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The Raglan Suite are proud to support Steve Bannister from The Fitness Rooms in his campaign to raise £30,000 for Help 4 Heros.
Steve, a former Royal Marine, turned 30 last year and decided to participate in 30 events throughout the following 12 months, which culminates in a black tie dinner in October to celebrate the end of the challenge. Events will range from mud runs to full on triathlons.Read More
BDS (Ncle 2005), MFDS (RCS Emg 2008), Dip.Imp.Dent
Digital advancements in the last 18 years have drastically changed how we communicate, travel and even eat. The technology used in the provision of Implant Dentistry has not been left behind, allowing us as oral surgeons to offer even more predictable results for patients.
Implant dentistry has gone digital. This means that we collect data – such as clinical photographs of your teeth, x-rays and impressions – digitally. Furthermore, with the aid of computer programming and laboratory technicians, we can now put this data together to show you what the clinical outcome is likely to be before a tooth is even removed.Read More
In the aesthetically driven world that we live in, missing a front tooth would be devastating. Rightly or wrongly, we are often judged by the way we look. This is why missing a front tooth is
embarrassing and socially awkward. Ask yourself the question – if you lost your front tooth, would you leave the house?
Lets face it, not many people look forward to visiting their dentist. A trip to the dentist usually conjures up images of pain, anxiety, needles, drills and someone trying to have a conversation with you while your mouth is wide open! As dentists, we hear patients saying “it’s not you, I just don’t like dentists!” But with today’s technology and sympathetic techniques, is it possible to actually enjoy stress-free dental treatment?
It is my belief that a lot of dental fear originates from trips to the old fashioned “school dentist” who struck fear into a whole generation of patients with primitive techniques and lack of a kind bedside manner. So I would like to attempt to allay fears about dentists and outline some of the techniques we use at The Raglan Suite to make the treatment journey as comfortable as possible – perhaps even enjoyable!Read More
Tagged with: dental implants, Reconstructive dentistry, restorative dentistry, The Raglan Suite
BDS(lond) MFGDP RCS (UK)
Reconstructive Dentistry is the term used for the treatment of patients who have experienced advanced dental disease.
Symptoms range from loose, missing or decayed teeth, increasing tooth spacing (especially in the front of the mouth), to very worn teeth and the inability to chew food properly. Reconstructive Dentistry is the treatment used to return the patient back to dental heath and restore tooth function and aesthetics.Read More
(RDT Dip Lds, CDT Dip Rcs Eng)
In order to answer this, let’s first explain what “immediate” dentures are. Immediate Dentures are those that are put in ‘immediately’ after having a tooth extraction. They can replace one tooth or a number of teeth. Immediate Dentures are constructed before the teeth have been removed and inserted immediately after the removal of the teeth.Read More
(BDS MSc (AES Dent)
To be able to smile with confidence is a joy that cannot be underestimated. As more aesthetic dentistry treatments become available and the ways in which this can be achieved become more accessible, increasing numbers of people are realising their dream and vision of the perfect smile.
But how is the way we approach this changing and what does minimally invasive aesthetic dentistry actually mean?Read More
(BChD Dip.Imp.Dent.RCS(Eng) (Adv.Cert))
Perhaps the most commonly asked question after “how much do implants cost?”, is “how long do implants last?” Fortunately, in the majority of cases, implants can last a lifetime.
There are hundreds of research papers spanning 5 decades that look at dental implant success rates and the commonly accepted success rate is at least 95%. With modern day implant technology and techniques, this figure is actually even higher.Read More
(BDS MSc (Clin Perio)
You might be wondering why your dentist recommends seeing a dental hygienist. We all know that poor dental hygiene is the main contributing factor in tooth decay and gum disease. We also know that effective tooth brushing and cleaning between helps teeth and gums to stay healthy. So why the additional time and expense? What do they offer that my dentist can’t?Read More
BDS MFDS RCS (Ed)
Dental implants were first introduced to help people who had lost all of their natural teeth, but had great difficulty with dentures (false teeth) because they had lost too much jawbone for the dentures to rest on securely.
Today, most dental implants are used to replace either a single tooth or multiple missing teeth. This means that modern implants have to come in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit the different teeth that they replace. Their surfaces have been improved to enhance the integration process and their success (or more appropriately “survival”) rates are in the region of 94% at five years. Dental implants are widely accepted as a more successful and conservative option to fixed bridgework – but are they better than natural teeth?Read More