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.
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Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.
Breast augmentation (breast implants)
Women undergo breast implant surgery for many reasons. Learn about the procedure and the questions 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.
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.
Dentures are false teeth worn to replace missing teeth, which can make eating and speaking easier. Find out what the procedure involves.
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.
Orthodontic and dental appliances are designed to improve the positioning of teeth, correct bite and repair decaying and cracked teeth.