Gum contouring & teeth reshaping

Gum contouring & teeth reshaping

Sometimes it is necessary to re contour the gum margin around a tooth to improve the appearance of the tooth within a patient’s smile. This is done prior to veneering a tooth to enhance the cosmetic appearance. It can be achieved using a laser or more traditionally surgery is used under local anaesthetic. Would you…

White Fillings

When we eat sugar (refined carbohydrate) bacteria in the mouth metabolise this sugar and acid is produced. Over time the resulting acid softens the tooth enamel and dentine creating decay. This decay creates a hole in the tooth which needs to be fixed or restored to prevent pain and tooth loss. More and more people…

Flexible dentures

Nobody has to know that you’re missing teeth! Flexible partial dentures are the comfortable, beautiful, and affordable choice. It was long thought that removable partial dentures had to be rigid to be effective. The innovation of the Valplast® Flexible Partial allows the restoration to adapt to the constant movement and flexibility in your mouth. Valplast®…

Dentures

Replacing lost or missing teeth has substantial benefits for your health and appearance. A complete or full denture replaces the natural teeth and provides support for cheeks and lips. Without this support, sagging facial muscles can make a person appear older and reduce their ability to eat and speak. A denture is an appliance which…

Bridges

Following tooth loss, the resulting space may be closed by using a denture, bridge or implant. Unlike a denture which is removable, a bridge or implant is fixed in the mouth. Most but not all patients prefer the convenience of a bridge over a denture and are often used as a more economical restoration than…

Crowns

A crown is an artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth. A crown is sometimes known as a ‘cap’. Crowns are an ideal restoration for teeth that have been broken, weakened by decay or include a large filling….

Broken Teeth

There are many ways to deal with broken or chipped teeth depending on the size or position of the fracture. They range from the simple smoothing of a rough edge to Crowning and everything in between to keep as much of the natural tooth in tact as possible. Tooth coloured fillings (composites) can be “bonded”…

Children’s Dentistry

Families are the lifeblood of dental practices and for this reason we provide free examinations, free fluoride application and free dietary advice where at least one parent is on our Dental Care Plan. That means up to three of your children aged under 18 are entitled to two examinations a year free of charge. Further…

Dental Hygiene

In addition to providing all the treatments you expect from a modern dental practice, we find that prevention is the best approach to avoiding tooth loss or the need for fillings. Since three out of four teeth are lost through gum disease, it’s clear why we put such emphasis on the early identification and cure…

Bad breath

Bad breath (Halitosis) is a very common problem and frequently can be a source of social embarrassment. Often a person is unaware they have a problem as friends or family are too nervous about broaching the subject with them. Persistent bad breath is usually caused by the smelly gases released by the bacteria that coat…