• July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Preventive Dentistry

    Preventive dentistry is the modern way of reducing the amount of dental treatment necessary to maintain a healthy mouth. The two major causes of tooth loss are decay and gum disease. When we prevent or deal with these two problems, you have more chance of keeping your teeth for life. Together with your dentist and…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fluoride Treatment

    Fluoride helps teeth resist decay. Normally your toothpaste will contain fluoride which is enough for most people. Sometimes more fluoride can be helpful in the fight against decay, especially if you have medical problems, or poor oral hygiene. If your dentist thinks added fluoride could be useful, they may recommend one of the following: wearing…

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  • July 16 By H. Willams Dental Practice

    Fissure Sealant

    The biting surfaces of children’s teeth can be protected using ‘sealants’. These make the tooth surface smoother and easier to clean, and stop decay starting in the difficult to clean areas. The teeth in the back of the mouth (molars and premolars) have numerous pits and fissures on their biting surfaces. Some areas of these…

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