Cape Town Dentist

What is tooth wear?

Tooth wear also called 'Occlusal Disease' is one of the most prevalent dental problems of the modern age. This is defined as the loss of dental hard tissue(mainly enamel) caused by factors other than tooth decay or trauma. As we age the amount of wear increases on our teeth and thus...
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Canine Tooth Guidance

Our canine teeth play an essential role in guiding our jaws side to side to prevent excessive wear and fracturing of our other teeth. Molars are very strong in the up-and down biting movement during everyday eating and chewing, but NOT with lateral(side to side) movements. The tips of our...
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The Tooth Wear Consultation

Tooth wear is a complex issue in dentistry and involves normally a detailed consultation. This first consultation takes about 45-60 minutes where we determine the type of tooth wear and different causes in order to finally make a diagnosis. This diagnosis is crucial and helps us to set...
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Treatment for tooth wear

Due to the effect of tooth wear, some degree of enamel loss is always present. We follow the concept of minimally invasive treatment which means we preserve as much of your tooth structure as possible and aim to just adding 'enamel' back on. In essence due to the wear you have already...
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Zoom In-chair whitening super SPRING special R4499

Every now and then we will offer some amazing specials to you our patients! Our current specials can be viewed below and are subject to availability.Please phone the office on 021 557 3427 to confirm and request if a special is still running. All our specialsare running for a...
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Sedation Dentistry free report

  Dental Care Without Fear, Pain & Anxiety!   An Open Letter To Fearful Dental Patients... "How Much Longer Are You Going ToPut Off Going to The Dentist Because of Fear?" Announcing a Breakthrough in Dentistry! Say Goodbye...
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How Sedation works?

 2 Options are available for a relax and sleepy dental visit: 1) Taking a pill 1 hour before the procedure       This will help you to relax and just takes the edge off. Almost like a strong sleeping tablet. Someone must accompany you...
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Scaling and Polish

Are you in need of some fresh breath, clean teeth and a confident smile? Tired of your stained teeth, plaque or bad breath? How much longer are you going to put off your cleaning visit, because of shame or embarrassment? Having great looking teeth...
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SPRING 4-in-1 Whitening Special R1499

SPRING is here! Every now and then we will offer some amazing specials to you our patients! Our current specials can be viewed below and are subject to availability.Please phone the office on 021 557 3427 to confirm and request if a special is still running. All our specialsare...
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New Patient Exam offer

We know that choosing a dentist is not always the easiest thing to do.  Many people end up with the wrong dentist for their specific needs and  this could have a negative impact on their dental health and finances. For a detailed report on how then to choose...
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Dental Implants Free Report

We are living in the 21st century! Gone are the days of missing teeth, loose / ill-fitting dentures and "looking old before your time!" Today it’s more of a decision than fate. Living with gaps in your mouth or ill-fitting dentures is not...
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Do you have any payment plans

We know that dentistry is not the most inexpensive cost in your life, but it is a necessity.  We have found that putting off that dental appointment has let to some disastrous dental experiencesthat could have been avoided with minimal treatment.  We will always provide you...
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Analyse your smile

Kindly check your smile  in a close-up mirror. With our unique Smile Analysis you can know whether or not a procedure is applicable to you. If you identify your problem in the photos below, click on the treatment options to see how we can transform your smile!  

My front teeth are skew

Skew or overlapping front teeth are one of the most common reasons patients are not happy with their smiles. Our unique case here shows some severe overlapping of the front 2 centrals. Our teeth are constantly changing and moving due to stress factors applied from all sides to...
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Chipped front teeth and uneven biting edges

Teeth grinding and the ageing process are major factors that cause excessive stress and wear that leads to chipping of our front teeth. The moment the edges of front teeth start to chip it is impossible to hide and immediate help is needed. Our front teeth are the first thing we show when we...
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My Front Teeth Are All The Same Length

Contrary to what many people think our front teeth must not all be the same length. The front 2 central incisors must always be a fraction longer than the laterals. Often by just lenghtening the 2 frontal incisors slightly can add years back to your smile. As we age our front teeth wear down...
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Front Teeth are Too Long or Too Short

The colour, width, shape and length of your front teeth play a crucial role in defining your smile! Longer front teeth are often associate with youthfullness, but too long is also a smile stopper. Similair if the front teeth are too short then you might appear to look older due to a worned...
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Front Teeth Too Big or Too Small

Size really matters when it comes to our front teeth and when teeth are too big or too small for your particular face shape, everything looks out of relation and harmony. With advances in Cosmetic Dentistry we can now easily change the shape and form of your teeth to better suit a particular...
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My Teeth Are Too Yellow

Are you happy with the colour of your teeth? Have years of smoking, coffee, tea... stained your once younger looking smile? Are you TIRED of having yellow teeth and feels FRUSTRATED every time you open your mouth? Time and time again we see it is a new whiter and brighter smile that bring...
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Mind The Gap

If you look like Madonna the gap between your front teeth will be one of your trademarks, but for most of us, gaps between teeth place unnecessary negative attention to our smiles! If it is only a central space between your front teeth or spaces between numerious teeth, cosmetic dentistry...
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My one dark front tooth

Often a front tooth can be more yellow, grey or just darker than the other teeth and draws negative attention to this area. The main factor in causing this is a 'dead' nerve due to many possible causes. Home test: Press a small block of ice against this tooth. With a 'dead' tooth you will not...
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Unsightly and Defective Metal Fillings

In a full smile when your back teeth normally show are your teeth free from stains / discolourations and unsightly metal restorations? Amalgam(metal) restorations used to be the standard many years ago to fill our teeth, but today due to health risks and better white alternatives we...
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The Necks of My Teeth Have Indentations or Grooves

Look at the necks of your teeth along the gum line. Can you see or feel with your fingernail any grooves on the 'necks' of these teeth? This is caused by mechanical/chemical factors. It is important to repair these defects (abfraction or erosion lesions) as this is in effect a loss of enamel...
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I Have Bad Breath (Halitosis)

Bad breath can really change your life dramatically. This is for sure a romance stopper and many times the person is unaware of having this. It is sometimes also a simptom of underlying disease and should be diagnosed early and treated. If you suspect bad breath, don't hesitate any longer...
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My Wife Says I Snore At Night

Are you tired or embarrassed by your snoring? Are you the one responsible for keeping your spouse or friends from having a good night's sleep? Many spouses are forced to sleep in separate bedrooms and the whole family is usually affected in one way or the...
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