CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

CREATING BEAUTIFUL SMILES

 

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s common to get build ups of calculus (tartar) around your teeth which you will not be able to remove at home. This build up can lead to gum disease. A hygienist can clean this off with special instruments and give you advice on how to decrease the rate of this build up.

No! Brushing your teeth with a toothbrush and toothpaste will manually remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth to reduce the chances of dental decay and gum disease. Mouthwash does not do this!

A fluoride containing mouthwash can benefit you if used after a meal because it gives you an application of fluoride and neutralises the acids caused from bacteria and food. You should not rinse your mouth with water or mouth rinse after brushing your teeth as you are just rinsing off the high fluoride amount in toothpaste which has a topical benefit.

Yes! An appropriate level of fluoride is important and will increase your resistance to dental decay.

Heavily coloured foods and drinks, like tea, coffee, red wine, curry, turmeric etc. Smoking is a big no no!

General Dentistry Treatments

Dentures

Dentures

Dentures are removable appliances that are made for your mouth to replace missing teeth
Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

This a dental procedure used to treat infection at the centre of a tooth

Hygiene

Hygiene

Dental hygiene is important to your oral health because it reduces your risk of developing tooth decay and gum disease

Fillings

Fillings

White or tooth coloured composite filling materials are made from a mixture of a resin base filled with glass type particles

Surgical Tooth Extraction

Surgical Tooth Extraction

In certain instances if a tooth cannot be saved then removal is required

Emergency Treatment

Emergency Treatment

Dental pain can affect your sleep and day to day life. It is always a good idea to get it treated as soon as possible

Bridge

Bridge

A bridge is a fixed dental restoration that replaces missing teeth

Crown

Crown

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is cemented over a tooth. It covers the tooth and restores its shape, size, strength and/or improves its appearance