Dental Implants

Dental Implants Overview: Dental implants are titanium screws inserted into the bone by your dentist at Belfield Dental. If you are considering implants, you must have healthy gums and adequate bone to support the implant. If your bone is too thin or soft and unable to support an implant, you may require a bone graft. […]

Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening Overview: Brightening your smile is as easy as visiting your dentist at Belfield Dental for teeth whitening treatment, or purchasing one of the many at-home treatment options available. Teeth can naturally become yellower and darker as we get older. Teeth are commonly discolored from smoking, coffee, tea or red wine. Using a whitening […]

Crowns and Bridges

Crowns and Bridges Overview: Crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetic devices that are cemented onto existing teeth or implants by your dentist at Belfield Dental. A badly damaged tooth often needs an artificial crown to make it stronger. Crowns are used most commonly to entirely cover a damaged tooth or cover an implant. This crown is like […]

Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment Overview: A root canal is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth, which involves removing the damaged area of the tooth (the pulp), cleaning and disinfecting it and then filling and sealing it.  A root canal treatment at Belfield Dental involves the three stages of extirpation (initial […]

Gum Treatment

Gum Treatment Overview: Gum disease is an inflammation of the gum line. It can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. Bacteria in plaque, a sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on your teeth, cause gum disease. It can harden and turn into tartar or calculus, if plaque is not removed. […]

Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom Teeth Removal Overview: Wisdom teeth are the last molars to emerge or erupt on each side of the jaws, usually when a person is between 16 and 20. Other teeth or bone can trap wisdom teeth beneath the gum tissue. Swelling and tenderness may occur if teeth are impacted. Impacted wisdom teeth may cause […]

Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers Overview: Veneers are thin, tooth-coloured porcelain or glass/plastic layers fixed onto the front of your teeth that can be a suitable option if you have teeth with gaps, that are stained, discoloured, broken or chipped, crowded-in or crooked, oddly-shaped or badly-aligned. A veneer is a layer of material placed over a tooth. Veneers can […]

Comprehensive Evaluation

Comprehensive Evaluation Overview: Comprehensive evaluation is the professional judgment of your dentist at Belfield Dental, for a specific patient, at a specific time. In order to make sure that treatment is tailor-made to suit patients’ needs and wants, a comprehensive oral examination is where it all begins. Comprehensive evaluation include much more than the general […]

Preventative Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry Overview: Your dentist at Belfield Dental understands how important preventive dental care is and do everything we can to help our patients achieve the healthy smile they deserve. Preventive dentistry is dental care that helps maintain good oral health. It’s a combination of regular dental check-ups along with developing good habits like brushing and […]

Aesthetic Dentistry

Aesthetic Dentistry Overview: Aesthetic dentistry is the term used to describe treatments which change the way your teeth look. There is far more involved than simply changing the appearance of your teeth. Aesthetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums and/or […]