How safe are dental X-rays?

How safe are dental X-rays

Dental X-rays are an important tool used to closely examine your teeth and gums. They help the dentist diagnose cavities in the teeth, check for infection related to teeth or gums, and check the health of the bone supporting your teeth (in turn related to gum health). Your dentist will decide how frequently X-rays need Read More

What are the different types of dental implants available?

dental implants

A dental implant is a titanium screw that is surgically inserted into the bone of the jaw or skull to support a dental crown, bridge or denture. Ideally, the titanium forms a very strong bond with the surrounding bone, and the implant essentially acts like the root of a natural tooth. This resemblance to normal Read More

Why should my child see a paediatric dentist rather than a general dentist?

paediatric dentist

While it may seem convenient for you to take your child to the family’s general dentist, only a paediatric specialist will be able to give you a unique perspective on the management of your child’s dental needs. This is because a paediatric dentist has three more years’ training than a general dentist. Their advanced education Read More

I have been told I require jaw surgery to correct my overbite. What can I expect?

jaw surgery

Is having straight teeth important? Put simply, yes; there are both aesthetic and functional benefits associated with having a “good bite.” The technical term for this is occlusion, which refers to the contact between the teeth as they bite together. Malocclusion, also known as “bad bite” may be caused by crooked teeth, extra teeth, crowding Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Brent Smart

Brent Smart

Core Dental are proud of the passionate professionals who take care of your teeth. Highly qualified and committed to your comfort, our team are a varied and fascinating bunch. Here you will get an insight into the people who keep your smile looking fresh and perfect. An insight into Brent Smart – Dental Prosthetist at Core Read More