HUNTER CENTRE for ORAL HEALTH
Dr Leonard Fabre

           MINIMUM INTERVENTION DENTISTRY
                                                                    Minimum Intervention Dentistry [ MID]

A proven treatment concept that is fast gaining popularity with dentists.

Decay and gum disease are bacterial infections of the teeth or gums

MID  has several stages

  • Identify the decay risk of the patient * saliva test * bacteria test *diet assessment

  • Oral health advice * brushing advice * dietary advice * correction of mouth ecosystem balance

  • Treating early decay with fluoride or other products to remineralise and stop early decay [NO DRILL]

  • Treat other  decay using microdentistry techniques

  • Magnification, very tiny diamond tips [ MICRO DRILL], targeting the decay

  • Avoiding removal of good tooth substance 

  • Small anti decay tooth colored fillings   [MICRO FILL]


Not suitable for all filling situations
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