Fissure Sealants

Fissure Sealants

Children’s teeth in their early development are especially vulnerable to tooth decay. To combat this, the team at Sunshine Coast Smile Centre can apply a pit and Fissure Sealants. What are Fissure Sealants? A completely pain-free procedure that takes around five minutes per tooth, Fissure Sealants is a tooth coloured liquid similar in consistency to…

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Mouthguards

Mouthguards

Mouthguards Wearing mouthguards will significantly help prevent unnecessary sports injuries in children and adults. With sporting activities such a major part of many Australian’s lives, a mouthguard should be an essential part of the sports kit. Whilst you may be concerned about cuts, bruises and broken bones, have you thought about broken, fractured or displaced…

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Dentures

Dentures

Your Dentures When you first receive your new Dentures, especially an upper denture as it covers the vast majority of your upper palate, it may feel a little awkward. After a couple of weeks, you will become familiar with the feel of your denture. While you are getting used to your denture, you may occasionally…

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Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom Teeth

Third molars, or wisdom teeth, are the final teeth to develop in the dentition. They generally emerge between the ages of 17 and 21. Many factors affect Wisdom Teeth and not everyone will have the same experiences – some people will have as many as four while some will have none. Impacted Wisdom Teeth The…

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Tooth Extractions

Tooth Extractions

Tooth Extractions Although it is ideal for your oral and general health to retain your natural teeth, there may be times when Tooth Extractions are required because of: extensive decay periodontal disease an irreparable fracture causing pulp damage impacted wisdom teeth commencement of orthodontic treatment Removing a tooth is done only after every alternative option…

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Bridges

Bridges

Bridges are a treatment option used to replace one or several missing teeth. The teeth on one or each end of the gap are fitted with crowns thereby becoming an anchor to support the bridge as a replacement. It is ideal to insert a replacement tooth as soon as possible when a tooth is lost…

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Dental Implant

Dental Implant

At Sunshine Coast Smile Centre we offer a comprehensive range of in-house general, cosmetic and dental implant services, which are all performed on site at our practice in Cotton Tree. Dental Implant? A Dental Implant is the most successful form of treatment available for the replacement of missing teeth, offering you teeth that look, feel…

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Composite Fillings

Composite Fillings

Composite Fillings Although amalgam has a successful history, it has always detracted from white teeth and a beautiful smile. Composite fillings consist of a resin matrix and finely ground glass-like particles mixed to a paste consistency to produce a tooth-coloured restoration which can match your natural teeth perfectly. Composite fillings have excellent durability and resistance…

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Teeth Grinding

Teeth Grinding

Do you often wake up with a dull headache or a sore jaw? Do you sometimes find yourself clenching your teeth? You may not realise that you have a condition called ‘bruxism’, a habit of Teeth Grinding. Many people are unaware of their habit of Teeth Grinding because they do it while they sleep. Bruxism…

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Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment Root Canal Treatment is often perceived as an uncomfortable and painful procedure, which many people delay having. However the main purpose of root canal therapy is to relieve pain caused by an infected nerve. Root Canal Treatment may be required due to an accident where the tooth received a heavy blow or…

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