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New study finds antidepressants linked to dental implant failure

A preliminary study undertaken at the University at Buffalo has revealed that of the small number of dental implant failures which occur, 33% of those patients were reportedly using antidepressants. Australia is the second highest prescriber of antidepressant medications in the world, second only to Iceland. Approximately one in ten…


Are there problems with dental implants?

What are the problems with dental implants?

As with any medical treatment there are risks associated with implant treatment The standard medical disclaimer reads: “Surgery and all health regulated services carry risks which need to be discussed with your doctor. It is always recommended you seek a second opinion.” One of the reasons for this standard disclaimer…


New study: “Implants improve quality of life and save on long-term costs”

New study: “Implants improve quality of life and save on long-term costs”

Over the last ten years more and more data has been collated on the long-term effectiveness of dental implant-based treatments A study published by the "International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants" was conducted over 10 years and reviewed 14 studies. The review which appeared in the journal stated that:…


Can veneers replace missing teeth?

Can dental veneers replace missing teeth?

Or: what to do about a missing tooth If you are missing a tooth there really is only one treatment for you. However, with so many dental options out there and so many blogs extolling the virtue of this or that treatment, it is unsurprising people become confused about what…


The cost of dental implants in Brisbane

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Why do I have to call to find out the cost of dental implants? There is a very simple reason you won’t find prices on Brisbane Dental Implant Group’s website: no two treatments are the same. That is not to imply we charge each patient a different price for the…


Dental implants: losing a tooth

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Have you lost a tooth? Are you self-conscious about the gap in your smile? When it comes to replacing a tooth a number of options are available. There is even the option of not replacing the tooth. However, most dentists will advise you against this for health reasons. Click here…


The tooth of implant dentistry

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How many people do you see walking around missing a tooth? Do you even notice that sort of thing? The truth is for every person who replaces a missing tooth, there are three or four people who shrug it off. Because, after all, they’ve got a whole lot more teeth—what’s…


What is the dental implant failure rate?

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The success rate of implant treatment is just over 96%. This percentage comes from studies carried out over a five year period. Attempts to carry out studies over a longer period have proved problematic because of difficulties keeping patients in studies for a longer term. Read more: Dental implants: losing…


Why do I have to call to find out the cost of dental implants?

Dental implant cost varies from patient to patient depending on your oral health condition.

There is a very simple reason you won’t find prices on Brisbane Dental Implant Group’s website: no two treatments are the same. That is not to imply we charge each patient a different price for the same material. What we mean is that no two mouths are the same. Click…


Here’s the only way to have dentures Brisbane

The best denture treatment is implant-supported dentures

If you are in Brisbane and are wondering what the best way to replace missing teeth is, we have the answer: implant-supported dentures. Dentures have always been the most convenient way to replace teeth. Now, with implant-supported dentures you can have teeth replaced and still look after the health of…


What are teeth implants?

teeth implants are more commonly referred to as dental implants.

You won’t find anyone in dentistry calling them teeth implants. And sometimes patients mean dental implants sometimes they mean implant dentistry. The only difference being is a dental implant is part of the implant dentistry treatment. Click here to read: What are my options to replace missing teeth? Click here to…


What are your options when it comes to replacing a missing tooth?

What are your options when it comes to replacing a missing tooth?

Not replacing your tooth isn’t an option For your oral health Brisbane Dental Implant Group recommends you do not leave a gap in your smile. A gap will cause further oral health problems. These problems include jawbone degradation, crooked teeth and misaligned bite. It can, down the track, cause further…


If you’re missing a lot of teeth, implant-supported dentures may be the solution for you

Implant-supported dentures are better for your oral health than traditional dentures If you are missing teeth, say more than 4 or 5, an implant-supported denture is generally the best treatment option. At Brisbane Dental Implant Group we offer a number of implant-supported denture treatments to help a variety of patients.…


Implant dentistry: look after your whole mouth

Restore your tooth and maintain the health of your remaining teeth and jaw When you lose a tooth it affects your remaining teeth and the health of your jaw. That is why you should replace a tooth with implant dentistry. That is why dentists recommend replacing a missing tooth. The…


Dental implants are the most popular treatment for replacing a missing tooth

All the statistics now point to implant dentistry being the most popular way to replace a tooth It is simple. If you are missing one of more teeth the best treatment is implant dentistry. Every time. Don’t have sufficient jaw bone density to support a dental implant? Bone grafts and…


What a missing tooth means for your oral health

What a missing tooth means for your oral health

Dental implants restore the function and appearance of your smile The leading cause of tooth loss in adults is gum disease. After that it’s injury and accident. Gum disease is preventable. In fact it is easily one of the most preventable diseases that humans suffer from. And yet it is…


Should I get Dental implants or root canal therapy?

Dental implants replace a tooth: root canal therapy saves a tooth There still seems to be some debate over which one is better: dental implants or root canal therapy. The truth is they are two very different procedures. Root canal therapy is designed to save your tooth from needing to…


Planning for your future

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Total tooth loss affects 56% of Australians over 65. Implant-supported dentures are an effective treatment for total tooth loss, and can improve your chewing ability and speech. Replacing missing teeth now will save you problems in the future In 2007 an eBook was published entitled “Decline of the edentulism epidemic…


Implant dentistry: a cheap treatment is not worth the risk

Implant Dentistry: The Brisbane Dental Implant Group offers comprehensive dental implant treatment.

Visit the team at Brisbane Dental Implant Group for expert results When discussing dental implants in Brisbane we could list the health reasons behind replacing a missing tooth; or explain why you need to maintain an optimal oral hygiene routine to decrease the chance of losing teeth. This article is…


Are you missing multiple teeth?

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At Brisbane Dental Implant Group we’ve got the solution for you If you are missing multiple teeth we have the solution for you. Missing multiple teeth can adversely affect your speech and eating. The problem with tooth loss is that it can cause gum disease and can result in jawbone…


Why putting off replacing a long term missing tooth is doing you damage

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Many people lose a tooth and do not think twice about it: we think maybe they should Online you’ll find lots of articles about why you want to replace a missing tooth. By the second or third sentence you find yourself reading a sales pitch for some miracle product or…


Gum disease and tooth decay have caused 20% of adults to suffer total tooth loss

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Total tooth loss—known as edentulism—is mostly caused by something that is completely avoidable. Even without expensive dental care  Gum disease and tooth decay are the leading cause of tooth loss in adults. At least 74% of adults will have to have at least one tooth extracted. Of that 74% more…


Say Goodbye to Wobbly, Loose Dentures

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If loose, wobbly dentures have been a problem for you in the past, or the thought of uncomfortable loose dentures is putting you off at Brisbane Dental Implant Group we have the ideal solution for you. If you have lost all or some of your teeth the best treatment for you…


Why You Want to Replace Your Missing Teeth

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Dental Implants Are The Best Way To Restore Missing Teeth Many people do not see the need to replace lost teeth. After all, they can still eat, still talk, so why bother forking out money for restorative dentistry? The answer is simple. Your oral health affects your overall health. Studies…

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