Dental Implants – Understanding their economics

Dental Implants

In the last few decades dental implants have been established as one of the most reliable, progressive treatment options for replacing missing and lost teeth. Their continued success story is evident in multiple long-term studies. As a specialist periodontist, I have often been asked about the pros and cons of this modality vis-à-vis other replacement Read More

I’m missing a tooth, what are my options to replace it?

missing tooth, missing teeth

Whether you have had a tooth extraction because that was your best treatment option, or whether you were born with a missing tooth, you will be fully aware of how a gap in your teeth can affect your appearance and self-confidence. Teeth are designed to function in harmony with your jaw joints, soft tissues (e.g. Read More

What options are available for tooth replacement?

What options are available for tooth replacement?

I am often asked about the options for replacing a missing tooth or missing teeth. Many studies have shown that, nowadays, dental implants are the best means of tooth replacement. The alternatives include partial or full dentures, fixed bridges or resin-bonded bridges. Each of these treatments has its respective place and purpose in dentistry, but Read More

What are the different types of dental implants available?

dental implants

A dental implant is a titanium screw that is surgically inserted into the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental crown, bridge or denture. Ideally, the titanium forms a very strong bond with the surrounding bone, and the implant essentially acts like the root of a natural tooth. This resemblance to normal Read More

All about Dental Implants

all about dental implants

Why replace missing teeth? Gum disease, an accident and smoking… these are just some of the causes and circumstances that can lead to tooth loss. In addition to making people feel self-conscious about their smile and appearance, missing teeth can also affect  oral health. When one or more teeth are missing, teeth on either side of the Read More