Ehlers – Danlos Syndrome and Dentistry

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Ehlers – Danlos Syndrome 

In my last article i mentioned the devastating Ehlers effects. Sadly, even with the latest advances in dentistry; treatment can be very difficult & painful. I hope to provide some helpful advice for E.DS patients that will improve …

Smoking and Gum Disease

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The Facts about smoking and gum disease

There are more than 1 million smokers in Ireland, and one in two will die of a tobacco related disease.

Tobacco smoke contains more than 4000 chemicals including nicotine (which is highly addictive), …

Mouth Cancer Awareness Day

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Mouth Cancer Awareness Day

Have your mouth examined by a periodontist this Mouth Cancer Awareness Day! Coming up on September 18th, only 9 days time, Dr Richard Lee Kin will see patients from 9am to 11am by appointment. This is very …

Smoking and Periodontal Disease

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Smoking and periodontal disease

There are more than a million smokers in Ireland. Smoking and periodontal disease are closely connected.  It is a major risk factor for periodontal disease, cardio vascular disease and cancer. Quitting smoking is one of the …

Implant Disease

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Implant disease

The recent consensus meeting in London a few months ago was interesting. The evidence on treating is as scarce as ever with a limited number of papers out there. What is common is the level of disagreement among …

Implant Systems

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Implant systems

There are more than 600 different implant systems in the world at present. Many do not have an extensive track record. We have worked with Straumann, Ankylos, Bicon, Nobel Biocare and Southern Implants in the past.…

Dental Implants – past & present

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Dental implants in Ireland

Dr Richard Lee Kin has written a new article which features in the latest edition of the Irish Dental Hygienists Association (IDHA) Journal. Below is an extract from his article entitled ‘Dental Implants – past and …

Mouth Cancer and the risks

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What is mouth cancer?

Mouth cancer is a dangerous abnormal growth that can affect any part of the mouth.

With Mouth Cancer Awareness day coming up on the 18th of September, Dr Richard Lee Kin explains a little more …