Posts Tagged ‘Dental implants’

Lancashire dentist highlights the risks of having dental treatment abroad

Lancashire dentist highlights the risks of having dental treatment abroad

A dentist from Lancashire has highlighted the risks of having dental treatment overseas. Dr Karim Rachidi, from Synergy Dental, said that more and more patients are asking about having treatment abroad, as dental tourism soars in popularity. Thousands of Brits are now going overseas for treatments like dental implants in a bid to save money. […]


Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

Dorset dental patient warns of the risks of travelling abroad for treatment

A dental patient who travelled overseas for treatment has shared his story in a bid to encourage others to think twice before having treatment abroad. Pradip Pandya, from Wimborne, flew to India two years ago to have dental implant treatment. At the time, he was attracted by the fees, which were significantly lower than charges […]


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 […]


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 […]


Ferndown dentist comes to the rescue of patient who lost all her teeth due to rare condition

Ferndown dentist comes to the rescue of patient who lost all her teeth due to rare condition

A kind-hearted dentist from Ferndown has come to the rescue of a local woman after she had to have all of her natural teeth removed due to a rare genetic condition. Jess Chisholm, 24, was born with oligodontia, and had to have all her natural teeth extracted as a result of the condition in December […]


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 […]


Welsh Rugby Legend Shows Off Brand New Christmas Smile

Welsh Rugby Legend Shows Off Brand New Christmas Smile

A Welsh rugby legend has plenty to smile about this Christmas after a local dentist treated him to a brand new set of teeth. Graham Price, who represented Wales a number of times in the 1970’s and 1980’s, has struggled with wearing dentures for many years, but he can now look forward to tucking into […]


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 […]


20 Year Old Who Lost Teeth in Cycling Accident All Smiles Thanks to Dentist’s Generosity

20 Year Old Who Lost Teeth in Cycling Accident All Smiles Thanks to Dentist’s Generosity

A 20 year old woman who lost six of her front teeth in a cycling accident is smiling again thanks to the generosity of a local dentist. When Alex Kerr biked home last year she was hit by a car, she had extensive injuries; a broken pelvis, dislocated knee joints and a fractured jaw and […]