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So is there really any difference in seeing a specialist dentist?

Unfortunately, the difference is not immediately obvious. So is there really any difference in seeing a specialist dentist? Well, in a word, yes. Newly qualified graduates in Dentistry, leave dental schools with a basic skill set. They can manage most general day to day dental problems. Dental specialists on the other hand concentrate on specific areas of dental […]

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Do straight teeth really make for better teeth?

Open any fashion and lifestyle magazine today and you will be bombarded with images of models and celebrities with amazing smiles. Some of these smiles are natural but others have been enhanced to improve things like colour and shape. Tom Cruise is the classic example of the type of corrective dental work that is possible. […]

What is a Prosthodontist?

A prosthodontist is a dentist who specialises in the restoration and replacement of teeth. A Prosthodontist is a specialist dentist, who, after qualifying and practicing as a dentist has undertaken a further 3 years at university to study the specialty of prosthodontics. Prosthodontics is one of only seven major dental specialities and 13 recognised dental specialties. […]

When should I see a Prosthodontist?

A Prosthodontist is an expert in rebuilding damaged and worn teeth. Many older patients suffer from dental decay and today have many large and extensive dental fillings. If your problem involves more than one or two teeth, then you would benefit from seeing a prosthodontist. A general dentist is responsible for looking after your basic […]