Question by StuPot: Will mini implants to fixture dentures be any cheaper because of the recession? Best answer: Answer by WendiI work in a dental office and what I have see is that the mini implants tend to fail. Whether its because of not enough bone support or just not being strong enough to hold the denture in place. I would get a second opinion on the mini implants. You can call around to offices that do both and ask the dentist what he thinks about them. That would probably be your … [Read more...]
Is “posterior tooth replacement” the same as implants? PTR is where they put pins in holes bored in your jaw!
Question by Brainded: Is "posterior tooth replacement" the same as implants? PTR is where they put pins in holes bored in your jaw! Sadly I now have to contemplate "Posterior Tooth Replacement" for 4 teeth in a row in my upper side jaw (with more to follow as time takes its toll) at an estimated cost of £2,000 here in the U.K. Has anyone experience of this bone drilling & pin fitting procedure (from a patients,NOT the dentists point of view? Sounds horrendous but just how bad is it? Furthermore … [Read more...]
Question by Dan: Teeth Implants in UK (ADP Dentist)? Has anyone had teeth implants in the UK? If so, how much did it cost as you can not get this treatment on the NHF? I think I might beable to get a grant to cover some of the costs, anyway, if anyone could answer this seriously I will be greatful. I am hoping to have all teeth done to replace horrid dentures. Best answer: Answer by KiYIt's been a while since I worked in the dental hospital, but in 2002 or there abouts it cost £80 to … [Read more...]
Question by GIZMO: Thinking on getting implants rather than a new denture!? All information on these are welcome please. Just like to add, I pay for all my dental treatment Best answer: Answer by Sir Nathan.King of HippiesWell, I still have all my natural teeth but if ever I lost a lot and it was a choice between dentures and implants I would have the implants. I know they cost a lot but in the long run I think they work and look much better. I don't know if they're available on the NHS … [Read more...]
Question by pussycat: i have just had 2 teeth removed, and my dentist has suggested implants? BUT when he told me the price i nearly fell out of the chair , are there any dental schools in britain that learn too put in implants for a fraction of the price . please someone help me to smile again . Best answer: Answer by BillWhen dealing with implants you want somebody with lots of experience and practice. They are time consuming and expensive but since they last a lifetime they're worth … [Read more...]
Question by ѕкιттℓєѕ: Confused about Implants?? :(? I've had my first stage dental implants placed around 5 months ago. For around two months they were fine but then I had a second degree infection form on my gum. This was healed by prescribed antibiotics. Just recently one of the screws has appeared through my gum, followed by another infection around it. I'm off to the dentist to get more antibiotics however i'm fearing the worst and i'm very worried that i'm going to have to go through the … [Read more...]