Dental Advice Sheets
Gum disease is a common cause of tooth loss in adult patients. At our practices, our prime concern is for our patients to have a healthy mouth with good levels of oral hygiene.
There are two main types of denture available:
1. Acrylic (plastic) dentures
2. Cobalt Chromium (metal based)
Dentures are advised when at least some teeth are present.
How to Prevent Decay
Tooth decay is the commonest dental problem that requires treatment. Filling holes in teeth are not your real answer for the long term! An understanding of the causes of decay and preventative measures will help solve your problems!
This is ‘wear' of teeth due to chemical erosion. This often results in sensitivity of the necks of the teeth to cold and sweet things. Another common area of tooth surface damage is the inner surfaces of upper teeth in teenagers.
Replace Missing Teeth
Implant dentistry is the most advanced therapy available to replace missing teeth. In addition to looking and feeling like real teeth, dental implants allow you to: Improve your smile Eat the foods you enjoy Restore your confidence