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Dental Implants vs Dentures – which is the better option?

Dental Implants vs Dentures – which is the better option? Find out which procedure fits you best!Introduction | Removable Prosthodontics | Dental Implants | Dental Implants vs Dentures | What are dental implant retained overdentures? | So which is better? |...

Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Are CBCT scans needed for dental implants? What is a CBCT scan and what does it do?Introduction | Why do I need a CBCT scan for dental implants? | Difference between Dental CBCT scans and X-rays | Are CBCT scans safe to use? | ConclusionThis dental article has been...

All About Titanium Dental Implants

All about titanium dental implants Everything you need to know about titanium dental implants.Introduction | How do dental implants osseointegrate into bone? | Why use titanium dental implants? | Can you be allergic to titanium dental implants? | Can i go for an MRI...

How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

How painful is getting a dental implant? Does getting a dental implant really hurt?Introduction | Is getting a dental implant painful? | What kind of anesthetic options are there? | Post-operative instructions after implant surgery |  ConclusionThis dental article has...

Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Can dental implants be used for the front teeth? I'm losing my front teeth! How can I replace them?Introduction | Why should I choose a dental implant for my front tooth? | Who is suitable for a dental implant? | What is the procedure for an implant on the front...

What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

What happens if a dental implant gets infected? Help! How do I recognize an infected implant?Introduction | How to recognize an infected implant? | What are the risk factors causing infected implants? | Can an infected implant be saved? | Why is my implant loose? |...

The TRUTH About Dental Implants – Here’s why they might not be suitable for you

The TRUTH About Dental Implants - Here's why they might not be suitable for youDental implants in SingaporeDental implant procedures have around a 95% success rate after adequate healing time has passed. At first glance that sounds great. But keep in mind this...

What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them?

What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them? Solution for bone loss in the jawbone Bone Loss in the Jawbone If you’ve heard dental bone grafts mentioned in conversation, or read that they can be required for dental implants to hold, then this will tell you...

Traditional Dental Implants vs Mini Dental Implants

Traditional Dental Implants Vs Mini Dental ImplantsNatural-looking regular dental implants have become a popular alternative to conventional dentures and bridges – on the grounds of aesthetics, comfort and convenience. Mini dental implants can give you all these...

Mini Dental Implants – What Are They and What to Expect

Mini Dental Implants Here's what you need to know about mini dental implants.What Are They & What to Expect? If you’re thinking about getting dental implants to replace missing teeth, you may not be aware that mini implants are available, thanks to advances in...
Dental Implants vs Dentures – which is the better option?

Dental Implants vs Dentures – which is the better option?

Tooth loss can have a devastating effect on an individual’s appearance, motivation and self-confidence. Missing a tooth not only affects the aesthetics of your smile but the way you eat and speak as well.

Over the years, dentists have used a great deal of ingenuity in filling up those unsightly gaps to improve patient’s quality of life. Oftentimes, it can be overwhelming trying to decide which treatment method is the most suitable for your situation. In this article, we will discuss the differences between dentures and implants as viable tooth replacement options.

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Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Are CBCT Scans Needed for Dental Implants?

Dental radiography is a vital part of imaging and radiology. Cone Beam Computerized Tomography (CBCT) scans are used widely in dentistry to assess the three-dimensional structure of jaw bones.

CBCT involves a cone shaped X-ray beam rotating around the patient. The data captured are used to record a three-dimensional (3D) image of the patient’s teeth, mouth, jaws, neck region and sometimes the ears, nose and throat (ENT) region.

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All About Titanium Dental Implants

All About Titanium Dental Implants

Modern-based titanium implants have high success rates and are only rarely associated with complications or failure.

The most common reason for tooth loss in adults is gum disease, though other causes, such as trauma and developmental defects may also lead to it.

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How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

How Painful is Getting a Dental Implant?

Your dental surgeon cannot fully guarantee with 100% certainty that the implant surgery will be pain-free for all their patients because of these patient-related factors stated above.

They will do their best to make sure you are comfortable before starting the procedure.

At any point you feel discomfort do not hesitate to let your dentist know and they can top you up with more local anesthetic if needed.

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Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Can Dental Implants be Used for the Front Teeth?

Dental implants are screws placed surgically into your jawbone, to support a dental prosthesis such as a crown, bridge, facial prosthesis or to act as an orthodontic anchor. It is an ideal option for patients with a good standard of oral health who have lost their teeth due to gum disease, traumatic injuries, failure of root canal treatment etc.

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What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

What Happens if a Dental Implant Gets Infected?

Bacteria builds upon the base of the implant screw and spreads upwards to irritate the soft and hard tissues of the gums around your dental implant. This irritation from bacteria causes your gums to get inflamed, damaging the tissues around it. If the problem is not diagnosed and treated early, the bone structure around your implant shrinks, potentially compromising the anchorage between the implant and jawbone.

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The TRUTH About Dental Implants – Here’s why they might not be suitable for you

The TRUTH About Dental Implants – Here’s why they might not be suitable for you

Dental implant procedures have around a 95% success rate after adequate healing time has passed. At first glance that sounds great. But keep in mind this statistic comes from patients who have first been approved for dental implants after thorough checks of their suitability.

Therefore, this figure doesn’t cover the whole population. Not everybody is a suitable candidate, for a variety of reasons that will be explained here.

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What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them?

What Are Dental Bone Grafts and Do I Need Them?

Dental bone grafting is a technique that adds bone, and therefore structural support, to your jaw. This allows dental implants to be fixed in place; where without the grafts there would not be enough bone to support the implant.

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Traditional Dental Implants vs Mini Dental Implants

Traditional Dental Implants vs Mini Dental Implants

Natural-looking regular dental implants have become a popular alternative to conventional dentures and bridges – on the grounds of aesthetics, comfort and convenience.

Mini dental implants can give you all these benefits as well, while providing an option when standard implants may not be possible.

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Mini Dental Implants – What Are They and What to Expect

Mini Dental Implants – What Are They and What to Expect

Mini dental implants provide an implant option if you want a less invasive procedure than regular dental implants.

And if you don’t have enough bone in your jaw to take a standard implant, mini implants do away with the need for a bone graft.

In this article we’ll cover everything you need to know about getting mini dental implants in Singapore.

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Understanding Immediate Dental Implants

Understanding Immediate Dental Implants

Generally, same-day dental implants provide patients with a temporary dental prosthesis immediately during the same visit after having the damaged tooth extracted and dental implant fixture (screw portion of the dental implant that is screwed into the jaw) placed.

The benefits of same-day dental implants over conventionally placed implants are very clear. You won’t have to wear a removable denture to hide missing teeth and the same-day dental implant process requires the least number of visits to the dentist.

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Sinus Lift & Augmentation | Here’s What You Can Expect

Sinus Lift & Augmentation | Here’s What You Can Expect

If you’re considering getting dental implants to replace one or more missing teeth in your upper jaw, a procedure called a sinus lift may be necessary if you lack sufficient bone mass in your upper jaw to hold dental implants securely.

If you find yourself in that situation, you’ll want to know a lot about sinus lifts – a procedure you’ve probably never heard of before.

Even if you currently have a full set of healthy upper teeth, you might still be curious about sinus lifts – given that tooth loss among older people in Singapore is prevalent.

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5 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Implants

5 Commonly Asked Questions About Dental Implants

Dental implants have become the tooth replacement system of choice for many people in Singapore missing one or more teeth.

The popularity of implants lies in their aesthetic and practical advantages over other methods of dealing with tooth loss.

However, because implants are relatively new in the dental world, it’s understandable that patients often have many questions about them.

Here, you’ll find answers to five dental implant questions patients are always asking us.

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Alternatives to Dental Implants

Alternatives to Dental Implants

Dental implants may be the gold standard to replacing teeth but they’re not without their downsides. Dental bridges and dentures are great alternatives to dental implants.

If you’re looking for a non-surgical solution for your missing teeth. Then you might want to consider trying a dental bridge or some dentures.

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Using Medisave for Dental Treatments

Using Medisave for Dental Treatments

Medisave is the national medical savings scheme in Singapore. Certain dental treatments such as Dental Implant Surgery and Wisdom Tooth Surgery are Medisave claimable.

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Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge

Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge

Dental implants and dental bridges are two very different forms of treatment which allow patients to replace one or more missing teeth. They’re two solutions which patients usually compare before getting onboard with either system.

Understanding which tooth replacement solutions is better suited for your case will determine the long-term success of your treatment.

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The Comprehensive Guide to Dental Implants (2020)

The Comprehensive Guide to Dental Implants (2020)

Are you missing one or more teeth and wondering about the best tooth replacement solution? Dental implants replicate the function of a natural tooth and can last for a lifetime, making them the preferred choice for many patients. On the other hand, dental implants cost considerably more than dentures and may not be suitable for some people.

If you’re considering getting dental implants in Singapore, our guide will explain all you need to know about types of tooth implant, prices, and what the procedure is like.

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