General Dentistry

Your first visit to a new dentist

If you have not visited a dentist for some time, then you may be worried about your first appointment. Perhaps you are concerned about the condition of your teeth, of just that you are unaware on their condition.  Its time for a New Patient visit to a Dentist then!

Your Dentist can help Teeth Wear

Research has shown that tooth wear (particularly concerning the front teeth) seems to be on the rise. Tooth wear has usually been a problem associated with older patients, often caused by dry mouth or prescription drugs but now the problem is becoming more evident in younger people.

Sensitive Teeth

The team at Smile Artistry can help you understand why you have sensitive teeth and how to manage your discomfort.

READ ABOUT THE CAUSES OF SENSITIVE TEETH

Your Dentist can help tooth wear

Research has shown that tooth wear (particularly concerning the front teeth) seems to be on the rise. Tooth wear has usually been a problem associated with older patients, often caused by dry mouth or prescription drugs but now the problem is becoming more evident in younger people.

Tooth wear in younger patients has been linked to the following causes,

Sleep Dentistry

Sleep dentistry is a ground breaking treatment to be offered to patients. Sleep dentistry, also known as sedation dentistry, means that a patient will undergo dental treatment whilst under Intra-Venous Sedation. This means the patient will be in a semi-conscious state and able to interact with staff but will quickly forget about the procedure.

How to Pay for Dental Work

If you require substantial dental work or treatment, covering the cost can be daunting. This is especially true in the case of emergency dental treatment, where you haven’t necessarily had a chance to plan for that filling, root canal or extraction.

 

How to Prepare for a Tooth Extraction

So you’ve been for your regular oral health checkup and your dentist has delivered the news: that niggling pain you’d been trying to ignore really was serious, and the best course of treatment is a tooth extraction.

The idea of having one of your teeth pulled probably isn’t high on your list of things you’d like to do this year, but a tooth extraction isn’t nearly as scary or painful as urban legend and schoolyard lore would have us believe.

Amalgam Filling Replacement

 

Signs You Should See a Dentist

Modern day life sees us all struggling to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Sometimes it seems there are just not enough hours in the day.  Consequently some “jobs” tend to get put on the back burner. One of these “jobs” tends to be visiting the dentist. Making time to visit the dentist is something we should all do.

What are wisdom teeth and why so many people have them removed?

Everyone has heard of wisdom teeth but many people do not understand what they actually are. And with wisdom teeth removal a common procedure, many don’t know why we have them or what their purpose is. Before getting your wisdom teeth assessed for removal, understanding the basics is essential.

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