How do crowns repair teeth?

How do crowns repair teeth?

If you have a tooth that is severely damaged or broken by decay, erosion or injury, a dental crown can be used to restore your tooth back to its original form, appearance, strength, and function. Dental crowns are prosthetic teeth that are shaped and designed to fit...
The benefits of custom-fitted sports mouthguards

The benefits of custom-fitted sports mouthguards

  Due to the tireless efforts by Australian sports and dental groups to raise public awareness about the risks of oral injury in contact sports, mouthguards have become an essential safeguard against oral injury for today’s young athletes – at...
Why do root canals need therapy?

Why do root canals need therapy?

Root canal therapy (RCT) is a dental treatment used to replace damaged, inflamed, diseased, infected or dying tooth pulp in your affected tooth’s root canal system. RCT can save teeth damaged by infection and inflammation, thus avoiding potential abscesses,...
Ways to replace a missing tooth

Ways to replace a missing tooth

  In Australia, most adults lose at least five teeth on average. While you can make do and adapt without some (if not all) of your teeth, over time your quality of life may diminish depending on your situation. While some people are fine to carry on in life with...
Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease

Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease

Warning signs of periodontal (gum) disease Periodontal disease (or periodontitis) is an inflammatory condition of the gum tissue surrounding your teeth. The signs of periodontal disease are often unnoticed until it is at an advanced stage. This degenerative oral...