“ALL ON 4” Implants - Read Full Article
What are CEREC Crowns?
CEREC is a modern technique which enables a ceramic crown to be designed, made and fitted in a single dental appointment. Read Full Article
How Many Teeth Can Be Supported By A Dental Implant?
One or two implants can often be used to support a number of teeth when combined with an implant retained denture or bridge. Read Full Article
How Long Do Dental Bridges Last?
Dental bridges do not last indefinitely but taking the correct steps to care for your dental bridge and improve the length time which will it will last. Read Full Article
What are the latest studies into the advancement of dental implant technology?
Titanium oxide is now the commonly used material in the manufacture of implants, and this has shown to reduce infection due to the material’s antibiotic properties. Read Full Article
3D technology to insert implants in a single surgical operation:
Imaging the mouth with a 3-D CT scan allows the insertion of a complete dental implant in one day, instead of waiting for six months between placing the implant and the crown. Read Full Article
What is 3D computerized tomography (CT) scanning?
CT scans are also known as CAT scans (Computerized Axial Tomography) and are similar to conventional X-ray imaging, but instead of imaging the outline of bones and vital organs, a CAT scan forms a full three-dimensional computer model of the jawbones. Read Full Article
How does guided surgery assist in implant placement?
Guided dental surgery based on three dimensional scans, new biomaterials, and what dentists call immediate 'loading' of the crown on a dental implant. Read Full Article
What is soft tissue grafting?
When you lose gum tissue to periodontal disease, your gumline recedes, making your teeth appear longer than normal. Read Full Article
What is bone grafting?
This procedure is performed when disease has destroyed the bone surrounding your tooth root. Read Full Article
What is guided tissue regeneration?
This allows bone destroyed by bacteria to re-grow. In one approach, your dentist places a special piece of biocompatible fabric between existing bone and your tooth. Read Full Article
What is periodontal disease?
The early stages of periodontal disease (gingivitis) are seldom painful and causes relatively minor symptoms like red, swollen and bleeding gums. Read Full Article
What are the signs and symptoms of periodontal disease?
In the earliest stages, periodontal disease causes few signs or symptoms, and you may not be aware of a problem until your gums become soft and bleed slightly when you brush your teeth. Read Full Article
What are the causes of periodontal disease?
Periodontitis begins with plaque. This invisible, sticky film forms on your teeth when starches and sugars in food interact with bacteria normally found in your mouth. Read Full Article
What are the treatments for periodontal disease?
Your gum tissue should fit closely around the teeth, but when periodontitis destroys supporting bone and tissue, your gum tissue weakens allowing bacteria-filled pockets to form around your teeth. Read Full Article
Can periodontal disease be prevented?
The best way to prevent periodontal disease is a program of good dental hygiene throughout your entire life. Brush your teeth at least twice daily; in the morning and evening, and floss at least once a day. Read Full Article
Complementary and alternative medicine:
Because nutrition plays a major role in oral health, many complementary and alternative therapies focus on supplying your body with certain nutrients. Read Full Article
The History of Modern Day Dental Implants: Read Full Article
Bruxism - Read Full Article
Receding Gums - Read Full Article
A dry socket is a painful, foul smelling post-operative condition that sometimes develops over the course of the first several days following a tooth extraction. Read Full Article
What is Osseoinegration - Read Full Article
Implant-Supported Overdentures - Read Full Article
Post-Extraction Implant Placement - Read Full Article
Longevity of Dental Implants - Read Full Article
Preventative Dentistry - Read Full Article
Price Comparison Article
A comparison of costs between the cost of dental treatment abroad, and the cost of treatment in the UK DentalcarePlus clinic. Read Full Article