Facial Clinic

Call us on on 01604 636836 (Northampton) Quoting Facial Clinic

Cosmetic Dentistry Leicester

5 Billing Road,Northampton,Northamptonshire,NN1 5AN
16 Eastfield Road,Leicester,Leicestershire,LE3 6FD


CrownAn artificial restoration that fits over the remaining part of a prepared tooth, making it strong and giving it the shape of a natural tooth.
Dental BridgeConventional bridges are made by crowning the teeth on either side of the gap and attaching a false tooth in the middle. They are fixed in the same way as crowns.
Dental ErosionThe loss of enamel caused by acid attack. When the enamel is worn away it can lead to pain and sensitivity.
Dental HygienistA dental expert specially trained to work with the dentist in giving care to patients. He is mainly concerned with gum health, showing people correct home care and applying preventive materials to the teeth and gums.
Dental ImplantsTitanium rods, which are surgically placed into the jawbone and act as anchors for fastening dentures or crowns onto.
GingivitisInflammation of the gums. Gums around the teeth become very red and swollen and they bleed when brushing.
Gum DiseaseIt describes swelling, soreness or infection of the tissues supporting the teeth.
Partial DentureA plate with a number of false teeth on it.
Pit and Fissure SealantsThey make the tooth surface smoother and easier to clean, and stop decay starting in the difficult to clean areas.
PlaqueA thin, sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on your teeth.
Post CrownA post provides support and helps the crown stay in place.
Preventive DentistryThe modern way of reducing the amount of dental treatment necessary to maintain a healthy mouth.
Tooth JewelleryIt involves sticking small accessories onto the teeth. They should be fitted by a dentist, who can easily remove them if necessary.
Tooth WhiteningA highly effective way of lightening the natural colour of your teeth without removing any of the tooth surface.
VeneerThin slices of porcelain that are precisely made to fit over the visible surface of front teeth, like a false fingernail fits over a nail.