During your first visit to our practice we learn about your personal history, your present condition of oral health and your expectations which helps us to establish the type of treatment options that will be right for you, whether it is preventive care, esthetic treatments or restorative dentistry.
Scaling is the most common way to treat gum disease. A sticky, bacteria filled layer which is called as plaque forms on the tooth surfaces. This layer is invisible to the naked eye and if neglected will result in the formation of a thick band known as calculus.
Glass Ionomer Cement is a commonly used material for fillings and it bears resemblance to the colour of the tooth hence is pleasing to the eye. It also releases fluoride and though you may not be aware of this but this is a good thing.
During Root canal therapy we remove he inflamed or infected pulp from inside the tooth and carefully clean and disinfect it. It is then filled and sealed with a material called gutta percha which goes well with the tissues within our body.
It is the procedure in which the gums are separated from the teeth and folded back temporarily to allow a dentist to reach the root of the tooth and the bone. It is carried out in patients with moderate to advanced periodontitis which is inflammation of the gums and underlying tissue.
Due to the progression of caries and gum diseases the teeth may reach a condition where it cannot be saved by any treatments. When such a condition occurs it is better to remove them before they harbor infection or cause pain.
They are made of a plastic base that is coloured in order to replicate the gum tissues and forms the base on which the plastic or porcelain teeth are placed. It is held in place by attaching dental implants that are surgically placed in the bone of the jaws but this treatment is more expensive.
If you have crooked teeth or misaligned bite there are a variety of treatments that can help straighten it like using braces and retainers. There are a variety of brackets in the market now including stainless steel, ceramic, lingual braces and plastic.