Joyful day

Yesterday was a good day, I was lucky enough to have a lovely patient who wanted to have some "teeth in the space of one day" or as we would term it, upper and lower immediate arches. This a technique whereby, patients can have missing or damaged teeth removed; implants pla...

The Role of the Dental Hygienist and Dental Implants

I was struck this morning by the in adequacy of training in implant dentistry for some of my dental colleagues. I accept referrals and every week I am sent patients from other practices. I help to diagnose problems, and try to help them by placing implants and their associated restorations if it is ...

I’m having my dental implants done abroad-it’s better and cheaper!

  A very nice lady consulted me couple of years back, with regard to providing her with several dental implants around her mouth. She was in fact desperately in need of some sort of dental restoration. She had an ill-fitting acrylic denture, which jumped and moved when she eat. She had missi...

The fear of losing our teeth

The fear of losing our teeth or in fact, a single tooth is one that many people, understandably experience.  For many people, the prospect of a seemingly complex procedure and permanently replacing the tooth with a dental implant is simply too much. Instead, they leave a gap or resort to a dentur...

Microclimate

I left home this morning at 0630, in the trusty Cooper S to drive to Lyme, only to find that I could only see 10 metres! Having crawled to work in by now a grumpy mood; I dropped down the hill into Uplyme into bright sunshine. Lovely, my whole day improved, the sea twinkled, warmth ...

Sunshine!

Rain rain rain, it's like a tropical rainforest without the trees and the heat! At last today some sunshine and this makes everyone feel better, I have noticed that generally people seem to go into hibernation in the rainy weather, they don't feel good, don't want treatment, they just feel miserable...