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…
Have you ever had missing teeth? It is quite embarrassing because you can't smile properly, and you become extra shy. Some people deal with missing teeth by using dentures and or bridges. What's truly remarkable, though, is what dental implants can do for you. Sure, it is all about filling in the missing teeth, but dental implants provide far more benefits than only cosmetics. Here are four benefits you will receive from using dental implants:
1 - Improving Overall Oral Health
Missing teeth don't only … READ MORE
We forgot to post our case of the month for December! With the excitement of Christmas, this completely slipped our mind.
Well here it is. A dental implant case which involves replacing missing back teeth. Although not a cosmetic issue as such, replacing missing back teeth can have a major impact on ones lifestyle. Being able to eat properly should not be underestimated. After all, eating is one of life's great joys.
Dental implants are the next best thing to natural teeth. If you have lost one, several … READ MORE
Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. At Progressive Dentistry, we have been placing and restoring dental implants for over 12 years with a fantastic success rate. Over the years, Dr Patel, our Implantologist has studied extensively in the UK, Europe and the USA to offer the very best dental implant treatment.
He is familiar with a number of systems including Nobel Biocare, Implant Direct, Astra Tx and Straumann to name a few. We have now expanded our systems to include the latest dent… READ MORE
We are please to announce that we are now offering a free consultation on dental implants with Dr Nissit Patel. We appreciate that considering treatment with dental implants can be a daunting prospect and one not to be taken lightly.
This is why we feel it is important to get to know the person carrying out your treatment prior to making any final decisions. After all, trust is one of the most important factors with dental care especially implant dentistry.
At the free consultation, you will have a full 3… READ MORE
If you are missing teeth, then you have probably already done some research into dental implants. However, unless you have already undergone treatment you may be unaware of what the process involves. Well , we can simply it for you in 10 simple steps:
Full diagnostic planning- a full clinical examination, x rays, photographs and study models
CT scan of the area
Digital planning on specialist software
Fabrication of surgical stent if required
Place dental implant(s)
Allow healing of 12 weeks
Ta… READ MORE
Our case of the month for February is a dental implant case to restore missing back teeth. Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth to restore function, aesthetics and prevent further problems of shrinkage and teeth movement.
In our case of the month, our patient had lost some back teeth and there was baby tooth remaining which was about to fall out. This severely impacted on her eating and everyday function. Dental implants were the best way to replace the missing teeth with a fixed and secure fi… READ MORE
We are constantly striving to improve our services and use the the very best in modern technology and materials. Dental implants is a field where technology is constantly improving and the materials are evolving at a rapid rate. It is important to keep up to date, as not only will modern methods achieve great results but will also allow us dentists to treat cases that were not previously possible.
On such example is when there is very compromised bone quality to place a dental implant. This could be the ca… READ MORE
Our case of the month for September is one which involves dental implants to replace missing back teeth.
It is crucial to replace missing teeth at the back for a number of reasons. These involve:
1. To restore function. Without back teeth or molar teeth, it is very hard to chew food.
2. To prevent unwanted movement of the adjacent or opposing teeth. This could have a detrimental effect on the occlusion (bite) and cause major dental issues for the future.
3. To prevent the jaw bone from shrinking which c… READ MORE
We have a certain expertise in a number of dental fields and dental implants is one of these. Dental implants are widely acknowledged as being the best replacement for missing teeth or failing teeth.
For those of you that are not aware of dental implants, here are a few facts:
FACTS ABOUT DENTAL IMPLANTS
1. Implants are made from titanium
2. Titanium is bio compatible with the human body. It is also used in hip replacements for example.
3. The jaw bone is able to grow around and fuse to the dental impl… READ MORE