Are you looking for a way to improve your smile in a less damaging, more affordable way? We have the solution!
Artistic composite bonding is probably the most conservative of all the cosmetic treatments. It involves minimum alteration to your original tooth and is reversible if none of the tooth enamel is removed.
The material used is matched very closely to the shade of your natural teeth and the results are seen immediately, allowing us to dramatically improve your smile in a single appointment. Alongside this, there is usually no need for any local anaesthetic or injections. This makes it a pain-free way to improve your smile.
Composite bonding at Carillon Dental Care is an excellent way to repair cracked, chipped and discoloured teeth; close gaps and reshape misaligned teeth. The result is a straighter, more uniform smile. It can also be used to replace silver amalgam fillings.
An improved smile that is whiter and brighter not only looks healthier, but it gives your confidence and spirits a boost. When we look good, we feel good.
Veneers are thin, custom-made shells crafted of tooth-coloured materials designed to cover the front of your teeth to improve their overall appearance and colour. They can be used to restore a chipped tooth and close small gaps in between your teeth. They are made of either thin plastic resin or porcelain and can be placed to:
If composite bonding or veneers are something you would like to consider and discuss further, we will be happy to book you a consultation with one of our dentists. Within this consultation, you will receive a full examination and discuss which treatment is the best option to improve your smile and we will create a tailored treatment plan for you.
The answer depends on your treatment expectations and whether you want to have a whiter shade prior to starting treatment.
If you are unhappy with the shade of your teeth as they are before hand then you will likely want to have whitening as this can impact the end results.
We offer two options for whitening, so if this is something you are considering. Speak to your dentist at the consultation and we will be able to help you further.
In most cases, we advise composite bonding to last up to 5 years, potentially more depending on how well you look after your teeth.
Veneers are constructed in a laboratory and made from porcelain (can be made from composite also). Bonding is done is surgery and can be done in one appointment.
Most veneers will require the clinician to remove tooth structure from your tooth in order to place the veneers and make it look aesthetically pleasing. Your clinician will discuss this will you during your consultation. If the tooth has been shaped and reduced this make it non reversible treatment.
Your veneer will not change colour over time but they can pick up staining as with any surface, this can be cleaned and polished.