Advances in dental care and better awareness of oral health and prevention means we can avoid dental treatment with good oral hygiene, diet and regular check-ups.
However, sometimes it becomes necessary for you to need a filling at some point as a result of tooth decay or a broken tooth.
We are a mercury free practice and offer only composite fillings, also known as ‘tooth coloured fillings’, due to their great aesthetics and high durability.
Head over to our recent cases page to see some examples of how a composite filling can transform your tooth!
Children Examinations – FREE child check ups
A visit to the dentist can be daunting experience for your little ones, but the earlier you start, the sooner they will come to realise that there is nothing to worry about.
We recommend dental check-ups at least every six months for children as soon as you notice their first tooth due to the many changes that happen in your mouth during childhood.
Check-ups in children are vital to prevent tooth decay and identify issues as soon as possible.
New Patient Examinations
At The Edge Dental, we don’t want to get to know just your mouth, we like to get to know you as a person, and so our new patient consultations involve getting the whole picture.
During your hour long consultation, we will take a full history, you will receive a full oral cancer check, dental and gum health check, x-rays and clinical photographs. This is your time to discuss your concerns about your oral health or the appearance of your teeth, in your own time in a relaxed and calm environment.
You will be given all your options, with the risks and benefits of each with a clear breakdown of costs involved. You will be given a full report of the findings of you consultations, identifying any potential problems, with information and advice on how to look after your teeth at home.
Our aim to maintain a healthy mouth to last a life time and reduce the risk of needing further treatment being required over time.
Root Canal Treatment
Root canal treatment has gained a notorious reputation over the years. Here at The Edge Dental, we want to disprove this myth by providing pain free and easy root canal treatments for our patients. Root canal treatment should not hurt and does not feel any different to having a filling.
Root canal treatment, also known as endodontic treatment is used to treat an infection at the centre of the tooth known as the root canal system. An infection may be a result of tooth decay, a leaking filling or trauma to a tooth and if not treated properly, can lead to a dental abscess.
Root canal treatment is carried out over two or more visits, the first visit usually to get you out of pain, and the second to disinfect and fill the root canal system. You will need a filling or crown on the tooth to seal the root canal treatment.
We try our best to save teeth, but sometimes the tooth cannot be saved and the best option for you is to remove the tooth. We appreciate that the loss of a tooth can be hard, and we will always try to make it as pleasant as possible.
Before an extraction, we will tell you about the procedure, the risks of the extraction and what options you have to restore the gap after the has gone.
Impacted wisdom teeth can be a nuisance and cause repeated infections, tooth decay, gum disease and abscesses. If you are concerned about your wisdom teeth, we can provide you with a full examination and x-rays to help you decide on the best course of action.
All our dentists perform most extractions, but we have our resident oral and maxillofacial surgeon, Leandros Vassilou, who can undertake all complex surgical extractions under local anaesthetic with or without sedation.
Missing teeth can cause a number of problems affecting speech, self esteem and function. Advances in technology means that dentures can offer an attractive option to replacing multiple gaps in the mouth.
Partial dentures are made when you still have some natural teeth in your mouth. The denture teeth are attached to an acrylic or metal plate and are to be taken out at night.
Several appointments are needed to construct dentures and to ensure they fit correctly and feel comfortable.
Our principle dentist, Riz, has constructed many dentures over the years and enjoys providing a life changing solution to patients who feel limited with their options.
Scale, Polish and Gum Disease Treatment
You may have a good routine at home when it comes to cleaning your teeth, but every so often a professional clean will help remove any build up that you cannot remove. Over time stubborn staining and tartar will naturally build up along the gum line, which will be impossible to remove at home.
A routine scale and polish provides a deep clean for your teeth, including all the hard to reach areas. During the procedure a special instrument, used with water, removes all deposits of plaque and tartar. This is then followed by a professional polish – which leaves your teeth feeling smoother, cleaner and brighter.
As well as a deep clean, we will advise you how to properly care for your teeth and gums.
Regular dental cleans are an important part of preventative care and, coupled with good oral hygiene at home, will help improve the overall look and health of your mouth.
Stain Removal (Airflow)
Airflow has become one of our most popular treatments recently. It is a cheap and simple way of removing those suborn everyday stains on your teeth.
Ask our reception staff about more information on this great product.