Frequently Asked Questions

 

How can I fix a broken tooth?

If you have a broken tooth, this needs to be checked out quickly because it could be a simple breakage or a sign of a very large underlying cavity that could lead to major problems if not treated.

How can you make my treatment as pain-free and comfortable as possible?

By investing in the best technology and highly experienced staff, we are able to effectively minimise or eliminate any discomfort. For instance, the Wand Anaesthetic System makes anesthesia a breeze.

Help! I have toothache what can you do for me?

We welcome dental emergencies and will see you quickly and relieve your pain.

What should I do if I have sensitivity to hot/cold or sweet things?

This should be checked out straight away as it is possible that it could be the start of something much bigger and more painful to be avoided.

I haven’t visited a dentist in years and am scared about what I might find. How can you help me?

If you’ve been avoiding the dentist, you’ve come to the right place. Firstly we will not judge you. We will carry out a detailed examination and together we’ll work out a care plan that suits you and your budget.

I have always wanted to have straighter teeth. Is there an alternative to having braces?

Yes, with the patented Inman Aligner your front teeth can be gently guided to an ideal position quickly and effectively, in a matter of weeks. Another alternative is the Invisalign system of clear braces.

I have a fear of dental treatment and have had bad experiences in the past, how can you help me?

Firstly you are not alone! We are highly experienced in delivering gentle, sensitive dental care whatever your needs and are particularly skilled in caring for patients who have dental anxiety or dental phobia.We offer a range of options such as the Wand Anesthetic system, numbing paste, oral sedation, penthrox (for pain relief if needed). We make that sure you are comfortable before we start any treatment. It’s best to contact us for advice that is specific to your needs.

I have a missing tooth, but don’t want to have a denture. What are the alternatives?

Dental implants allow you to replace a complete lost tooth without bridges or dentures, based on a titanium post in the jaw used to secure a new tooth.

Should I replace my old Amalgam fillings?

Over the years, concerns have been raised about the use of Amalgam (also known as the silver filling) because it contains mercury. The controversy over Amalgam centres on how much mercury is released and absorbed by the body.Tooth coloured materials such as Cerec Porcelain are now available and offer a bio-compatible alternative.

What is a Dental Hygienist?

The major role of a Dental Hygienist is preventing all dental disease by identifying and treating gingivitis and periodontal disease.

Why are fissure sealants recommended for children?

They are simple to do, economical and effective in preventing the invasion of the bacteria that cause tooth decay.

What is the meaning of life?

It's supposed to be 42, but if you find anything different let us know.