Oral Prophylaxis is a procedure done for teeth cleaning. It removes tartar and plaque build-up from the surfaces of the teeth as well as those hidden in between and under the gums. The dentist uses a scaler, a type of hand instrument, to remove the plaque and tartar which causes inflammation resulting in bleeding gums and infections around teeth.
Dental Fillings is a procedure which involves removing decay from tooth structure or repairing fractured tooth structure using Amalgam (metal) or composite (tooth colored resin material) with or without the use of local anaesthesiato restore the tooth structure.
Dental Extractions is a procedure that involves removal of one or more teeth under local anaesthesia if the tooth cannot be saved by dental treatment. There are many reasons for a tooth to be extracted some reasons may include decay/ infection or orthodontic reasons.
Dental veneers (sometimes called porcelain veneers or dental porcelainlaminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve your appearance. These shells are bonded to the front of theteeth changing their color, shape, size, or length.
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped “cap” that is placed over a tooth to cover the tooth to restore its shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.There are usually recommended to reinforce tooth structure if the structural integrity is compromised either due to large restoration with history of fracture or after root canal treatment.
Removable partial dentures are prosthesis to replace missing or lost teeth to restore function and aesthetics of your teeth.These dentures are not fixed and require rinsing after meals to remove food particles lodge between the denture and teeth.
A dental implant is a piece of metal that looks like a screw. It is put into the jaw where the missing tooth’s roots were. Over time, bone grows around the implant, which helps to hold it in place.