This 46 year old lady had a history of smoking and gum disease. The lower front teeth were loose and had to be removed. They were replaced with a 4 tooth implant-retained bridge. Other back teeth and the upper front teeth were restored with porcelain/zirconia crowns.
Wow! This smile belongs to a 60 year old male. He wanted a smile improvement and no longer wanted to have to wear a denture. He wanted to be able to eat properly without fear of losing his denture in his food.
Our December smile of the month is for a young woman who had heavily filled, crooked teeth which were also discoloured from antibiotic medication whilst growing up.
The ADA has developed its own comparator website for the dental component of extras policies which is freely available on their website Time2Switch Comparator. The tool compares the input Health Cover policy for value for money for a range of dental services (broken down for General Dental, Major Dental, Orthodontics and Endodontics. It gives a simple "thumbs up" or "thumbs down" icon over the various categories for your health fund.
After selecting several answers to several simple questions, this is an example of the results and how easy the program is to interpret: