Whitening is a process where the tooth discolouration is ‘whitened’ to a lighter shade by removing the staining through chemical means. It is a safe procedure when carried out under professional supervision. Treatment results usually depend on the severity of [...]
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WHY SHOULD I CONSIDER WHITE FILLINGS? Most people have fillings of one sort or another in their mouths. Nowadays fillings are not only functional, but can be natural looking as well. Many people don’t want silver fillings that show when [...]
Dental bonding is a procedure in which a tooth-colored resin material (a durable plastic material) is applied and hardened with a special light, which ultimately “bonds” the material to the tooth to restore or improve person’s smile. It takes about [...]
Teeth are remarkably strong but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in several ways: Biting down on something hard Being hit in the face or mouth Falling Having cavities that weaken the tooth When a tooth [...]
A denture is a removable prosthesis used to replace missing teeth. Commonly referred to as ‘false teeth’, a denture is usually made of acrylic or a combination of acrylic and metal. A partial denture is fitted to replace some missing [...]
WHAT IS ROOT CANAL TREATMENT? Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is needed when the blood or nerve supply of the tooth (known as the pulp) is infected through decay or injury. WHY IS ROOT CANAL TREATMENT NEEDED? If the [...]