Decisions about which treatment is appropriate will be based on a clinical assessment and clinical judgement. The below list is a summary of the treatments we may provide.

Examination and Assessment
  • X-rays
  • Clinical photographs
  • Taking a sample of cells or tissue from your mouth for examination
  • Treatment planning
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Oral Health Prevention
  • Applying sealants or fluoride preparations to the surfaces of your teeth
  • Treating sensitive cementum (the tissue that covers the root of a tooth)
  • Tooth brushing and oral health advice
  • Dietary advice
  • Smoking cessation referral
  • Mouth guard and night guards
Dental Equipment
Gum Treatments
  • Scale and polish 
  • Root planing (cleaning bacteria from the roots of your teeth) 
  • Deep scaling and a polish 
  • Gingivectomy (removal of gum tissue) 
Dental examination
Fillings and Fixed Restorations
  • Root canal treatment 
  • Permanent White (composite) fillings 
  • Temporary sedative fillings 
  • Crowns – a fixed replacement for a missing tooth or teeth 
  • Bridges – a type of cap that completely covers your real tooth 
  • Inlays and onlays – used to restore damaged teeth 

 

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Dentures
  • Full acrylic dentures
  • Partial acrylic dentures
  • Metal dentures
  • Immediate dentures
  • Addition to your dentures – such as adding a clasp or a tooth
  • Relining and rebasing dentures
Student with patient
Oral Surgery
  • Extraction – removal of a tooth 
  • Surgical extraction 
  • Removing a cyst, or soft tissue surgery to the mouth or lips 

 

Student working with team
Emergency Treatment
  • Advice and assessment  
  • Splinting loose teeth – for example, after an accident (this does not include laboratory-made splints) 
  • Trauma care 
  • Treatment of infection

Please visit our emergencies page for more information

Student working with team
Dental Treatment for Children
  • Examination and assessment  
  • Oral health and dietary advice  
  • Pulpotomy – removing dental pulp (the soft tissue at the centre of a tooth) 
  • Halls crowns – protective silver cap over tooth 
  • Fluoride and sealant treatment  
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