• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    How successful are dental implants?

    Present day implants have shown a high success rate (80 to 95% over 15 years) in patients with healthy mouths. The success rates of dental implants in patients who are susceptible to gum disease is slightly lower (80 to 85% over 7 years). Over 90% of implants will bond successfully to the jaw bone.As an…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Preventive Dentistry

    Preventive dentistry is the modern way of reducing the amount of dental treatment necessary to maintain a healthy mouth. The two major causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. When we prevent or deal with these two problems, you have more chance of keeping your teeth for life. Together with your dentist and…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fluoride Treatment

    Fluoride helps teeth resist decay. Normally your toothpaste will contain fluoride which is enough for most people. Sometimes more fluoride can be helpful in the fight against decay, especially if you have medical problems, or poor oral hygiene. If your dentist thinks added fluoride could be useful, they may recommend one of the following: wearing…

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