Root Canal Treatment Explained

Root Canal Treatment is the treatment of the inside of a tooth to heal or prevent infections, thereby saving teeth.

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How leading Cape Town dentist ensures patient comfort

Enamel Clinic is a group of dentists committed to ensuring that all patients are comfortable and completely at ease whilst in the dental clinic The design of the clinic took into account all patients, including those with health conditions, mobility impairments and young moms with strollers. Here’s how we have set up our dental practice …

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The Enamel Clinic Experience

At our clinic, we believe in people, and in their stories. We hold this close to our hearts as we tailor a smile that is uniquely you. And we ensure that your visit to us is not just a treatment, but an experience.

Enamel Clinic is best known for its world-class, multidisciplinary dentistry and use of state-of-the-art technology. But, we believe that it takes so much more than clinical expertise to create a truly incredible patient experience. 

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Happy holidays from enamel clinic

We love what we do – our passionate team dedicates their days to transforming your smiles.

And because we are as passionate about overall well-being as we are about oral health, the Enamel Clinic team will be taking a short break to celebrate the holidays with family and friends.

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5 WAYS TO HELP Your Oral Health over the Holidays

Because we tend to indulge in all the good things at this time of year, we should be extra cautious when it comes to caring for our health.

So, while you fill your days with sunshine and good times, here are a few ways to help you ensure that you leave enough room for your dental well-being.

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Maintaining your smile – The importance of Oral Hygiene

We’ve known for several years that there is a link between periodontal disease and other systemic diseases.

And recently, an increasing amount of evidence shows just how beneficial it is for us to have dental professionals provide us with a preventative program.

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Transform your smile with DSD & Invisalign

Being a certified Invisalign provider as well as a Digital Smile Design (DSD) clinic, Enamel Clinic combines the mastery of both of these technologies to bring you your perfect smile, and a comfortable, pleasant, predictable and assuring experience. It’s also an incredibly exciting time, and we’d like your journey to give you the wonderful experience you deserve.

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Dental Aesthetics and Facial Ageing

Anti-ageing dentistry treatments are a quick, highly effective way to enhance your smile. They provide an inexpensive, minimally invasive and long-lasting means to look and feel instantly younger.

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Enamel Salutes our Female Key Opinion Leaders

The Enamel team of clinicians is made up of a group of brilliantly minded, expertly skilled and dedicated medical professionals. At our clinic, we have created a culture that encourages continuous learning, and sharing of knowledge. With it being Women’s Month, we highlight the female clinicians on our team who share their expertise and experiences …

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Invisalign – Revolutionizing Modern Orthodontics

Transforming your smile is simpler than you think. The days of traditional braces are dwindling, and with it the inconvenience and discomfort of brackets and wires. Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment using clear aligners to guide your teeth into their ideal position. Is Invisalign for you? The short answer is most definitely yes! Invisalign® treats …

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Chronic Oral Infections And Your Health

Oral health is crucial for overall systemic health. An increasing number of studies confirm this, highlighting links between oral infections and systemic problems such as cardiovascular disease and a decline in overall wellbeing. A generalized high inflammatory state, such as artherosclerosis, is a major underlying factor in causing coronary heart disease. Chronic inflammatory dental infections …

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5 Facts You Didn’t Know About Facial Thread Lifts

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to have a facelift without getting surgery? If you have, you are probably familiar with the term ‘facial threads’ or ‘facial thread lift’. This blog will increase your understanding of this cosmetic procedure and give you five fascinating facts about facial threads compiled by Enamel Clinic’s Dr …

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Oral Health & Chronic Disease – Using Technology to Get to The Root of The Problem

There are few things worse than a toothache. Did you know that a number of patients come into the practice completely unaware that they have an oral abscess? An abscess is caused by the buildup of bacteria inside the pulp chamber, causing pain and swelling. Of course, this is just one of many oral conditions …

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Dr Sheryl Smithies’ Anti-Ageing Tips for Productive Women

According to a trends report by the American Psychological Association, since the breakout of the COVID 19 pandemic, burnout and stress are at all-time highs across professions, especially among already strained health care workers. In light of this information, now is a good time for professional women to take better care of themselves in the …

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A Collaboration of Excellence – A Treatment Case Study by Dr Sheryl Smithies & the Enamel Clinic Team

As a member of Enamel Clinic’s multidisciplinary family, Dr Smithies enjoys collaborating with the rest of the team when treating patients. This teamwork results in excellent results as her expertise is complemented by the unique skill sets and experience of Enamel Clinic’s different dental experts. The following case is an excellent example of the benefits …

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Saving Teeth and the Planet: How We keep Enamel Clinic Eco-friendly

“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect, writer and educator. When you walk into our clinic’s reception area, you will immediately see our love for nature in our interior design. We looked to nature for inspiration. Incorporating her elements, we transformed our space …

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Guided Surgery : How do we ensure your dental implants are right where they need to be?

Have you ever wondered how dentists insert an implant exactly where it needs to be when replacing a missing or damaged tooth? Then this article is for you. This blog by Dr Howard Gluckman will educate you about guided surgery and how we use it to remove the guesswork from implant placement. What is Guided Surgery Guided …

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We are the Catalyst in YOUR smile transformation

As a dental clinic, we understand the impact smile makeovers have on people’s lives. This transformative process enables our patients to regain confidence not only in how their smile looks; it radically boosts their self-confidence and self-esteem as well. Because we pride ourselves in transforming people’s lives for the better with our work, we have …

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Not All Orthodontics Are Equal

When people hear the word orthodontics, it is likely that images of smiling teens with rows of braces and wires will pop up in their minds.  However, orthodontics is much more than just straightening teeth.  Good orthodontics takes multiple factors into account, like how treatment will affect the overall appearance of the face, the health …

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Get to Know Dr Sheryl Smithies

Dr Sheryl Smithies is not only a talented cosmetic dentist but leads Enamel Clinic’s Facial Aesthetics department. Her expertise cuts across different treatments. Her proven track record includes successes with Composite Veneers, Aptos Facial Threads, facial fillers and neurotoxins, to name a few. Originally from Durban, Dr Smithies relocated to Cape Town to partake in …

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