Questions & Answers

Find the answers to many commonaly asked questions in this section.  Currently we have only two Q&A pages, but we will be expanding this into a wide ranging section dealing with the many issues relating to dental treatment and what you as the patient will need to know.

Crowns

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A dental crown is a tooth-shaped "cap" that is placed over a tooth -- to cover the tooth to restore itsbeforeafter shape and size, strength, and improve its appearance.

The crowns, when cemented into place, fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.

Preventive Dentistry

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Preventive dentistry is the modern way of helping you keep a healthy mouth. It helps you to keep your teeth, and means you need to have less dental treatment. The two main causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. The better you prevent or deal with these two problems, the more chance you will have of keeping your teeth for life.

Caring for your teeth

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Dentists understand the importance of a healthy mouth. That's why we continue to provide expert, toothbrush1independent and impartial advice on all aspects of oral health. Our "Questions & Answers pages" provide a wide range of oral health information in a simply Q&A format and produced and reviewed by qualified dental professionals.