Early detection of problems by a dental hygienist can lead to effective treatment and the control of gum disease and many of the problems associated with it, including plaque, tooth decay and halitosis. The best prevention of bad oral hygiene is achieved through regular brushing and flossing of your teeth.
We recommend you visit a dental hygienist every three to six months for scaling, removal of plaque, professional cleaning and polishing of your teeth as well as the latest professional advice.
Gum (periodontal) disease is a chronic bacterial infection that affects the gums and bone supporting the teeth. Left untreated, the disease can lead to tooth loss; in most cases the cause of the disease is linked to poor oral hygiene.
Our periodontist makes use of the most advanced equipment in modern dentistry to help detect and treat gum disease. Following a detailed examination, each patient is provided with a written report, treatment plan and cost estimate.
Using current technology, oral rehabilitation reshapes and rebuilds teeth, gums and surrounding areas. It helps to restore damaged, deteriorated, worn and dull teeth.
Oral rehabilitation requires advanced treatment procedures using state-of-the-art technology. At our Sevenoaks' surgery, our dentists decide on a course of action that's individualized for each patient’s needs.
Cosmetic dentistry is widely used by people to improve the aesthetics of their teeth. They may want to look younger, improve their smile or boost their self confidence. This type of dentistry focuses on the appearance of the teeth so is used to straighten, lighten, reshape and repair teeth. Whitening teeth is also a popular procedure ensuring clients a refreshed looking smile.
Orthodontic treatment can straighten and improve the appearance of the teeth and how they work. By spreading bite pressure, braces can also help to look after the long-term health of the teeth, enamel, gums and jaw joints. Orthodontic treatment may be able to reduce the strain on the jaw muscles and alleviate associated headaches.
Carried out between 12 and 14 years of age and lasting anywhere between four months and two years, orthodontic treatment is most commonly used on patients who have over crowded or crooked teeth.
Dental implants are used to reduce bone loss, improve oral function and to improve the aesthetics of an individual’s teeth. A dental implant is an artificial replacement for the root of your natural tooth, which is anchored into a pre-drilled socket in your jaw-bone to support a crown, bridge or to secure a denture.
Looked after properly, dental implants can last a lifetime. Just like your natural teeth and other restorations, implants can be damaged by trauma and affected by gum disease and poor oral hygiene.
Eustace and Partners provide a wealth of advice about preventing oral cancer from developing. Oral cancer can be cured if it's detected early enough, however many people only realise that they have oral cancer once it has progressed to an advanced state.
The majority of cases are caused by tobacco and excessive alcohol consumption. Both tobacco and alcohol can damage the tissue inside the mouth, triggering cell changes that can lead to cancer.