Root Canal Treatment

ROOT CANAL TREATMENT When the nerve of your tooth becomes infected, a successful root canal treatment lets you keep the tooth rather than having to pull it out. Keeping your tooth helps to prevent your other teeth from drifting out of line and causing jaw problems. Saving a natural tooth avoids having to replace it…

Tooth Extraction

TOOTH EXTRACTION Tooth removal (or tooth extraction) involves having one or more teeth completely removed from your mouth. Your dentist will usually remove your tooth, but sometimes a surgeon will carry out the procedure in hospital. There are several reasons why your tooth or teeth may need to be removed. The most common reasons include:…

Teeth Cleaning – Prophylaxis

TEETH CLEANING – PROPHYLAXIS Your teeth are covered with a sticky film called plaque that can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease. Plaque contains bacteria, which following a meal or snack containing sugar can release acids that attack tooth enamel. Repeated attacks can cause the enamel to break down, eventually resulting in cavities. Plaque…