Tag Archives: Dental

FDC – A BRANDED DENTAL SERVICE ORGANISATION – LONG-TERM SUCCESS!

Family Dental Care is proudly a branded DSO (Dental Service Organisation). This has allowed us to ensure sustainable success through the employment of experts to effectively co-ordinate the management and operation of our various branches across Durban and Cape Town. In return, this has allowed all of our dental professionals to focus solely on their […]

Early management of life-threatening dental emergencies

URGENT DENTAL CARE FOR PATIENTS DURING THE COVID-19 CRISIS. While Family Dental Care is doing our utmost to flatten the curve, we are still available to serve our community in their time of need. Dental and oral surgery treatments and procedures that make use of drills and ultrasonic devices cause aerosol release, increasing the chances […]

What to do when you have a dental emergency and seeing a dentist is hours away?

When you experience a dental emergency your first thought may be to make your way to your local Durban dentist as soon as possible. Unfortunately, many of these dental emergencies take place at arbitrary times in unexpected places, often making getting to the dentist near you a difficult task. Luckily, there are tips and measures […]

The latest FDC Practice In Tongaat

Family Dental Care has recently opened the doors of our eighth practice in the heart of Tongaat, at the Medimen Centre, Tongaat Central. We feel so privileged to be able to practice premium and high-quality dentistry in this friendly, close-knit Durban community who have supported us from day one. The key to our success is […]

4 Ways To Calm Your Fears Of The Dental Chair

The fear of the dentist or dental chair is in fact a common phenomenon. It is said that 7 out of 10 adults have a fear of visiting the dentist often called Dentophobia. Although this is a common fear found among patients there are certainly ways to combat these fears. Let’s look into four tips […]

Repair Cavities & Cracked Teeth Using Dental Fillings

Dental Filling

You might have cavities or fractured teeth that need fillings. Your dentist will perform a dental exam to check for cavities before suggesting dental fillings. What is the procedure? Local anaesthesia will be used to numb the area receiving treatment. Your dentist, will then remove decay and shape the area in preparation for the filling. […]

The Benefits of Dental Implants In Your Day-To-Day Life

Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are replacement teeth that look and function just like regular teeth, and are used to replace a missing or damaged tooth. Implants can also be used to stabilize dentures and bridges. How do dental implants work? Dental implants are placed directly into your jawbone to hold your new tooth in place. They are […]

Dental Anxiety: Causes & Symptoms

Some people avoid going for dental check-ups because of dental anxiety. Fear of dental treatment might limit you from getting the dental care you need. Therefore, it is important that you treat your dental anxiety. Fear of pain is the most common reason for dental anxiety. People suffering from dental phobia exhibit a classic irrational […]

What are the Signs of a Dental Emergency?

Regularly caring for our teeth and gums can help us to avoid cavities and gum disease. However, there are some other circumstances which dictate that immediate help is required. What are a handful of examples, and why is it critical that you seek immediate treatment to avoid long-lasting damage? Let’s take a closer look. One […]

Why Are Millions of People Choosing Cosmetic Dentistry?

If your teeth are flawed, you will be pleasantly surprised at the results of cosmetic dentistry procedures. Perhaps you would like whiter teeth as your teeth are yellowed. A professional teeth whitening is the perfect way to get that bright white smile. Dental veneers can be the proper option for those with chipped, cracked, uneven, […]