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.
If you have a damaged tooth, root canal treatment may help to save it. Inside your tooth is soft tissue containing nerves, and blood and lymph vessels, known as the tooth pulp that runs through the centre of a tooth.
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.
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.
Broken or chipped teeth from accidents, eating or chewing and wear can leave your smile problematic aesthetically. Teeth that are broken or chipped can create other dental problems which is why broken or chipped teeth should be repaired as soon as possible.
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.
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.