As dentistry has benefited from technological discoveries, so you the patient has too and such refinements have seen faster, painless and cheaper treatments being metered out by dentists. Dental procedures can range from the very basic to the most sophisticated, but in all cases, you will be getting the latest and greatest service around today. The most obvious of these treatments are those encountered at a check-up- a probe, an x-ray, a scale and polish, and maybe a filling or root canal if something has gone wrong. Cosmetic dentistry has also stretched the amount of treatments on sale today: new aligners, gum contouring, whitening, veneers, bridges, implants and even BOTOX are among the many options available to you. However, after all of this, the range of procedures gets more serious and can start to involve surgery to overcome damage from accidents, oral cancer and the ravishing affects caused by teeth grinding. The thing is though, modern dentistry has become safer, and that is a comforting thing to hear as a patient, and there is literally everything on offer to keep you up and running throughout your life. For more information on the wonderful world of dental procedures, get in touch with Bristol’s Clifton Dental; they can give you all the low-down, plus they serve the Chepstow area.