What is a bone scan for dental implants?

What is a Dental Bone Scan? If you’re considering a dental implant, Dr Helen will ask you to have a Cone Beam CT (bone scan) done.  Unlike the little x-ray radiographs that you get done in the chair that show us your teeth or the 2D full-mouth x-ray radiograph called...

Will professional whitening damage my teeth?

Will whitening my teeth damage them? If you’re concerned that professional whitening treatment will damage your teeth, never fear.  Teeth whitening is one of the safest treatments available at our clinic and Dr Helen herself uses it.  There are two small risks with...

What can I do about a gummy smile?

What can I do about a gummy smile? One of the common cosmetic complaints patients have about their smile is not crooked teeth or yellowing enamel, but about ‘gummy smiles,’ where much of the gum is visible when the lip is raised in smiling.  Luckily there are...

Am I a Good Candidate for Dental Implants?

Am I a good candidate for dental implants? As implant technology progresses, dental implants are becoming an option for more and more people. In fact, it’s very rare that we see patients in the clinic who have no option of implant treatment at all.  Some risk factors...

Should I get fixed or removable implant bridges?

Should I get fixed or removable implant bridges? When you’re considering total teeth replacement implants, one of the options to consider are whether you want fixed implant bridges that stay attached to the implants at all times or fixed/removable implant bridges,...

How can I whiten my teeth naturally?

  Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments available. With the advent of Instagram and the desire to have a picture-perfect smile, bright white teeth are the first step in achieving Hollywood results.  Even Dr Helen herself has done it. ...