Clifton Dental Studio 92 Queens Road, Bristol

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Email info@cliftonsmiles.co.uk
Clifton Dental Studio, 92 Queens Road,Bristol, Avon,BS8 1RT
            

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What is Dentin and Why Is It Important? Dentist in Bristol Answers Your Questions

Dentin is not only a major part of your teeth but makes up the entirety of elephant ivory. Found under the enamel it is key in support the harder outer service and protection of the sensitive pulp at the centre. Being under the semi-transparent enamel, dentin plays an important role in determining the colour of your teeth. Dentin is made of microscopic tubes of dentinal fluids containing many minerals, primarily calcium. The dentin is both more pliable and more permeable than the surrounding enamel. As your Bristol dentist will tell you, this gives your teeth the advantage of flexibility but the greater risk of tooth decay. Tooth sensitivity is often caused by the exposure of the dentin through the loss of the enamel. The dentin has three levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. The majority of dentin is primary and found in between the enamel and pulp chamber. Primary dentin is a mixture of mantle dentin, at the closest point to the enamel and newly formed predentin which is not fully mineralised. After root formation is complete (once it is a functional tooth), secondary dentin is produced incrementally around the pulp chamber and gradually shrinks the pulp chamber of teeth. Tertiary dentin only appears through the occurrence of cavities and other external stimulus. The severity and duration of external damage determines the formation and structure of tertiary dentin.

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Are you unhappy with your smile, but you’re not sure what to do about it? Don’t worry, we can help you.

We know that a great smile can make a huge difference to the way we feel and, at Clifton Dental Studio, we offer our patients a wide range of dental treatments and cosmetic dental treatments. We can treat chips, cracks and make general dental repairs alongside offering cosmetic procedures, which whiten and brighten the teeth.

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Smile Makeovers, Teeth Straightening, Dental Implants, Teeth Whitening and more.

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Dr Gerrard is a Bristol based Cosmetic dentist with many years of experience and is one of only a small number of dentists accredited by The British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Call Today On 0117 405 8154
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Clifton Dental Studio, 92 Queens Road,Bristol, Avon,BS8 1RT

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Dr. Neil Gerrard BDS (Bristol), RDT, MSc (Dental Implants),  GDC no 76257. Clifton Dental Studio is a Private Dental Practice. Website last updated: July 2018
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