At Mount Lawley Dental Clinic, we offer a range of general dental treatments and services. With a team of experienced and caring dentists, hygienists and nurses, you’ll receive the best of care for your smile.
Regular check-ups help spot early signs of tooth decay, gum disease and other issues. Treating a problem early can prevent costly treatment down the track. A check-up is recommended every six to nine months, or more frequently if you have existing treatment needs. In your check-up, we'll:
White fillings help to seal small gaps in teeth caused by tooth decay. Fillings also help to prevent bacteria from getting in and causing further damage. At Mount Lawley Dental, we use white composite resin to place dental fillings that blend in with your natural tooth colour. We also provide other restorations including:
If you experience tooth pain at the back of your mouth and you’re aged between 17 and 25, it could be due to an erupting wisdom tooth.
An impacted or a partially erupted wisdom tooth can cause alignment issues and increase the risk of infection. It's best to check if your wisdom teeth are growing through properly and ask your dentist whether wisdom tooth removal is recommended.
If you have a severely cracked or damaged tooth, food debris and bacteria can get into the tooth roots and cause an infection. An infection can be painful and when left untreated, it can damage the tooth beyond repair. Root canal is a treatment provided to help save the tooth from being extracted. Root canal therapy involves:
Tooth grinding (bruxism) or jaw clenching is a common oral health concern that is typically brought on by stress and other lifestyle factors. In most cases, the problem goes away on its own without causing too much damage, but if you grind your teeth over an extended period of time, it can wear down teeth and lead to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain.
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At Mount Lawley Dental Clinic, we offer a wide range of general dental services and treatments. We’re transparent when it comes to your oral health, that’s why we offer a full estimate for any treatment before going ahead. We can also provide you with item numbers to check what health rebates you’re entitled to.Book Now
A general dentist is qualified to provide routine dental services and to diagnose, treat and prevent common oral health problems. A general dentist may complete further training to specialise in certain fields, such as orthodontics, endodontics, periodontics, prosthodontics and oral surgery.
Private health insurance that provides dental cover distinguishes between general and major dental services. General dental includes routine treatments such as fillings and extractions, while major dental covers more complex procedures such as crowns and bridges, root canals and dental implants. Check with your health insurance provider to learn what services you're covered for.
At Mount Lawley Dental, we accept all major health funds and are a preferred provider for Bupa, HBF and HCF.
General dentistry covers routine dental treatments that can correct common issues such as toothache, tooth decay or damaged teeth. General dental treatments at Mount Lawley Dental include general check-ups, white fillings, wisdom teeth removal and other extractions, root canal therapy and protective mouthguards for tooth grinding, jaw clenching or TMJ disorder.