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Dental Technology

Dental Technology is a combination of both art and science of using dental instruments, dental equipment and creating remedial replacements for teeth. The dental replacements may be artificial teeth, dental crowns, tooth bridges, braces and more. Dental instruments are tools that dental professionals use to perform treatment. They include mirrors, probes, retractors, dental drills, burs, excavators, burnishers, pluggers, scalers, curettes, forceps, elevators, chisels, etc. Dental equipment includes the dental chair, X-ray unit, sterilisers, air rotors, compressors, micro motors and so on. Dental technology aids in restoring the function and structure of the teeth. It eases the job of the dentist and facilitates normal functioning of the teeth. Use of professional dental software in assisting and planning patient treatment is also a part of dental technology.


The execution of dental restoration/filling involves the management of dental instruments and equipment. Preparation for dental restoration involves usage of a variety of materials such as ceramics, metal alloys and plastics. The steps for the dental restoration process are -

  • Designing the model (mouth or tooth) by the impression that is collected from patient
  • Creating the model (customised) to make it look natural and function normally
  • Screening the model for correct size, shape and colour
  • Fixing the model in the mouth

Other newer dental technology procedures –include:

  • Tooth whitening
  • Dental implants (permanent replacement of lost teeth) Digital radiography (sends images to a computer by wireless method, no need for conventional X-ray)
  • Bonding and adhesives (seal the tooth and blend naturally)
  • Wand dental anaesthesia
  • Nitrous Oxide N02 (laughing gas)

Office Location

17B Regent Street, Kogarah



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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