How Many Implants are Required to Immobilise a Denture?

Dental Implant

There’s a reason why you may have seen so many ads for denture adhesives, whether they are in the form of a gooey gel or sponge pads. Dentures have a tendency to move, and that motion and rubbing can be uncomfortable. Everybody who has dentures has probably thought to themselves, if only I could fix them in place. Dental implants do just that by providing anchorage points between the denture and your jawbone. The industry standard is 5 implants spread out across the arch of the jaw, but with the recently pioneered dental implant Melbourne which is a four implant system that provides all the advantages of 5 implants with a simpler, more cost-effective and less invasive procedure.

Many dental patients have found that by stabilising their dentures they not only gain an increase of daily comfort in their dental prosthetics but also feel that it is more part of … Read More

Want to Know More About Porcelain Laminates?

An introductory guide to this nifty procedure

Are you looking for a way to whiten your teeth without the oxidising gels? Or are you wanting to conceal a crack at the front of your tooth?

An ever-versatile tool, porcelain laminates (also known as a veneer) have been used in dentistry since the 1950s and have helped thousands of people transform their smiles. They are also one of the few dental cosmetic procedures that can also be used to ease sensitivity, conceal minor gaps and create better asymmetry without the use of injections or drills.

So, here is your introductory guide to porcelain laminates. Enjoy!

What are they?

Porcelain veneers Bondi Junction are a thin porcelain covering, made to fit over the front of your teeth when used cosmetically.

If you are having them fitted for restorative purposes, they may be fitted to the back or to cover an entire tooth. … Read More

Nervous of Dental Check-ups? Top Tips to Help You Cope

When you are phobic of dental check-ups or indeed dental professionals, that biannual reminder to attend can send you into a panic spiral.

And you aren’t alone! As many as 1 in 3 dental patients report feeling anxiety when it is time to get into the chair and as many as 2 in 3 patients avoid attending check-ups altogether. Yikes!

So, what are some of the steps that you and your dentist in Fulham can take to help alleviate your phobia? Read on to find out!

Talk to the team

The first step in making your dental visit manageable is to tell the team if you have anxieties or phobias; don’t be embarrassed.

Modern day dental practices are well equipped and trained to handle patients who have anxiety and if you can find a team that specialises in dental phobias then all the better!

There are many things that they … Read More

Are Invisible Aligners Replacing Standard Braces?

You may have seen adverts or information online about clear aligners or invisible braces. They have become more popular over the last few years and because they are one of the forms of orthodontics that lends itself to remote dentistry, there was a big uptick in their use during the last lockdown.

The whole idea behind this kind of dentistry was to allow people who were too busy or mobile to attend a local dentist to search Invisalign Wimbledon to get access to dental services via the internet. This quickly evolved into dedicated apps which would allow you to communicate directly with the dentist; you would use the camera on your phone to take diagnostic pictures of your own mouth and as directed by the dentist, zoom in and repeat on any possible problem areas. It would also allow you to discuss with the dentist any symptoms you were experiencing.  … Read More

Looking for Clear Braces in Sheffield

Having misaligned or crooked teeth is nothing that anyone must suffer with in this age of modern dentistry. There are more treatment options available than ever before. The use of state-of-the-art materials has led to the creation of orthodontic devices that sit comfortably in position in the mouth and are hard for others to see.

Dee Kay Dental is now offering treatments using clear braces, in Sheffield, to their patients. These treatments are aimed at adults in the area who need orthodontic treatment, meaning their patients no longer have to live with misaligned teeth or the issues associated with this quite common, but easy to treat, issue.

Benefits when compared to traditional braces

It is easy to understand why many people may not have received alignment treatment in their teenage years, leading to an increase in the adult population of the UK living with this issue. Traditional braces have been … Read More