Implants are the most optimal method of replacing one or more missing teeth. It avoids damaging adjacent teeth to provide fixed bridges, however, a suitable bone foundation is necessary.
As we are well into the second half of 2019, we would like to update you with some of the news at Patheodent.
PATHEODENT LATEST NEWS 20182017 was a great year but 2018 has been a fantastic year for Patheodent! Dr Andrew Ellis Dr Andrew Ellis has been very busy as vice president of South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (SAAAD). He has been giving and arranging post-graduate courses and many lectures over the past few months and
Patheodent Latest News Almost half of 2018 has come and gone already and so much has happened for Patheodent Patheodent has been doing their part as water warriors and have had 3 JOJO tanks installed at the practice to help save during the drought in the Western Cape. The water used in the autoclave
The difference between Periodontitis and Gingivitis Periodontitis, also generally called gum disease or periodontal disease, begins with bacterial growth in your mouth and may end, if not treated properly, with tooth loss due to destruction of the tissue that surrounds your teeth. What's the Difference Between Gingivitis and Periodontitis? Gingivitis (gum inflammation) usually precedes
ADA Communique 2016.042 Press Release - Medical aids making less provision for visits to dentists Dental cover continues to be eroded despite well-above-inflation medical aid premium increases, the South African Dental Association (SADA) has noted. Responding to increases in medical aid premiums of between 10 and 12% for 2017, SADA points out that while
Patheodent welcomes CEREC Ortho With the CEREC Omnicam, a small, powder-free video camera and the guided scanning process using the CEREC Ortho software, we can easily and quickly create a digital impression of the entire jaw. The impression data can be used to design and produce orthodontic appliances. CEREC Ortho's guided scan process
Friday 7 October 2016 is World Smile day and to celebrate the wonderful day, Dr Pieter van Rooyen will be joining Shaun Peters and a few other members, on the Wines2Whales ride that takes place from 7 – 9 November 2016. This ride is to raise awareness and funds for Operation Smile South Africa. Operation Smile
Wisdom teeth may not need to be removed if they are: • Healthy • Fully erupted • Positioned correctly and biting properly with their opposite teeth • Able to be cleaned as part of daily hygiene practices Wisdom teeth — the third molars in the very back of your mouth — don't have room to