F A M I L Y D E N T I S T R Y
Regular dental care for you and your family is the cornerstone of good oral health. In addition to the aesthetic treatments I offer, I provide routine dental care to keep your smile pain-free and healthy.
Oral Health Assessment
Regular assessments of your mouth are an important part of maintaining good oral health. In addition to looking for new decay or gum disease, at an assessment we also check for early signs of oral cancer and suggest things that you may be able to do to make your oral health even better.
Fillings are often the way to treat decay in teeth. We fill teeth with a range of different materials, ranging from amalgam (metal or 'black' fillings) to composite (white fillings). If you need a filling and aren't sure which one to choose, please ask me and I will explain which one is most appropriate for you.
When a tooth gets very infected we need to remove the nerve from the tooth. This is called root canal treatment and is an alternative to havinf the tooth out. It is like a deep filling that goes all the way to the end of the tooth's root.
In some cases, saving a tooth with a filling or a root canal treatment is not possible. In these situations, removing a tooth becomes a viable option. The idea of having a tooth out can be scary to start off with but I will do my best to make it as pain free and quick as I possibly can.