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Dental procedures

A dental procedure is anything that involves a dentist working on your mouth. Read about dental procedures on this page.

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Guide to dental procedures

Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.

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Dental implant procedure

A dental implant is a procedure to replace a missing tooth. Your dentist will discuss whether a dental implant is suitable for you. Know what to ask.

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Tooth extraction

There are several reasons why you may need to have a tooth pulled. Learn what to expect during and after this dental procedure.

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Dental bridge procedure

A dental bridge permanently replaces missing teeth with false teeth. The bridge is attached to the teeth on either side of the gap.

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CT scans - information for dental practitioners and their patients

Information supporting dental healthcare professionals to talk with parents and carers about CT scans.

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Cost of dental care

Dental care can be expensive and patients must often pay for it themselves. This article explains the different ways in which to pay for dental care.

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Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is a common, inexpensive procedure to improve the appearance of discoloured teeth. A dentist can provide the safest, most effective treatment.

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Dental appliance problems

Problems with orthodontic and dental appliances will arise from time to time. In most cases a dentist will advise on the best treatment plan for you.

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Allied health

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.

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