Dental FAQ’s

How long do I need to wait if I have a dental emergency?

We are committed to offering same day dental emergency service. We will do everything we can to respond to you as quickly as possible. We will quickly diagnose the problem in order to get to the source and provide the best possible treatment.

Comfort Dental Centre Buderim regularly deals with many dental emergency scenarios such as toothaches, knocked-out teeth, and damaged restorations for patients in Buderim and surrounds.

For more information, visit our dental emergency page.

Does it hurt to extract a wisdom tooth?

At Comfort Dental Centre Buderim, we use local anaesthesia to numb your gums before removing a wisdom tooth. You will not feel any pain while the dentist removes the tooth.

Is there anything I need to do after a root canal procedure?

After the treatment, you will experience numbness for some time – so be sure not to bite your lip or the inside of your cheeks. Don’t chew or bite on the treated tooth until your dentist has restored it.

How long my tooth will last after the root canal treatment?

A well-performed and successful root canal treatment can last a lifetime and the success rate is very high. At Comfort Dental Centre Buderim, you can be sure that the procedure will be done precisely and properly.

Will there be any limitations on the types of foods I can eat following an implant procedure?

To recover quickly, your will be advised to keep a soft diet for the first few days. During this time, you also need to avoid using straw when drinking as the sucking motion can cause bleeding. After the treatment your dentist will provide all the necessary home care guidelines, which you need to follow correctly.

To learn more about dental implants procedure, visit our dental implants page.

Do silver fillings last longer than white composite fillings?

Nowadays, composite fillings are made from the strongest and finest materials. How long a filling lasts depends on the way you take care of your teeth.

How can I avoid tooth sensitivity?

Take care of your gums and teeth. Tooth sensitivity occurs when your gums start to recede or the tooth enamel wears out. Once this happens, your tooth becomes highly sensitive when exposed to hot or cold temperatures. If left untreated, this can lead to other dental issues.

Is it painful to get dental braces?

Not really. After the treatment, you will feel soreness for some time, but this is temporary and that is normally all. Experiencing some discomfort once the braces are attached is normal. But after your lips and cheeks get used to the wires and brackets, you will be fine.

How long will the results of teeth whitening last?

The best thing about teeth whitening administered by dental professionals is that it lasts longer than over the counter whiteners. However, there are lot of factors that must be considered when it comes to determining how long it will last.

Though there are many touch-up treatments available to maintain your white smile, taking good care of your teeth is still the best way to make the results of dental whitening last longer.

For more details about professional dental bleaching and our advanced teeth whitening systems, visit our teeth whitening page today.

My teeth look fine. Do I still need to visit my dentist regularly?

Yes. Though you don’t currently experience any toothaches or soreness in your mouth, it still possible that you have existing dental problems you aren’t aware of. Even if your teeth look and feel fine, you still need to visit your dental team to keep your teeth and gums healthy. It’s recommended that you visit your dentist every six months.

What information do I need to provide my dentist about my medical history?

You need to inform your dentist about your conditions and allergies as well as the medications you are taking.

When is the best time to visit your clinic?

Comfort Dental Centre Buderim is open from Monday to Saturday. On weekdays, we are open between 8:30AM and 7:00PM, and on Saturday 9:00AM to 1:00PM.

Do you have other questions about your oral health and our dental services? We have the answers! Contact us today.

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