Treatment for periodontal disease

Now we know what periodontal disease is, how can we avoid it altogether, here are some of the risk factors.  Smoking, smoking is one of the most significant risk factors associated with the development of gum disease. Additionally, smoking can lower the chances for successful treatment. Hormonal changes in girls/women. (Nothing we can do about…

Periodontal Disease – What is it?

Who has heard of periodontal disease? Let’s ask the experts and see what they say.  Periodontal disease is a chronic disease that affects the tooth- supporting structure (bone, periodontal ligament and gums). Periodontal disease has two parts Gingivitis (Inflammation or infection of the gums) and Periodontitis (where there is already destruction of the supporting bone…

Aftercare

Once you have had your implants placed you will need to consider some of the points below to assist in your healing process. You won’t be able to brush over the site of the implant after it is placed, you will need to wait until the stitches have either dissolved or have been removed. It…

How long does an implant last?

You’ve had your treatment, you have your implant, but how long is it going to last? A dental implant will last as long as your natural teeth as long as you look after them.  Whenever we treat a patient, we treat it as a long term commitment with our clinic. This is unlike other clinics…

How long can treatment take?

People ask a lot about how long treatment is going to take, and normally once a patient has decided to go ahead with treatment they cannot wait to get started and finished. The length of treatment would all depend on what treatment you are having. A basic single implant can take 3-4 visits over 3-4…

Fear of the chair

The thing about fear is the unknown. What’s going to happen? Will it hurt? What if something goes wrong? There may also be a phobia left over from a past experience. At MIC we aim to make all patients feel at ease. Normally a patient will let us know if they have a phobia or…

Support Team

What is the saying? Behind every great man is a great woman. In this case it’s behind every great man is a great support team.  Both my colleague and I have over 30 years experience between us when it comes to supporting patients. We like to make sure that our patients feel comfortable and relaxed…

Treatment – Home or Away

When considering any kind of surgery we should all do our research. There are many things to take into consideration; one of the main things we would be looking at is price. Would you consider going abroad, because we all know that surgery can be cheaper abroad then in the UK? Or so it would…