Why have braces?

Some patients actively look for braces treatment, but many are advised by their dentist that they need to see an orthodontist in order to make treatment like veneers or crowns easier to do. In these cases, the additional expense of orthodontic treatment may seem unnecessary. After all it’s quicker and less hassle just to have…

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White Fillings

Damage to your teeth can make your teeth vulnerable to more serious dental problems, and can also make your smile very unattractive. It is important to arrest the damage while it is still in its earliest stages to make sure that you can still keep your smile healthy and beautiful in the long run. A…

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Crowns

What is a crown? A crown is a treatment which covers, or caps, a damaged tooth. Teeth get damaged by decay, accidents, discolouration, and prior dental treatments. Your dentist carefully uses a mixture of materials to fabricate a tooth-shaped chewing surface, and installs it over the remaining parts of the tooth. Materials used may include…

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Tooth Extraction

While it is usually preferable to keep your natural teeth as long as possible, there are several reasons the dentist may recommend removing a tooth entirely from the socket in your jaw. This is called an extraction. Your jaw may not have enough room to accommodate the tooth. If not removed, it could become impacted.As…

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Restorative treatment

Despite the best mouth care, sometimes teeth suffer decay and damage. Kensington Dental offers a variety of treatments to restore your smile to its ideal condition. Filling A dental filling stops the forward progress of decay. This is the most common restorative treatment, and helps prevent the need for more intensive treatment when taken care…

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Soft Drinks and Teeth

Carbonated or ‘soft’ drinks seem to be a massive part of everyday life nowadays. Some chain restaurants offer refillable options, nearly all restaurants offer them as a choice. They form part of the supermarket lunchtime meal deals… It seems just as normal to opt for a soft drink as for a glass of water with…

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final teeth to erupt; they usually appear when a person is in their late teens or early twenties. Wisdom teeth that only partially emerge or come in crooked can also lead to painful crowding…

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