Dental veneers are translucent ultra-thin shells that are custom-made in a dental laboratory. Made of porcelain, which doesn’t stain, they are bonded onto the tooth with a dental cement. They are used to restore stained, chipped or crooked teeth. Veneers give the tooth a whole new look and they are long-lasting.
Dental crowns are caps that fit over your existing teeth to give them added protection. They are also useful in improving the appearance of teeth that are stained, malformed or wrongly positioned.
If you are missing one or more teeth, we may recommend dental bridges to fix that gap in your smile. Dental bridges are the perfect alternative to partial dentures. Your dental bridge will be matched to the colour of your natural teeth.
If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth or wear dentures then dental implants are for you as they are a comfortable, natural-looking solution.
Secure and stable dental implants are made of titanium and are compatible with the human body. They are posts that are surgically placed. Once healed and integrated, they are fitted with the crown or bridge, allowing you to speak and eat with confidence.
|Wouldn’t it be excellent if all your fillings could be natural-looking white fillings. No longer would you need to have the old style silver amalgam or metal fillings that contain mercury.
New age white fillings are mercury free and are made from a variety of high quality dental materials. These include porcelain, componeer and composite resin.
White fillings are also a much more environmentally friendly choice as they do not corrode or expand, and they are also regarded as a much healthier option.
White fillings do not contain any mercury and bond securely to your tooth. Unlike metal or silver fillings, only a minimum amount of tooth preparation is required. The life expectancy of a white filling can vary depending on how heavy the bite comes together and how large the cavity is. We have noted that new age white fillings are very durable.
Tooth re-shaping, dental re-shaping and contouring is a procedure to correct crooked teeth, chipped teeth, cracked teeth and overlapping teeth. It is also a procedure for those wanting to make subtle changes. A few millimetres of reduction and a few millimeters of tooth-coloured laminate can create a beautiful smile when performed by a cosmetic practitioner. Tooth re-shaping or dental contouring is commonly used to alter the length, shape or position of your teeth.
The practitioner would remove parts of the contouring enamel to improve the appearance of the tooth. It may also be used to correct a very small chip. The removed enamel is irreplaceable and may sometimes expose dentin.
Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like dental composite material is applied to a tooth’s surface, sculpted into shape, hardened and then polished.
Gum lift (Gummy Smile)
Gum Lifting is a cosmetic dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. The procedure involves re-shaping the tissue and/or underlying bones to create the appearance of longer or more symmetrical teeth.
Stained, discoloured teeth
Stained or discoloured teeth can be a major embarrassment because no amount of bleaching, brushing or visits to the practitioner will remove the stains. Now there is a hassle-free solution to the problem. Veneers, which are like thin covers for your teeth, eliminate the traces of any stains or discolouration. Best of all, the veneers procedure leaves you with permanent whitening
Do you have a chip on one of your teeth, like right in the front where everyone can see? Bet it bothers you big time. While bonding may offer a temporary fix, it may not be the most reliable way to ensure an attractive smile for the long run.
Got a diastema between your front teeth or some other space that you really don’t love? Veneers or white composite bonded restorations are a fast, non-invasive option for fixing spaced teeth.
Pointy teeth can really detract from your appearance. You’ve probably been reluctant to have a traditional veneer procedure for fear that your teeth will be ground down. The technology has changed and the dental laboratory materials are now stronger and highly polished
Staining and discolouration are problems for many. Whether the damage has been caused by time or stain-producing substances, such as coffee or red wine, or by the administration of tetracycline, veneers and laser whitening corrects discolouration without appearing artificial, and is a permanent whitening solution for those who tend to hide their smile.