Preventive Dentistry

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Prevention is better than cure. Dental check-ups are recommended every 6 months.

Dentist will thoroughly examine your mouth for any signs of tooth decay, gum disease and any other Oral soft Tissue Diseases. Early detection helps to avoid painful, expensive, late stage treatment.

X-Rays will be taken to determine any tooth decay in between your teeth which is not visible for direct vision.

Dentist will complete through cleaning by removing calculus [Tartar build ups], stains from your teeth which cannot be removed by regular brushing. Then followed by polishing your teeth and thereafter Topical Fluoride will be applied to your teeth to strengthen and remineralise your teeth.

Restorative Dentistry

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Dental fillings are used to restore cavities due to tooth decay or worn or damaged teeth. Mainly 2 different filling materials are used.

Tooth coloured restorations

Silver/Metallic `{`Amalgam`}` Restorations. Dentist will discuss the best option with you.

Dental Emergencies

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Facial swelling due to dental infection and uncontrolled bleeding due to dental trauma are considered life threatening dental emergencies.

Other Dental Emergencies are:

Abscess/Pus coming around your teeth/gum

Toothache

Broken tooth

Broken/Lost Filling

Bleeding after Extraction

Dry Socket/ Severe pain after extraction

Broken Denture

Lost Crown/Veneer

Dental Extraction

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Unrestorable tooth, very loose tooth with advance gum disease and split tooth [vertically fractured tooth] are considered poorly prognosed teeth and Dentist may recommend remove/Extracting the tooth.

First Dentist gives Local Anesthesia to numb the tooth and surrounding tissue before extraction.

Wisdom teeth [ 3rd Molar] removal is recommended if there is infection repeatedly or any sign and symptoms from wisdom teeth or Recommended by Orthodontist during or after Orthodontic treatment. Partially erupted wisdom teeth may require surgical removal. Adults have up to 32 teeth, of which four are wisdom teeth and these are the last to come through the gum. They are the one’s right at the back of the mouth and usually appear between the ages of 17 and 25 although sometimes they can appear in later years.

Complex/complicated wisdom teeth removal will be referred to a specialist [Oral&Maxilllo-Facial Surgeon].

Children Dentistry

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Child’s first teeth begins to erupt at about 6 months of age. Children have 20 baby teeth around 2- 2 ½ years of age.

Dentist will provide your child

Diet advice

Checkup, clean / Fluoride application

Fissure Sealant Placement `{` Filling placed on deep grooves on the tooth surfaces to protect the tooth from decaying, if your child has high risk for tooth decay.`}`

Restorations on cavities

Pulpotomy/Stainless Steel Crowns `{` If the child’s baby tooth has extensive decay that gone into the nerve tissue of the tooth, Dentist will do this special filling to prevent further damage.`}`

Extraction- Unrestorable, infected teeth will be recommended to remove.

Gum/Periodontal Treatment

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Healthy gum looks pink in colour and firm in texture and do not bleed when brushing.

Reddish gum, bleeding on brushing, swollen painful gum/tooth, gum recession, us coming around the tooth and mobile/loose teeth are signs of gum disease. Dentist will provide scaling and deep scaling. Some advanced gum disease Dentist may recommend referral to a specialist [Periodontist].

Root Canal Treatment

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Root canal Treatment is provided for infected /injured teeth instead of Extraction. Complex Root Canal Treatment may require referral to a specialist [Endodontist].

Fabrication of Dentures/Mouthguard

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Dentures [also known as false teeth] made to replace missing teeth. They are removable and custom-designed to fit in your mouth, making them as comfortable and looks natural as possible.

Complete or full dentures are made when all the teeth are missing and partial dentures are made when only some teeth are missing.

Mouthguards aim to protect your teeth from injury during contact sports. These mouth guards are custom made. Get in touch with us to get a personalised mouthguard for you.

At Toongabbie Family Dental, we create the fabrication of dentures and mouthguards and provide you with high-quality products to have that peace of mind you always wanted.

Crowns/Bridge

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If you have discolouration in your teeth, a tooth is broken/cracked, or if the fillings are not appropriate, you ought to get a crown for your tooth. A crown is like a capping for your tooth.

Crown can be made with tooth coloured porcelain or metal or Gold material.

Bridge is made to replace missing teeth as a fixed replacement by capping the adjacent tooth.

The dentists at Toongabbie Family Dental utilise their years of experience to recommend the kind of crown your tooth would need. We make sure that your teeth are protected, and do not let the already worn-out ones to go worse.

The crowns are all in alignment with your natural denture, including the shape, size, and colour.

We always advise our patients to get capping done if a tooth is either broken or is breaking, and even in cases of replacing a large filling in a huge cavity. With us, you will get proper guidance on how to take care of your teeth and stay protected at all times.

Teeth Whitening

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Dull, stained, and dark teeth are quite common. In this era, the lifestyle, and eating habits have substantially changed which have continued to affect our dental health. The lustre of the teeth fades away with time but we got your back.

Get a Teeth Whitening treatment done from us to get those shiny white teeth back. This treatment is majorly for teeth which have experienced discolouration or are dull and stained.

The major reason for having experienced this unwanted situation is due to many reasons.

But a few of them are, consuming a lot of caffeine, or smoking heavily.
Once you speak to our expert dentists, you would know the kind of treatment you would require as per your natural denture.