Our treatment services

We offer an extensive range of dental care treatments for our Tauranga patients

We have patients come from far and wide, to experience our world class dentistry care. We offer a wide range of treatments from simple fillings to jaw realignments through our Twin Block technology. Take a look below to see some of our options.

General Dentistry

Root Canals

Root canal treatment is indicated when the nerve health of a tooth is compromised. Some teeth that require root canal treatment may not have any symptoms, but routine examination can help identify the need for one.

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Dentures

Dentures are made to replace missing teeth. They can be partial dentures which replace one or more teeth or a full denture which replaces a full arch of teeth. We will discuss the advantages and disadvantages and help you decide which option is best for you.

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Dental Fillings

A dental filling or restoration repairs a tooth where natural tooth structure has been removed. It can be upsetting to learn that you need a dental filling, especially if it’s the first time. So, to arm you with information, the dentists at Duncan Dental in Tauranga wanted to tell you everything you need to know about fillings.

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Hygiene treatment

Healthy gums are the key to a healthy mouth and long-term success of any dental treatment. Regular scaling and polishing of teeth is recommended to maintain optimal dental hygiene.

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Exam & X-Rays Check-Up

Annual examination and radiographs help to ensure optimal oral care and hygiene.

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Tooth Extraction

Removal of a tooth may be necessary due to decay, trauma or because of gum-related issues.

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Wisdom teeth or third molars typically erupt in the late teen years or early twenties. There is often not enough space for wisdom teeth to erupt which can result in jaw pain, swelling or decay in these teeth.

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Custom-Made Mouthguards

A mouthguard helps protect your teeth from impact when playing high-risk sports .

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Tooth Wear Treatment

The enamel covering a tooth can become worn leading to sensitive teeth. The cause of tooth wear is multi-factorial. The main interacting causes are acid erosion, tooth-on-tooth wear and tooth-foreign object wear.

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth Whitening

Teeth can become discoloured for many reasons - these are separated in to two main categories; internal causes (from within the tooth) or external (from factors outside of the mouth). Depending on the cause we can use different methods to improve on the colour of your teeth.

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Dental Crowns

A dental crown is a strong precision fitted restoration that is designed outside of the mouth. The main reasons to have a crown is to protect or strengthen a tooth or to improve the appearance of one or multiple teeth. Crowns may be made out of gold, porcelain or a combination of porcelain and metal alloy.

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Dental Bridges

Dental bridges are commonly used to replace one or more missing teeth. They improve the look of your smile, the function of your bite and stop neighbouring teeth from drifting into the empty gum. If you have missing teeth, dental bridges can be an invaluable part of your mouth’s overall health.

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Dental Implants

A dental implant is essentially a prosthetic tooth. A titanium screw is placed in to healthy jaw bone. On top of this screw, a dental screw is either cemented or screwed in place. The aim of a dental implant is to replace a missing tooth. Multiple implants can be placed and have crowns, bridges or dentures attached on top.

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Veneers

Dental veneers are commonly placed to improve the appearance of front teeth. Veneers can be made out of a standard white filling material or porcelain.

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Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatment is the process of altering the position of teeth to allow for an ideal alignment of teeth to allow improved function and aesthetics. This can be achieved with functional appliances or fixed appliances.( see our special orthodontic treatment)

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Our Special Treatments

Orthodontic Treatment

Stuart offers a full range of orthodontic treatments, functional (Twin-blocks and anterior bite planes), fixed traditional braces and Invisalign. He is highly experienced in orthodontics and has undertaken years of post graduate training. Patients will see Stuart from start to finish and treatment is explained throughout.

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Functional Orthodontics

We have a special interest in evidence -based twin block appliance treatment.

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Prosthodontic Treatment

Prosthodontic treatment refers to the process of restoring a tooth or teeth to their original form, function and appearance. This may be necessary for teeth that have had extensive dental treatment or congenital and developmental defects.

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Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal treatment refers to dental treatment specifically treating diseases of the gum tissue and bone that attaches the tooth to the bone.

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Paediatric Dental Treatment

This is the branch of dentistry relating to treating children. Under the age of 18 dentistry in New Zealand. We can see children for emergency care, orthodontic consultations and any other treatment that may be necessary. Children under 12 generally need to be referred through the School Dental Service.

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Traditional Braces

Traditional braces are a well-known dentistry treatment for a reason - they work. They are metal brackets adhered to your teeth and connected by wire, which are tightened over time by your dentist. The pressure straightens your teeth safely in small amounts at a time and aligns your jaw.

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Oral Surgery

‍An oral surgeon is a dentist who specialises in removing teeth as well as doing procedures such as oral biopsies, bone grafting and implant placement.

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Invisalign

Invisalign is virtually invisible. This means you can always smile with confidence, as compared to traditional braces where the wires and metal brackets can be seen.

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