Crowns restore teeth that are extensively damaged, or at risk from fracture following root canal treatment. They restore the tooth to useful function and if made of porcelain can create a lifelike appearance.
Comprehensive examination assessing the head and neck, jaw joints and muscles, the mouth, gums and teeth. An individual treatment plan is made to provide any remedial treatment required and advise a preventive strategy to maintain a healthy mouth.
Gum disease is a common and treatment consists of assessing any damage, your individual susceptibility, thoroughly cleaning the teeth and organising tailored hygiene visits to control the disease progression.
Modern dental fillings generally consist of tooth coloured resin restorations. In some situations, particularly in areas of high load where traditional fillings may break, restorations of gold or porcelain can be used.
Root canal treatment is used to save teeth where the nerve of the tooth has become irreversibly damaged due to trauma or dental decay.
Bridges have been the main way of filling gaps due to missing teeth, there are several different types and can be good solution if teeth either side of the gap require crowns or if an implant treatment is not appropriate.
Removable dentures can range from full mouth dentures replacing all the teeth to partial dentures which replace only one to several missing teeth. They are either made of plastic or have a supporting framework and can provide a cost effective way of replacing several teeth.