Explosive growth in dental implant and CAD/CAM crown and bridge procedures ensures market recovery and fuels dental aesthetic sales

According to new dental reports by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S. market for dental implants is expected to regain double-digit growth by 2013, and will help drive the dental prosthetic market to reach over 82 million prosthetic placements by 2016. In addition, the…

All About Dental Implants

All About Dental Implants Your dentist may have suggested you get a dental implant as an alternative to a denture or bridge. A dental implant is an artificial replacement for a missing natural tooth or root. It offers more comfort and stability than dentures, can restore the ability to chew food and may improve speech…

How to Care For Implant-Supported Dentures

Just like natural teeth that must be brushed regularly to stay healthy, your implant-supported dentures must be cleaned carefully every day. Because your denture plate is attached to implants placed in your jawbone, you must remove all detachable appliances and clean around attachments, artificial teeth, and gum areas. It is unwise to sleep with dentures…

Dental implants: Do yours have a dirty little secret?

Peri-implantitis has been described as a ‘time bomb’, with an alarmingly high number of patients with dental implants unaware of the devastating effects of neglecting their oral health. Here, dental hygienist and therapist, Amanda Gallie, offers some top tips in protecting your investment. Few patients understand the consequences of a little-known disease that is emerging…

Dental treatment

Everyone, including young children, should visit the dentist at least once every six months. Permanent teeth are designed to last a lifetime. The risk of tooth decay, gum disease and tooth loss can be reduced with good oral hygiene, a low-sugar diet, use of a mouthguard when playing sport, and regular visits to the dentist…

What Can You Do If You Lose a Tooth?

Losing a tooth can be extremely upsetting and it can happen even if you take good care of your teeth, for example losing a tooth through an accident. It might be necessary to have a tooth extracted if it had root canal treatment and has subsequently fractured or become weak, and having untreated teeth grinding…