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Endodontics and the ageing patient

Patients are living longer and the rate of edentulism is decreasing. Endodontic treatment is an essential part of maintain-ing the health and well-being of the elderly. Retention of natural teeth improves the quality of life and the overall healthand longevity... Continue Reading →

Implants and the ageing patient by Dudley 2015

Dental implant treatment has established benefits over traditional alternatives. Age-related changes in systemic and oral¬†health in conjunction with social, economic and resource considerations often introduce complexities into dental implant¬†treatment of ageing patients. When time, opportunity, discomfort and maintenance costs are... Continue Reading →

The ‘Heavy Metal’ Generation

I watched 'Logan' recently-it was a fairly emotional affair illustrating the slow demise of both Wolverine and Doctor X. The former slowly succumbing to the poisonous adamantium (rhymes with stuff we use!) and the latter to alzheimers and dementia. Wolverine... Continue Reading →

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