Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance of someone's teeth, gums and /or bite.
The simplest form of cosmetic dental work is tooth scaling and polishing to remove unsightly stains and tartar accumulations. This treatment is usually carried out by our hygienists or therapists and can make a rapid and dramatic difference to the overall feel and whiteness of the teeth
Whitening or bleaching is another simple and safe way of improving the colour of your teeth. It can be carried out at home or in the surgery depending on your requirements. It is often used in conjunction with other cosmetic treatments.
Tooth straightening or orthodontics is carried out in the practice using virtually invisible clear positioners or removable, rapid acting aligners. Treatment is suitable for both children and adults
Crowns and Veneers are made in a laboratory and are placed over teeth that are broken down or unsightly. Modern porcelains are very realistic and blend with your natural teeth for a life like result.
Bridges and Implants replace missing teeth. In the case of bridges the teeth either side of the gap are used to anchor the restoration while a replacement tooth joins them together. Implants provide the most realistic and longest lasting of all the tooth replacement treatments and utilise a titanium post fixed in the jaw bone onto which a crown is placed
If you are interested in cosmetic dentistry your dentist will discuss which treatments would be most appropriate for you