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Bridge vs Implant

Bridge vs Implant

Before dental implants were available dental bridges were the only fixed option you had when losing a tooth. Other options like dentures were all removable options and are still available today, but usually serve as a more temporary solution. Please note that having a dental bridge does not...


Dental Implants:  The procedure (video)

Dental Implants: The procedure (video)

This video byconsult-PRO explains everything about how dental implants work! Must see if you are missing a tooth....


Close that gap!

Close that gap!

Which solution is best to replace a missing tooth? Sometimes the inevitable happens and the best option is to have a tooth removed. Tooth loss can be due to tooth decay, trauma or gum disease, but the important thing is to close the gap as soon as possible to avoid further complications. Losing...


Care for some dental bling

Care for some dental bling

London – Something really strange took place in 2011. Out there on Planet Showbiz, on the wilder shores by the Land of Fame, something very, very weird happened to celebrity teeth. Like Pinocchio's nose, Jack's beanstalk and the euro crisis, they kept getting bigger and bigger and bigger...


Do I have to replace a missing tooth? (video)

Do I have to replace a missing tooth? (video)

Losing a front tooth could be a nightmare for most people as your whole SMILE, IMAGE and self-esteem are effected! The logicalthing is to getyour tooth back as soon as yesterday, but what about a back tooth? Many people do not think that losing a back tooth is a big deal as they cannot really...


How much do DENTAL IMPLANTS cost?

How much do DENTAL IMPLANTS cost?

Posted in Dentist Cape Town / Dental Implants

Implants are truly amazing and without them, dentistry today just wouldn’t be the same. First ask yourself: What is a new, brand new tooth with root and crown worth to you? Lets put this inbetter context: To restore a broken down tooth with ahealthy root in RSA could costs +- R3500(crown)....


Implant or Bridge?

Implant or Bridge?

Posted in Dental Implants / Dentist Cape Town

This is a very popular question, but more specific information about the situation is needed.   Let’s first make sure we all know what these 2 options are: 1. a dental bridge 2. a dental implant   To make things simple, let’s look at a case where only 1 tooth is missing with teeth...