Periodontics

Treatments offered by Barber Periodontics for periodontal disease include non-surgical treatment, surgical methods and maintenance therapy.


Conservative Periodontal Therapy

Around 90% of treatment measures undertaken are non-surgical or conservative periodontal treatments or cleaning and medication. read more...

Surgical Periodontal Therapy

This involves changing the gum structure if non-surgical treatment has not reduced the depth of the pockets in order to remove inflamed tissues and reduce the damage to the bone that has formed around the teeth. read more...

Periodontal Maintenance Therapy

Regular maintenance following professional periodontal treatment is essential to prevent a reoccurrence of gum disease. read more...



Restorative

Restorative treatments offered are those involving the soft tissues of the mouth – primarily the gums and other tissue. These are undertaken for a combination of cosmetic and medical reasons.



Gingival Recontouring

Undertaken to enhance a smile, this gingival recontouring treats gum overgrowth, asymmetries or unevenness to produce a near-perfect gum line and smile. read more...

Crown lengthening procedures

Crown lengthening (or crown exposure) is required to increase accessibility when a tooth for restoration with a new crown, for treatment of tooth fractures or fillings under the gum line. read more...

Frenectomies

Involving the removal of a frenulum, a small fold of tissue, these can be either tongue (lingual) to treat Ankyloglossia commonly known as tongue tie, or lip (labial) frenectonomies for gaps and gum recession. read more...

Pericisions

To prevent the tooth being pulled back into the original position following orthodontic straightening treatment with braces, a pericision is undertaken. read more...

Gingival grafting

These gum reconstruction treatments include root coverage caused by gum recession and gingival or gum enhancement to increase the volume of the gum to achieve a better, more natural look with a bridge. read more...


Oral and Dental Reconstruction

Implants offer a permanent solution to tooth loss, are virtually indistinguishable from other teeth and are stronger and more durable than their restorative counterparts (bridges and dentures).


Dental implants

Dental implants consist of a titanium screw inserted into the jaw bone and an attached tooth prosthesis or crown. They are among the most successful procedures in dentistry with a five-year success rate of 95% for lower jaw implants and 90%for upper jaw implants. read more...

Single tooth implants

Lower posterior implantation has the highest success rate for all dental implants and there are three steps to dental implants to replace a single missing tooth or multiple teeth:
  1. Preparing the jaw bone
  2.Placement of the implant
  3.Fitting the crown
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Multiple tooth implants

Where multiple teeth need to be replaced implants may be used in conjunction with other restorative procedures for maximum effectiveness. read more...


Cosmetic

At Barber Periodontics, teeth whitening is available using laser or Zoom as well as cosmetic treatment to correct any gum asymmetries prior to veneers or crowns.



Teeth whitening

Two methods of teeth whitening are offered, with laser treatments more suited to teeth with deeper colouring or staining. read more...

Pre-treatment for restorative porcelain veneers and crowns

Gum asymmetries can spoil the finished look of veneers and crowns. For patients going to the expense of these services, straight forward soft tissue correction of the gums can give a better overall result. read more...