DENTAL TREATMENTS

ORAL HYGIENE, COSMETIC DENTISTRY & TEETH WHITENING

The cleaning of teeth, i.e. the removal of dental plaque and tartar from teeth to prevent cavities, gingivitis and gum disease - severe gum disease causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss. We cater for patients who want to improve or enhance their smile, whether the need it for veneers, teeth whitening or a complete smile make-over. Professional teeth whitening can be done either in the dental chair or by purchasing your at-home kit from Bekker Dental.

PREVENTATIVE & RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

Preventative dentistry is a key part of our practice, prevention is better than cure. Routine cleanings, full mouth examinations, routine radiographs and fluoride application ensures prevention or early detection of problem areas. We recommend visiting a dentist once every 6 months. Fillings are done to treat minor to moderate decay and destruction of a tooth.

PAEDODONTICS

Paedodontics is the dental treatment of children. We, at Bekker Dental, are a family oriented dental practice and we treat children of all ages. We encourage parents to bring their children from as young as age one.

CROWNS, RESTORATIONS & BRIDGE WORK

Crowns are dental restorations otherwise known as 'caps' which are coverings that fit over teeth. Crowns may be necessary because of broken down old fillings, fractured, chipped or sensitive teeth. Crowns are also used to improve the appearance of natural teeth that are malformed, malpositioned or discoloured. Bridges are used to replace a missing tooth by placing a 'cap' on one or two teeth on either side of the opening.

ENDODONTIC TREATMENT (ROOT CANAL THERAPY)

Root canal therapy removes infected nerve tissue within the root of the tooth. The hollowed-out tooth is filled with an antibacterial filling and the tooth is 'crowned' for protection, should it be necessary to improve long-term success.

IMPLANTS, EXTRACTIONS & DENTURES

Implants, done internally at Bekker Dental, are titanium screws that provide support for a permanent fixed option to tooth loss, following extraction. Restoration of implants are also done at Bekker Dental. Dentures are used to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Dentures that are available include plastic or chrome cobalt dentures.

TMJ , DIGITAL X-RAY SYSTEMS & CONSCIOUS SEDATION

We also assess and treat dysfunction of the jaw-joint. Digital x-ray systems are quick to view, and due to the very low radiation that is required for the procedure, it makes it very safe for the patient. Conscious sedation is used to put a patient to sleep in the chair while treatment is performed.

CONE BEAM 3D CT SCAN

This award-winning technology ensures superb 3D panoramic images in seconds and enhance our team’s diagnostic abilities, offering more accurate views of patients’ dental anatomies. This allows for more accurate treatment plans with increased success.

PRACTICE NO. (0542520) | COMPANY REG. NO. (2014/096031/21)