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Aesthetic Dental Procedures

also know as cosmetic dentistry, are dental treatments that aimed at creating a positive change to your teeth and to your smile. Today, with modern dental techniques, we can help to improve your appearance, your smile, even your self-esteem, and confidence.

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We have selected a few of the world’s best teeth whitening systems for our patients e.g. Opalescence, BriteSmile etc. Depending on the clinical conditions and social needs, a suitable system is prescribed. Both in office and home whitening systems are available.

It starts with careful history taking of dental habits and lifestyle. Special precautions are taken for teeth with restorations and symptoms after a detailed oral examination. The whitening is then carried out after careful isolation and protection to the soft tissues in the oral-facial region. A dedicated dental surgery assistant is always on standby to address any discomfort. We have combined soft music and lighting to provide our patients the best environment to unwind while getting their teeth whiten.

Veneers are thin pieces of material placing over a tooth to recreate the natural look of teeth, while also providing strength and resilience comparable to natural tooth enamel. There are two main types of material used to fabricate a veneer: dental porcelain and composite resin.

Porcelain veneers are often the material of choice for making slight position alterations, or changing tooth shape, size, and/or color. A porcelain veneer may only be indirectly fabricated by a dental ceramist, and later bonded to the tooth with reliable transparent cement.

A composite veneer may be directly placed (built-up in the mouth), or indirectly fabricated by a dental technician in a dental lab, and later bonded to the tooth, typically using a resin cement.

Crowns and bridges are classic fixed prostheses, which are cemented onto existing teeth, and can only be removed by a dentist. Sometimes, crowns and bridges are cemented or screwed onto dental implants to provide a tooth-like shape and structure for function.

A crown is used to entirely cover or “cap” a damaged tooth for strengthening weakened tooth structure. Crown can also be used to improve appearance and shape of tooth. Material of crowns includes ceramic/porcelain, gold, and metal alloys.

Bridges are used to replace one or more missing teeth. They span the space where the teeth are missing. Bridges are cemented to the natural teeth or implants surrounding the empty space.

Invisalign straightens teeth using a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that are custom-made specifically for our teeth. As you replace each aligner every two weeks, your teeth will move – little by little, week by week, gradually moving towards the projected final position. Comfortable, clear and removable – Invisalign transforms your smile without disrupting your life. Something that over 3 million people worldwide have already discovered.
Dental braces are traditional orthodontic treatments used to correct “bad bites,” or malocclusion (teeth that are crowded or crooked). Nowadays, different types of braces are available to meet different expectations and requirements by orthodontists and patients, such as metal braces, self-ligating braces, and ceramic braces.

Surgical Procedures

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Dental implants have been the preferred teeth replacements option in our practice. We have selected one of the best system, the Straumann dental implant system (ITI) from Switzerland for our patients. It is selected because of its well-documented high success rate and reliability in reputable dental research literature.

Dental implants are today’s best substitutes to your natural teeth. They offer you a permanent solution for replacing one or more teeth. Many of our patients will tell you that dental implants have changed not only their smiles, their overall appearances but also their lives

  • Aesthetically, dental implants support artificial teeth that look like real teeth. Functionally, dental implants feel and act like real teeth.
  • Smile with confidence. Discolored or missing teeth ruin your appearance. Dental implant supported restorations help increase your self-esteem.
  • Eat and chew again without pain or irritation. Foods that were forbidden are now back in the diet.
  • Dental implants can improve your taste of food. Unlike dentures, with less plastic covering the roof of your mouth, you can enjoy natural flavors and sensations again.
  • Express yourself clearly or simply be understood. Dental implants increase the retention and stability of your natural teeth.
  • Dental implants eliminate the need for distasteful adhesives. Unlike dentures, there is no need to use “glue” when your artificial tooth is anchored to a dental implant.
  • Lastly, dental implants can help maintain your bone structure and support your facial tissues. They can reduce or eliminate bone loss, which causes “shrinkage” or facial cosmetic changes

2. Are dental implants successful?
Dental implants have been in existence for at least thirty years. In recent years, success rates at many clinics are consistently over 95% with proper personal and professional care. Few forms of dental treatments have such high success rates.

3. What is the procedure like?
There are two phases involved:

Phase 1:
A surgical incision is made in the gum tissues and dental implant is placed into the jawbone. The gum tissues are then closed and the healing phase begins. It takes about 6-8 weeks to ensure a strong base.

Phase 2:
Creating and fixing the new artificial tooth to the implant structure constitutes the second and final phase. Dental implants can replace a single tooth, several teeth or your dentures.

4. Are they expensive?
Dental implants are more expensive than traditional alternatives. However, they are a more permanent, lasting and natural solution than dentures. Thus, the greater initial investment. Surveys of implant patients show that they felt the investment was worth every cent and would do it again!

5. Does it hurts?
Many have said that having a tooth pulled out was more painful than a dental implant placement! To place a dental implant, our doctor will apply local anesthesia for a comfortable experience. After the placement, you will be given medications for relief of any possible discomfort.

6. Will I be without teeth?
Our doctor will make sure that throughout the treatment period, you have temporary teeth to look and feel natural.

7. How do I take care of my dental implants?
Dental implants must be taken care of just like your natural teeth. Besides the daily brushing and flossing, your dental implant will be checked and cleaned during your 6-monthly routine dental check-up to ensure it is functioning optimally.

The wisdom teeth grow at the back of your gums and are the last teeth to come through. Because of the lack of space, the wisdom teeth can sometimes emerge at an angle or get stuck and only partially emerge. Sometimes, wisdom teeth that have become impacted or haven’t fully broken through the surface of the gum can cause dental problems. Food and bacteria can get trapped around the edge of the wisdom teeth, causing a build-up of plaque, which can lead to tooth decay, gum diseases, and infections (pericoronitis or cellulitis). Some of these problems can be treated with treatment such as antibiotics and antiseptic mouthwash. However, when these treatment hasn’t work, removing the wisdom teeth is recommended.
Gum recession happens gradually, yet we do not normally notice that we have lost gum tissue until it has made a significant change in our smile. Pinhole surgery is a less invasive alternative of traditional gum graft procedure. Pinhole surgery can restore your gum lines without the use of scalpels or stitches for a more comfortable and convenient gum recession surgery. Pinhole surgery requires little to no downtime and results are seen immediately.

Other Procedures

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Our dentists will examine your teeth, gums, and mouth, to look for changes or signs of a problem (eg. a cavity or gum disease or early signs of oral cancer). During the examination, dentists may also use a special probe to measure the “pockets” between your teeth and gums.
X-rays, also known as radiographs, are an essential part of dental treatments. X-rays can help a dentist diagnose potential oral care issues in a patient’s mouth before they become a major problem. Our dental cone beam CT scanner uses x-rays and a computer to produce 3D cross sectional images of the jaws and teeth. It is a compact, faster and safer version of the regular CT scanner.

also known as teeth cleaning or dental prophylaxis, is a series of procedures whereby calculus/tartar, stain, and other accretions are removed from the crowns and roots of the teeth, and the enamel surfaces are polished. Scaling & Polishing is considered as an important dental treatment for halting the progression of periodontal disease and gingivitis.
Scaling and root planing is a deep cleaning below the gumline used to treat gum disease. Gum disease is caused by a sticky film of bacteria called plaque. If the pockets between your gums and teeth are too deep, scaling and root planing may be needed.
Deep cleaning has two parts: Scaling is the removal all the plaque and tartar above and below the gumline, making sure to clean all the way down to the bottom of the pocket; while root planing is to smooth out the roots and help the gums reattach to teeth. Scaling and root planing may take more than one visit to complete and may require a local anesthetic.
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Composite resin fillings are safe, reliable and long-lasting restorations to repair decay, cracks, or fractures. Because the composite fillings are tooth-colored, they can match the natural teeth well and are much less noticeable.

Glass ionomer materials are only used in teeth where you do not bite down hard. There have not been many studies about how long this kind of filling lasts. Research is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of these materials.

When a tooth is too damaged to support a tooth filling but not damaged enough for a dental crown, porcelain inlays or onlays are ideal alternatives. Porcelain onlays are popular because they resemble your natural tooth. Porcelain onlays are made by a professional dental laboratory and is permanently cemented onto the tooth by the dentist. Inlay and onlays are highly durable and will last many years, giving you a beautiful long lasting smile.

Root canal therapy (RCT), also called endodontic treatment, is a sequence of treatments for the infected pulp of a tooth, which eliminates the infection. RCT involves the removal of infected structures, the subsequent shaping, cleaning, and decontamination of the root canals with small files and irrigating solutions, and the obturation (filling) of the root canals.
G Dental Center provides pediatric dental care serving the needs of children. We aim to get children and adolescents on the right path to proper oral hygiene. We educate our patients and parents of patients about the importance of regular dental check-ups and daily brushing and flossing techniques. We are happy to see our early education prepares kids for a lifetime of excellent dental health!
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