Who is sleep dentistry suitable for?

by Core Dental Group
sleep dentistry

First, let’s start off with answering the question of what sleep dentistry is. Sleep dentistry, also know as sedation dentistry, is a method of sedation that allows patients to receive dental treatment in a comfortable way. It induces a drowsy dreamlike state, making patients more relaxed and generally with no memory of the procedure afterwards. Read More

What’s involved in a tooth extraction procedure?

by Core Dental Group
tooth extraction

Removing a tooth can sometimes be a confronting experience for patients, however the majority of the time it is a relatively straightforward procedure. Your dentist will assess your medical history, the tooth that needs to be extracted and the surrounding structures to determine the complexity of the extraction. If the tooth extraction is simple it Read More

What does treatment of gum disease involve?

by Core Dental Group
gum disease

So what does the treatment of gum disease involve? Firstly, by being made aware that gum disease is present with a definitive diagnosis and education provided to you by your dental health professional. In many cases gum disease remains un-detected, as there is generally minimal to no pain associated. Gum disease is largely preventable and Read More

How do I know if I need a filling?

by Core Dental Group

Before answering this question, we should know what a filling is. A filling is the procedure used to place in a tooth a material with properties similar to the natural tooth structure. It is needed when part of the original structure has been lost due to causes such as tooth decay or trauma. Tooth decay Read More

What does a hygiene appointment involve?

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hygiene appointment

During a dental hygiene appointment, you will be greeted by a friendly hygienist who will spend 40 minutes with you. The role of the hygienist is to assess the oral hygiene and dental health of all their patients. A hygienist will do this is by completing the following steps: A medical history check Extra-oral and Read More

An insight into our Core Dental team member: Dr Ryan Sherry

by Core Dental Group
Dr Ryan Sherry

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 Ryan Sherry – General Dentist at Read More

The benefits of Invisalign

by Core Dental Group

Invisalign is becoming a popular option for people wanting to straighten their teeth without going the traditional route of braces. We often get patients come in who are seeking out ways to improve their smile but don’t like the look of conventional braces – Invisalign provides them with the answer. But what is Invisalign? Invisalign Read More

How to treat bad breath

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What causes bad breath and how can it be treated?

What is bad breath? The medical term halitosis refers to the presence of a noticeable and unpleasant odour on the exhaled breath. More commonly referred to as bad breath, halitosis is a common condition that can affect anyone, and is a common reason why people visit the dentist. Bad breath can be very distressing. Sometimes we Read More

What can I expect from a wisdom tooth removal procedure?

by Core Dental Group
wisdom tooth removal

Third molars, or wisdom teeth as they are most commonly known, come to the attention of most of us at some stage. This is primarily due to the fact that most of us do not have enough room for them in our mouths. Wisdom teeth are the last teeth in the jaw, which makes them Read More

Top 6 tips for looking after your dental health

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dental health

Before you head out for a big day you want to make sure you not only look your best but also feel your best. Why is this any different with your teeth? You use and show them every day and they want to be looked after just like anything else. You may have heard the Read More