Have dental health questions? Our dental health FAQs have answers!

We know how important it is to our patients to have all their dental health questions answered before making an informed decision about their dental health treatment plan. So we have compiled a list of some of our most frequently asked questions about dental health and various dental health treatment plans in order to help you make an informed decision about your dental health. However, if you have any dental health or dental health treatment plan question for us that is not on this list please don’t hesitate to contact us and our friendly staff will be very happy to help you.

Yes! We understand how troubling a broken tooth or a tooth ache can be; it can completely stop your daily life, and simple things such as eating can become nearly impossible. If you are in need of an emergency dentist our staff will do their best to get you the earliest possible appointment and fit you in for a same day appointment where possible. Even if you have never been to this practice before, please call and our dedicated team will do their best to get your problem sorted out quickly and without pain.

We understand the dental chair can be a daunting place for many people and patients can often avoid treatment, which only compounds their problems. At United Dental Clinic we pride ourselves on taking the time to listen to our patients and help to ease them in to treatment by talking them through exactly what is happening, and stopping whenever the patient is uncomfortable and feels they need a break. We also offer “sleep dentistry” for those patients who are really dental phobic, or who simply don’t like the smells and noises associated with dental work. We offer both oral sedation and IV sedation. If you have any further questions please contact our helpful staff.

Yes! At United Dental Clinic we are able to perform both surgical and non surgical removals of wisdom teeth. After an initial consultation with the dentist, we will conduct an OPG X-Ray (a full mouth X-Ray which allows us to get a full view of the placement of your wisdom teeth) and will then be able to establish which option is right for you.

There can be a variety of symptoms which can be a result of your wisdom teeth coming through, one of the most common being when your wisdom teeth are impacted; meaning there is not enough room and the wisdom teeth may be coming in on an angle. This can make cleaning this area difficult causing the buildup of food and bacteria which can lead to decay of both the wisdom tooth and the neighbouring molar tooth.  Wisdom teeth pain can also be caused by ulcers that develop around the site which can be excruciating and in rare cases can lead to the development of a tumour.

Yes, we are located in Warriewood Square shopping centre so there is plenty of free parking and a chance to get your shopping done at the same time!

Yes, we have patients from such places as Palm Beach, Avalon, Mona Vale, Warriewood, Narrabeen, Collaroy, Dee Why, Brookvale, Narraweena, Manly, Manly Vale and even patients from suburbs on the North Shore such as Hornsby.

Dental crowns are a restorative method of dentistry which completely covers or caps the tooth or implant. Crowns are often necessary when a cavity is very large and threatening the health of the tooth. Crowns help improve the strength of the teeth, especially teeth which have been made weaker through decay or root canal. Crowns can also help to improve the appearance of the tooth.

It is important to make sure you keep your teeth especially clean when you have braces as it is easy for food to get trapped, and for bacteria to then build up. We have some simple tips to make brushing with braces easier, so you will have a dazzling smile with your braces, and when you get them removed.

  • Make sure you clean above and below the wire and also use your tooth brush on an angle to clean in-between each bracket; brush each tooth individually to make sure that they are getting the same treatment (this includes brushing behind your teeth).
  • Make sure to thoroughly rinse your mouth; this can be done with either mouth rinse or just water.
  • It is also important after each meal to make sure that you don’t have any food caught in your braces and to clean them if you do.