Cosmetic dentistry is a method of professional aesthetic oral care that focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth. And although cosmetic dentistry procedures are usually elective rather than essential, some treatment cases also provide restorative benefits. Learn about the most common procedures and how they work.

Tooth whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. can be done safely with the provision of a bespoke home whitening kit that can be done within the comfort of your home. 

We make whitening trays that fit your mouth perfectly and show you how to use the home whitening kit. 

The trays and whitening system are very easy to use and only need to be in place for as little as 1 hour a day. Significant results can be see in as little as 7-14 days.

Composite Bonding

Composite bonding refers to the repair of decayed, damaged, or discoloured teeth using material that resembles tooth enamel colour. Your dentist will clean the teeth of decay or discoloured then applies the aesthetic composite onto the tooth’s surface, and then “sculpts” it into the right shape before curing it with a high-intensity light.  

A large amount of time no drilling of the tooth or anaesthesia injection is required. and the procedure Also referred to as “bonding,” this procedure effectively covers the tooth’s damage and gives the appearance of a healthy beautiful tooth in its place.

Bonding is one of the least expensive and least invasive cosmetic dentistry procedures available to patients with tooth decay, chipped or cracked teeth, and worn-down edges providing a beautiful smile with the most conservative preservation of natural tooth tissue.

Porcelain Veneers

Dental veneers are custom-made thin caps that go over your natural teeth to improve the natural aesthetic of your teeth and smile.  They are tried and tested method improving ones smile and appearance.

They look exceptionally realistic and can resolve numerous cosmetic problems, ranging from crooked teeth to cracked or damaged enamel to noticeable gaps.

A small amount of natural tooth preparation is required to make space for the porcelain veneer to fit onto the tooth. the final look is a natural aesthetic finish that will improve one confidence and smile.

Inlays , Onlays crowns

This cosmetic dentistry procedure is also known as indirect restorations, which are made by a dental laboratory. They are used when a tooth has decay , broken fillings or insufficient tooth structure to support a traditional filling.

Provided there is no damage to the tooth cusps, the inlay is placed directly onto the tooth surface. However, when the cusp or a more significant portion of the tooth is damaged, your dentist may use an onlay or a crown to cover the tooth’s entire surface.

Indirect restorations were once made of gold but typically are made in a dental laboratory from a composite of porcelain or ceramic material to create a natural looking tooth and finish.

They provide support to strengthen teeth, restore their shape, and avoid any further decay or deterioration whilst looking like a natural tooth no more need for silver horrible coloured amalgam fillings.

Please contact our friendly staff for further information or to book in with our dentist for a smile make over consultation 01792654531