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Treatment Under General Anaesthetic

At Coral Coast Dental we offer dental treatment under a General Anaesthetic. General Anaesthetic procedures are carried out by Dr Haddon at the Mater Hospital in Bundaberg. A General Anaesthetic is where you are put to sleep for the duration of a procedure. It is usually a day stay in hospital with you having to be there an hour prior to your procedure and usually there an hour after you wake up and have something to eat and drink.

Why Have a General Anaesthetic?

A General Anaesthetic is great option for;
  • Anxious Patients
  • Difficult or Multiple Extractions (especially wisdom teeth)
  • Young Children with a Large Amount of Treatment Required
  • Special Needs Patients
Having a general anaesthetic takes the stress away from patients or parents concerned about the treatment needing to be done. If this sounds like an option that a family member, friend or yourself would be interested in please contact Coral Coast...
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Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Patients who have many missing teeth or severe deterioration of most teeth, may require a full mouth reconstruction to restore aesthetics, function or both. With advances in modern dentistry and more knowledge and understanding about the importance oral health, it is no surprise that people are keeping their teeth longer, more often than not, for their whole lives. Gone are the days of receiving full dentures at a young age. It comes as no surprise then that some people may require full mouth rehabilitation as over time, wear and tear and years of dental work takes its  toll on the mouth. The oral cavity is a dynamic environment where changes constantly occur, sometimes quickly but more often slowly over time. Reasons for requiring Full mouth Rehabilitation may include
  • A traumatic incident involving the teeth
  • Wear and tear of natural teeth, especially heavily restored teeth which have been weakened by large or...
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Crown and Bridge

What are Crowns and Bridges?

Crowns

crowns-1When teeth are heavily decayed or weakened they may be too weak to survive with a restoration. By placing a crown, a tooth may be given a new lease of life. A Crown is a strong replacement of the tooth’s natural form. Each of your teeth is covered in hard, strong enamel, but this can be chipped, broken or weakened due to trauma, tooth decay, large restorations, regular wear and tear, or root canal treatment. Often the best way to save a tooth and strengthen it is to fit a crown. There are many different types of crowns which can be made. Some crowns such as gold crowns need two appointments so the tooth can be prepared and then in the second fitted with the crown. Here at Coral Coast Dental our ceramic crowns can be...
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