Preventative Care and Oral Hygiene
What is gingivitis? Gingivitis is inflammation of the gingivae (gums). What is Periodontitis Periodontitis means inflammation around the tooth- it is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and bone that supports the tooth. Prevention is better than the cure- this saying definitely applies to teeth! A regular oral hygiene assessment with your […]
Single Visit, No Impressions, No Temporaries! Cerec Crowns and Restorations – your crown or restoration in only one visit. If you are having tooth trouble, making multiple trips to the dentist can be very inconvenient. With CEREC you can have your crown or restoration made at Coffs Coast Dental + Facial in just one visit with […]
Dental bridges literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for the teeth on either side of the and a false tooth/teeth in between. Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants. Bridges can: Restore your smile Restore the ability to […]
If you have a tooth missing, your dentist may recommend using a dental implant that is surgically placed into the bone to act as a replacement for the root. A precision fitted prosthetic crown is then attached to the implant to replace the missing tooth. An implant is a titanium “root” which can be placed into […]
Do you experience pain when brushing certain teeth, or sensitivity when consuming hot or cold foods? If you answered yes, you may have tooth decay that requires a filling. Fillings help to restore your teeth and relieve the pain associated with cavities and wear, bringing a tooth back to its usual function and shape.
Root canal treatment
Root Canal Treatment or Therapy can be completed in a single appointment however it is beneficial to the success of your treatment to complete it over two or three appointments. Once it has been determined that the Root Canal Therapy has been successful, a permanent crown will be placed to seal and strengthen the tooth […]
Wisdom teeth extraction
Are your wisdom teeth causing you pain and discomfort? If left in place problematic wisdom teeth may cause severe pain, infections and damage to the surrounding jawbone and teeth. Contact our friendly staff today to find out more about Wisdom Teeth extraction.
If your teeth are chipped, heavily discoloured, have small gaps between them or are slightly crooked, then veneers may be an option. Veneers are thin shells that are bonded onto the front of your teeth to effectively hide these problems. As a precursor to veneers, we recommend you try teeth whitening first. Veneers are used in the “smile zone” […]
If your teeth are stained or discoloured due to lifestyle factors, development problems, age or other reasons teeth whitening may be the perfect solution. At Coffs Coast Dental we offer the Zoom!® Professional Whitening System (Zoom!®) is one of the newest ways to whiten your teeth and brighten your smile. Zoom!® is a bleaching process that safely […]