FAQs

Why should I replace a missing tooth?

To ensure your overall health is maintained, a replacement tooth is vital to the functionality of your smile. For more information on restorative dentistry, please visit our treatment page.

Why should I get root canal therapy and not an extraction?

In order to maintain optimal oral health, a root canal treatment can assist in saving your natural tooth. There is nothing better for your oral health than the preservation and maintenance of natural teeth. For more information on root canal treatments, please visit our treatment page.

What causes teeth discolouration?

Tooth discolouration is caused by a combination of things. These include the consumption of dark liquids such as coffee, tea, or soft drinks, whilst ageing is also a factor that causes staining or discolouration. Tooth discolouration can be treated through whitening treatments. For more information on teeth whitening, please visit our treatment page.

How often should I visit the dentist?

In order to maintain optimal oral health it is recommended that you visit the dentist every six months. For more information on general dentistry, or to book a consultation, please contact us today.

What is teeth whitening?

Teeth whitening is the process of removing stains or discolourations from teeth through using a bleaching process. For more information on teeth whitening, please visit our treatment page.

Why would I need a crown?

A crown is the best solution to repair or replace cracked or damaged teeth. Dental crowns provide increased protection of the natural tooth, whilst also improving the appearance of the tooth. For more information on crowns or bridges, please visit our treatment page.

What are wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are regarded as third molars, which erupt as a set of four teeth in the back corners of the mouth, generally between the ages of 17 and 21. For more information on preventative dentistry, please visit our treatment page.

How often should I floss?

You should floss every day after the consumption of food or after brushing to promote optimal oral health.

What are fillings?

A filling is a material that is used to restore the structure of a tooth that has been affected by decay. For more information on fillings, please visit our treatment page.

Why do I have sensitive gums?

Sensitive gums can occur as a result of a poor dental hygiene routine which can be corrected using appropriate methods. Swollen or bleeding gums may also be attributed to gingivitis and gum disease in more severe circumstances. For more information on preventative dentistry, please visit our treatment page.