What are dental veneers?
A dental veneer is a thin shell that covers the front of a tooth that’s stained, chipped, or cracked. Veneers are made from tooth-colored material, like porcelain, giving an imperfect tooth a completely new appearance.
How many types of veneer?
Composite : This type only the one visit. It can be quite a long appointment though depending on how many you are getting done.Composite resin veneers or teeth bondings are a cheaper, quicker, less destructive way to restore and correct more minor cosmetic problems.
Porcelain : This type of veneer takes two to three visits.They have a superior appearance and are most appropriate for more severe cases of discolouration, chipping, fractures, crooked, spaced and uneven teeth. Porcelain veneers resist stains from coffee, tea or smoking much better than composite veneers. They last longer and stay looking good for longer.
Is teeth whitening safe?
Products offering white teeth are many, and vast improvements have been made in the area of teeth whitening over the past decade In conclusion, in line with movement of time teeth whitening is safe to be applied.
If my tooth is white, does that means it is healthy?
This is a myth. A tooth can look good and white but can contain cavities or other problems that require a treatment. If ignored, these hidden problems can lead to more serious, painful and unattractive problems. We recommend 6-12 month check ups.
Does the application procedure hurt?
Not at all. The procedure is similar to placing an orthodontic bracket (braces) on a tooth. There is no drilling involved and the procedure is completely painless.
How long does the application procedure take?
The application procedure should take no more than 10 to 15 minutes.
Will I feel the crystal on my tooth?
Initially something on your tooth will feel different, but a few days after the application you will get used to the new feeling.
Is the tooth jewellery for males or females?
Both. There are many different designs which appeal to everyone.
How long will the jewellery stay on my tooth?
A tooth jewel applied according to our instructions on a natural tooth will last from 1- 6 weeks if you opt for a temporary placement. If you prefer to have a semi-permanent placement, your tooth jewel will stay on until you decide to have it removed by your dental professional.