Laymen’s terms – Hip Replacement

Laymen’s terms – Hip Replacement

Operative Procedure in terms we can all understand Here’s how it will all go down: You are put under general anesthesia An incision will be made in the skin over your hip joint and held open using metal retractors An incision through your muscles and soft tissue...
Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement

 General information Your artificial knee comes in three parts Femoral Component (end of thigh bone or femur) Metal shaped to match the femoral condyles that are part of your natural knee joint Tibial component (top surface of tibia or lower leg bone) Metal tray that...
Fillings

Fillings

Ugh, fillings… There are a few¬†reasons you may need a filling: Tooth decay Cracked or broken teeth Teeth that are worn down from nail-biting, tooth grinding or using your teeth to open things (“Hey, watch this” never works out well…) The steps...
Full Mouth Restoration

Full Mouth Restoration

What is the process? Like Dental Surgery – the process will be vastly different depending on your requirements You will go through an extensive evaluation process X-Rays, models, dental history, digital photographs etc to help determine next steps Depending on...
Bridges

Bridges

What is the process? You will receive a local anesthetic The dentist will prepare/reshape the tooth to allow for a crown on the teeth on either side of the gap/space A mould is taken of your mouth (it feels very large and awkward but is not uncomfortable) You must sit...