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My front filling looks false

My front filling looks false

Posted in Cosmetic Dentistry / Composite Bonding

            Composite Bonding or resin fillings are great to repair chipps on front teeth or even to change to whole shade or shape of your existing teeth.The secret to an undetecting restoration is an excellant colour match and this requires experience and skill from the dentist.Single...


Walking Bleach

Walking Bleach

Posted in Teeth whitening

Why Is Only My Front Tooth Dark?When the nerve inside your tooth becomes non-vital(dead) the tooth often undergoes a colour change. This is very noticeable when the tooth is a front tooth. Normal teeth whitening applied from the outside(as in tray whitening) will not have a noticeable effect....


I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

I cannot open my mouth properly after my dental injection!

This is called DENTAL TRISMUS or Lock-jaw and although various reasons exists for the condition the most common dentalcauses are normally after lower dental injection or dental extraction. This leads to the limitation of jaw opening and pain after dental injection, especially in the lower jaw....


Bridge vs Implant

Bridge vs Implant

Before dental implants were available dental bridges were the only fixed option you had when losing a tooth. Other options like dentures were all removable options and are still available today, but usually serve as a more temporary solution. Please note that having a dental bridge does not...