General dentistry in Knysna Garden Route South Africa

By: Knysna Dentist  11-11-2011
Keywords: Dentistry, Teeth, General Dentistry

General dentistry is the term given to the field of dentistry that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of conditions, disorders and diseases affecting the teeth, gums and the maxillofacial (associated with the jaw and face) region of the body.We offer:
  • General examination
    Digital X-rays, Panoramic X-rays, Treatment planning.
  • Restorative Dentistry
    Mercury-free dentistry including ceramic restorations (CerecĀ®) and composite ( White fillings), Replacement of Amalgam fillings.
  • Prosthetics
    Removable dentures such as full upper and lower dentures and all types of partial dentures; Including Acrylic dentures (plastic) and Chrome-Cobalt dentures (Metal frame).
  • Endodontics
    Root canal treatments; Root canal therapy refers to the removal of the inner aspects of a tooth followed by a complete seal of that area inside a tooth that is occupied by its "pulp tissue." Most people would probably refer to a tooth's pulp tissue as its "nerve." While a tooth's pulp tissue does contain nerve fibres it is also composed of arteries, veins, lymph vessels, and connective tissue.
  • Periodontolgy
    Both conservative and minor surgical corrections of supportive tooth tissue (periodontium); including the use of state-of the-art radio surgery.
  • Oral Hygiene and Preventative Dentistry
    Education, oral hygiene instruction, scaling and polishing as part of all dental procedures, Fissure sealing and fluoride treatments.
  • Minor Oral Surgery
    Extractions and surgical removal of teeth.

Keywords: Dentistry, General Dentistry, Teeth

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