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Nov 2023

Porcelain Veneers To Transform A Smile

Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular ways of transforming a smile. Veneers are outer facings that cover the tooth/teeth to repair issues such as chips, fractures, asymmetry, discolouration or protect old fillings. The transformation of a smile can be life changing. A smile is one of the first things that is evident on a person and this can radiance confidence and self-belief. The treatment for veneers is not a straightforward one and requires careful planning and execution to achieve an outstanding… READ MORE
Sep 2023

Invisalign To Correct Gaps Between Teeth And Correct An Open Bite

Our case of the month for September 2023 involves the use of Invisalign Comprehensive to close large spaces between the teeth and correct an open bite. With such cases it is critical to plan properly with a realistic view of the end result in mind before embarking on treatment. We spend a great deal of time planning our Invisalign cases so that aesthetic, functional and natural results can be achieved. Invisalign Comprehensive is the option that we use the most as this allows us unlimited numbers of Invisal… READ MORE
Aug 2023

Internal Tooth Whitening

One of the main aesthetic challenges we face as dentists, is a dark discoloured front tooth. This usually results from after a root canal treatment which may be needed for a variety of reasons but is usually from trauma. The reasons for the discolouration do vary. This could be from remnants of the pulp tissue being left within the root canal system and then decomposing within the tooth permeating into the dentine. There can also be rupture of the blood vessels within the pulp allowing blood products to see… READ MORE
Jun 2023

Composite Bonding On The Upper Front Teeth

Our case of the month for June 2023 involves composite cosmetic bonding on the upper front teeth. Composite bonding is a minimally invasive cosmetic dental treatment which can improve the aesthetics of a tooth or teeth. In most cases, we do not need to remove any healthy tooth structure with the composite being layered upon the tooth. With the advent of modern day dental materials, we are able to create stunning smiles with bonding in just one appointment.… READ MORE
Jun 2023

Waterlase i Plus Tooth Filling

Our case of the month is one which involves our amazing Waterlase i Plus laser. This laser has a multitude of benefits and one of those is removing composite restorations and tooth decay without having to use a drill. For some patients, the dental drill is a dreaded object which fills them with dread and fear. For others, there may a medical issue at hand such as tinnitus which may be made worse by the vibrations of the drill. In these cases, the Waterlase i Plus laser could be the answer.… READ MORE
Apr 2023

Invisalign Comprehensive Treatment To Widen The Smile

Our case of the month for April 2023 involves ones of our favourite treatments; Invisalign Comprehensive to widen the smile. Comprehensive treatment means just that; we can correct all sorts of orthodontic issues such as tooth crowding, rotation, uneven levels, cross bite issues and narrow arch problems. The planning is always the key to success, not all Invisalign is the same! We spend a great deal of time planning treatment which is functional, aesthetically pleasing, biologically sound and easy to mainta… READ MORE
Mar 2023

Invisalign To Widen The Smile And Improve The Bite

Invisalign is one of our favourite treatment techniques. It is a phenomenal clear aligner therapy which is head and shoulders above the rest. The technology behind the treatment is simply amazing and we can treat virtually every case with Invisalign. The days of 'this can only be treated with fixed braces' has gone! However, it is important to understand that each treatment is bespoke and planned by us carefully. We do not just simply accept the algorithm from Invisalign and we put our mark on each and ever… READ MORE
Feb 2023

The Dahl Technique for Restoring Worn Front Teeth

Tooth wear is one of the most prevalent dental conditions that we see in practice day to day. It would not be an exaggeration to say that almost 90% of adult patients suffer from some form of tooth wear albeit to varying degree of severity. Minor tooth wear can lead to issues such as sensitivity to hot and cold whereas severe tooth wear can impair everyday function of chewing and mastication. Severe tooth surface loss will also cause a reduction in the occlusal vertical dimension (OVD) which is a measuremen… READ MORE
Jan 2023

Invisalign Comprehensive For Rotated Teeth

Our case of the month for December 2022 was a wonderful one where Invisalign was used to corrected a heavily rotated tooth. In the past, we would not have been able to treat this type of tooth rotation with Invisalign and only fixed braces would have been considered. However, with the advancement of technology and digital treatment planning, we can now treat virtually any case with Invisalign. In fact, the system is now so advanced that the end results we are seeing with Invisalign is far superior to the tr… READ MORE
Nov 2022

Cosmetic Teeth Straightening And Composite Bonding

Our cosmetic teeth traightening and composite bonding case of the month is really simple yet effective cosmetic dental treatment. In many cases, our patients would simply like to straighten the front teeth only which is quite understandable. If the front 4 teeth or incisor teeth or crooked, overlapping or gappy, then we have techniques which can help to solve the problems. One of those is the Social 6 lingual brace which is especially designed for the incisor teeth only.… READ MORE


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