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When is a Sinus Graft Needed?

May 19th, 2017 by

Prior to the placement of dental implants, there are times when one or more supporting treatments are needed. The treatment may be necessary for safety reasons, or to ensure the success of the implant placement. One such supporting treatment is the sinus graft, which involves lifting the sinus membrane to expose the sinus floor, where […]

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Bone Grafting to Improve the Jawbone

November 14th, 2016 by

Dental implants are ideal solutions to missing teeth. The titanium tooth roots are implanted into the jawbone to serve as a firm base to where teeth replacements can then be attached, to completely restore the proper function and form of the smile. However, there are times when an implant treatment may not be possible – […]

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The Need for Nerve Repositioning

October 25th, 2016 by

A dental implant treatment seems to be pretty straightforward: place the implants in the jawbone; wait for the implants to heal (whenever necessary); and then attach the teeth restorations to the implants. These steps will depend on the individual patient’s case, and other factors concerning the entire implant treatment. For some situations, additional supporting treatments […]

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How important is Sinus Grafting for an Implant Treatment?

May 30th, 2016 by

Dental implants are ideal solutions for missing teeth problems. The titanium artificial tooth roots are placed into the jawbone, and provide support for the attachment of dental restorations such as dental crowns or a fixed dental bridge. The quality of a patient’s jawbone plays a crucial role in the successful placement of dental implants; if […]

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Steps Involved in a Root Canal Treatment

December 14th, 2015 by

A root canal is a dental treatment used to save a badly damaged or infected tooth, especially if the tooth’s roots are involved. This is considered as a last resort to save the decayed or damaged tooth, before a tooth extraction is considered. It is called a “root canal” because the treatment involves cleaning the […]

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What Happens During a Sinus Lift?

November 2nd, 2015 by

A sinus lift is a procedure done at the Dental Implant Group London, which aims to improve the structure of the upper jaw bone, particularly in the area where the molars and premolars are located. Also called sinus grafting or sinus augmentation, this procedure is done prior to a dental implant treatment – when the […]

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Bone Grafting Techniques

January 20th, 2015 by

Bone grafting is an advanced technique which is commonly used as part of the preparations for a dental implant treatment. Dental implants need healthy jawbone structure as a base where they can be attached to. However, if the jawbone is thin or has deteriorated, it can be difficult or nearly impossible to successfully place the […]

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Procedure for Sinus Grafting

November 15th, 2014 by

Sinus grafting is an advanced procedure used in preparation for a dental implant treatment. This treatment is done at the Dental Implant Group London in cases when the patient’s upper jawbone height is not enough to support the placement of dental implants. Also called sinus lift, this procedure involves the addition of bone grafting material […]

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How Dental Veneers Work to Improve Your Smile

May 13th, 2014 by

Improving the appearance of your smile can do wonders for your confidence. It may be easy to ignore the problems that need to be solved with regards to how your smile looks like, but going for cosmetic dentistry treatments can change your life in surprising ways. A veneers treatment at the Dental Implant Group in […]

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Nerve Repositioning for Safe Dental Implant Placement

March 23rd, 2014 by

A dental implant treatment provides permanent and effective solutions for missing teeth problems. Even before the actual implants placement can be done, diagnostics and preparations are done to ensure that the treatment goes as smoothly and as safely as possible for the patient. One of the supporting treatments to the placement of dental implants is […]

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