At Crestmead Dental, we accept bulk billed dental schemes, private health funds, and other payment plans to cover your care. Located at a convenient, easy to reach spot on Waratah Drive in Crestmead, we accept new patients and would be happy to hear from you. It doesn’t matter if you have non-urgent needs, or if
Why should we restore baby teeth? Primary (baby) teeth are important for your child’s eating, proper chewing and speaking, as well as their appearance. These primary teeth set up the framework for adult teeth to develop. Without healthy primary teeth, the adult teeth don’t have adequate space to grow into the correct position. Won’t the
Teeth grinding, or Bruxism is excessive clenching or grinding of the teeth that is not a part of normal chewing movements. It can lead to excessive wear on the teeth and may cause permanent damage to the teeth and the jaw joints. Most people aren’t even aware they are grinding their teeth until their partners
Dental erosion is the loss of tooth enamel and other tooth structure from frequent exposure to strong acids. The most common causes are: Acid drinks and foods Some medications Stomach acid that regurgitates into the mouth. When tooth enamel is increasingly eroded, and the dentine and pulp become exposed pain and sensitivity are common symptoms.
Well, it depends… Mainly on how susceptible you are to decay/cavities and how susceptible you are to gum disease. Once we are finished with your active phase of treatment and your dentition is stabilised, we recommend visiting the dentist at least every 6 months for a maintenance and hygiene appointment. The reason why we choose
Fissure sealants are a thin hard plastic coating that flows into the pits and grooves of your teeth. These pits and grooves can trap more food and plaque, and are a common spot where decay can develop. Fissure sealants help to cover up these areas. The sealant is set hard and can last a number
What is Invisalign? Invisalign is an alternative method of straightening teeth without braces. With Invisalign, your teeth move via a series of clear aligners that are custom made for your teeth. Each aligner is slightly different and will move the teeth little by little, until the final result is achieved. Each aligner is usually worn