Orthodontics

Orthodontics is a way of straightening or moving teeth, to improve the appearance of the teeth and how they work.

It can also help to look after the long-term health of your teeth, gums and jaw joints, by spreading the biting pressure over all your teeth.


Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls

Dental Implants

Sometimes, a missing tooth will create the need for a dental implant. A dentist typically uses implants to replace a missing tooth or teeth. Dental implants are normally made of titanium at the root, with a traditional crown as the tooth itself. They are an excellent alternative to pulling several teeth in order to utilize a bridge or to get dentures. However, dentures can be made from implants, but can be quite costly without dental insurance coverage.
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls

Endodontics

The treatment of injuries, diseases and infections of the tooth pulp (nerve chamber).
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Some will have shortfalls

Prosthodontics

Involves dentures, bridges, crowns, implants, and similar areas of expertise commonly associated with cosmetic dentistry.
Covered By Medical Aid: Yes, Most will have shortfalls