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Services

Kogarah Dental Care is dedicated to providing its patients with the highest quality dental care. Click on the services below to know more.

  • Preventative Dentistry Preventative Dentistry
  • Pain ReliefPain Relief
  • Cosmetic DentistryCosmetic Dentistry
  • Dental RestorationDental Restoration
  • Gum DiseaseGum Disease
Preventative Dentistry

Preventative Dentistry

A preventive program is a cooperative effort by the patient, dentist, and dental staff to preserve the natural dentition and supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental diseases and conditions.

Preventing dental diseases starts at home with good oral hygiene and a balanced diet. It is continued in the dental office by the efforts of your dentist to promote, restore, and maintain your oral health.

Prevention helps avoid serious and costly dental problems and is the key to having a healthy, confident and beautiful smile.

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Pain Relief

Pain Relief

Pain relief in dentistry encompasses diagnosis and treatment of orofacial conditions that are causing pain, delivery of anaesthetic, and management of post-procedural pain. Advances in pain relief techniques have reached a point where your experience in a dental chair can be almost completely pain free.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

In the past decade, there has been a dramatic interest in cosmetic dentistry. We all realise that having a healthy, bright and beautiful smile enhances our appearance and allows us to smile with confidence. Thanks to advances in modern cosmetic dentistry, we are able to improve our teeth and smiles with quick, painless and surprisingly affordable treatments.

Cosmetic dental treatments can:

  • Change the size, shape, and alignment of certain teeth
  • Fill in unattractive spaces between teeth
  • Improve or correct bites
  • Lighten or brighten the colour of teeth
  • Repair decayed, broken, cracked, or chipped teeth
  • Replace missing teeth
  • Replace old, unattractive dental treatments
Dental Restoration

Dental Restoration

It’s great news that the incidence of tooth decay has significantly diminished over the years due to the use of fluorides and an increase in patient awareness. However, teeth are still susceptible to decay, infection, and breakage and sometimes need to be restored back to health. Through improved techniques and modern technology, we are now able to offer more options for restoring a tooth back to its normal shape, appearance and function.

Should your teeth ever require a restorative treatment, you can rest assured knowing we will always discuss with you the available options, and recommend what we believe to be the most comfortable and least invasive treatment. Providing you with excellent care is our number one priority when creating your beautiful smile.

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Gum Disease

Gum Disease

The word periodontal means “around the tooth”. Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth. Plaque is a sticky film of food debris, bacteria, and saliva. If plaque is not removed, it turns into calculus (tartar). When plaque and calculus are not removed, they begin to destroy the gums and bone. Periodontal disease is characterised by red, swollen, and bleeding gums.

Four out of five people have periodontal disease and don’t know it! Most people are not aware of it because the disease is usually painless in the early stages.

Not only is it the number one reason for tooth loss, research suggests that there may be a link between periodontal disease and other diseases such as, stroke, bacterial pneumonia, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and increased risk during pregnancy. Researchers are determining if inflammation and bacteria associated with periodontal disease affects these systemic diseases and conditions. Smoking also increases the risk of periodontal disease.

Good oral hygiene, a balanced diet, and regular dental visits can help reduce your risk of developing periodontal disease.

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If you wish to be advised on the most appropriate treatment, please call to schedule an appointment or click here to request an appointment online.

Office Location

17B Regent Street, Kogarah

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Email:kogdent@tpg.com.au

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00AM to 06:00PM
Tuesday 08:00AM to 08:00PM
Wednesday 08:00AM to 06:00PM
Thursday 08:00AM to 06:30PM
Friday 08:00AM to 05:00PM
Saturday 08:00AM to 12:30PM
Sunday Closed
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