About Your Teeth

Cosmetic Dentistry

Our smiles reflect our inner selves and a healthy smile gives us confidence. Missing teeth may give an impression of neglect – paying no attention to detail. There are many ways of restoring a smile. Sometimes it can be a matter of just smoothing off edges and corners,... read more...

Crowns

A tooth is meant to last a life time. The “six year old molar” – the one we chew on most – comes through at the age of six. Many of us had it filled when we were seven, then again at eleven. Another cavity formed and a second filling was needed at fifteen. Then one corner... read more...

Fillings

Tooth decay is not dissimilar in appearance to bad spots in a potato. It is soft and yellow/brown but unless there is a lot of decay there may not be an actual cavity. A tooth is a bit like a pumpkin too, really hard on the outside and softer the further in you get. If tooth... read more...

Implants

When teeth have been lost they can be replaced with implants. An implant is a threaded titanium post that is placed in the socket where there once was a tooth. The body accepts it and bone grows around it and firmly attaches it to the jaw. Then a tooth can be built on the... read more...

Whiter Teeth

As teeth become older they darken and become more yellow. What we eat and drink also affects the colour of teeth as does smoking. All teeth can be made whiter but some stains take more effort and time.  There are different ways to whiten teeth with some systems being highly... read more...