Veneers

Transform your look with our durable tooth coloured dental veneers

Ironside Advanced Dental believe everyone should have a beautiful smile. A dental veneer can conceal all dental flaws whilst enhancing your smile long term. If you need dental veneers you may suffer from discoloured, chipped or cracked teeth. Veneers treatment is a great option for enhancing your natural smile.

What are Porcelain Veneers?

At Ironside Advanced Dental we use thin porcelain shells. This type of veneer is as thin as a contact lens. The dental veneer is crafted to suit your specific needs and requirements. The porcelain veneer is permanently bonded to the tooth for a smile change.  Are porcelain veneers the correct treatment for you?

This treatment can be used to conceal teeth that are;

  • Chipped
  • Gapped
  • Stained
  • Discoloured
  • Misaligned
  • Broken
  • Crooked

Porcelain veneers are an alternative to dental crowns. Veneers can be stronger and longer lasting. Your initial consultation will include assessment of the health of your smile. Dr Ironside needs to ensure you are free of any underlying dental issues such as decay, damage or gum disease. He will fix any conditions found prior to transforming your natural smile.

How are porcelain veneers applied?

Porcelain veneers may be considered to enhance your natural smile. Prior to getting dental veneers your teeth need to be prepared. We do this by shaving your teeth to achieve the correct shape and size. By doing so the dental veneer will have a better surface to bond to. This results in longer lasting and durable treatment.

Initially, the tooth made ready by removing a small amount enamel. Upon completion, we will take an impression of your tooth. This impression will be digitally construct the dental veneer. Porcelain veneers can be bonded onto a number of teeth. These teeth are the six upper and lower teeth that are visible as you smile. The number of teeth veneers are placed onto depends on your oral health.

Your new teeth veneers are created to suit your specific needs. At your next visit, we will fit the dental veneers over the teeth. Prior to bonding the veneer to your tooth, we will get your approval. Upon approval, your prosthodontist will bond the veneer to the tooth.

We will contour and polish the dental veneer to match your natural tooth colour.

How to maintain your dental veneers

With good care, your porcelain veneers should last from 5 to 10 years. It is recommended to brush and floss every day. Avoiding coffee, tea, chewing ice and smoking will avoid colour change.

Dental Veneers frequently asked questions

Before getting veneers, it is important to make sure you are happy with your tooth colour. Veneers do not work with teeth whitening so if you want whiter teeth it is important to do so before getting veneers.

The cost for porcelain veneers can vary depending on the number of teeth you are getting a veneers treatment on. To find out how much they will cost book a consultation with Dr Ironside and begin your journey to a beautiful smile.

If you continue to practice good oral hygiene habits, your veneers will be with you for many years. 5-10. To ensure they last it is suggested to avoid coffee, tea, chewing ice and smoking. Doing so will eliminate the chance that your veneer changes colour. It is also important to make sure you brush and floss every day.

Porcelain veneers will only need to be replaced to ensure the tooth colour is matching your natural teeth.

At Ironside Advance Dental we apply porcelain veneers that are stain resistant not stain proof. You need to take care of your veneers to ensure they don’t stain. Over time the surrounding teeth may discolour, in this case, you can get your veneers replaced to match your natural tooth’s change in colour.

Taking care of your veneers could add years onto how long they last for.

Depending on how crooked your teeth are, veneers can be used to fix a tooth alignment and the spacing. Porcelain veneers are a cosmetic option as opposed to straightening teeth. Whilst your teeth may look straight they are not straight underneath the veneer. Dental veneers can give your teeth a straight appearance. Consulting your prosthodontist to see if this is possible is recommended.

Are you thinking of a smile makeover with dental veneers? Our team at Ironside Advanced Dental can answer your questions or concerns. Book in a consultation to talk about your smile with Dr Ironside.