Turn the Screw on Dental Implant Fear: 3 Reasons Not to Fear Dental Implant Surgery
20 November 2017
For some dental patients, the thought of having one or more dental implants inserted into their jawbone fills them with abject fear. This fear can then put them off getting implants altogether. To do so, however, would be a mistake. Dental implants promote jawbone growth while anything else has little to no effect on bone growth.
While it is easy to understand why you might feel apprehensive about dental implant surgery, the operation itself is really not as bad as you might imagine.
Two Halves Don't Make a Bite: What to do When Your Dentures Break in Two
24 October 2017
When it comes to taking care of your dentures, much like your natural teeth, if you take care of them, they can last for many years. Dentists recommend that patients replace their dentures every 5-8 years but it is not unheard of for patients to wear the same set of dentures for a decade or two.
Unfortunately, accidents happen and wear and tear takes its toll causing some dentures to break--often at the most embarrassing moments.
A Denture Adventure Decision to Make: How to Decide if Full Dentures Are the Right Choice
5 October 2017
Sacrificing what remains of your natural teeth, no matter how bad their condition, in favour of full dentures is never an easy decision to make. This is especially true if you are still in your twenties or thirties. Once your natural teeth are gone, there is no getting them back. However, getting full dentures today does not mean that you need to wear them forever.
You could later opt for dental implants or to support your full dentures with mini dental implants at a later date.
The Organic, Metal-Free Approach: Zirconia and Why It's a Suitable Dental Implant Material
11 September 2017
Zirconia – the ''all ceramic'' dental implant – represents the new era of dental implantology. Zirconia implants serve as an alternative to titanium implants for patients who prefer a metal-free solution to replace missing teeth.
Zirconia dental implants also make a great choice if you have metal allergies and may experience problems with titanium. If you are considering dental implants, here are a few reasons why you might want to choose the zirconia implants: