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Primary prevention of Peri-Implantitis

Primary prevention of Peri-Implantitis

Peri-implantitis is a site-specific infectious disease that causes an inflammatory process in soft tissues and bone loss around an osseointegrated implant in function. When dental implants have been placed in your jawbone successfully, osseointegration (connection)…

Enamel Erosion

Enamel Erosion

Enamel is the outer protective layer for your teeth and helps protect against physical and chemical damage. Enamel is very strong - in fact it is the hardest tissue in the human body, tougher than…

Removing Teeth

Removing teeth

If you have damaged teeth or if they are severely decayed and there isn’t a way to repair them, your dentist may recommend removing teeth; although this will be the last resort, as your dentist…

What is Cosmetic Dentistry

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Because your smile is one of your most prominent facial features, having damaged, crooked, or discoloured teeth can affect your confidence in how you portray yourself to others. The rise in cosmetic surgery over recent…

What is Root Canal treatment?

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure used to treat infection at the centre of the tooth (root canal system). Root canal treatment is often required to treat infections caused by live bacteria in your…

What is Hypodontia

What is Hypodontia?

Hypodontia is an inherited condition characterised by developmentally missing teeth, without taking the absent third molars into account. In the case where there are six or more missing permanent teeth, the condition is called Oligodontia.…

What is Hyperdontia?

What is Hyperdontia?

Hyperdontia is the condition of having supernumerary teeth, or teeth that appear in addition to the regular number of teeth. What are the symptoms of Hyperdontia? The most common symptoms or sign of Hyperdontia is when you can't chew properly or…

What is Dental Tourism

What is Dental Tourism?

In our ever changing society, it’s becoming more popular to travel abroad for dental surgery, which is referred to as Dental Tourism; this is where individuals seek dental care outside of their local healthcare system. …

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third and final set of molars that most people get in their late teens or early twenties. Sometimes these teeth can be a valuable asset to the mouth when healthy and…

Why are dental check-ups essential?

Why are dental check-ups essential?

It’s important for your overall oral health that you visit your dentist regularly, whether it’s for treatment or dental check-up. This helps maintain good health for your teeth and gums, as well as preventing potential…

The benefits of Denplan

The benefits of Denplan

What is Denplan? Denplan was set up in 1986 by two dentists, created to assist both patients and practices with private dental care offering a range of dental payment plans to suit every oral health…