Teeth experience daily wear and tear regardless of how well one may deal with them. This wear and tear can be fixed effectively by a semiannual visit to a your friendly family dentist. At The Tooth Dr. our skilled and talented professionals provide both the customer specific and best possible care you desire. The work in this field incorporates everything from gum care and oral tests to root canals, fillings, crowns and that’s only the tip of the iceberg.
Preventive Dentistry (desensitization, fissure sealants & diet advise)
The practice of caring for your teeth to keep them healthy by desensitization, fissure sealants & diet advise.
Oral Prophylaxis and Deep Scaling
A procedure where bacterial plaque & tartar is removed from the surface of the teeth with the help of ultrasonic scaling & polishing.
A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape.
Root Canal Treatments
Are usually needed for those teeth that needs to be saved. Usually involves teeth that have had a deep decay, infection or trauma.
Crowns and Bridgework
Crowns are single unit covers that help protect a broken or RCT tooth. A bridge is multiple linked crowns that are an option for tooth replacements especially if implants are not an option.
When a tooth can no longer be saved, an extraction can be made to preserve the well-being of the patient's oral health.
Dentures are removable false teeth made of acrylic metal (chrome) or flexible (valplast).
A splint either hard or soft is worn for those who clench or grind their teeth.
Mouth guards are worn during most contact sports to help prevent an oral injury
Dental Digital X-rays
Images that helps dentist identify caries/decay, abscess, impacted/ fractured teeth. Also part of routine dental screening.
We start seeing children as young as toddlers, helping them acclimatise to the dental environment. With early intervention and prevention it can be a very pleasant memorable experience for them.
Hygiene is checked with tooth brushing techniques and diet is assessed and advised during these check ups. The kids get to watch tv while getting treatment done and rewards are given for good behaviour.
Cosmetic dentistry, also known as esthetic dentistry, is defined as the method of dentistry that improves a patient’s smile and self-image. Having a beautiful smile and strong teeth are essential for many reasons – aesthetically and in relation to overall health.
Our Infection Control Routine
The cornerstone of a safe dental practice is trust. One should always feel confident in the care of ones dentist office especially during the current pandemic. We are now even more stringent with our cleaning process and have added more protocols :
All staff are dressed in PPE.
Our patients are screened on arrival and provided with selected PPE to wear.
All our instruments are cleaned and sterilised in an autoclave and changed between patients.
All surfaces cleaned between appointments with chemical disinfectant.
Disinfection and humidifying of the air with an air mist which is Electrolysed water (hypochlorus acid).
Using an extra-oral aerosol high suction unit during the treatment to capture the aerosol from the mouth.
Appointments are currently spaced out to give time for disinfecting the room.