3-D Cone Beam CT Scan

Using 3-D Cone Beam CT Scan at Our Dental Clinic

At LN Dental Centre, we firmly believe in using modern dental technology to improve the care we provide for our patients—and to improve the dental experience for those patients. The use of equipment such as the 3-D cone beam CT scan is just one way we can do this. Not every dental clinic offers this technology, and our patients are always pleased to learn they will not have to be...

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Laser Dentistry

How We Use Laser Dentistry to Help Improve Your Oral Health

Even though lasers have been around since the 1960s, this is not a piece of equipment found in every dental office. We are proud to offer the precision, accuracy and potential for less pain to patients of our LN Dental Chester Hill. What Is a Dental Laser? Many people don’t realize that ‘laser’ is actually an acronym that stands for ‘light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.’ A laser instrument...

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sedation

How Patients Can Benefit from Sedation Gas Sedation Dentistry

Dental anxiety is a real problem for many people, and in some cases, it keeps people from getting the dental care they need. Often, they put off dental appointments for months or even years, finally going to the dentist when something goes wrong. Perhaps a mild toothache has turned into something unbearable. Or gums are swollen and bleeding, and these symptoms of an infection can no longer be ignored. What...

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Thumb Sucking

Thumb Sucking and Teeth: Will My Kids Need Braces?

Thumb sucking is a self-soothing habit for babies and toddlers, and it is usually not concerning since kids will often stop doing it on their own—usually between the ages of two and four. But when children don’t stop on their own, many patients of our LN Dental Chester Hill ask us: When will this begin to impact their teeth? And will my child need braces because of it? We usually...

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Space Maintainer

The Benefits of Space Maintainers for Children

If you had orthodontic treatment as a kid, you might be surprised to learn just how much it has changed in recent years. In the past, orthodontic treatment was generally done during the adolescent or teen years, and often tooth extraction was necessary—especially if crowding was an issue. Today, we have oral appliances known as space maintainers that are used for young children which can help guide the permanent teeth...

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Teeth Whitening

What You Should Know About DIY Teeth Whitening?

If your smile is looking stained or yellowed, you might have considered teeth whitening to help improve the way your tooth look. Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure, especially as people want to look their best for special events such as weddings or reunions. One of the most common questions we hear at our LN Dental Chester Hill, is ‘how well do DIY whitening methods really work?’ DIY...

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The Safety of Tooth Extraction During Pregnancy

Pregnancy not only changes your body, but it can also cause changes in your mouth. The increase of hormone levels during pregnancy put women at higher risk of developing gum disease and other dental issues. Staying current with visits to the dentist every six months should be one of the priorities for pregnant women while they care for themselves and the health of their unborn baby. At our LN Dental...

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