We've Come a Long Way: Dentures vs. Implants

Posted by NSOMS on Tuesday, September 24, 2019span>

If you think back to your childhood, you might remember the set of prosthetic dentures, left suspended in a warm cup of water overnight at your grandparents' house. The idea of a whole new set of teeth that you could remove and replace from your mouth every day was commonplace for people who had suffered tooth loss and was the only real solution available.

Fast-forward a few decades, and modern oral surgery technology has afforded a whole new set of permanent solutions, known as dental implants. These implants are fixed in your mouth, and eliminate some of the common problems experienced with traditional dentures. Not to mention, they look great too.

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Topics: Dentures, Dental Cost

Risks of dental treatments abroad

Posted by NSOMS on Sunday, March 31, 2019span>

It is a pretty common practice for people living in New Zealand and other Western countries to head to the likes of Vietnam or Thailand for dental treatment. The main reason behind it, as you've probably guessed, is saving money.

It's true that it's cheaper to get your dental treatment done in Vietnam, but is money more important than your long-term health?

Risks of dental treatments abroad

Overseas dentistry seems economically attractable. Indeed, you might also think of a vacation squeezed in between the treatment visits. As good as it sounds, there are factors we want you to be aware before making your decision:

 

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Topics: Health, Dental Cost