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Prostheses

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

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Dental implant procedure

A dental implant is a procedure to replace a missing tooth. Your dentist will discuss whether a dental implant is suitable for you. Know what to ask.

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Prosthetics

Links to trusted information about prosthetics.

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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 designed to improve hearing.

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Breast augmentation (breast implants)

Women undergo breast implant surgery for many reasons. Learn about the procedure and the questions to ask.

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Breast reconstruction with an implant or tissue expander

A breast reconstruction with a breast implant or tissue expander is an operation to recreate a breast shape. You should consider the options carefully and have realistic expectations about the results.

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Dental bridge procedure

A dental bridge replaces missing teeth with false teeth. The bridge is attached to the real teeth on either side of the gap left by the missing teeth.

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Dentures

Dentures are false teeth worn to replace missing teeth, which can make eating and speaking easier. Find out what the procedure involves.

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Dental appliance problems

Problems with orthodontic and dental appliances will arise from time to time. In most cases a dentist will advise on the best treatment plan for you.

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Dental appliances

Orthodontic and dental appliances are designed to improve the positioning of teeth, correct bite and repair decaying and cracked teeth.

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