Established in 1994, Edinburgh Dental Specialists is a multidisciplinary Specialist referral centre located in the heart of Scotland’s historic capital.

We do our utmost to make you feel welcome, relaxed and fully informed. We would like to emphasise that we are always happy to answer any questions you may have, however small, at any stage of your enquiry, the referral process or during treatment.

The majority of our patients are referred to us by their trusted family Dentist or Doctor, in the same way that GPs refer patients to hospital when they require specialist medical or surgical treatment.

Below you can find out a little more about the other treatments we offer alongside our specialist treatments.

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Specialist treatment

To find out more about the treatments that are undertaken by our Specialists then please click below to go to that section of our website.

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Dental implants

The most important advance in dental care in the last 30 years has without doubt been the ability to replace missing teeth. Replacing missing, or gum-infected teeth with implant restorations can allow you to smile with confidence once again

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Customised designer dentures

Specialist prosthodontists are the recognised experts for the design and fabrication of removable dentures. Removable dentures (false teeth) are used to replace missing teeth and gums. 

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Cosmetic dentistry

Not everyone is happy with their smile or how their teeth look. This can have a major impact on a person's confidence when it comes to interacting and socialising with others. Cosmetic focuses on the beauty of a smile and covers treatments that enhance, align, and whiten or tone the teeth for a more attractive appearance. 

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Crowns & bridges

When a tooth is seriously damaged and unsuitable for a direct placement filling then coverage with a crown or onlay is generally required. When planned and carried out correctly using a skilled technician it is possible to restore teeth.

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Gum problems & Cosmetic gum techniques

Gum disease is the most common cause of tooth loss in the western world and most sufferers are unaware of their problem. It is slowly progressing, in most case taking many years to become evident.

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Jaw problems & TMJ

The way your teeth meet when your top and bottom jaws close down on top of each other is known as your ‘bite’. If teeth don’t fit together properly, you could have malocclusion or ‘bad bite’, which can cause problems with teeth, gums, the temporo-mandibular joint (TMJ) and the muscles in your face.



How your teeth look can affect your self confidence, and making the decision to straighten your teeth can be exciting and a little daunting. You may be excited about having a new, straight smile, but concerned about how you will look while your teeth are changing. 

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Wisdom tooth treatment

Wisdom teeth usually grow through the gums during your late teens or early twenties. Often, there is not enough room in the mouth for the wisdom teeth to grow through in a straight line and they will emerge at an angle to fill the available space.

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Endodontics (root canal treatment) 

If you have been experiencing severe tooth pain, it is possible that you may require root canal treatment. With five specialist endodontists in Scotland we are proud to have two of them here in our Edinburgh practice.

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Ready to speak to one of our dentists in Edinburgh?

If you'd like to learn more about our treatments or begin your dental journey in our state of the art dental surgery, please contact us today.

Portman Dental Care Awards

Dental Industry Award - Portman Dental Care
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Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
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