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;
Porcelain veneers are an alternative to dental crowns. Your initial consultation will include an 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?
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 can result in longer-lasting and durable treatment.
Initially, the tooth made ready by removing a small amount of enamel. Upon completion, we will take an impression of your tooth. This impression will be a digital construct of a 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.
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 veneers for. To find out how much they will cost book a consultation with Dr Ironside.
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.
At Ironside Advanced Dental, we use superior quality porcelain veneers to transform your smile. Because of their unique qualities that are created for only your mouth, costs will differ from patient to patient. Prices for one porcelain veneer can range anywhere between $800 to $2000, depending on the quality and technology used to create your custom tooth. To devise a payment and treatment plan that can work for you, book an initial consultation with Dr Ironside today.
Porcelain veneers are thin porcelain shells that can be applied to the front of your teeth for cosmetic reasons. Porcelain veneers are very strong and long-lasting. However, it is important that you maintain good oral hygiene to increase the longevity of your results.
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.
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