Friday, 13 July 2018 by Foundation Dental
When told about their oral health, most people would think only about their teeth. After all, the teeth are the most conspicuous feature of the mouth. But there are other tissues in the mouth that constitute a fully functioning oral cavity, each of which requires just as much care as the teeth receive on a
Saturday, 26 May 2018 by Foundation Dental
Your gums need as much TLC as your teeth. If you haven’t been paying attention to the health of your gums, chances are you may already be developing periodontitis. Also known as ‘periodontal disease’, ‘gum disease’ or ‘pyorrhoea’. In that case, you should consult with a periodontist in Brisbane or on the Sunshine Coast. So
Some impressive tooth facts here. Please note we don’t endorse #8! #6 is also worrying. Be sure to contact us if you have any concerns about your teeth.
“As dentists, we see first-hand the growing rate of dental decay and disease. With the increasing rate of dental decay in children, we are particularly concerned about the oral health of future generations,” stated Dr Karin Alexander, ADA President. “As the report states, poor childhood oral health is a strong predictor of poor adult oral
The diagram below shows how a dental implant is used in place of a natural tooth.
Despite improvements in dental care, millions of people suffer tooth loss — mostly due to tooth decay, gingivitis (gum disease), or injury. For many years, the only treatment options available for people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. But, today, dental implants are available. Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. Implants provide a strong foundation for
Overweight and obesity have been associated with increased periodontitis risk. However, uncertainty persists regarding the causal relationship of such conditions. In this study, participants were followed periodically since their birth. Anthropometric measures and habits were assessed during the life-course. Periodontal examinations comprised a full-mouth probing at six sites per tooth using a PCP2 probe. Two
Friday, 17 June 2016 by Foundation Dental
At Foundation Dental Services, once we have stabilised your periodontal disease, with active periodontal treatment, we will tailor a supportive care programme for you according to your ongoing risk of recurrence.
There is no question that over the last two decades dental implants have revolutionised tooth replacement and the practice of dentistry. The concept of dental implants is not new, the earliest recorded attempts of their use were discovered in the Mayan civilization dating back to 600 A.D. Today’s highly successful dental implants consist of root
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