• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Root canal treatment

    Root canal treatment (also called endodontics) is needed when the blood or nerve supply of your tooth (known as the pulp) is infected through decay or injury. You may not feel any pain in the early stages of the infection. In some cases, your tooth could darken in colour which may mean that the nerve…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Dental bridges

    What are dental bridges? A bridge is made in a laboratory the same as a crown, but it has the benefit of having a false tooth fused to the crown in order to fill one or more spaces. What are the benefits of dental bridges? improved smile with a natural appearance, no gaps means easier…

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  • 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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