A common and economical method to replace
missing teeth to help function and aesthetics. It is a
removable appliance made out of either plastic
(acrylic) or metal (chrome cobalt) frame.
ROOT CANAL THERAPY
The nerve system in a tooth that is heavily filled or
traumatised, may sometimes become unhealthy and
infected causing toothaches or abscesses. This can
either be treated by extraction or root canal therapy.
Root canal therapy is usually carried out over three
visits. This is done with our new rotary equipment to
help medicate and disinfect the root system. Due to
the brittleness of the tooth, we strongly recommend
that the tooth be crowned after root canal therapy.
We routinely carry out simple or minor surgical
extractions. We usually refer our patients to
specialist oral surgeons for wisdom teeth extractions.
Our new Picasso Laser machine can perform
electrosurgery, provide gum and ulcer treatment.
It can be used for various applications when
required with minimal pain whilst promoting fast
We recommend mouth guards that are custom
made to fit for those who play contact sport.
NIGHTGUARDS FOR GRINDING
With our busy lifestyles, many do not realise that
they may be grinding their teeth at night or even
during the day. Your facial muscles are most
relaxed when your teeth are apart. Therefore, if you
are clenching your teeth through the night, you may
not have a comfortable sleep or may wake up with a
headache or backache. Other symptoms include
signs of tooth wear, sharp or chipped teeth. A
nightguard is advised to help address the problem
and prevent tooth wear as your tooth structure will
never grow back!
To help put some patients at ease, we have
Penthrox if they wish to administer it. Penthrox is
also known as the ‘ Green Stick’ commonly used by
the ambulance officers and at sporting events for
the injured. Methoxyflurane is poured into the wig
and the patient inhales the vapour which is meant to
have an analgesic and anti-anxiety effect.
We always do our best to help those in pain, so just
ring up and we will try to see you as soon as