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What Are All on Four Dental Implants?

What Are All on Four Dental Implants?

Not having a smile that feels perfect to ourselves can really affect our confidence, and sadly, 71% of British adults don’t feel confident showing their teeth. As dentistry has developed, new, more accessible alternatives for aligning teeth have emerged.At Didsbury Dental Practice, we provide a variety of options when it comes to aligning your teeth. In this blog, we are going to be highlighting how you can get regain your smile by answering the question, ‘What are all on four...

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Are Zygomatic Implants Safe?

Are Zygomatic Implants Safe?

Zygomatic implants are a dental implant technique designed for people with bone loss in their upper jaw. In this article, we will be exploring the question ‘Are zygomatic implants safe?’ At Didsbury Dental Practice, Zygomatic implants are a solution we offer, so we thought it would be best to break down this technique to put your mind at ease if this is a procedure you are considering. So first up, what are zygomatic implants? What are zygomatic implants? Zygomatic implants are used in the...

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Is A Broken Crown a Dental Emergency?

Is A Broken Crown a Dental Emergency?

Dental crowns can break, become loose, or become damaged, which has prompted many patients to ask the question ‘is a broken crown a dental emergency?’Generally, a broken dental crown can be repaired if the damage is only minor. However, if there is extensive breakage on the crown, then it will have to be replaced altogether.Read on to find out more about dental crowns and what you should do if yours breaks.What is a dental crown?A dental crown is a type...

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is a loose crown a dental emergency

Is a Loose Crown a Dental Emergency?

A loose crown can be a stressful dental problem to have. If it is left untreated, it could be serious, as it may lead to tooth pain, tooth decay or tooth infection. But sometimes, patients don’t consider a loose crown as an emergency, because they don’t realise that ignoring a loose crown may aggravate the problem and cause further discomfort.Here at Didsbury Dental Practice, we often get asked the question ‘is a loose crown a dental emergency?’In this blog article,...

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Dentures or Implants? What's the Right Option for You?

Dentures or Implants? What’s the Right Option for You?

For patients who need to replace missing or damaged teeth, two of the options available are dentures and dental implants. You may be wondering which is the right option for you- dentures or dental implants? We will outline everything you need to know about the ‘dentures or implants’ debate. What are dentures? In essence, dentures are false teeth. They are removable teeth made of acrylic, nylon or metal, which fit snugly over the gums. Dentures come in two different types: complete dentures (which replace all...

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How long do dental implants last?

How long do dental implants last?

If you have lost or damaged any of your teeth, your dentist may recommend you get dental implants. But a question we are frequently asked here at Didsbury Dental Practice is this: how long do dental implants last? In this blog article, we will explain the key facts about dental implants and hopefully answer any questions you may have. What are dental implants? A dental implant offers a way to restore missing or damaged teeth with a permanent, natural-looking solution. The process involves inserting...

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24-Hour Manchester Dentist

The 24-Hour Manchester Dentist That Will Help With Any Tooth Emergency

Britain is currently facing a dental crisis. There is a shortage of dentists, a shortage of NHS dental practices and a shortage of funding for them. In fact, the British Dental Association estimates that it would take an additional £880 million a year, simply to restore funding to 2010 levels.​ Additionally, there are long waiting lists for new patients to join a dental practice, so people are being turned away, which is leaving tens of thousands of adults and children with...

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Is Invisalign better than braces?

Is Invisalign® better than braces?

Who wouldn't want healthy teeth- it is beneficial for your physical and mental health, improves your oral hygiene and boosts your confidence.Orthodontic work is a great way to get a healthier smile. Wearing braces helps to straighten teeth that are crooked, protruding or crowded. Braces also close any gaps between teeth and help correct the bite.There are many different types of braces to choose from, such as Invisible Braces (Invisalign), Six Month Smiles, Alias Lingual Braces and Damon Clear Braces.In...

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How painful is tooth extraction?

How painful is tooth extraction?

Getting a tooth removed from your mouth can be a daunting procedure for nervous patients, but with a good dentist, you are in the safest possible hands. Generally, tooth extraction is a very safe and quick procedure. So, exactly how painful is tooth extraction? In this blog post, we will outline all the information you need to know. What happens at a tooth extraction? Once you are sitting in the chair, your dentist will give you an injection of local anaesthetic, which numbs the...

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What Are Lingual Braces Alias Lingual Braces

What Are Lingual Braces? – Alias Lingual Braces

Getting braces is a rite of passage for many of us. In fact, around 200,000 people are fitted with braces every year in Britain. Braces help to straighten teeth that are crooked, crowded, or protruding. They also close gaps between teeth and help correct the bite. But did you know that braces can also prevent tooth decay and gum disease, and aid your digestion? There are different types of braces available- including lingual braces, Damon clear braces, Six Month Smiles braces, and invisible...

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