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Mini Dental Implants

Smaller sized dental implants, known as mini dental implants, are fairly new technology and have been researched very little, but are used for people who have limited space in their jaw and who therefore cannot have full sized implants fitted.

Today, ocassionally we see the use of Mini Dental Implants as a cheaper alternative to conventional Dental Implants. In situations of normal load, mini-dental implants are at risk of breaking as seen in the xrays.

Signs You Should See a Dentist

Modern day life sees us all struggling to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Sometimes it seems there are just not enough hours in the day.  Consequently some “jobs” tend to get put on the back burner. One of these “jobs” tends to be visiting the dentist. Making time to visit the dentist is something we should all do.

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How often should you see the dentist?

Having good oral health is key to having good health in general. Therefore you need to make certain that you have regular check-ups. Regular check ups will not only prevent decay, but a wide range of other health issues. So just how often should you see the dentist? Let’s find out.

Can I afford teeth whitening?

Whether it’s for your wedding or your birthday, or just because you graduated university, having a sparkling white smile in your photos is one of the best investments you can make. A shiny set of teeth cannot only make your photos look good, but make you feel good from the inside out. Sometimes you need that something extra to make you feel like a million dollars. Smile Artistry can help with their Zoom 3 Teeth Whitening technology.

Dental Implant Procedures

Many people are put off the idea of having dental implants because they imagine the whole process will be time consuming and painful, when in fact the very opposite is the case. Having a single dental implant placed is a quick procedure, and can typically be done in around an hour.

Common foods and drinks which stain your teeth!

Do you suffer from discoloured teeth? If so, your definitely not alone. Coffee, cigarettes, wine and soft drinks all have a negative effect on the colour of our teeth, often leaving them stained and lack lustre.

Even some otherwise healthy fruits and juices can cause unsightly marks to appear on your teeth. Our list below highlights foods and drinks that stain your teeth and provides advice on how to maintain a whiter, brighter smile.

Tooth Implant, future or now?

In the media recently is a group of scientists growing a tooth implant from urine! A novel approach, and it go us at Smile Artistry thinking...

Could you have a tooth removed and just have a new one implanted?

The article read about how scientists have extracted gorwth potential from urine to grow tooth-like substances.  The substance was only one third as strong as tooth enamel and was only successful 30% of the time.