All you need to know about dental implants

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A dental implant is a screw-like object, made of bone-compatible titanium or ceramics, which is surgically inserted into the jaw bone. After it is firmly integrated with the bone, it will take over the function of the natural tooth root. How dental implant placement is done? To answer the most frequently asked question first: painlessly. The treatment itself is performed with local anaesthesia; this is usually all that is required. The procedure is comparable…

Dentist Open Day at Surbiton Smile Centre

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Every Mondays till 15th Dec This is a great opportunity for you and your family to come and meet our dental team and discuss any concern you have about your teeth, such as missing teeth, poor fitting denture, gum problems, loose teeth, headaches, jaw problems, crooked and discoloured teeth. Due to popularity of this event to avoid disappointment book a place in advance.

Surbiton Smile Centre proud to receive such a great review from a patient

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We received this kind review this morning and thank dear Lynn for trusting and believing in us with her dental health care. I have been receiving excellent dental care from Dr Simin Soltani at the Surbiton Smile Centre for many years now. Every procedure from fillings, crowns, whitening to an implant has been fully discussed from start to finish, such that I have every faith that the best possible treatment plan for me personally…

Gum disease bacteria and their damage to immune system, study finds

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Source: Image and text courtesy of University of Pennsylvania Date:June 11, 2014 Bacteria responsible for many cases of periodontitis cause an imbalance in the microbial community in the gums, with a sophisticated, two-pronged manipulation of the human immune system, research shows. Not only does the team’s discovery open up new targets for periodontitis treatment, it also suggests a bacterial strategy that could be at play in other diseases involving dysbiosis. The human body is comprised of…

Dental Implants Explained by Surbiton Implant Dentist

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A dental implant is an artificial tooth root made of titanium screws, they are placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Over a few months, the jawbone will fuse with the metal screw. Crowns, bridges or dentures can be attached to the implant to replace the missing teeth. Dental implants can replace one or several missing teeth. They can also support a denture and/or bridge. Watch our video to see…

Are implants for me?

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Are implants for me? 40 years ago, dental implants were unreliable and expensive. These days they are predictable and inexpensive. However, dental implants have now become the preferred option in many situations when replacing lost teeth. They can be used for the loss of a single tooth right up to the replacement of the complete set of teeth. So are implants for you? Dental implants are metal (Titanium) cylinders that are place into prepared…

Surrey dentist discusses the connection between missing teeth and TMJ disorders.

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According to American association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 69% of adults ages 35 to 44 have lost at least one permanent tooth to an accident, gum disease, a failed root canal or tooth decay. In most patients, the front missing teeth are immediately replaced by dental implants, since they are the most visible, but missing teeth at the back are often ignored. Without the support of back chewing teeth, as the teeth randomly…

Surrey dental implants can stop the facial bone deterioration due to teeth loss

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The loss of teeth creates many problems from the dissolving of bone structure to the loss of support for the face; giving the increased appearance of age and wrinkles and damage to the remaining teeth bearing the stress of chewing. Once enough teeth are missing then food choices and nutritional changes begin to cause medical problems and affect your general well being. Loss of a Single Tooth Even after the loss of one tooth,…

Advantages of Dental Implants over Dentures or Dental Bridge Explained by Surrey Dentist

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In the past, a traditionally fixed bridge was considered the best dental replacement option for single missing teeth. In this type of restoration, three false teeth are attached together with the middle tooth bridging the gap. The technique was successful but had many limitations compared with dental implants. Dental Bridge Dental Implant Dental implants reduce bone loss, encourage bone growth and support the facial structure When teeth are missing, due to lack of chewing…

Inman aligners for quick teeth straightening in Surrey

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Teeth have a tendency to shift sometimes, causing upper and lower front teeth to become crooked, explains Surrey dentist Dr Soltani. This usually happens to adults who had orthodontic treatment when they were young. In these situations, people tend to consider braces first to correct the misalignment. However, with the revolutionary Inman aligners (made of a specialised plastic) mild misalignment of the front teeth can be corrected within a short time. Most Inman aligner…

How does diabetes affect the mouth, discussed by Kingston Gum disease specialist?

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Dr Soltani of Kingston dentist explains that diabetes can have an overall effect on the body, eyes, kidney and heart, what is less known is that oral health can also suffer at some stage of the disease. It is estimated that 1 in 3 diabetics suffer from gum disease. People with diabetes are at special risk for periodontal (gum) disease, an infection of the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal…

What is Gum Disease? Discussed by Kingston Dentist

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Gum disease describes inflammation of gingival tissues as a result of a build-up of bacterial plaque, and it is extremely common – in the UK, 83% of adults show signs of gum disease. Depending on its severity, gum disease can be classified either as gingivitis or periodontitis. Gingivitis Gingivitis is the milder form of the condition, consisting of an irritation of gum tissues which is reversible with treatment to help remove and control the…

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