Composite Bonding

Composite bonding is a fantastic way of correcting decayed, worn, mildly crooked, spaced, misshapen or mildly discoloured teeth. It is a strong acrylic resin that is matched, sometimes in layers, to the shade and translucency of your natural teeth. It has less initial cost and is less damaging to tooth structure than veneers or crowns, … Continued

Invisalign

What is Invisalign? Your Invisalign treatment consists of a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that you change every two weeks for the next set of aligners. Each aligner is individually manufactured for your teeth, and your teeth only. As you replace each aligner, your teeth will move – little by little, week by week … Continued

Cosmetic Dentures

The cosmetic denture clinic in the Hunts Cross Dental Centre has been created to give additional benefits to denture wearers who are unhappy with the appearance and fit of their existing dentures. A lot of our clients find that the dentures they are currently using whether they are a complete top and bottom denture or … Continued

CFast

The Cfast system has been designed to straighten your teeth in a reasonable time – usually 4-9 months and generally speaking we will not make significant changes to your biting position. There are several situations which are out with the scope of this type of treatment.  These include but are not limited to: •    overjets/underjets … Continued

Veneers

Veneers Porcelain veneers have been available since the 1980s and have revolutionised cosmetic dentistry. However, it is really only in the last 5yrs or so that they have caught the public’s imagination with the advent of “make-over” television programmes. Since we first placed our first porcelain veneers in the 1980s we have now provided over … Continued

White Fillings

White Fillings Most people have fillings in their mouths and often these are the old style silver amalgam fillings. While these are very good and can last a long time we are all now far more concerned with the appearance of our teeth, and don’t want to see rows of black fillings when we smile … Continued

Inlays

Inlays An inlay is a type of filling that is made in the laboratory and then bonded into the tooth to be restored to bring it back to its natural shape. If a tooth is heavily broken down, a tooth coloured filling is not always strong enough to last very long, and if a lot … Continued

Bridges

Bridges A dental bridge is one or more false teeth called a pontic, which is typically attached each end to a crown on a tooth adjacent to the space. Sometimes they are only fixed to the teeth one end of the space, and these are called straight cantilever bridges. A well designed and well cared … Continued

Endodontics

What is endodontics? Endodontics is more commonly known as root canal treatment and is the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease or injury to the dental pulp. What causes disease or injury to the pulp? The most frequent causes are extensive decay, deep fillings, trauma (such as a blow to the tooth), cracks, and gum … Continued

Implants

Implants Dental implants have been available for many years and have been commonplace in the USA and parts of Europe for decades now. With private dentistry increasing in this country there has been a rapid rise in their use here too. Dental implants are used for the replacement of missing teeth. They can be used … Continued