Oral surgery

Dental implants

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is surgically placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth, bridge or denture in place. The benefit of using implants is that they do not rely on neighbouring teeth for support and are a permanent and stable solution.

The implants are made of titanium and are perfectly compatible with bone tissue. They may support one or more replacement teeth in case of crowns and bridges and fixed or semi-fixed dentures. If fitted by a specialist, they have a lifelong life cycle.

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Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth or third molars are the last, that is, the eight teeth in the dental arch that develop and appear in your mouth. They usually grow between the ages of 17 and 25, at an age called the ""age of wisdom"" after which they were named.

The wisdom teeth should not be removed if they grow completely, if they are functional, do not cause pain, are not affected by caries, are in a proper position and are easy to clean.

Most often they need to be surgically removed in the following cases:

  • due to infections and/or periodontal disease (gum disease)
  • caries that cannot be cured
  • cysts, tumours and other diseases
  • damage to surrounding teeth

Apicoectomy

Even though most root canals function well, sometimes that is not enough. If the infection from the dead nerve inside the tooth extends beyond the root of the tooth and affects the surrounding bone tissue, your dentist will advise you to consult an oral surgeon for an apicoectomy. During the procedure, the surgeon removes the affected part of the root to clear the infection of the tooth and surrounding bone and then fills the root with a specific material to prevent possible future infections.

Sinus lift

Sinus lift is a surgical therapy in the upper jaw. It implies raising the bottom of the sinus while filling the bone defect to create sufficient bone thickness for implant placement. This therapy is usually needed because of long-lasting toothlessness, due to the loss of the upper teeth 3, 4, 5, 6, which leads to bone resorption and maxillary sinus pneumatization.

The satisfied smile of our patients is our best reference

The satisfied smile of our patients is our best reference The satisfied smile of our patients is our best reference

Slavko Pauličević, May 2018

I chose the Mb Dent Clinic on the recommendation of a friend. I am very pleased with the service and both Dr. Matko and dr. Lidija.

Sunčica Guenzi, April 2018

I have been a patient of Dr. Božić for years. Thanks to him and the entire experienced and friendly team, I come from Switzerland for check-ups and yearly repairs. Modern technology that they have along with their expertise gives me confidence and results above my expectations.

Vesna Barišić, April 2018

I chose Dr. Božić at the recommendation of a satisfied friend. I came for a check-up and consultation and remained a patient. Dr. Božić is wonderful, very calm, competent, very precise at explaining and keeps it simple. I am pleased with the overall approach and I would like to compliment the entire Mb Dent team who are really dedicated to the patient. The Mb Dent Clinic exudes beautiful décor and hygiene and I recommend this clinic to anyone.

Žana Radoš, March 2018

I cannot be more satisfied with the service at Mb Dent. I can only say the best things about the doctor, the ambiance and the services. Thank you so much for changing my negative opinion about dentists, and your Maja is simply the best.

Ankica Bešker, March 2018

I chose the Mb Dent Clinic because of the many years of experience, expertise and enthusiasm with which Dr. Božić does his job. I first came to him at the recommendation of their patients 12 years ago and have been his faithful patient ever since. Accessibility and flexibility, love of the profession, a professional approach to every patient and an educational approach give me the assurance that I am in good hands. His continuous development and the new technologies he introduces into the business give me the added confidence that I am in the hands of an excellent and laudable surgeon. A kind team, modern and comfortable space at the Mb Dent clinic, individual approach, knowledge, experience and expertise are merely details characterizing the Mb Dent clinic. I gladly recommend it to all of my friends and acquaintances.