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Blog Post - ​ Missing Front Tooth Replacement Options

A missing front tooth can be very traumatic. Not only are your looks affected but, as a result, your self-esteem can plummet and make you avoid work or socialising. Additionally it can present difficulties with chewing and speaking, as well as smiling. 

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Blog Post - Dental Bridge versus Dental Implant

If you have lost a tooth, particularly a front or prominent tooth, you will know it can have an impact on your everyday life and self-esteem. Eating becomes problematic and you may avoid smiling or socialising. 

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Blog Post - Deterioration of Jawbone

Having missing and failing teeth is concerning for several reasons, among them the affect it has on your jaw health.
 

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Blog Post - ​ Why are my teeth getting shorter?

If your teeth are getting shorter, you may be suffering from teeth wear which can be attributed to three general causes: 
 

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Cracked tooth syndrome

  • Mar 25, 2017
Blog Post - Cracked tooth syndrome

Cracked tooth syndrome is, as the name suggests, a condition that is caused by a variety of reasons whereby a fracture, or crack, in the tooth leads to various symptoms requiring dental treatment.
 

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Blog Post - ​Top Ten Things You Must Know Before Choosing an Implant Dentist (Part 2)
This is part 2 of the 'Top Ten Things You Must Know Before Choosing an Implant Dentist', see part 1 here
 

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Blog Post - Cosmetic Dentistry - All You Need to Know About Veneers

A veneer is a thin casing of either porcelain or composite resin that is bonded to the front surface of a tooth to improve its appearance. It can be used to eliminate the problem of stained or dark teeth, close spaces between teeth or reshape a tooth that is shortened by wear. 

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Blog Post - What can I do to make my implants last?

Maintenance – What can I do to make my implants last?

 

Caring for your dental implants is very similar to caring for your own teeth. Brushing twice a day with a soft toothbrush and flossing daily, together with regular professional hygiene visits that match the maintenance of your natural teeth, are the key to implant longevity.

Just as your natural teeth, if not cared for adequately, can develop periodontitis (gum and bone recession), neglected dental implants can develop peri-implantitis which can cause soft tissue and bone loss. In some cases this can lead to the loss of your implants.

There are 3 easy steps to maintain your dental implants:

  • 1.Brush at least twice a day around the teeth, gums and abutments with a small, soft toothbrush or interdental brush.
  • 2.Floss frequently to prevent plaque from building up which can lead to gum tissue inflammation and peri-implantitis.
  • 3.Visit the dentist every 6 months for professional cleaning and check up. The implants should be examined with an x-ray every 1, 3 and 5 years.

Your dental implants will last a long time if you take care of them.

 

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Blog Post - How Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

Considering getting dental implants? If you have been wearing dentures, you probably are already aware of the problems associated with them. 

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