Old coloured fillings should be checked to see if there are any signs of leaking or fracture. If left un-repaired they can fracture your teeth and leak, causing decay to the remaining parts of the tooth.
Bad breath (Halitosis) is commonly caused by a sulphur-producing bacteria in your tongue or throat. About 2.4% of all Australian adults have bad breath. It is important to note that bad breath is not contagious.
Metallic braces are the traditional orthodontic treatment and are often more cost effective. This most commonly used fixed braces are made from stainless steel and selected highly elastic metal alloys.
Ceramic braces use tooth coloured brackets, which are bonded to the teeth. This type of teeth straightening braces is popular among adult orthodontic patients as they are less visible than metallic braces and are a similar colour to the natural colour of your teeth.
A gummy smile is often something we can correct with a few different treatment options. There are several reasons why you may have a gummy smile and the treatment we use to correct it will depend on the cause.