Don't Let Dental Issues Take Over: Get Help From Our General Dentistry Services
Dental problems can be excruciating, frustrating, and embarrassing, and can worsen over time if not addressed. Ignoring dental problems will only make them worse and can even lead to tooth loss. You may end up needing more extensive and expensive treatment.
With the help of general dentistry in Karrinyup, you can enjoy enhanced confidence in your attractive smile and complete oral function without worrying about dental health issues.
Karrinyup Dental Centre offers general dentistry services in Karrinyup, from routine check-ups and cleanings to more complex procedures like root canal therapy. Schedule an appointment today, and let us help you achieve optimal oral health.
Our General Dentistry Services
Scale And Clean
Here at our dental clinic, we like to keep things fresh, and that includes your smile! That’s why we offer a comprehensive scale and clean service to help you maintain optimum oral health; our qualified team will remove built-up plaque and tartar, leaving your teeth feeling sparkling clean.
Say Goodbye to Dental Issues:
Discover If General Dentistry is Right for You
Patients with a Fear of Dental Procedures
Those Seeking Preventative Care
Individuals with Poor Oral Hygiene or Dental Problems
Individuals with a Desire for a Better Smile
General dentistry in Karrinyup offers personalised treatments to help you achieve a healthy-looking smile. With personalised treatments like scale and cleans and dental fillings, you can say goodbye to dental frustrations and flash a brighter smile. General dental care in Karrinyup may be just what you need.
Why Choose Karrinyup Dental Centre?
Comprehensive Dental Services
Experienced Dental Professionals
Karrinyup Dental Centre is proud to offer various payment options for your convenience. Our clients appreciate these methods’ flexibility, which allows them to easily manage their dental treatment expenses.
We make your dental care more accessible with our flexible payment plans that fit your budget.
Frequently Asked Questions
About General Dentistry
Filling a cavity in a tooth is a dental procedure used to restore a tooth that has been damaged by tooth decay.
The first step is to remove the decayed tissue from the affected tooth. Once the decay has been removed, the area will be cleaned and dried. Next, an adhesive material will be applied to the tooth to help the filling material bond to the tooth. The filling material will then be placed into the hole and hardened using a special light. Finally, the filling will be trimmed and polished, resulting in a natural-looking and durable restoration.
Below are some signs and symptoms that indicate you may need root canal therapy:
- Persistent pain:
If you are experiencing consistent pain in your tooth or gums, it could be a sign of an infection that has spread to the tooth’s root. This pain may be exacerbated by eating, drinking, or touching the affected tooth.
If you experience heightened sensitivity to hot or cold temperatures, it could indicate an infection in the tooth. This sensitivity may be localised to one tooth or may be felt in the surrounding gums as well.
If you notice swelling or tenderness in your gums, it could be a sign of an infection that has spread beyond the tooth itself. This swelling may be accompanied by a fever, indicating a more serious infection.
If a tooth has become discoloured or darkened, it could indicate that the nerve inside the tooth has died. This discolouration may be accompanied by pain or sensitivity.
- Cracked or chipped tooth:
A cracked or chipped tooth may be more susceptible to infection. This can occur when bacteria enter the tooth through the crack or chip and cause an infection that spreads to the root.
As a patient with bruxism, or teeth grinding, one of your primary concerns will likely be how your dentist will manage this condition. Your dental professional may suggest several different options depending on the severity of your condition and other factors, such as your dental health history, lifestyle habits, and overall preferences.
Some possible management approaches include using a mouthguard to protect your teeth from damage during sleep. You can use it to separate your top teeth from your bottom teeth and position your teeth properly. With the right dental treatment plan in place, you can manage your bruxism and safeguard your oral health for years to come.
A variety of factors can cause gum disease. These include:
- Hormonal changes:
Gingivitis is prone to developing during pregnancy, puberty, menopause, and monthly menstruation when the gums become more sensitive.
- Certain Diseases:
The risk of gum disease can increase with certain diseases. This includes conditions affecting the immune system, such as cancer or HIV. Due to diabetes’ disruption of the body’s ability to use blood sugar, people with diabetes are at an increased risk of infection, including periodontal disease and cavities.
- Some Medications:
Some medications can adversely affect oral health since some decrease saliva flow that protects teeth and gums. Several medications, including anticonvulsants and angina medicines, can lead to irregular gum tissue growth.
- Smoking and chewing tobacco:
You are more likely to develop gum disease if you smoke, as smoking damages gum tissue cells. Chewing tobacco isn’t much better. In addition, smoking also slows down gum tissue healing.
- Poor oral hygiene:
When you don’t brush and floss, plaque builds up on your teeth and gums and can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
- Inheritance of dental disease:
A family history of dental disease may influence the development of gum disease.
When it comes to oral protection, over-the-counter mouthguards are one-size-fits all and can only do so much. They may not be comfortable to wear and won’t be able to provide sufficient protection. Custom mouthguards offer a higher level of defence for your teeth and gums since they are explicitly tailored to you using an impression mould taken from your mouth.
Flossing helps scrape away plaque and other food particles not reachable by your toothbrush.
- Regular dental check-ups:
Visiting the dentist regularly can help detect early gum disease symptoms before they get worse. Also, a professional cleaning will remove tartar buildup and pesky bits you may have missed when brushing or flossing.
- Quit smoking:
Smoking is not just bad for your lungs, but it can also affect oral hygiene. It weakens your immunity which means fighting off gum infections is harder, and healing damaged tissue longer.
- Brush twice daily:
Maintain healthy teeth and gums by brushing twice daily with soft bristles, plus scrubbing your tongue. This helps remove food particles and plaque from between the teeth and bacteria that reside on the tongue.
Many dental health fund plans cover a wide range of treatments for general dental services. This range of services generally includes preventative care, such as routine teeth cleanings and X-rays, and basic restorative procedures, like fillings and extractions.
However, it ultimately depends on your level of cover, and there is often a limit on the amount of cover for these services. For example, most plans will only cover one routine cleaning per year. If you have questions about what your plan covers, be sure to contact your health fund provider.