General Dentistry

Dental Solutions for your entire family

Did you know that dental health is closely linked to heart disease and other health complications? That is why regular dental check-ups are important for overall good health. At Studfield Dental, we can help you with all your dental needs, from general check-ups to cosmetic dental care. We have the technology and expertise to provide quality family dental care at affordable prices.

What is General Dentistry?

General dental health refers to dental health procedures, which include oral exams, cleaning, dental imaging, the removal of plaque and minor fillings. General dental treatments take less time to recover from than major dental procedures and are usually done within a few hours. Keep reading for some of the dental solutions we offer here at SDG Dental.

What are Regular Dental Checkups?


Dental examinations are an important process that should be performed every 6 months.

These regular dental check-ups are a great way to keep your oral health in check. When you come in for a check-up, our dentists will perform a thorough assessment of your mouth and treat any problems before they have a chance of worsening. These check-ups also involve oral cancer screening and professional dental cleaning. If you wish to get any cosmetic dental procedures done, we will examine your teeth and surrounding tissue during these appointments. This helps us better understand how your smile can be improved to suit your needs. We offer various solutions, which you can opt for individually or as a package to give yourself a complete smile makeover!

Some of our personalised treatments like teeth whitening or dental crowns may be just what you need to get yourself a bright, new smile. When you come in for your appointment, we’ll perform a thorough evaluation and discuss what would be ideal to improve your smile.

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What are the Benefits of General Dentistry?


Routine visits to the general dentist play a crucial role in maintaining the health, cleanliness, and aesthetic appeal of your teeth. General dentists advocate for regular check-ups and cleanings every four to six months, with additional visits as necessary for cosmetic or restorative procedures.

Here are some of the key benefits of General Dentistry:

  • Prevents Cavities: Plaque and tartar build-up, if not addressed, often lead to cavities. Through routine cleanings, our general dentists aim to remove such build-up on teeth and along the gum line, lowering the risk of cavities and related concerns.
  • Prevents Bad Breath: Regular visits to the dentist offer the advantage of fresh breath. Despite the misconception that check-ups don’t impact daily life, neglecting them can lead to halitosis. This condition arises from plaque and tartar build-up on teeth, and a dental cleaning effectively removes the foul-smelling bacteria, enhancing breath quality.
  • An Improved Smile: Regular dental checkups can enhance your smile by removing plaque and tartar and preventing staining from natural discolouration or enamel wear.
  • Maintains Good Oral Health: General dentistry allows for timely intervention, preventing dental problems from worsening. This helps save time and money spent on complex dental procedures in the future.

 

Scale and Clean


Scale and clean refers to the process of removing existing plaque and tartar that has developed on teeth over time. Although you may regularly practice good hygiene techniques at home, there are areas you can’t access with your toothbrush. It is a simple and non-invasive treatment that contributes to the overall well-being of your teeth and gums. Professional cleaning can also remove surface stains, leaving your teeth looking brighter and whiter.

 

Restorations / Fillings


Fillings are used to restore function to teeth affected by decay, wear or trauma. These treatments aim to preserve the tooth’s structure and functionality while preventing further deterioration and tooth loss.
During restorations, our dentist will remove bacteria from the area, then clean and fill the tooth. This process restores the tooth’s shape, function and strength while preventing further decay or damage.

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Fissure Sealants


Fissure sealants are a preventative measure generally performed on children or teenagers. The seal is placed on the biting surfaces of your back teeth, which generally attract tooth decay and are difficult to clean with your toothbrush. The treatment is quick, painless and non-invasive. Fissure sealants create a smooth and protective barrier over the grooves, preventing food and bacteria from getting trapped and reducing the risk of cavities.

 

Affordable Dental Implants


Our affordable Dental Implants are a reliable and permanent solution used to replace missing or damaged teeth that cannot be saved by conventional means. Dental implants can be used with other solutions as well, like implant-supported dentures or all-on-4 implants, to make the end result more durable and comfortable. You can choose to have the dental implant procedure in the dental chair under local anaesthesia or using our in-house General Anaesthesia Facilities to make this a painless process.

 

Get a healthy smile with general dentistry!

Endodontic / Root Canal Treatment


The dental pulp is the soft tissue that comprises blood vessels, tissue fibres and nerve fibres. These are confined in channel/s that run through the crown and roots of a tooth. The most common cause of pulp damage is deep tooth decay, which inevitably leads to bacteria invading the pulp.

The pulp may then become inflamed or infected, and the infection may not only spread through the tooth pulp but can also affect the surrounding bone. An abscess may result from this, leading to swelling and discomfort. Not all abscessed teeth become symptomatic, and many are diagnosed at clinical and radiographic examinations.

Other causes of pulp damage include trauma, leaking fillings, extensively worn and cracked teeth, and periodontal (gum) disease. To treat this severe form of infection, we employ endodontic dentistry (otherwise known as root canal therapy) to save your tooth. If the damage is too advanced for a root canal, then tooth extraction is the last remaining solution. Root canal therapy is a safe way of saving and restoring your tooth to its original shape and function.

At SDG Dental, our dentists employ the latest technology to help make your root canal treatment and experience as comfortable as possible.

 

HOW MUCH DOES GENERAL DENTISTRY COST?


The cost of general dental treatments depends on the type of treatment, your individual case needs and the severity. Our dentists will provide an accurate cost estimate during your initial consultation following a comprehensive assessment of your mouth.

 

General Dental Care At Studfield Dental Group


At Studfield Dental Group, we are dedicated to providing high-quality general dental care to our valued patients. Our highly skilled, experienced and caring team strives to ensure that you and your family enjoy optimal oral health.

Our friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere aim to make your dental visits a comfortable and pleasant experience. Equipped with the latest technology, we are here to help you achieve the best possible results.

We offer a wide range of other dental services, from cosmetic dentistry to orthodontics, emergency care and family dentistry so that you get the dental care you need.

Schedule an appointment with us today, and let us take care of your smile with utmost care and expertise!