Family General Dentistry

White Fillings

Also known as composite resins, tooth-coloured fillings are a mixture of acrylic resin, fine glass and silicon particles that produce a natural looking result. Sculptured onto your teeth for a flawless look, and hardened through the use of a specially developed blue light, these fillings are sculpted and polished to match your surrounding natural teeth for a beautiful, complete smile.

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Wisdom Teeth Extraction and Oral Surgery

Wisdom teeth are the very last teeth to emerge, usually between ages 15 to 20, however this can vary between individuals. Sometimes as the wisdom teeth emerge, a small infection can occur in the gum surrounding the tooth. This infection is called ‘periodontitis’ and is a result of plaque and bacteria becoming trapped between the tooth and the surrounding gum.

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Dentures

Dentures are removable replacements for missing teeth, typically made from an acrylic resin, which at times incorporate porcelain or metal for additional structural support. There are two main types of dentures, complete ones and partial ones. Both are finely crafted and custom-fitted. If you properly maintain your dentures they will appear natural and provide you with a perfect smile. Additionally, dentures help strengthen the muscles controlling your expressions that require the support of your teeth, rid you of pronunciation problems caused by missing teeth and aid with chewing.

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