What are mini-implants?


Mini-implants are implants that are smaller or thinner than a traditional implant. A traditional implant begins at 3mm in diameter and goes up from there. Research shows the three millimetres is the thinnest diameter of an implant that can be placed in the jaw and have long-term success. So why are mini-implants used? It’s important […]

How Do I Take Care of a Dental Implant?

Implants are just like natural teeth in that they need to be looked after in order to last a lifetime. Just like your natural teeth, it’s important to brush and floss an implant daily. Bacteria can harbour around the implant and cause an infection that can lead to loss of the implant, just like with […]

What’s the Difference Between Porcelain and Composite Veneers?

When considering your options for veneers, there are a number of factors to consider when choosing what material will be best for your veneers?  Dentists consider many aspects  when determining what veneer material is best for their patient, and you may be wondering what those are. Price. Price is naturally one of the main concerns […]

Do I Need To Use Fluoride For A Healthy Smile?

In order to understand whether or not you need fluoride for your teeth, we need to first understand what fluoride does for the teeth. Fluoride strengthens the enamel of your teeth and makes it more resistant to decay.  Countless, science-based studies show the irrefutable evidence of this fact. There are no doubts about it: fluoride […]

Returning to Work After Dental Implant Surgery

A common question we get asked by our patients trying to decide the best timeframe to plan their implant surgery is how long they can expect to be off work after an implant surgery.  It’s a great question, and most patients are surprised to hear that in some cases, they can expect to go back […]

Why Are My Teeth Loose?

If you have a tooth that’s loose and you’re wondering why, it’s important to go to the dentist to have it inspected. There are three main culprits of a loose tooth:  Trauma.  A bad fall or impact to the mouth can loosen teeth.  Infection in the tooth Gum disease With trauma, generally this is realised […]

Are My Gums Receding?

What are the signs of gum recession? Triangular teeth Gaps appearing between the teeth Teeth appearing longer Have you ever heard the expression “Growing Long of Tooth” to mean growing wiser as you age? Unfortunately, this common phenomenon isn’t a sign of wisdom, but a sign of gum recession. Besides being unsightly, gum recession also […]

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