Oral and Dental Health Resourse Centre

Checkups and Dental Procedures

Checkups and Dental Procedures
Take the anxiety out of your treatment by knowing what to expect.

Fluoride

What is Fluoride?

Fluoride is a natural mineral found throughout the earth's crust and widely distributed in nature. Some foods and water supplies contain fluoride. Read "What is Fluoride?" article

Fillings

What is a Filling?

A filling is a way to restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape. When a dentist gives you a filling, he or she first removes the decayed tooth material, cleans the affected area, and then fills the cleaned out cavity with a filling material. Read "What is a Filling?" article

Crowns/Bridges

What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?

Crowns and most bridges are fixed prosthetic devices. Unlike removable devices such as dentures, which you can take out and clean daily, crowns and bridges are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, and can only be removed by a dentist. Read "What are Dental Crowns and Tooth Bridges?" article

Dentures and Dental Implants

What are Dental Implants?

Dental implants are metal posts or frames that are surgically positioned into the jawbone beneath your gums. Once in place, they allow your dentist to mount replacement teeth onto them. Read "What are Dental Implants?" article

Tooth Removal and Extraction

What are Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the last molars on each side of the jaws. They are the last teeth to emerge, or erupt, usually when a person is between 16 and 20. Read "What are Wisdom Teeth?" article
ColgatePalmolive.co.uk  |  Colgate.co.uk  |  Colgate Products  |  Legal/Privacy  |  Cookies Notice  |  About Us  |  Contact Us
© Colgate-Palmolive: a leading manufacturer of Oral Care and Personal Care products. All rights reserved.
You are viewing the United Kingdom site.