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All about implant retained dentures

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Single dental implants are very effective at filling the gap left by one missing tooth or multiple at different places in the mouth. They’re sturdy and reliable, but by no definition are they the only means of replacing a missing tooth, especially if you have multiple missing teeth in succession or no teeth. Implant retained dentures are a reliable way of restoring form and function to your mouth and are much more reliable than temporary dentures. If you’ve not encountered implant retained dentures before then you’re in luck, because we’re going to tell you all about them!

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Smoking: a warning from your dentist

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Smoking, as we all know, is bad for your dental health. There are an estimated 6.1 million smokers in England, which is just below 15% of the population, and we’re willing to bet they don’t realise what smoking is doing to their dental health and teeth. Heed these warnings from your dentist in Stourbridge…

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How Invisalign can fix your bite

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Cosmetic braces deliver great cosmetic results, and they don’t look all that bad whilst doing so either. Invisalign have reached the pinnacle of this as they are practically invisible and made of clear plastic. However, Invisalign deliver great results, great treatment discretion, and even better bite results. How does Invisalign fix your bite, and does it actually help your teeth?

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Do dental implants hurt?

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This is one of the most common questions relating to dental implants – do they hurt? It’s understandable that, for many people, dental implant surgery is a scary thing. Even though it’s only a minor surgery and there’s no need for general anaesthetic, it can still be very daunting for some patients. These procedures actually come equipped with much less pain than you’d think. You might feel some discomfort, but actual pain? Let’s find out if dental implants hurt and how to manage it.

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How does Botox work?

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Botox is widely believed to be one of the most effective ways to alter your appearance for the better without surgery. Used by celebrities all over the world to maintain their youthful looks, Botox, which is how the neurotoxic protein, Botulinum toxin, is often referred to, is the main ingredient of anti-wrinkle injections.

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When to visit a children’s dentist

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1 in 4 children starting school in the UK are showing the first signs of tooth decay as they walk into their classrooms for the very first time. This is a very depressing statistic. It’s important to understand the significance tooth decay can have on a child’s overall wellbeing, as well as why this is happening. Everybody in Great Britain has access to a dentist. Whether or not they register with one, or keep their appointments is up to the individual.

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My Invisalign Journey – Part 2

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My Invisalign journey begins ….

Firstly I had some Impressions, photographs and an x-ray! It didn’t take very long at all and within a few hours it was all on its way to the USA for the next stage! I’m so excited as next week I’ll get to see how my teeth will look at the end!

Leanne

 

Can a dental hygienist help me with gum disease?

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Gum disease is incredibly common in the UK. In fact, it’s so common that nearly every British adult suffers with some form of it whether mild or more severe. We’re going to explore with you the signs of gum disease, how you can prevent it at home, and how a dental hygienist could answer your gum disease prayers and provide some relief!

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Are veneers and dental implants different?

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Two smile transformations of cosmetic dentistry, though two very different treatments! Yes, veneers and dental implants are very different in the sense that they both treat different dental worries, and both are fitted very differently. Let’s expel some myths around the two treatments and decipher who is best suited to which treatment!

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Why you should choose Invisalign

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What’s putting you off getting adult braces? You’ve probably always felt embarrassed about the alignment of your teeth if you’re reading this now, and you know that having them straightened would not only make you look more attractive, but also help you keep your teeth healthier. Straighter teeth means there’s no hidden surfaces where overlapping occurs, a dental phenomenon that causes food to get trapped; food which is unreachable by your toothbrush and exposes you to a higher risk of tooth decay. You might find that you’d benefit from Invisalign…

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