Here is a great video that demonstrates how dental implants work, showing 3 teeth restoration using crown and bridge supported on 2 dental implants. To find out more about how dental implants work, call us on 07 3878 2519 for an obligation-free discussion.
Article by Dentistry Today The acidity of red wine leaves a mark on your teeth and over time that takes its toll. A survey released recently showed that only 16% of people are concerned with oral health implications when drinking alcohol. This is a problem based on the fact that many alcoholic drinks are filled with
Smoking tends to disguise the damage taking place to teeth and gums. Usually infected gums are red, puffy and bleed easily when they are brushed. Smokers’ gums are not like this – they are pale and thin and do not bleed readily. The nicotine contracts blood vessels, reducing the blood flow to the gum and bone.
SOURCE: American Academy of Implant Dentistry Why are dental implants often the first choice and a standard of care compared to other options to restore missing or damaged teeth? Next best thing to healthy, natural teeth. Strong and stable, a dental implant restores a lost tooth so that it looks, feels, fits and functions like
The end of the year is fast approaching and at 31 December, most health funds reset their annual benefits. That means if you have not used your benefits this year, they will not carry over to next year. So if you have been meaning to come in and see us for dental implants or periodontal
Do you have a missing tooth that needs replacing? Have you been putting it off as you’re not sure who to contact or what is involved? Perhaps it’s time to consider a dental implant. Dental Implants are now a very successful and accepted treatment option to replace lost teeth permanently. Over the last 15 years we
We often get asked, ‘how do I know when I need a periodontist and not a dentist?’ A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal disease, and in the placement of dental implants. Periodontists are also experts in the treatment of oral inflammation. Periodontists receive extensive training in
In this great article by Claudia Hammond on the BBC website, find out how what’s true for horses may not be true for us. The phrase “long in the tooth” comes from the practice of gauging a horse’s age by the length of its teeth. Nineteenth century horse-traders were not a particularly trustworthy bunch, so a wise buyer would often
Foundation Dental Services are looking forward to expanding our Sunshine Coast Service with new rooms set to open by Christmas 2013. Want to see a “sneak peek” of the draft layout? Click here for a virtual tour.
Recently Dr John Carrigy, Dr Bronwyn Carrigy (FDS) and Dr Simon Moore (Brisbane Oral Pathology Services) were invited by Professor Callum Durwood (Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, International University) if they would help with the delivery of the teaching and dental programs in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Here are some photos from their trip: