We provide a wide range of dental treatments from our Cannington premises, helping you maintain good dental health and fixing your dental problems at our well-equipped practice.
Browse our list of treatments below.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are inserted into the jawbone to replace missing natural teeth. Implants and their attached crowns closely mimic the look and function of real teeth. They can make an attractive alternative to dentures and bridges. Dental implant techniques can replace one or several missing teeth. In some cases, an entire set of articifical teeth can be carried on dental implants. Dental Implant Procedures Different types of implants are available. Most implants are made from materials such as titanium that are capable of forming a strong integration with the surrounding bone tissue. In most cases, the [...]Keep Reading
Teeth whitening is the use of bleaching agents to lighten the colour of teeth. The normal colour of tooth enamel (the hard outer surface of each tooth) varies, with most teeth ranging from off-white to light yellow. Teeth may be discoloured by various factors including: surface stains due to lifestyle (for example, smoking, coffee, tea or red wine) age poor oral hygiene, with irregular brushing and flossing certain medicines, for example, certain anti-biotics dental problems such as tooth decay, tooth injuries, thin enamel, tartar (hardened plaque, also called calculus) and old fillings, which can turn teeth yellowish, brown, gre [...]Keep Reading
The aim of root canal treatment (also called "endodontic" treatment) is to save a tooth that has been badly damaged due to decay, disease or injury. Infection or Inflammation of the Pulp Infection or inflammation of the pulp can be caused by: breakdown of a filling or crown a deep cavity trauma gum disease crack or chip in the tooth extreme wear extensive dental work to the tooth Symptoms may include pain, sensitivity to heat or cold, tooth discolouration, and swelling or soreness in the gums surrounding the tooth. To save the tooth, root canal treatment is needed when the pulp becomes severely inflamed or infected. To [...]Keep Reading
Artificial Crowns Although the outside of each tooth is made of strong and hard enamel, teeth can be chipped, broken or weakened due to: trauma (such as a fall) tooth decay large fillings root canal treatment to remove the tooth's pulp, which contains blood vessels and nerves age-related wear and tear An artificial crown is often the best way to save a tooth and strengthen it. It fits over the prepared existing tooth and replaces the natural crown. Bridges A bridge replaces one or more missing teeth. It consists of an articifial tooth anchored to the adjacent natural teeth. If a tooth is lost through an accident, or is too b [...]Keep Reading
Wisdom teeth (also called "third molars") usually do not push through the gums until people are in their late teens, twenties or even older. Wisdom teeth are usually the last teeth to come through the gums. Most people have four wisdom teeth. Some people have no wisdom teeth. In many people, not enough space is at the rear of the jaws for wisdom teeth to come easily through the gums. If the jaw does not have enough space for the wisdom tooth to come through, the tooth will become wedged in or "impacted". Some impacted wisdom teeth remain in place and cause no trouble. However, other impacted wisdom teeth may cause severe problems. Of [...]Keep Reading