Porcelain veneers are extremely thin casings of ceramic that are bonded to the front of the patient’s tooth to create a new smile.
Porcelain veneers are placed over the front of teeth that appear too small or large, slightly discoloured, or simply are not cosmetically pleasing to the patient.
For many patients, teeth may have chipped, become discoloured, or are slightly crooked. For the majority of these patients, porcelain veneers can prove to be the ideal solution.
When placing porcelain veneers, we pay close attention to the patients surrounding teeth and design each veneer to complement the overall smile. The result is a beautiful, attractive new smile.
If cared for properly, your veneers will last you a long time!
At Dental Confidence, we ensure that your new veneers are constructed of the most durable porcelain materials available.
Crown and bridge
Dental crowns and bridges are an effective way to restore full functionality, strength and aesthetic appeal to any missing or damaged teeth. Bonded to existing teeth or dental implants, crowns and bridges are precisely manufactured prosthetic replacements.
Unlike dentures, crowns and bridges have a more natural appearance and are permanent.
Crowns are manufactured in two types depending on the nature of the treatment and preferences of the patient. The first is an individually tailored cap which is attached over a damaged tooth to restore its function, strength and appearance.
The second is a replacement tooth which is affixed to a dental implant. With the most current technologies available both offer long term durability, leaving your smile looking natural and untouched.
A bridge refers to a technique which is employed on either side of crowns to secure them in place.
Inlays and onlays
Dental inlays and dental onlays are a more conservative restorative solution than a dental crown as only a minimal amount of tooth structure needs to be removed.
A dental inlay sits ‘in’ while a dental onlay is placed ‘on’ a tooth. They are sometimes referred to as an indirect filling. Dental inlays and dental onlays are most often used to restore back teeth that have mild to moderate decay, have broken or worn down.
Inlays and onlays are also used to repair teeth that have cracked or sustained minor damage in an accident or suffered a sporting injury
These restorations are durable and typically made from porcelain, composite resin or sometimes with gold or alloy base with a tooth coloured surface.
Inlays and onlays that will be seen are colour matched your natural tooth enamel and allow you to retain an aesthetically pleasing smile.