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Are you afraid of having Dental Implants?

What are Dental Implants?

Dental Implants are titanium screws that are placed in the jaw bone. A post is then secured to the dental implant and either a crown, bridge or denture can be fixed to this.

The advantages of implants:

  • The titanium screws act like a root making the crown more stable
  • Some people can be allergic to the materials that are used to create dentures whereas implants are completely bio-acceptable
  • Speech is generally better with implants as dentures can be quite irritating and they have to be removed at night.
  • There are no sore points with implants as they do not move
  • Your ability to chew is completely restored

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Are you nervous of visiting the Dentist?

Many people have some kind of phobia about something they fear in life. For many people that fear is visiting the dentist. Usually it’s a bad experience visiting the Dentist early on in life that puts people off returning but there really is no need to feel scared any more. Things have changed since the old days. Techniques, materials and equipment have hugely improved making cosmetic and general dentistry painless. Continue reading Are you nervous of visiting the Dentist?

Do you suffer from fear of the dentist?

Don’t worry you’re not alone, did you know one if four of us have a phobia of the dentist? A visit to the dentist is ranked in the top 5 things that people fear. Many people who have phobias of the dentist, most likely haven’t visited the dentist in many years, which means, taking a trip to see your dentist now, will be more bearable than you may think. Continue reading Do you suffer from fear of the dentist?