• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Crowns

    If you have a tooth that is badly broken, heavily filled or root canal filled, your dentist may need to crown or ‘cap’ it to restore its appearance and strength. A crown can also be used as the top part of an implant. Crowns can be made of porcelain, porcelain bonded to gold, or gold….

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fillings

    Tooth decay happens when the enamel and dentine of a tooth become softened by acid attack, producing a cavity (hole). It is caused by plaque acids that gradually dissolve away the enamel and dentine of the tooth to produce a cavity. Decay damages your teeth and may lead to the tooth needing to be filled…

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  • July 15 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Sedation

    Why might you benefit from sedation? Being anxious about dental treatment is extremely common – about 1 in 10 people in the UK have varying degrees of dental phobia. This can often lead to delaying treatment or avoiding the dentist completely, which usually only results in further problems developing over time that require more complicated…

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