Maintaining good oral health and general treatments at your dentist in Cheam

Visiting your dentist on a regular basis

A good daily oral hygiene routine, including brushing and flossing twice a day, along with regular visits to your dentist are important in maintaining good oral health and preventing dental complications in the future. Visiting your dentist in Cheam will keep your teeth clean and healthy, at the same time your dentist will look for any signs of gum disease or other symptoms so that any dental issues can be dealt with early on to ensure successful treatment and to prevent detrimental effects on the surrounding dentition. Here at Cheam Village Dental Studios, we provide emergency dental care, general treatments and cosmetic dentistry. Speak to your dentist in Cheam with regards to any issues that you may be facing with your teeth, whether you have good oral health and are looking for a professional clean or you are looking to improve the aesthetics of your smile, we at Cheam Village Dental Studios are here to address all your dental requirements.


White composite fillings


Despite good oral hygiene, there are still many problems that can affect your teeth. Dental fillings are a common procedure that is necessary amongst most adults at least once in their lifetime. Fillings are required when your tooth may be infected or decaying. Fillings involve the tooth being cleaned out and refilled with specialist dental filler. Traditionally dental fillings are made of mercury, silver, tin, copper and zinc and therefore they have a silver appearance and are known as amalgam fillings. Amalgam fillings are a very effective form of dental fillings however they are highly visible in your mouth. Over the last few decades with the growth in popularity of cosmetic dentistry, white composite fillings have become an increasingly popular alternative to traditional silver fillings. Speak to your dentist to find out about composite fillings to help treat your tooth decay or to replace your amalgam fillings. They are designed to be subtle, discreet and blend in with your natural dentition as they are specifically coloured to match the surrounding teeth.


Root canal treatment


If left untreated then tooth decay can result in infection of the dental pulp which is found in the centre of your tooth and contains the nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue for that tooth. If this is left untreated it can result in tooth loss and bone decay, therefore it is vital to visit your dentist on a regular basis to make sure that your teeth are clean and healthy and to prevent such dental issues. Infections of the dental pulp require root canal treatment which is another common procedure. This is carried out by removing the infected pulp from inside the tooth, cleaning and disinfecting the hole created in the tooth then filling and sealing the area to help prevent any further reinfection. Speak to us at Cheam Village Dental Studios and find out more about root canal treatments at your dentist in Cheam.

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