Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease and the medical term for an inflammation of the gums that causes irritation, redness and swelling. Though gingivitis is very common and can develop at any point, it’s important that you take any symptoms seriously as it can often lead to more serious gum disease, and even tooth loss. Continue reading “Missed diagnosis”
ICBC – Client care or self preservation?
Lawyers were the first group to be blamed after ICBC gained support by the Government to cap injured driver’s claims for recovery and rehabilitation treatments. As always … Continue reading “ICBC”
What is Dental Tourism?
Regardless of the healthcare in different countries, basic costs and dental insurances are often capped, implants not covered, cosmetic procedures generally not considered essential for health reasons, and so patients wishing to access this type of treatment have to … Continue reading “Dental Tourism”
A 56-year old lady was told that she had “gum disease” and could have a dental implant placed when the tooth was eventually lost. Many years later it was lost, but following her dentist’s retirement, her new dentist said that she couldn’t have an implant as there wasn’t enough bone left now. Does she have a case to be answered? Continue reading “Chronic gum disease ignored”
A 58-year old lady with a long history of stopping breathing during snoring while asleep, high blood pressure and constant tiredness attends her doctor regularly without receiving treatment, has a stroke. Who was responsible? Continue reading “What is Dental Sleep Medicine?”