Month: January 2018

What are Dental Implants?

January 31, 2018 6:25 am

Implants What are Dental Implants?   Dental Implants are a replacement for the tooth root. A metal anchor is inserted into jawbone to provide stable support for your replacement tooth that could be a crown, bridge or denture. Types of Dental Implants and Procedures   The most common type of implant is an Endosteal Implant which is placed right into the jawbone.   Also, there is Subperiosteal implants that are placed above the jawbone but under the gum and are mostly used for patients that have shallow jawbone. Alternatively, for patients with shallow jawbone there is the option of bone grafting. Bone grafting is the procedure of building up or adding bone to the jaw. Once the grafted bone has... View Article

Out of hours dental emergency Hornchurch Essex

January 24, 2018 6:44 am

Out of hours dental emergency Hornchurch Essex   At Viva Dental Studio we like to provide our patients with easily accessible dental appointments. We are open from 8am in the morning until 8pm in the evening and 8am till 2pm on Saturdays.   Dental Emergency Treatment   Outside of these normal operating hours we are able to provide out of hours dental emergency appointments. We offer full emergency treatment to treat toothache, broken teeth, fallen crowns, dental trauma, swelling, abscess and more. Our qualified dentist will see you for a consultation and provide on the spot emergency dental treatment to ensure you are out of pain. They will provide immediate first aid and treatment to ensure you are stable and... View Article

How should I clean my teeth?

January 22, 2018 6:27 am

Advice from your dentist – Oral hygiene How should I clean my teeth? Are you brushing effectively? Are you brushing all your teeth surfaces? Can you improve your brushing technique?   Why do we need to clean our teeth?   Saliva contains millions of bacteria that stick to the surfaces of the teeth and quickly multiply to form layers of plaque. Plaque is a soft, sticky, colourless substance which when left will cause decay and gum disease. Efficient tooth cleaning every day will remove the plaque before it builds up in sufficient amounts to damage your teeth or gums. Brushing cleans around 60% of the tooth surfaces, to clean effectively you also need to clean in-between your teeth using floss,... View Article