Fillings, Crowns, Bridges: What’s the Difference?

Tooth crowns, dental bridges, and fillings are all dental treatment options that allow our teeth to heal from damage and trauma. Each available option serves its own purpose, and has its own value depending on the patient’s teeth requirements. Today, we discuss what these are and the specific cases or situations each treatment is most

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Achieve the Perfect Smile with Cosmetic Dental Treatment

As a busy dentist in Wellington, we here at Victoria Street Dental see patients who are self-conscious about their smile all the time. If that sounds like you, don’t worry! You’re not alone, and even better, it’s not permanent! There’s always a solution for tooth-related problems – whether they are stained, chipped, or misaligned, your

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How to Prepare for a Root Canal

You may have heard things about root canals – mostly that they can be painful. However, with modern anaesthesia the procedure can usually be performed mostly free of pain and hassle. To ensure a smooth procedure, it’s important to prepare correctly – reading up a little about what a root canal is will help set

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Braces vs Invisalign: Which is Better for You?

Are you searching for the best Wellington braces? What if there was an easier way? In today’s blog, we’re taking a look at how braces compare to the future of corrective dentistry – Invisalign. If you’re someone with dental issues such as crowding, spacing, or an excessive overbite, then you’re looking for a solution that

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Treating a Chipped Tooth Instead of Extraction

You might be familiar with that sinking feeling that comes when you feel a tiny, hard fragment of enamel in your mouth – you’ve chipped a tooth. Or maybe it’ll happen to you in the future. Plenty of situations can result in you getting a small chip. When there’s a crack or chip on the

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How to identify and treat sensitive teeth

Looking for the advice of a dentist Wellington can trust? Today we’re talking about sensitive teeth – if you’ve been experiencing discomfort, this is the article for you. Read on to find out about the varieties of tooth sensitivity, how to spot the cause, and how to help manage the pain. Possible triggers To identify

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Discover what to expect through the process of Invisalign® Treatment

Why Invisalign? The appearance of your smile impacts your personal and professional lives. Many patients have considered straightening their teeth but have been put off at the thought of traditional braces. The process of Invisalign treatment offers patients an option to achieve properly aligned teeth without the need for metal brackets and wires. Victoria Street Dental are your trusted Wellington Dentist for

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How Good Is Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

Your teeth can have a big effect on your appearance and confidence. Having the right oral hygiene routine is essential in keeping your teeth healthy. We understand that not everyone knows what the ideal oral hygiene routine should look like. In this post, we give you some tips on how to establish a good routine

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I have a cavity? But I don’t feel anything….

One common reaction we regularly get at a dental office is patients are often surprised to find out that they have a cavity. Personally been in that same position myself, and understand the disbelief! When showing a patient their cavity on our HD screens the common response is “but it doesn’t hurt”. While early cavities can

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Wisdom teeth: why and when they need extracting

Wisdom teeth: why and when they need extracting Wisdom teeth removal is unique from patient to patient. As the last teeth to appear in healthy adults, their arrival can be relatively painless, or require immediate removal to prevent further issues in the mouth. How your dentist approaches your wisdom teeth will rely on a number

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Dentures vs Dental Implants: Pros & Cons

Having missing teeth can affect more than just your appearance. It can also impact on your function and the inability to chew, it can cause speech difficulty, and even affect the health of the surrounding gum and teeth.  If you’ve lost one or more teeth, plugging the gap with a replacement tooth can lower your

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What is a Root Canal?

Nerves enter at the tip of the tooth’s roots and run through the center of the tooth in small, thin root canals, which join up in the pulp chamber. Each tooth has at least one root canal but may contain more. Why might I need Root Canal Treatment? Injury or trauma to a tooth may

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What Popular Drinks Do To Your Teeth

What effect does everyday drink have on your teeth? A drink is a typical part of every meal—whether it’s a glass of wine, water or juice, it helps you wash down your meal and leaves you feeling refreshed. But have you ever thought about the potential damage (or benefits) your favourite drink has on your

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The Importance of Regular Dental Examination and Cleans

Unlike other species, as humans we are only born with two sets of teeth. We lose our first set which are our baby teeth around teenage years. Then our second and last set which are our adult teeth will have to serve us through the remainder of our lives. Despite not consciously thinking about our

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Cosmetic Teeth Whitening

Whitening Pearly white teeth! The Hollywood smile! There is no doubt a lot of people at some stage in their life have thought about whitening their teeth. But how does whitening actually work and is it safe? What Is It? Whitening is among the most popular cosmetic dental procedures because it is simple and can

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April/May Promotion

At Victoria Street Dental we aim to create and educate Oral Health awareness. As part of our new opening, we are offering a LIMITED time $98 promotional offer which includes: Comprehensive Dental Examination 2 -Standard X-rays Full Mouth Clean and Polish 10% off treatment required which is valid for 3 months from the day of

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Dental Hygiene

The Importance of Dental Hygiene Most of us are aware that poor dental hygiene can lead to tooth decay, gum disease and bad breath – but not brushing your teeth could also have consequences for more serious illnesses. Gum health can be broken down into 3 categories. Healthy Gingivitis Periodontitis What is Gingivitis? The term

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Are dental implants right for you?

Dental Implants Dental implants are small titanium posts that replace the roots of missing teeth. They are inserted into your jawbone during a minor surgical procedure that takes place in the Victoria Street Dental office. After the implant has been placed in your jawbone, a completely lifelike porcelain tooth crown is attached. In some cases, the implant

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Receding Gums

The majority of the population has experienced or is still currently suffering from gingival recession also known as gum recession. This is when the margin of the gum that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth. Gum recession is a common dental problem. Most people don’t know they have

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Welcome

Victoria Street Dental is proud to announce the opening of Wellington’s newest Dental Clinic. We offer a range of services from simple fillings to complex full mouth rehab. We understand that everyone’s needs and circumstances are different and we acknowledge this by offering tailored treatment plans specifically for YOU! We are proud to provide top

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OPENING HOURS

MONDAY 8AM – 5PM
TUESDAY 8AM – 6PM
WEDNESDAY 8AM – 5PM
THURSDAY 8AM – 5PM
FRIDAY 8AM – 4PM

CONTACT

Level 6, 86 Victoria Street, Wellington
Phone: (04) 555 1001
info@victoriastreetdental.co.nz