Tag: Dentistry

Dental crown : Dr Nik

Dental crown : Dr Nik

In dentistry, a crown refers to a dental cap, a type of restoration that completely cap or encircle a tooth. Crowns are used to protect, cover and restore the shape of damaged teeth, most of the time due to large cavities that fillings alone will…

A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT – DR. DINI

A LITTLE BIT OF THIS AND THAT – DR. DINI

It has been a while since I last wrote. Life and work has been pretty hectic for me. I bet, it’s the same for you all too. We’re slowly easing back to normalcy, the pre-pandemic life and definitely there will be a change of routine…

Dental Bridge –  Dr. Shanaz

Dental Bridge – Dr. Shanaz

Prepped teeth ready for a bridge! (Not so clear though

A dental bridge is a treatment to replace a missing tooth by using the the teeth adjacent to it as support. Just like a bridge that connects two places, it requires an anchor at both ends to support the bridge itself.

Bridges can be a great treatment especially when the two adjacent teeth already have large fillings or gone through a root canal treatment. This then becomes suitable for the two teeth to be covered by the prosthesis to allow greater longevity of the teeth.

Porcelain Fused to Metal Bridge

Another alternative to replace a missing tooth is an implant, but that’s a story for another blog post!

Consult us for what treatments would be suitable for you! – Dr. Shanaz

Replacing the Missing Tooth – Dr. Shanaz

Replacing the Missing Tooth – Dr. Shanaz

Amy had her tooth removed a long time ago and was concerned about her teeth moving due to the space. Though Amy was on a tight budget, thus I recommended that she went with a semi-permanent option of a fibre reinforced composite (FRC) bridge, before…

Dental Scaling: Dr Nik

Dental Scaling: Dr Nik

Scaling is the most basic dental treatment which removes plaque and tartar (hardened plaque) build up above and below the gum line. Removing the plaque and tartar will make sure that you have healthy gum. This is because plaque and tartar are responsible for gum…