Crowns, bridges, ceramic inlays, onlays, implants, full
and partial dentures
Prosthodontic dentistry involves repairing heavily broken
down teeth or replacing missing teeth with appliances such
as crowns, bridges, ceramic inlays, onlays, implants or full
and partial dentures. Accuracy and an eye for detail are
critical in this work as you are dealing with a permanent
fixture in your mouth.
Unlike a filling which can easily
be re-contoured to suit your bite these appliances are made
to measure and a poor fit can compromise the rest of your
mouth causing long term problems.
Doing Prosthodontics well, especially complex mouth reconstruction
is something we take great pride in at Dental Wellbeing.
We have extensive experience in this work and carefully plan
our approach to achieve optimum results.
Because this type
of treatment often involves large segments of the mouth,
proper initial evaluation is very important. We often spend
much of your initial consultation evaluating the best procedures
and approaches to suit each individual. We usually look
overall stability of supporting bone and your general
- Any grinding habits and the health of jaw joints
- The level and balance of the overall bite
- The impact treatment will have on adjacent teeth in regard
to function and aesthetics
- Your neuromuscular condition
- Any overall health or systemic concerns
Following the initial consultation we develop a detailed
treatment plan giving you short, medium and long term
options complete with costs for each stage of the process.
Using prosthodontics, it's possible to rehabilitate and reconstruct
your bite from a very poor
to high levels
of function and better appearance.
To achieve this we follow a very strict
protocol of assessment and treatment planning. It is critical
for this type
of treatment to be planned properly for it to be
successful, long lasting
and to have a positive effect on the condition of
We have invested
a lot of time and effort in setting up systems and equipment
to perform this type of treatment to an exceptional standard.
For instance, we use the Acculiner system to assess and analyse
your posture and bite, as well as to plan and perform treatment.
use high magnification
and precision equipment during all procedures.
aim to stay at the forefront of technology using
the latest innovations
as they become available such as dentures with
invisible retainers or gum coloured clasps. We have sourced
the best materials available and work with leading
to maintain our high standards.