Missing Tooth

Missing Tooth

Teeth can be lost for many reasons; ultimately there are a number of options for replacement with each set of options being unique for each individual. In some circumstances leaving the missing tooth space as is, may be a perfectly sound option; however, there are a...

Fluoride

Fluoride What is Natural Fluoride (F-)? (F-) occurs naturally in the world, found in rocks, water and the soil. In the ocean (F-) can be found at a concentration of around 1.0 ppm. (Which is around a standard level for most drinking water). Further, (F-) is found...
Dental Implant Considerations

Dental Implant Considerations

Dental Implant Considerations Dental Implants can be highly predictive if properly planned. There are many issues that need to be considered within the full assessment of implant planning. Below are keys points that may lead to failure of an implant to integrate into...
Dentine Sensitivity

Dentine Sensitivity

Dentine Sensitivity What is Dentine hypersensitivity? Dentine Sensitivity – is the sensation that occurs when the middle portion of the tooth is directly affected by a stimulus, such as cold air, acid, mechanical touch or heat. The middle portion of the tooth is...

Importance of Saliva

  Importance of Saliva The assessment of saliva in the dental patient is an important modality in treatment planning. The importance of saliva cannot be underestimated, as this filtrate of serum which has a normal range of production of 0.5-1 L per day is...