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Dental Implants Overtake Dentures as the Treatment of Choice for Missing Teeth

Dental Implants Overtake Dentures as the Treatment of Choice for Missing Teeth

Dental implants have been a breakthrough in the treatment of missing teeth and are now being recommended as a better option than traditional dentures. The All On Four procedure uses 4 dental implants to secure a prosthetic replacement into place and provides a greater level of stability than dentures alone. This treatment also allows patients […]


Straumann Dental takes Large Stake of Dental Wings

Straumann Dental takes Large Stake of Dental Wings

Straumann Holding AG, a Swiss dental company specialising in making and producing dental implants, has bought a significant portion of the Canadian based, privately owned dental firm, Dental Wings. The Basel based, Swiss company is internationally known for its implants and is the only company to specialise in surgical, restorative and regenerative dentistry, but one […]


Implant Healing Times to be Reduced

Implant Healing Times to be Reduced

For years, titanium has been the ideal choice for dental implants used to replace lost teeth, because of the speed at which the body accepts this material. But recent studies have discovered that the time it takes for the full recovery of a patient following the introduction of a dental implant, could actually be greatly […]


Dental Implants: The True Cost of Travelling

Dental Implants: The True Cost of Travelling

DentalcarePlus, a UK cosmetic dentistry provider, has made the choice to lower the price of its dental implants in opposition to cheaper implants abroad. The firm, which has clinics in Plymouth and Marlow and another soon to open in Bristol, has dropped the costs of its implants to compete with foreign implant prices. For years […]


Research suggests huge growth in popularity of dental implants

Research suggests huge growth in popularity of dental implants

Studies carried out by the Millennium Research Group have revealed that dental implants are set to become extremely popular in the next five years. The research suggests that the dental implants market will increase by nine percent in the next 5 years. Other treatments, such as facial injectables, are also set to boom, in line […]


Appeal to help nurse pay for dental treatment after bottle attack

Appeal to help nurse pay for dental treatment after bottle attack

The local press in South Yorkshire are appealing for help to provide treatment for a nurse who was attacked on a night out in Conisborough. Astra Taylor, a 20 year old nurse, was hit in the face with a bottle whilst enjoying a night out at the Fox Inn; when she put her hand up […]


Isle of Man dentist suspended by GDC

Isle of Man dentist suspended by GDC

A dentist from Douglas on the Isle of Man has been suspended by the General Dental Council, it has been revealed. Gunter Zimmerman, who was working at the 65 Woodbourne Dental Surgery, has been suspended for a period of six months, following a GDC hearing. Mr Zimmerman was suspended following investigations into the treatment of […]


Dental implants increasingly popular at Kissdental

Dental implants increasingly popular at Kissdental

Dentists at Kissdental, Manchester, have revealed that an increasing number of patients are choosing to have dental implants. Dental implants are a relatively new treatment, which have revolutionised modern dentistry. In the past, patients faced a choice between dental bridges and dentures when they lost teeth; however, now dental implants are becoming a much more […]


Recession-struck Brits Invest In Long-term Treatment

Recession-struck Brits Invest In Long-term Treatment

For recession-struck Brits the little luxuries we like to enjoy have been shelved whilst we sit out the economic storm. It is for this reason that the growth in popularity of dental implants during the past 2 years has shocked dental professionals. It seems that quick thinking dental patients are opting for the permanent solution […]


Dental tourism booming amongst New Zealanders

Dental tourism booming amongst New Zealanders

Dental tourism is becoming increasingly popular with New Zealanders, with thousands of people choosing to go abroad for dental treatment in a bid to save money. Dental tours to Thailand have become particularly popular, with dental tourists choosing to combine dental treatment with an exotic escape; prices in Thailand are up to 65 percent cheaper […]