Titanium Dental Implants: Why They are Superior


If you’ve been conducting your dental implants research then you should by now be familiar with the dental implant material, Titanium. You will be aware that Titanium is used extensively in cosmetic dental procedures but what exactly is it that makes Titanium dental implants so special? This article lists 5 properties that you should know of this important … Read more

The Importance of the Abutment: Dental Abutments Uncovered


Do you know the various components which will contribute to your new smile? Dental Implants are never just implanted alone and include other important components, namely the dental prosthesis (artificial tooth) and the dental abutment. The dental abutment is by far the most important element in dental implant surgery. So exactly what is a dental … Read more

Crowning your Implant: Insight into Dental Prosthesis


Your new dental implants will be made up of three distinct parts: the implant, the dental abutment and the dental prosthesis (artificial tooth). Also known as the ‘crown’ the importance of the dental prosthesis lies in its aesthetic value. Whereas the implant and the abutment are structurally and functionally important the prosthesis is the only … Read more

CAD/CAM Dental Abutments: How Technology Improves Implant Procedures


There are three main elements to every dental implant – the implant itself, the dental abutment and the dental prosthesis.  Of all of these three components, the abutment is the most important as this is the element which transfers the load from the crown to the titanium implant. In the past dentists have become frustrated … Read more

Dental Implant Procedure: Bone Grafting


The dental implant procedure is an extremely complex procedure which can include a number of surgeries depending on the individual needs of the patient. When placing dental implants it is important to ensure that the level of bone is sufficient to achieve a successful procedure. Where the level of bone is not sufficient dentists often use bone grafting … Read more

Dental Implant Procedure: Gum Grafting


It is important that your dentist assesses your mouth properly before fitting your new dental implants. Tests must be conducted to ensure that the area to be implanted is completely suitable. If the area is not completely ready for dental implants there are some complementary procedures which can be conducted to make the area more … Read more