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Why you need to act quickly to replace a missing tooth

Why you need to act quickly to replace a missing tooth

Have you lost one or more teeth? When a child loses a tooth, it’s cause for celebration and is an important rite of passage. For an adult however the loss of a tooth is less than charming, and it can actually be a serious health concern. Loss of one of more teeth in an adult is most often the result of trauma or decay. While there are many restorative options to continue, many people forego pursuing treatment and opt to live with the gap in their smile.

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Why Dental Check-Ups Are Important

Why Dental Check-Ups Are Important

Just like pruning the garden, washing the car or going to the gym, many people in Ireland are guilty of neglecting to ensure they visit their dentist for check-ups. Though it’s recommended to visit your dentist just twice a year for a quick routine check-up, it can be too tempting for people to skip these appointments due to scheduling, financial or other reasons.

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Dental Implant FAQs

Dental Implant FAQs

If your confidence is being hampered by missing or broken teeth, dental implants can offer one of the most effective solutions available. If you are considering the prospect of getting a dental implant, you’ll undoubtedly have a number of questions.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is caused by the obstruction of the back of the throat which leads to cessations in breathing lasting anywhere from 10 seconds to over a minute per episode. Multiple episodes can occur during one night. The condition is most prevalent in adults over the age of 40 in Ireland and can result in poor sleep quality for both the sufferer and their partners.

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5 Reasons to choose Dental Implants

5 Reasons to choose Dental Implants

If you are missing teeth or need teeth replaced, there are 3 common solutions – dentures, bridges or dental implants. While bridges and dentures have traditionally been the most popular options for those seeking to replace teeth, advancements in technology and the success rates of procedures has seen dental implants now emerge as the preferred solution.

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A Complete Guide To Veneers Treatments

A Complete Guide To Veneers Treatments

Over the past 3 decades, veneers have been the most popular and convenient treatment for a range of cosmetic dentistry issues. Such is the level of today’s dental technology that dentists now have the ability to create veneers that are a near-perfect match to the natural shape and colour of our patients’ teeth.

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How A Root Canal Treatment Can Save Your Teeth

How A Root Canal Treatment Can Save Your Teeth

Deep decay, cracks, chips or damage to a tooth or repeated dental treatment can eventually take its toll on your oral health. If any bacteria manage to make their way inside of a tooth, the pulp can become infected. The pulp is at the centre of your tooth and consists of connective tissues, nerves and blood vessels.

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Essential Aftercare Tips for Maintaining Dental Veneers

Essential Aftercare Tips for Maintaining Dental Veneers

Veneers are frequently referred to as the “instant smile makeover” and “instant orthodontics” due to their ability to immediately restore and improve your smile. Patients that attend our clinic with permanent tooth discolouration, cracked chipped or uneven teeth or with gaps between their teeth are consistently amazed with the results of their treatment. Veneers can promptly transform the shape, size, length and colour of teeth, depending on your specific requirements. However, you do need to take extra special care of veneers to ensure that you can enjoy long-lasting results.

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Crowns vs. Veneers – Key Differences Explained

Crowns vs. Veneers – Key Differences Explained

If a tooth or even several teeth become cracked, chipped, damaged or discoloured, there are several cosmetic dental treatments available which can help to quickly and effectively restore your wonderful smile. Two of the most common cosmetic dental procedures in Ireland used to restore the aesthetic of natural teeth are “crowns” and “veneers”.

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How Veneers Resolve 5 Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

How Veneers Resolve 5 Common Cosmetic Dental Problems

The demand for cosmetic dentistry treatments in Ireland among all age groups and both sexes continues to soar. Of all the cosmetic dental treatments available, veneers consistently remain at the forefront of popularity. While porcelain veneer treatments were traditionally associated with Hollywood celebrities eager to achieve a “whiter than white” smile, the treatment is now a mainstream, affordable offering used to resolve a number of dental issues and widely facilitated by specialist dental clinics in Ireland.

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Choosing a Dental Implant Clinic – Key Questions To Ask

Choosing a Dental Implant Clinic – Key Questions To Ask

The number of people in Ireland considering the prospect of getting dental implants is rapidly on the rise. There is a wealth of “success stories” out there, but the key to becoming one of those success stories is to choose the right dental implant clinic. There is a significant difference between “dentists offering dental implants” and “true dental implant experts”.

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Why Professional Teeth Whitening Offers The Best Results

Why Professional Teeth Whitening Offers The Best Results

Modern diets and lifestyles can play a significant role in the deterioration of the appearance of our teeth as well as our overall oral health. In particular, the enamel of our teeth can become quite discoloured through smoking and consumption of wine, coffee, soft drinks and other foods and drinks. Ageing can have a critical part to play in teeth discolouration too. We’ve seen first-hand how discoloured teeth can really affect a person’s confidence with many patients admitting to actively refraining from flashing a smile such was their level of self-consciousness about the issue.

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How Dental Crowns Can Repair Damaged Teeth

How Dental Crowns Can Repair Damaged Teeth

Damaged teeth can have a severe effect on your general health, appearance and self-esteem. Unlike bones, teeth do not have the ability to heal themselves in the event of a break or crack. A broken or damaged tooth can have a significant effect on your remaining teeth as they are left without adequate support. The broken tooth is unable to provide the level of stimulation that the jaw structure, musculature and gum tissue requires.

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How To Care For Dental Implants After Surgery

How To Care For Dental Implants After Surgery

Dental implants have been one of the most revolutionary developments in dentistry, serving as the closest solution to missing or damaged natural teeth. Our patients have achieved outstanding results through dental implant surgery, finally restoring their natural smile – and their confidence too. Implants are a permanent solution and can last a lifetime, but they require special maintenance, especially in the days immediately following treatment. There are some important steps to take in the days directly after your implant procedure to aid recovery and ensure longevity. If you don’t know how to care for dental implants, then in the short term, you’ll end up having to get them redone.

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How Dental Implants Improve Denture Function

How Dental Implants Improve Denture Function

Dental implants and dentures have undoubtedly been the preferred solution for restoring damaged or missing teeth and their surrounding tissues for many years. While dentures certainly can significant improve oral function, there are some common difficulties that patients can often experience; from a struggle to eat certain foods to the inability to speak clearly. The lower dentures are where issues most frequently occur as they rely on your lips, tongue, and cheeks to hold them in place, meaning they can often be quite unstable.

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MILLTOWN DENTAL CLINIC

Milltown Centre,
Bóthar Bhaile an Mhuilinn,
Dublin 6

Eircode: D06 E8W2
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Office Hours: 01 260 3741
Emergency: 086 801 2940

E-mail: SMILE@milltowndentalclinic.ie

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Monday 08:30 - 17:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 13:00
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