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Prostheses

Prostheses are artificial body parts designed to restore function or appearance. Basic prostheses are available through the public health system.

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Dental implant procedure

A dental implant is a device used to replace missing teeth. Find out how a titanium screw is used to replace the root of one or more teeth.

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Dental bridge

A dental bridge permanently replaces missing teeth with false teeth. Learn about this procedure and how to care for your dental bridge.

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Orthodontic treatments

Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn about orthodontic treatments.

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Inserting an internal cardioverter defibrillator

An abnormal heart rhythm can cause cardiac arrest. Having an ICD inserted may save your life by giving you a shock to make your heart beat normally again.

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Inserting a pacemaker

An abnormal heart rhythm can cause cardiac arrest and even death. Having a pacemaker inserted may save your life by preventing you from having a cardiac arrest.

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Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are are designed to recognise signals as sound, which in turn help understand speech.

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Pacemaker

A pacemaker is a medical device put in the chest to correct heart problems, such as irregular heartbeat or heart muscle problems.

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Veneers

Veneers are thin coverings that can make your teeth look whiter and more regular. Learn about this procedure and how to care for your veneers.

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Dentures

Dentures are false teeth that you can wear to replace missing teeth. This can make eating and speaking easier. Find out what the procedure involves.

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