Implants are an option for replacing missing teeth. They are placed directly into the jawbone, so they hold false teeth in place in the same way that the roots support your natural teeth. Implants can last for many years.
A veneer is a thin layer of restorative material placed over a tooth surface, either to improve the aesthetics of a tooth, or to protect a damaged tooth surface.
Zirconium is rapidly becoming the material of choice for dental crowns. It is a very strong material able to withstand the wear and tear of every day use.
Porcelain crowns are custom-made crowns bonded to your teeth in just two or three visits. They are the perfect restoration when a tooth is severely damaged,decayed or compromised aesthetically.
As we get older our teeth become discoloured through smoking, coffee, red wine and many other foods and drinks. Regardless, of how well we brush our teeth loose their whiteness.
Composite fillings, also known as white fillings, are more than just an aesthetically better matched to the tooth, they have the distinct advantages over metal fillings as they are environmentally non toxic, as no mercury is used.
A jacket crown is a full porcelain ceramic covered crown that protects the entire surface of a tooth. A crown is a protective tooth-shaped cap covering for a tooth that is chipped, broken or missing.
Inlays and Onlays are indirect fillings made of porcelain that fit into and onto the tooth. Used to make the tooth stronger by holding it together while retaining a natural and aesthetically pleasing colour.
Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-coloured resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a special light.
Sometimes, if the tooth malalignment is minor, you can "visually" straighten your teeth with porcelain veneers and crowns, something commonly refered to as "instant orthodontics".
Dental Bridges are used to span, or bridge a gap (missing teeth) between healthy teeth. The teeth on either side of the empty space are reshaped and reduced in size.
Gum Reshaping, also known as "crown-lengthening" and more commonly referred to as a gum lift, has historically been used to treat gum disease
Root canal therapy or endodontics is required usually when a tooth is infected or inflamed.
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