Family Dentistry

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How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Dental Visit

Your child will soon be old enough to visit the dentist. This is an exciting milestone for parents and children alike. But it’s also a little nerve-racking too. Fortunately, most dentists are friendly, helpful professionals who are more than willing to help your child. They’re going to love spending time with you and your family…

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Dentures / Prosthesis

Dentures are removable teeth to help replace missing teeth and surrounding tissue. There are two types of dentures: complete and partial. Complete dentures are used when all your teeth are missing, while partial dentures are used when some of your natural teeth still remain. Partial dentures not only fill in the spaces and gaps created by the…

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Composite Fillings

A composite filling is a tooth-coloured plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed or decaying teeth. Composites are also used for cosmetic dentistry improvements of the smile by changing the colour of the teeth or reshaping disfigured teeth. At Sunrise Village Dental, we do not advocate the use of amalgam fillings. We only use composite fillings,…

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A composite filling is a tooth-coloured plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed or decaying teeth. Composites are also used for cosmetic dentistry improvements of the smile by changing the colour of the teeth or reshaping disfigured teeth. At Sunrise Village Dental, we do not advocate the use of amalgam fillings. We only use composite fillings,...
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Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery is any procedure that involves cutting into and/or removing tissue from your within your mouth. These surgeries include tooth extraction and dental implants. This type of surgery is used to treat many injuries and diseases in the face, jaw, neck, and the hard and soft tissues of the mouth. Normally, a dentist will extract…

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Root Canal

Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by infection or decay. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (which is the living tissue inside the tooth) will have to be removed all together with the nerves, bacteria and decay. The remaining space will then be filled with specially medicated…

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Crowns and Bridges

Crowns: A dental crown is a cap that encases the entire tooth surface, restoring it to its desired shape and size. Crowns are able to protect and strengthen the tooth structure, which cannot be restored by any other type of dental restoration. There are several types of crowns, but the porcelain coloured crowns are the most…