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Jul 2017

Five Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

Damaged teeth don t just look unsightly, they can also cause a great deal of pain in your mouth. If your teeth are chipped, stained, or have unsightly gaps, then they may not just be causing you some discomfort, they could also make it difficult for you to eat, brush your teeth effectively, and knock your self-confidence. Everybody wants the perfect smile, and thankfully, it s easier than ever to achieve with the help of a good cosmetic dentist or orthodontist. We ve listed some of the best reasons to get porcelain veneers to help restore your smile and give you your self-confidence back. #1. Easy Procedure: You may think that getting porcelain veneers is a long, drawn-out procedure that means a lot of visits to the dentist, but thankfully, this couldn t be further from the truth. Today, dental technology has become so advanced that many treatments that once seemed impossible can now be done in just one or two sessions in the dentist s chair. In the case of porcelain veneers, there is often minimal preparation of the tooth necessary, allowing you to achieve the perfect smile quicker than ever with a treatment that is often completely reversible. #2. Prevent Further Tooth Damage: If you suffer with cracked or chipped teeth, then it doesn t just look bad when you smile damage to your teeth can worsen over time, leading to excruciating pain and sensitivity when eating or simply going about your daily life. Chips and cracks to the teeth can be covered up entirely with porcelain veneers, helping to prevent any further damage and keeping your teeth safe and protected underneath. #3. Fix Misaligned Teeth: If your teeth are crooked, misaligned, or have large gaps in between them, then you may have considered getting braces to repair this and achieve the perfectly straight set of teeth that you want. However, repairing misaligned teeth with braces can take many months or even years, along with being both painful and uncomfortable to deal with, especially when braces are tightened, for example. Along with that, many adults who work in professional positions are uncomfortable about getting traditional braces to fix their teeth. Veneers offer a suitable alternative; they can be placed over any crooked teeth to reduce the size of gaps and create a correctly aligned smile. #4. Painless Procedure: In most cases, getting porcelain veneers fitted to your teeth is a quick and easy procedure that won t cause you any pain. If you are worried about going to the dentist because of the pain, then you ll be glad to hear that veneers could be an ideal option for you. In most cases, an anaesthetic won t be required since the procedure does not usually cause any significant discomfort or pain to the patient. #5. Restore White Teeth: As we get older, tooth staining is often inevitable bad habits such as smoking can seriously stain the teeth, whilst the foods we eat and beverages that we drink can also play a part. In as little as three visits to your cosmetic dentist, porcelain veneers can be fitted to cover up unsightly staining and improve your smile with bright, white teeth.


Nov 2021

Case of the Month September 2021- E Max Veneers

Our case of the month for September 2021 was a simply stunning one using ultra minimally invasive E max veneers. Our client disliked her front teeth composite bonding which had discoloured, worn and chipped over time. Although teeth bonding is a superb treatment, there are disadvantages compared to porcelain such as those mentioned above. Porcelain will not stain or change colour and it is far more durable than composite. However, in the past, porcelain needed considerable preparation to create space for th… READ MORE
Nov 2019

Case of the Month- November 2019

Our case of the month for November involves a re construction of the bite over a number of years. The main reason for treatment was due to severe tooth wear due to bruxism. Bruxism is essentially grinding at night to such an extent that the enamel is worn over a number of years. This can cause a number of problems such as: Tooth sensitivity Difficulty in eating Lack of a coherent bite Aesthetic issues Pain leading to root canal treatment in severe cases Tooth wear, on the whole, can be prevented or… READ MORE
May 2019

Case of the Month May 2019

Our case of the month for May involves a stunning smile transformation with a combination treatment involving lingual braces, teeth whitening and porcelain veneers. Here is a photograph of the initial appearance: A pre treatment smiling photograph Here we can see slightly crooked front teeth and short lateral incisor teeth (second ones from the front). These teeth had porcelain veneers which were very bulky as the teeth were set behind the central teeth. This never works very well as the overall aesthet… READ MORE
May 2018

A stunning smile transformation using porcelain veneers and a dental implant

We love transforming smiles; it is what we do and we are the best around! In this modern day and age, we need to be familiar with all of the latest dental techniques, technology and materials to be able to provide stunning smiles. For example, fifteen years ago, dental implants were a rare thing and hardly done. Nowadays, every dental practice on the high street offers dental teeth implants and there are over 400 hundred systems available worldwide, if not more! Of course, it would make sense if the major… READ MORE


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