Archive for the ‘Dental implants’ Category

Mini-implants”cost-effective”

Mini-implants”cost-effective”

A new type of small dental implant for denture wearers is now available from the Stamford Dental Group. Dr Jack DeGrado said the so-called mini-implants are metal posts surgically inserted beneath the gum, which are then attached to the dentures. They are much smaller and cheaper than conventional dental implants and will help keep dentures […]


Take care when brushing, says Molar

Take care when brushing, says Molar

Special care needs to be taken with crowns, bridges or dental implants when brushing teeth, warns Molar. The oral health specialist has stated that these cosmetic dental treatments need extra attention as they are often overlooked while cleaning. It explained: "The supporting gums around these areas are just as prone to gum disease as natural […]


Cost and time-effective implant technology developed

Cost and time-effective implant technology developed

New technology means that dental implants no longer have to be expensive or time-consuming. Reported by WHEC-TV, a patent for hybridge implant procedure is currently under consideration. Dr Frank Lamar of the Elmwood Dental Restoration and Implant Centre has developed a row of resin dentures which are fasted to five or six metal implants. The […]


Dental implants ‘maintain youthful look’

Dental implants ‘maintain youthful look’

Dental implants are essential to maintain a youthful appearance when a person is missing a tooth, it has been claimed. According to news provider Bestsyndication.com, there are three types of dental implants and which is best for an individual depends on their jaw measurements and bone density. Root form implants are small titanium cylinders around […]


Research reduces teeth implant waiting period

Research reduces teeth implant waiting period

New research into titanium implants may reduce the length of time it takes to replace a missing tooth, reports ScienceDaily. The magazine cites a dissertation from the Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden which found that the 98 per cent of cases which had a titanium implant directly loaded with a bridge were successful. Currently, the majority […]


Cosmetic dentistry ‘transforms lives’

Cosmetic dentistry ‘transforms lives’

A mother in Scotland has claimed that cosmetic enhancement of her smile has changed her life. Lorraine Patterson told the Paisley Daily Express that she had been going through life with her mouth clamped firmly shut before she had the treatments. A series of dentistry procedures including extensive bridgework, root canal treatment, dental implants and […]