Frequently Asked Questions

Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ's

My teeth are in good condition but I really don't like my smile?

There are many solutions.

Cosmetic or aesthetic dentistry has two main goals: to preserve your natural teeth and significantly improve their appearance. There are a number of techniques available today that place a new veneer (or coating) over your existing teeth.

There are also various ways to straighten teeth some of which are almost invisible to the rest of the world.

We also have ways to lighten, or brighten teeth.

I have a badly chipped front tooth, what are my options?

Potentially we can using a techinque called bonding or a simple veneer, the advanced repair materials used have the mechanical and visual qualities of natural tooth enamel. Bonding & veneering techniques today are so advanced, and the materials so strong, that after a while you will forget that you ever had a problem.

One of my teeth is missing, what is the best type of replacement?

Currently, cobalt chromium dentures are believed to be the best type of denture if there are some teeth present and you are happy to wear a removable denture.

Implants are the ultimate solution for fixed teeth, they are not only strong but last a long time and look identical to real teeth.

Bridges can also be an excellent option if you do not want surgery related to implants and if the anchor teeth are healthy and strong.

Like any of our cosmetic treatments, a consultation is carried out with the patient and the best solution found for an individuals particular circumstances.

If you have any questions that have not been covered here or elsewhere on the site, please feel free to contact us