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Dentures

So what exactly are dentures? Dentures are worn to replace your natural teeth. They are usually made from lifelike resin teeth bonded to a plastic base. You will either have been fitted with a complete denture to replace all your teeth, or a partial denture. Partial dentures are usually held in place by clasps or...

Fillings
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Fillings

What are amalgam fillings? Amalgam or silver fillings are the metal coloured fillings that many people have. Amalgam was the traditional material used for fillings for many years. Why should I consider white fillings? Most people have fillings of one sort or another in their mouths. Nowadays fillings are not only functional, but can be...

Crowns
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Crowns

What is a crown? Crowns are an ideal way to rebuild teeth which have been broken, or have been weakened by decay or a very large filling. The crown fits right over the remaining part of the tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape and contour of a natural tooth. Crowns are sometimes...

Bridges
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Bridges

Why should I replace missing teeth? Your appearance is one reason. Another is that the gap left by a missing tooth can mean greater strain on the teeth at either side. A gap can also mean your ‘bite’ is affected, because the teeth next to the space can lean into the gap and alter the...