Dental crowns are the ideal restoration for teeth that had been damaged, chipped or fractured due to decay or previous invasive dental treatments. Dental crowns are of vital importance o protect the tooth enamel from further harm. Dental crowns act as a cap that covers the tooth, improving its strength and appearance.
A dental bridge is a restoration that is ideal for covering gaps in the mouth left behind by missing teeth. Dental bridges consist of two crowns on either side of a porcelain veneer. The porcelain veneer covers the hole while the crowns hold the bridge in place.
Veneers are an excellent cosmetic solution for permanently stained, chipped, discoloured or misaligned teeth. Porcelain veneers are placed on the front surface of the tooth, improving the aesthetics of the teeth. It is wafer thin and requires a minor reduction of the tooth enamel before it gets bonded onto the tooth.
If you have gaps, especially between your front teeth, or chipped, cracked or discoloured teeth, veneers can dramatically improve your smile. Once bonded to the tooth, a veneer becomes natural-looking and is long-lasting.
As we grow older, our teeth become discoloured. This is due to the staining properties of the foods and beverages we consume, the use of tobacco products, poor oral hygiene habits, or medication. Although brushing and flossing may help to decrease the appearance of stains on teeth, teeth whitening treatments done at our practice will ensure the removal of stains, leaving you with a brighter and whiter smile. Teeth whitening can be the best way to restore your teeth’s natural colour and improve its strength.
A brighter and whiter smile can make you look and feel healthier, younger and more confident. Teeth naturally discolour with day to day to day staining due to beverages or foods, as well as