October 11th, 2013
If you want to overcome the problem of losing a tooth or two, then knuckle down once you have got over the shock and take a look at the reliable work that dental bridges have been doing for thousands of people for decades now. The bridge has always been faithful to everyone in the past, but technology has given it a brand new slant thanks largely to the advancement in dental implant developments through simple, yet precise laser surgery. Combine the two together and you have a very strong fitting indeed that will serve you well for up to 20 years or so of you care for it and learn how to clean it properly from the day it is fitted. It will give you back an incredible look to your smile whilst promoting the continual oral health in your mouth. It isn’t a hard procedure to perform either and you should be up and running again within a couple of weeks. To find out more about dental bridges, get in touch with experts in this field, experts like Mulberry Dental of Surrey who know all about this treatment and the variations it has to offer, because they serve the Surbiton area and can point you in the right direction.
April 9th, 2013
It would be true to say that any form of tooth loss can be a very stressful period in your life should it occur- it isn’t an easy thing to come to terms with for some people. But once you have got to grips with the fact that it has happened then you should turn your attentions to how you can replace the tooth or teeth that have been lost. A dental bridge has been working for people in Kingston-upon-Thames for over fifty years now and with good reason- they work brilliantly and have also got a lot better since the treatment has started to incorporate implants as well, which has improved the strength and longevity of a bridge. When you go for the treatment, your dentist will first make a cast of the area that needs to be treated, from which your bridge can made. Then, if you opt for an implant, this can be put in while your bridge is being made. When it returns from the lab, it can be put into place in a single sitting: it will not only restore your smile to its former glory, but it will also help to maintain the health of the rest of your teeth and if you look after it and learn how to clean it, a bridge will last you a very long time. If you want to know more, then call Mulberry Dental; they serve the area and are experts in this field.
February 23rd, 2013
Cosmetic dentistry can resolve any issue that it is presented with, which is always nice to know when dealing with more shocking scenarios such as tooth loss. This can initially come as quite shocking should it happen to you, yet, it isn’t so hard to put right and there are quite a few good ways of going about it, one is to have a dental bridge fitted. This treatment goes back a long way, which means that it works, and what’s even better is that the techniques of fitting them and their design has improved with age. There are three basic types to choose from; the first is a replacement tooth welded between a couple of crowns and then cemented onto the teeth that sit either side of the gap. This can also be stretched over a gap of up to three missing teeth. The other two methods involve bonding the new tooth to others using wires and resins, although these techniques have rather taken a back seat since mini dental implants have been introduced to bridge-work. They have helped to anchor bridges securely, and also evolved the thinking in the design of dental bridges. If you need to know more about the dental bridge in Shepperton, you should give Mulberry dental care of Walton a call; they serve your area and can help answer any questions that you may have.
June 27th, 2012
Cosmetic dentistry is rife in Kingston-upon-Thames and rightly so, there’s no harm in smiling fabulously. But with anything you ‘choose’ to have done, it is also settling to learn about what exactly is going to happen and Mulberry dental care is on hand to anyone that requires guidance in this department. This is especially true when having a mini-dental implant fitted, as it is a complex looking operation on paper. In actuality however, it is an extremely routine, quick and painless operation these days, as you will discover when seeking advice. Mini-implants are used to support a number of minor cosmetic replacements when someone has suffered tooth loss in some form or another. The idea of having a titanium rod screwed into the jawbone sounds grisly, but it’s not at all; laser pinpoint surgery and the use of computers have made this once delicate operation, simple and multiple minis can be fitted within the hour! They can be used to support small crowns or dental bridges, but they really come into their own when used to lock dentures firmly into place. They are a very versatile treatment and give more freedom to anyone who has suffered from tooth loss than ever before.
June 17th, 2012
Tooth loss is a sorry state of affairs in Surrey, by whatever reason it happens. The aftermath however is the more difficult thing to get over; not only is there the shock of how different your mouth looks, there is the complication of further health issues arising in your mouth because of the loss. Though not essential in all cases, generally, it’s advisable to plug up the holes in order to protect your ‘bite’ and relieve pressure on your jaws and a tried and tested method is the use of a dental bridge. They come in many guises, depending on where the tooth loss has occurred. If for example you have lost a tooth at the back of the mouth and there is only a single tooth to bond the replacement to, it will be attached with wires and resin to the adjacent tooth. The more common bridge however is one that sits between to remaining teeth often called the Maryland bridge, the replacement tooth is bonded to two crowns that are then cemented onto two adjacent teeth; this can be used for multiple tooth loss as well, though, often in conjunction with a mini-implant. Whatever bridge you need for tooth loss, they can be a bit hard to clean at first as you will require some special little brushes to get under them, but if cared for, they are a fantastic replacement that will last you a good 15 years or so.
May 11th, 2012
Many ideas and inventions can fall by the wayside, others re-invent themselves, and keep going and going. When it comes to dentistry, there is one that has been around for decades and looks as though it will for many more- the dental bridge. This has been by far the most popular choice in Kingston-upon-Thames to combat tooth loss over the years because it is simple to make, simple to fit, cheap and very durable. Taking in the health issues of losing a tooth or some teeth, other teeth in the mouth may move after the event, which can cause infection to set in and then you may lose more to gum disease or tooth decay, but by filling up the gap, the teeth will remain firmly in place. From a cosmetic point of view, filling in the hole can readdress the beauty of your smile that tooth loss can destroy. There are two general designs to bridges, the first is where teeth or a tooth have been lost between a row of other teeth, so to bridge the problem, two crowns that sit at the ends of the fitting are cemented onto the adjacent teeth that remain either side of the hole. This however, could be quite precarious in the past as the larger the gap the more unstable and fragile the bridge- that was until it was discovered that by using a mini-implant in the middle of the bridge could anchor it more stronger than ever before (the materials from which bridges are made these days are also more robust); the other type of bridge is one that attaches itself to a single tooth by wires and resin, usually to the rear of the mouth. Mulberry dental care can give you all the information you need to know about dental bridges.
December 28th, 2011
Tooth loss can lead to further tooth loss if not addressed as the other teeth are exposed to infection and further movement once the too has gone missing. In Sunbury there are bridges on the market that can do the job of shoring up the gap, but the one you will require rather depends exactly on where the tooth has been lost. If it has gone missing at the back, you will need to be fitted with a cantilever bridge which involves wires being attached to the neighboring tooth and then bonded in. If a tooth has gone between two others, a Maryland bridge is one of the more popular choices; the replacement tooth is between two crowns that are then cemented onto the ‘neighbors’. But if two teeth have gone together, one of the best ways is to have a half crown at one end that will be cemented onto the remaining adjacent tooth, the new teeth in the middle and at the other end, a full crown that is located onto a mini-implant. Bridges are durable and can go the distance but you need to ensure that you know how to clean them properly as food can get stuck under them and cause bacteria.
November 30th, 2011
Sometimes, a gap in the mouth can come across as sexy in Surrey when a tooth goes missing, it can also be quite harmless to the general health of the mouth- depending on the nature that the tooth went missing in the first place. But if it was lost through an accidental cause, it can leave the rest of the surrounding teeth suffering from a little bit of shock and awe, and in this case, you should definitely consider getting the tooth replaced to ensure that you maintain the health of your teeth that remain and your gums as well. You wouldn’t go wrong if you opted for a dental bridge for this is a tried and tested method of plugging an opening. There are generally a few that have always been around and have proven themselves to work with precision, but since the development of the mini-implant, it has taken the longevity of bridges to a different level as they keep the fitting true in the mouth. A bridge is a cheap option but it works very well and keeps your mouth working efficiently and healthy. The general shelf life is around 15 years, depending on how you look after it, and you will have to look after it as well, for bridges are notoriously hard to clean and look after- get all the finite details right however and you’ll be smiling until Christmas.
November 23rd, 2011
Dental bridges are one of those funny old treatments that seem to have lost their identity with all the modern methods around in Sunbury these days, but they do have a role and they do work superbly when it comes to having a tooth replaced in the mouth and they can also preserve the continual health in your mouth from stopping further movement after the loss and help you to avoid infection and gum disease. Getting a bridge fitted is a pretty straight forward process once you and your dentist have worked out the best option. A tooth at the back of your mouth may involve wire and resin to bond the new tooth into position, but if you have one gone from the middle of a row, you can a new tooth bonded to two crowns that are cemented onto the surrounding teeth. In both cases, you can have an implant fitted which will prolong the life of the fitting but in all cases with bridges, they are cheap but they will require you to be on your guard when it comes to cleaning them. It is an acquired technique and takes a little bit of effort to get right at first and you will have to invest in the right tools. But get it right and a dental bridge will not only restore the look of your mouth, it will keep the health of your mouth up and running while it is in place.
October 9th, 2011
Some people in Surbiton consider a gap in the mouth as quite sexy and tough- whatever turns you on eh? But on a more serious theme, losing a tooth can also be quite dangerous to the health of your mouth. It all leans towards just where you have lost the tooth as whether or not it will be threatening the rest of your mouth. If it is in the middle of others, the surrounding teeth can start to move and then your mouth is vulnerable to evils of tooth decay and gum disease. Getting a dental bridge fitted when you find yourself in this position can irradiate such problems arising and it’s easy too. The Maryland Bridge spans across the gap, as the new tooth is bonded between crowns that are then cemented over the prepared adjacent teeth. It is a superb little fitting that will plug the ‘hole’ and give you the freedom to smile again. If you have lost a tooth at the back of your mouth, and there is only one tooth to work with, a cantilever bridge will be key to getting a tooth fitted- it may sound complex with its wires and resin, but it will restore the way your mouth works. Any bridge work comes with the fact that you are going to be pretty astute in the way you clean your teeth from the moment you have one fitted, but this is small fry once you get the hang of it and the benefits that a bridge give to your teeth in the long run are just so rewarding.