 

No drilling dentistry

We practice MI dentistry- minimally invasive. Our whole ethos is based upon this principle whether it is a simple filling to a dental implant. Technology and education is key in this respect. Our Waterlase i Plus is simply amazing and has truly taken the practice into another dimension with regards to the dental care we can offer. Now we can provide fillings WITHOUT drilling and WITHOUT any anesthesia. After all, what would you prefer. A numb mouth or normal sensation and pain free dental care? Here is a… READ MORE
Nov 2016
15th
 

Waterlase i Plus laser treatment

As our name suggests, we are progressive and forward thinking. Time does not stand still and neither does dental technology. After a great deal of thought and research, we have invested in the amazing Waterlase i Plus 2.0 dental laser. This incredible, state of the art technology allows us to perform dentistry that simply was not possible before. For example, crown lengthening. This is often required on heavily broken down teeth to increase the height of the tooth so that a new crown can be placed. In the … READ MORE
Jun 2016
8th
 

Surgical crown lengthening is now easy!

We love our Waterlase i Plus laser. Why? Well, it makes treatment that was difficult, painful, time consuming and costly into an everyday event. A prime example of this is surgical crown lengthening. What is this? Well, if you have broken a tooth and there is not enough tooth left to place a crown, you will need surgical crown lengthening. In the old days, this involved a scapel, stitches, bleeding, pain and a long time to wait before the next step. No longer. Using the Waterlase i Plus, we can perform th… READ MORE
Jan 2016
28th
 

Laser Dentistry

We have invested in the very latest laser dentistry at Progressive Dentistry- the Waterlase i Plus 2.0 and the Epic 10. Both have different wavelengths and hence complement each other or can be used as stand alone lasers. We think that both lasers are magic! Having now used lasers within dentistry for over five years, these two lasers are certainly the most sophisticated and advanced we have seen. One application of the Epic 10 is low level laser therapy LLLT. The aim of this is to aid healing, pain relie… READ MORE
Jan 2016
19th
 

Drill free dentistry

We have invested in the very latest technology- the Waterlase i Plus 2.0. With this amazing dental laser we are able to provide drill free dentistry. Yes, that is correct; dentistry without drilling! Due to the incredible properties of the laser, almost 80% of dental filling cases can be treated without any anaesthetic- so no needles! However, there is more to the laser than simply replacing the dental drill. We can perform all soft tissue procedures using the laser meaning that the traditional scalpels … READ MORE
 

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