Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of your teeth, often while you sleep. When clenching you tightly clamp your top and bottom teeth together, often the back teeth. Cleanching places pressure on your muscles and tissue.
If you have a single tooth missing and you’re looking for a more permanent solution, a single dental implant may be the answer for you. The implant replaces the lost or missing tooth and it’s root, with an implant and dental crown fitted over the top.
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.
Having crowded, spaced or crooked teeth can have a major impact on your oral health and enjoyment in life. There are many reasons why you may want to correct these imperfections, with most of us wanting a more straighter smile.
Bone grafting for dental implants is sometimes required when the time between loss of bone and surgery is extensive. Grafting of bone where it has been lost, encourages the development of optimal foundations, which are essential for dental implants.
Gingivitis is a gum disease which causes inflammation of the gums. It is the early stages of periodontal disease and should be treated early on before it advanced in to Periodontitis. Red, swollen gums and bleeding gums are a sign you may have gingivitis.