The cost of dental Implant treatment to Patients in the UK exceeds the cost for comparative treatment in other countries by far. 10000 UK Patients a year travel to India, the USA or Hungary. Compared with other Countries in the Euro Zone the UK is placing fewer Implants than any other European Country. The reason is that Implant Manufacturers have been able to get away with high prices for a long time ... However with the current economic downturn and the possibilities of the Internet British Patients looking for Alternatives. Before you commit to travelling abroad for dental treatment, it’s important you are fully aware of what to expect and what risks are involved. You may know how to
Ever since I started working as a Dentist I have had to deal with nervous and anxious Patients. Managing the psychological aspect of Patient care as well as getting some decent dental treatment done can prove a bit of a challenge especially if you are a freshly graduated dentist. Working in Berlin / Germany my weekly routine was to carry out dental treatments under general anaesthetic, often on children with severely neglected teeth. While that can be an effective way of getting someone out of his misery and sorting out things quickly I am glad that these days are over! After all a general anaesthetic has risks and working on an unconscious patient is somehow unsettling. So when I opened
Unknown to many Patients and Dentists in the UK, there are actually alternatives to dental implants. Especially if you have lost quite a few teeth over the years and for some time you have to put up with a simple acrylic denture which is uncomfortable and loose. Telescopic double crowns have been around for many years and mainly produced in Germany.
Dated: 20 Feb , 2012
Precision Attachments connect a removable denture with a crown or bridge instead of a clasp. Apart from the superior aesthetics of those attachments compared to unsightly claps these attachments actually work: the connection between crowns and the removable part is much firmer and more stable compared to a clasp retained denture.