Bright Smile Procedure
The Bright smile procedure is a process whereby we whiten your teeth. It is an intense two-hour appointment and discomfort may occur because you have to lie relatively still. The patient will need to fill in a full medical history form. You will receive a “touch up” home kit to maintain the colour of the teeth…
Everyone wants a beautiful smile and that’s one of the best reasons to have orthodontic treatment. An attractive smile enhances self-esteem which can actually improve the quality of life itself. Everyone knows braces straighten crooked teeth, but we, as dentists, want you to know that the scope and purpose of orthodontics…
Implantology is the replacing of missing teeth – singles or multiples. Dental implants – a simple procedure that can boost your confidence and improve your looks. With Nobel Biocare Implants missing teeth can easily and quickly be replaced. When you lose a tooth your jawbone can shrink (this is referred to as ‘bone loss’) – making you look older.
Crowns and Bridges
Crowns or caps are dental restorations that are placed over a tooth when conservative restorations are not enough to restore form and function. A bridge is a custom-made artificial tooth that fills the gap where a tooth is missing…
The initial appointment at De Necker Dentistry will usually be with an oral hygienist. The following procedure will occur: A full oral and facial examination will be done. Once that has been completed, a set of x-rays will be taken…
CEREC by Sirona Dental Systems is the world’s only system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one office visit. With CEREC porcelain restorations at your dentist’s side, you can be in and out in a single visit with a permanent, all ceramic crown, onlay, or veneer! For you, the patient, this means fewer injections, less drilling, and less time out of your hectic schedule for dental care.
Oral surgery can be categorised as follows: 1. Extraction of teeth: This is rare in our practice due to our philosophy of saving teeth as much as possible. If a tooth has to be extracted it probably is lost due to a fracture or for orthodontic reasons. Non-erupted teeth: This is usually the four wisdom-teeth that have to be surgically removed due to: lack of space in the jaw; carious lesions on the teeth; and orthodontic reasons as well as exposure of non-erupted teeth for orthodontic reasons.
It is said that children are our future. We need to address children’s needs to make sure we have a future with healthy mouths and cooperating patients. It’s absolutely normal and understandable that children might show signs of anxiety with their first visit to the dentist. We advise patients to bring children along when they visit their dentist/oral hygienist for their regular check-ups. From an early age the child gets used to the routine of going to the dentist and will show less signs of anxiety or fear, when it’s their turn.
De Necker Dentistry has partnered with an international brand that offers a broad range of alternatives tailored for your individual needs. All products work to naturally enhance facial features, giving a long-lasting, yet non-permanent results.
The periodontium involves all the supporting tissues around the teeth, ie the gingiva (gum) and the alveolar bone (the bone supporting the teeth). It speaks for itself that the periodontal tissues should be cared for as well as the teeth themselves, because without the support of a healthy periodontium the teeth will be unstable, will eventually become loose and can even fall out! While there are many ways of restoring lost tooth structure, there are very few ways of successfully restoring lost periodontal structure.
In order to provide a complete experience for our patients, we have the services of a modern laboratory on the premises providing high quality work and using the most modern equipment available. Following the practices policy of metal free dentistry all crown and bridge work is based on the revolutionary material Zirconium for the super-structures of crowns and bridges. This material allows the transition of light and results in an extremely natural looking appearance.