Full mouth detox treatment (sometimes known as scaling and root planing or ‘deep cleaning’) involves meticulous cleaning underneath the gums.
We usually perform these procedures under local anaesthetic to allow easy removal of plaque, bacteria and toxins from the roots of the teeth.
This is the simplest and most effective way to reduce inflammation and promote gum health.
Minor surgical procedures may be recommended if you have any gum pockets that are too deep to clean with normal daily oral hygiene measures. We routinely use the latest microsurgical instruments under magnification for the least invasive technique.
Reducing gum pockets and controlling bacteria are important to prevent further inflammation and to maintain a healthy mouth.
In some cases, regenerative treatment can reverse some of the damage caused by periodontal diseases. This encourages the body’s natural ability to regrow bone and gum tissue.
We use periodontal regeneration to reduce gum pockets and correct any bone loss caused by gum inflammation. This improves the chances of keeping your teeth for the long term.
Crown lengthening is used to carefully reshape or reduce the amount of gum around the teeth. This can be an excellent way to improve the appearance of short teeth or in situations where the gums appear too big or uneven.
We regularly recommend crown lengthening to allow broken, decayed or heavily-filled teeth to be properly repaired. This is particularly important if there are problems under the gum line.
A gum graft may be required to improve the amount of gum around your teeth. This type of treatment is often required when the gums have receded.
Soft tissue grafting can be used as a cosmetic procedure to cover any exposed roots. Grafting also prevents further recession so that your gums stay healthy in the long term.
Dental implants are often required to replace any missing teeth. A dental implant is a small titanium screw that can be used to secure a replacement tooth.
Dental implants should look, feel and perform like natural teeth. They can be used to replace a single tooth or where several teeth have been lost.
If you already have dental implants, we can take care of your regular implant maintenance to ensure that they stay in good condition. We can also help if you are having problems with any existing dental implants.
A bone graft may sometimes be necessary prior to treatment with dental implants. It provides extra support for dental implants, which are then used to replace any missing teeth.
This allows dental implants to be used in situations where there might otherwise not have been enough bone.
Our priority is to help you keep your teeth by providing effective periodontal treatment. However, there are some situations where teeth must be extracted to prevent further problems.
We perform dental extractions as carefully as possible using modern instruments and techniques. This helps to ensure the best possible healing conditions to keep your options open for treatment with dental implants, if it proves necessary.
We offer advice on wisdom teeth and can remove them if required.