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Dental Implant Market Research

10% annual growth forecast for North American Dental Implant Market   According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, increasing patient awareness and demand and a widening pool of non-specialist dentists (also known as dental general practitioners, or GPs) qualifying to perform dental implant procedures will enable the North American dental implant market to grow strongly at an average annual rate of 10 percent till 2016.   Patients are increasingly requesting dental implants rather than bridges and other traditional treatments. Clinical evidence continues to emerge demonstrating the advantages of dental implants, including decreased bone loss, more secure tooth placement and longer life span. Though … Continue reading

Dental Health Week Oz – Diet

Australian Dental Health Week runs from the 6th to the 12th of August. The week is organised by the Australian Dental Association and this year the mission is to educate Australians that tooth decay in children and adults is entirely preventable. 50% of Aussie kids now suffer from tooth decay hence the theme for the week is “Lets Stop the Rot”.   Seeing as its a good cause which we fully support, we will be blogging about the issues raised by the campaign this week. One of the cornerstones of the campaign is good oral health, which can be achieved and maintained through correct diet, brushing, flossing and regular dental check-ups. As it has a major part to play today we will … Continue reading

All-on-4 implants reviewed

All on 4 implants are a new product from dental implant manufacturer Nobel Biocare. It allows for a full bridge of teeth to be placed on 4 dental implants. In addition an immediately loaded full arch prosthetis is then placed on the implants. Larger implants are placed at an angle in the jaw, this provides a bigger anchor for the dental bridge and increases the amount of implant that can fuse with the jaw bone, thus enabling four implants to support a full bridge.   The advantages of the “All-on-4″ technique include: It is cheaper than having a full compliment of dental implants, or even 8 or 10 implants supporting a dental bridge, fitted. The procedure allows for immediate loading meaning a … Continue reading

Advantages of implants

An article on discusses the advantages of dental implants. It lists aesthetics, avoiding bone loss and gum degeneration, less maintenance, high success rate and long lifetime. It is worth mentioning re the success rate that although a 90% success rate seems low. The reason most operations are not successful is because of poor bone quality and bone density. It is vital to have a good quality dentist who will spot this before operating. See for the full article

Dental Implant Advisory in Budapest

DIA is in Budapest this week where we are meeting with some of the top implant specialists in Hungary. It is very interesting to hear what they have say and we are confident in the surgeons we have met and their commitment to top class treatment. The prices seem a little higher than we expected but the quality is definitely higher!! Definitely some good options here. Very impressed with Budapest aswell. Beautiful city but bloody hot!! Temperatures are up to 40. I have met with three dentists in the past two days. The first was a lovely clinic on the outskirts of Budapest in a town called Pilsvorosvar. The dentist … Continue reading

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