SERVICES INVOLVED

 

Children dentistry – CHILD DENTAL BENEFITS SCHEDULE (MEDICARE)

Scale and clean, fluoride, fillings, extractions and fissure sealants.

Preventative and Hygiene dentistry

Preventive dental care is all the things you do (or should do) to take care of your teeth and gums: brushing, flossing, eating a healthy diet, and seeing your dentist regularly to help avoid dental disease. We provide Scale and Clean, Fluoride, x-rays, sealants and all of your preventative and hygiene dentistry needs.

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite. This can include Crowns, Bridges & Veneers.

Restorative dentistry

Restorative dentistry is the study, diagnosis and integrated management of diseases of the teeth and their supporting structures and the rehabilitation of the dentition to functional and aesthetic requirements of the individual. For example – Fillings

Dental implants

The modern dental implant is a surgical device, most commonly used to replace one or more missing teeth by fusing to the bone and acting as an artificial tooth root.

Root Canal Therapy

Root canal treatment is a dental procedure that replaces a tooth’s damaged or infected pulp with a filling. The pulp consists of specialised dental cells, blood vessels, tissue fibres and some nerve fibres located in the hollow space in the central part of the tooth. The procedure is also known as endodontic treatment.

Dentures

Dentures, also known as false teeth, are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth; they are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable.

Wisdom tooth removal

Wisdom teeth removal can be recommended for the following reasons:
1. To avoid further and more complicated impactions
2. To reduce the chance of infection from a partially erupted wisdom tooth
3. To remove any foodtraps created by a partially erupted wisdom tooth
4. To prevent harm to adjacent teeth
5. To avoid the formation of cysts
6. To reduce potential crowding and optimise orthodontic treatment by lessening the effects of pushing and crowding on remaining teeth as the wisdom teeth try to move forward or erupt.
7. To remove or prevent problems like pain, swelling and/or infection associated with eruption/partial eruption of wisdom teeth.

Tooth whitening

Your teeth will naturally darken with age, but other factors can also contribute to yellowing. The chromogenic agents in coffee and tea, nerve damage due to an accident, smoking or certain antibiotics may be the culprit. We offer teeth whitening to our patients to bring back a beautiful glowing smile.

Mouthguards

A mouthguard is a protective device for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips and gums. A mouthguard is most often used to prevent injury in contact sports, as a treatment for bruxism or TMD, or as part of certain dental procedures, such as tooth bleaching.

Dental Emergency welcome

A dental emergency usually refers to acute pain related to the teeth, gums or other structures in or around the mouth. Sudden loss of a dental restoration, causing cosmetic concern or difficulty eating is also sometimes referred to as a dental emergency, even if there is no pain.