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

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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

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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

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Cosmetic Dentures

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 … Continued

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Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal Treatment Periodontal disease or gum disease as it is more commonly called affects almost everyone at some time in their lives. The symptoms range from slight bleeding when you brush your teeth, to bone loss and looseness of teeth. Please look through the FAQs below which will answer the questions we are most commonly … Continued

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Fresh Breath Clinic

Fresh Breath Clinic Halitosis (Bad breath) is of great concern to everyone, friends and even family will often not tell you that you have bad breath, they move away as they just don’t want to be close to you! It can be caused by digestive problems but in most cases it is caused by unhealthy … Continued

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Full Mouth Disinfection

Full Mouth Disinfection If your gum disease has been present for quite a long time then the initial stages of treatment are often best treated initially with a procedure called full mouth disinfection. This means exactly what it says, and involves a thorough cleaning and disinfection of your mouth. The difference is that the procedure … Continued

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Anti Wrinkle

Anti – Wrinkle Treatment We are pleased to be able to offer this successful treatment at the Hunts Cross Dental Centre. If you have unsightly lines or wrinkles present or developing in the upper face region then Botulinum Toxin treatment offers an excellent solution. The use of Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX®, DYSPORT®) is widespread and most … Continued

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Dermal Fillers

Dermal Fillers Dermal fillers are alternative method of wrinkle reduction and lip augmentation generally used in the lower half of the face. Again they have been used successfully and safely in the UK for over 10 years. What are they? Dermal fillers are an injectable gel which is placed into the skin just underneath wrinkled … Continued

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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

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