Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

February 28, 2020


Although extremely common, missing teeth can be a significant problem, affecting both the function of your teeth and the appearance of your smile. There are lots of reasons why someone might lose one or more teeth, from decay and oral diseases, to accident and trauma. Whilst there are also a number of ways in which missing teeth can be replaced, there is one solution that is considered superior to any others – dental implants.

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Top Signs of Periodontal Disease

Top Signs of Periodontal Disease

January 31, 2020


Periodontal disease is an extremely common inflammatory condition which affects the supporting structures around the teeth, including the gums, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone. You may also hear it referred to by several other names including gum disease and periodontitis. In the earliest stage of the condition, it may also be called gingivitis. However, at this stage only the gum tissue is affected. However, periodontal disease is progressive and left untreated, it can have serious consequences for your dental and even wider health. Studies have shown that the majority of patients who have chronic health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, liver and kidney problems, stroke and Alzheimer’s Disease all have one key thing in common – periodontal disease.

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What is Crown Lengthening?

What is Crown Lengthening?

December 31, 2019


Can you see a lot of your gums when you smile? If so, you aren’t alone. Smiles come in all shapes and sizes and for some people, showing lots of pink, fleshy gum is the norm. However, many of these individuals are less than happy with the way that their smile looks. This is because when there is a lot of gum tissue on display, it can cause the teeth to appear undersized or disproportionate to the size of your mouth.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Implants

Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Implants

August 27, 2019


Dental implants have revolutionized the way in which teeth that are damaged or decayed and fall out or require extraction can be replaced. Instead of a bridge that is attached to existing healthy teeth, or a denture that is secured with adhesive, dental implants have an artificial root, created from a titanium post that is anchored into the jaw bone through a process called osseointegration. This is when the bone heals back around the implanted post, which has been inserted into it via the gum tissue. Osseointegration ensures that dental implants are permanent and offer superior stability and security without placing any pressure on natural healthy teeth.  

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Botox vs. Fillers – Which one is best for me?

Botox vs. Fillers – Which one is best for me?

July 31, 2019


The aging process isn’t something that anyone looks forward to. Not only does it have an effect on our health, but it also has a significant impact on our appearance. While some people are fortunate enough to retain a youthful face for quite some time, for many of us, aging quickly causes some noticeable changes that leave us feeling frustrated and self-conscious.

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