Archive for the ‘Dental implants’ Category

Professional Wrestler Requires Emergency Dentistry After Smashing Teeth on a Post

Professional Wrestler Requires Emergency Dentistry After Smashing Teeth on a Post

Professional wrestlers have their share of bumps, bruises and injuries after entertaining a stadium in a match, but for WWE star Cesaro, impacted teeth and a trip to the emergency dentist can be added to his list of injuries. At Sunday night’s WWE No Mercy show, during his tag team match with Sheamus against the […]


First ever Dental Implant Operation Completed by a Robot with No Human Intervention

First ever Dental Implant Operation Completed by a Robot with No Human Intervention

In a major leap forward for robotics, a specially designed robot has carried out a dental implant operation for the first time without direct human intervention in China, fitting implants and two new teeth, created using 3D printing techniques. Whilst dental staff was present during the one hour procedure, they did not play an active […]


21-year old who appeared on Embarrassing Bodies showcases amazing new smile

21-year old who appeared on Embarrassing Bodies showcases amazing new smile

21-year old who admitted to never brushing his teeth has showcased the results of extensive dental work after appearing on the Channel 4 show, Embarrassing Bodies. The man, known as Jay, said that he was never taught to brush his teeth, and years of neglect had contributed to him feeling incredibly self-conscious about his smile. […]


Fitness fan needed £5,000 worth of dental treatment after falling on an obstacle course

Fitness fan needed £5,000 worth of dental treatment after falling on an obstacle course

A fitness fanatic who was taking part in an endurance challenge was forced to endure hours of surgical treatment and a procedure to replace a tooth after falling and smashing her chin. Olivia Jones was taking part in the popular Tough Mudder challenge when she slipped whilst trying to climb over a ramp, which was […]


Surgeons reconstruct patient’s jaw using bone from the leg in pioneering procedure

Surgeons reconstruct patient’s jaw using bone from the leg in pioneering procedure

Surgeons have carried out a pioneering procedure to reconstruct a patient’s jaw using bone tissue from his leg. Tommy Innes, 55, found out he had a tumour after going to the dentist for a routine appointment. When he saw the hygienist, she advised him that there was a mass on the bone, and ordered an […]


NHS England to launch special care dental service in Lincolnshire

NHS England to launch special care dental service in Lincolnshire

Representatives from NHS England have confirmed the launch of a new special care dental service in Lincolnshire. A new service, which is designed to target vulnerable groups with special dental needs, will be introduced in the area on Thursday 1st December. Initially, the programme will run for seven years; however, there is an option to […]


Leading Restorative Dentist Offers Advice for Implant Patients

Leading Restorative Dentist Offers Advice for Implant Patients

Dental implants offer people who have lost teeth with a stable, lifelike replacement, but dentists are concerned that some patients are unaware of how to look after their implants and this is contributing to preventable problems. Dr Aws Alani, a consultant in restorative dentistry at King’s College Hospital, said that implants are still relatively new […]


Dentist Teams Up With Swiss Manufacturer to Launch New Dental Implant

Dentist Teams Up With Swiss Manufacturer to Launch New Dental Implant

A surgeon from a cosmetic dentistry practice in York has worked with a Swiss manufacturer to help with the launch of a new kind of dental implant. Dr Adam Glassford, from Andrea Ubhi York, Stonegate, is working alongside Straumann on the manufacture of two new products set to improve options for patients. Straumann has been […]


Stroud Dentist To Hose Implant Event

Stroud Dentist To Hose Implant Event

A dentist from Stroud is hosting an event to enable people to find out more about dental implant treatment. Colin Neil, an award-winning dentist, will host the event, which is open to patients with missing teeth, on Saturday 22nd February at the Subscription Rooms. The event will run from 10am until 3pm and Dr Neil […]


Dentists Flock To Help 20 Year Old Who Lost Her Teeth In A Cycling Accident

Dentists Flock To Help 20 Year Old Who Lost Her Teeth In A Cycling Accident

The story of a 20 year old woman who lost her front teeth following a cycling accident has touched the heart of the nation, with several dentists offering their services free of charge. Alex Kerr appeared in the national and local press after she was told that she would have to join a waiting list […]