Initial Consultation

Prior to your first visit at our rooms, one of our receptionists will answer any questions you may have regarding our practice and help you schedule your appointment with both the dental surgeon and the oral hygienist. Upon your first visit, you will be greeted by our reception staff, who, in turn will inform the relevant team member that you have arrived. We will do our best to make your wait as short as possible. Read more

Smile Makeover

At Patheodent, our skilled cosmetic dentists are creating beautiful smiles every day. The value of a smile and the self-confidence it brings should never be underestimated. The concept of a smile makeover is not a new one, but the techniques and technologies that we are using to create our makeovers certainly are! Read more

Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth whitening is a common procedure in general dentistry. As a person ages, the adult teeth often become darker due to changes in the mineral structure of the tooth. Teeth can also be stained by foods, tobacco, certain antibiotics and bacterial pigments. We offer both in-surgery whitening and a home whitening kit. Read more

Restorative Dentistry

White fillings involve the repair of tooth structure by placing restorative materials into decayed or broken areas of teeth with resin bonding. The process allows for the tooth to be restored in a more conservative manner. These are normally done by using a very specific tooth coloured, resin based material. It will look exactly like your tooth.  Read more

Cerec CAD CAM

The term CEREC is derived from CEramic REConstruction; meaning, the replacement of missing tooth structure with ceramic material. The CEREC system comprises a computer-controlled milling machine designed specifically for dentistry. A high-resolution scanner captures an image of the prepared tooth and then the chair side computer is used to design a unique restoration immediately, which is then milled and fitted at the same appointment. Read more

3D Imaging

We are proud to be the first dental practices in SA to own the new Orthophos XG 3D digital x-ray unit fromSirona. It utilizes the latest 3D imaging technology and thereby has a relatively low radiation dose compared with your traditional CT scans, but has just the same image detail allowing for enhanced diagnosis, improved planning and increased predictability. Read more

Implantology

Dental implants are used to replace a tooth or teeth. A dental implant is a titanium screw that is placed into the jaw bone to replace the root of a tooth. After a suitable osseointegration period between the implant and the bone ( 1 -6 months) an implant crown together with an abutment is placed onto the implant screw, mimicking the appearance of a natural tooth. Read more

Periodontology

Periodontitis (periodontology) This is the part of dentistry that deals with the treatment of the supporting structures of the teeth, that is the gingiva, bone, tongue and cheeks. Periodontitis is an infection of the gingiva and bone around the teeth causing irreversible damage to these structures. Read more

Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatments focus on dental displacement and malocclusions as well as the control and modification of facial growth. Orthodontic treatment can be carried out for purely aesthetic reasons with regards to improving the general appearance of your teeth. Treatment is also often prescribed for practical reasons such as providing the patient with a functionally improved bite. Read more

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth often need to be removed in order to prevent pain, infection, caries formation and anterior crowding. This can be done in theater under general anaesthetic or in the dental chair with or without sedation depending on the case. Orthophos XG 3D imaging helps us to access the case accurately prior to their removal. Read more

Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery is the specialty of dentistry that includes the diagnosis, surgical and related treatment of diseases, injuries and defects involving both the functional and aesthetic aspects of the hard and soft tissues of the head, mouth, teeth, gums, jaws and neck. Read more

Nervous Patients

We provide the patient with a sedative tablet, taken thirty minutes before the procedure at the practice. This will help you relax during the dental procedure. You will need someone to drive you home. Read more