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Jan 2018
10th
 

Case of the Month- December 2017 Dental Implants

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
Dec 2017
7th
 

Missing teeth and finding it hard to eat? Dental implants are the answer

Eating your favourite foods is one of life's great joys. Perhaps a medium rare steak, crusty bread, raw vegetables or a crunchy apple? Most of us take eating for granted. However, for those with missing teeth, eating may be limited to certain foods only and this certainly is not much fun. There is an answer and they are called dental implants. In simple terms, dental implants are titanium cylinders that are inserted into the jaw bone. A phenomenon called 'osseointegration' where bone grows and fuses aroun… READ MORE
Feb 2017
20th
 

Dental Implant Planning

We are often asked 'how much is an implant?"or " I am missing a few teeth, how much will it cost?" Our answer to this is it all depends on the planning. To provide the very best treatment, care and thought must go into the planning. After all, we are all different with varying needs and circumstances. One size does not fit all. Here are the steps to implant planning and treatment: Full clinical examination including x rays and study models CT scan(s) Digital virtual planning on software including the an… READ MORE
Sep 2016
21st
 

Dental implants- what to expect

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
Jan 2016
8th
 

Dental Implants- 10 key factors

Dental implants are the best way to replace missing teeth. Whether you have one, several or all missing teeth, dental implants are the gold standard replacement. Why are dental implants so good? 1. They are made from titanium, which is a bio compatible material and has been used within the human body for many years 2. Implants will restore the function of the missing tooth/teeth 3. Osseointegration (the growth of the surrounding bone around the implant) means that implants cannot be removed 4. Implants… 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
May 2014
8th
 

Dental Implants- the basic facts

Dental implants are the most successful way of replacing missing teeth. There is no doubt about this with overwhelming evidence to support their use. If you have thought about treatment with dental implants then please read this article which provides all the basic information. What are dental implants? Dental implants are actually the replacement root(s) of the missing tooth/teeth. The dental implant is NOT the tooth that goes on top. What are dental implants made from? Titanium which is bio-compatible… READ MORE
 

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