COMMON DENTAL PROCEDURESL:
0chipped, fractured or discoloured or to reduce gaps between teeth.
A dental brace is a device used to correct the alignment of teeth and bite-related problems (including underbite, overbite, etc.).
Bridges and Implants
Bridges and implants are two ways to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Bridges are false teeth anchored in place by neighbouring teeth.
Crowns and Caps
A crown or cap is a cover that fits over a tooth that has been damaged by decay, broken, badly stained or mis-shaped
A severely damaged tooth may need to be extracted. Permanent teeth may also need to be removed for orthodontic treatment.
Dentures are prosthetic devices replacing lost teeth. There are two types of dentures – partial and full.
Fillings and Repairs
dental fillings and repairs use restorative materials used to repair teeth which have been compromised due to cavities or trauma
Periodontal or gum disease is an infection that affects the gums and jaw bone, which can lead to a loss of gum and teeth.
Oral Cancer Examination
Oral cancer starts in the cells of the mouth, tongue or throat. Oral cancer screening is usually a routine part of a dental examination. In this exam, your dentist will feel for lumps or irregular tissue changes in your neck, head, face, and inside your mouth.
Root canals treat diseases or absessed teeth. Once a tooth is injured, cracked or decayed, it is necessary to open the tooth and clean out the infected tissue in the centre.
Dental sealants, usually applied to the chewing surface of teeth, act as a barrier against decay-causing bacteria
Teeth naturally darken with age, however staining may be caused by various foods and beverages such as coffee, tea and berries, some drugs such as tetracycline, smoking, or a trauma to a tooth.
Veneers are strong, thin pieces of porcelain that are bonded to the teeth. They are used to repair chipped, decayed or stained teeth and may help in closing gaps between teeth.