Prostheses are artificial body parts, designed to restore function or appearance. Some basic prostheses are available through the public health system.
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.
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.
Orthodontic treatments are dental procedures that help to straighten teeth and correct problems with your bite. Learn what to expect here.
Dental crown procedure
A dental crown is a covering for an existing tooth. It can improve the way a decayed or broken tooth looks. Learn more about a crown's benefits here.
Dentures are false teeth worn to replace missing teeth, which can make eating and speaking easier. Find out what the procedure involves.
Veneers are thin coverings that can make your teeth look more white and regular. Veneers can be made from porcelain or composite resin (plastic and glass).
Dental bridge procedure
A dental bridge permanently replaces missing teeth with false teeth. The bridge is attached to the teeth on either side of the gap.
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.
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.