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I don’t like my black/silver/amalgam fillings. What can I do?
The black fillings are amalgam which is very strong but actually can weaken the tooth, and it’s predominantly made from mercury. Amalgam is usually replaced with either resin if the cavity is small, or ceramic if more of the tooth is missing. Resin can help the tooth become stronger after it is
Do you do teeth whitening?
Yes, we do. The tooth whitening product we are currently using is the best we have found. Although it’s not the cheapest system, we find that the system we use, with a planned combination of home and in-surgery teeth whitening, produces results which, even with very badly stained teeth, are amazing. Talk
Does teeth whitening work?
The honest answer is sometimes. Reliable teeth whitening is very dependent on the technique and the products used. We have found that the best technique is a pre-planned combination of home and in-surgery teeth whitening. The tooth whitening product we are currently using is the best we have found. Although it’s not
What teeth whitening products do you use?
We use a bleaching system which can dramatically whiten teeth, often 16 shades or more lighter depending on the teeth’s susceptibility. Whitening is considered entirely safe and will involve periodic home care to maintain your results. Our system works by restoring your teeth’s ability to absorb oxygen which is absorbed deeply into
Can teeth whitening damage my teeth?
When teeth whitening was first promoted many years ago, there were all sorts of dire predictions of irreversible damage. So far, after millions of teeth whitening procedures world-wide, with a wide range of products, the dire consequences that were predicted do not appear to be occurring with anything approaching statistical significance. The
What is cosmetic dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is about enhancing your smile. It may mean replacing old and discoloured fillings, re-shaping worn or damaged teeth, moving teeth into alignment or simply brightening your smile with teeth whitening product. We have many options available. Please call our friendly team at Capricornia Dental to discuss your needs.
Do you make dentures?
Yes – and our dentures are very different to most. We custom-make your dentures using our neuromuscular technique and computerised jaw tracking to ensure your finished bite is physiologically and anatomically correct. Every detail of tooth placement, size, shape, proportion, inclination, colour and contour is considered to give you dentures that will
Do you make mouthguards?
Yes we do. Please give our friendly team a call to discuss your needs.