Making patients safe when Dentistry reopens

COVID-19 has an impact on health-care professionals, including dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. COVID-19 virus has been found in saliva, which puts the dental professional at risk. Furthermore, recently released statistics showing that the virus can live on up to three days on plastic and stainless-steel items, four hours on copper surfaces, and up […]

Proclined teeth and Invisalign solutions

Presentation Bimaxillary proclination is a dental term used when both upper and lower teeth are angled forwards causing the lips to procline forward. It is most common amongst African and Asian populations. It is usually due to the increased length of the bone that holds the teeth, the dentoalveolar process, but can be sometimes due […]

Invisalign during the Covid crisis

Invisalign works by providing staged aligners, that should be changed every 10-14 days. You should also be reviewed for spacings, buttons and misfitting during the process. Unfortunately with dentistry and the public in lockdown, we need to decide wether the Invisalign process should be continued or put on hold. Luckily for many of you, Forma […]

Finest Dental: What to do when a clinic closes

Finest Dental: What to do when a clinic closes A sense of loss Being a registered patient means that you have no access problems when you have a dental problem; you are recognised by the receptionist and the dentist and nurse know you very well.The dentist has maintained your oral health, patched up or maintained […]