Archive for the ‘Dental implants’ Category

Dental Tourism: Is it Safe?

Dental Tourism: Is it Safe?

Dental tourism involves patients from the UK and US for example, travelling to other parts of the world including parts of Asia in order to receive cheaper cosmetic dental treatments. Clinics found in areas of Singapore, Thailand and India are able to provide treatments that are at least half the cost of expensive treatments provided […]


Leading Dentist Warns New Zealanders Against Dental Tourism

Leading Dentist Warns New Zealanders Against Dental Tourism

One of New Zealand’s leading dentists has warned the public against cheap dental treatment abroad. Dr Andrea Shepperson said that people are risking their oral health and general health by travelling to countries like Thailand for dental treatment. Dr Shepperson said that people are being lured in by low prices, but warned that in most […]


Dental Implant Firm Hosts Charity Ball To Raise Funds

Dental Implant Firm Hosts Charity Ball To Raise Funds

Members of staff at a dental implant firm have swapped the laboratory for the dance-floor to raise money for charity. Implantium, an implant firm based in Shropshire, hosted the Queen of Hearts Summer Ball at Ellesmere College in order to raise funds for The British Heart Foundation. The ball raised a total of £1,500. Guests […]


Interpol To Investigate Human Body Part Dental Implant Trade

Interpol To Investigate Human Body Part Dental Implant Trade

Interpol, the international police force, has pledged to investigate the human body part trade following accusations made against a US firm concerning the manufacture of dental implants. Ron Noble, head of Interpol, vowed to launch the investigation while speaking at a Google Ideas meeting in Los Angeles, California. The news comes in light of concerns […]


Newquay Practice Eager to Show Off New Dental Scanner

Newquay Practice Eager to Show Off New Dental Scanner

A dental practice in Newquay claims to be the first surgery in Cornwall to offer patients treatment using a low dose CT scanner. The state of the art imaging machine, now in place at Atlantic Dental on Edgcumbe Avenue, allows dentists to fit dental implants with unrivalled accuracy and can also be extremely useful in […]


Dental Implants Becoming Increasingly Popular

Dental Implants Becoming Increasingly Popular

Dental implants are becoming increasingly popular, according to data from the medical search engine www.whatclinic.com. Recent data reveals that more than 150,000 people in the UK used the search engine to find out about dental treatments and search for clinics in their area during the last month, with 2,500 interested specifically in dental implants. The […]


Chinese Manufacturers Increase Production to Meet Demand for Dental Scanners

Chinese Manufacturers Increase Production to Meet Demand for Dental Scanners

Chinese manufacturers are increasing production of dental scanners in order to meet demand, as people become increasingly conscious of their oral health. Chinese people have become more aware of the importance of their oral health in recent years and dental practices and hospitals are eager to stock the latest scanning equipment. At the China Dental […]


Crissy Rock Shows Off New Smile After Years of Dental Misery

Crissy Rock Shows Off New Smile After Years of Dental Misery

Comedian and actress, Crissy Rock has been busy showing off the results of dental implant treatment after suffering years of dental misery following treatment for cancer. The actress, who is best-known for ITV show, Benidorm and has also appeared on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, was left without a lot of teeth […]


Shropshire Dental Entrepreneur takes to the Skies to Combine Business and Pleasure

Shropshire Dental Entrepreneur takes to the Skies to Combine Business and Pleasure

A dental entrepreneur from Shropshire has adopted a novel approach to ensuring the safe delivery of his products. Jason Buglass, owner of Implantium, is combining business and pleasure by flying himself to meetings in a company light aircraft. Buglass founded Implantium, a dental supplies company based in Shrewsbury, in 2008. He is a keen pilot […]


83 Year Old Undergoes Jawbone Transplant

83 Year Old Undergoes Jawbone Transplant

An 83 year old woman has become the first person to undergo a transplant procedure using an artificial jawbone created by a 3D printer. Doctors and engineers used the latest laser manufacturing techniques to develop a custom-made metal jawbone, made from layers of titanium. The artificial jawbone was fitted into the woman’s lower jaw to […]