Cosmetic Dentistry

Includes a variety of procedures to improve your smile. These changes can be subtle or major. There are many treatment options available for teeth that are discoloured, broken, distorted or missing. Using these cosmetic techniques we can reshape teeth, close spaces/gaps or whiten the teeth. Commonly used procedures include dental whitening, bonding techniques, crowns, veneers. Often the improvements achieved improve not only the cosmetics but also the function (bite) and the oral hygiene.

Non Surgical Facelift

Non-Surgical Facelift

Each nonsurgical facelift at our clinic is custom-tailored to meet the individual’s unique needs. A variety of noninvasive techniques are available, addressing anything from fine lines, deep creases, lax skin, thinning lips, sunken cheeks, large pores, acne scarring and the loss of facial volume.

Common components of a nonsurgical facelift include Dermal fillers, Botox and Threading.

Whitening

Dental whitening is a commonly used process whereby ones teeth are made lighter through a chemical process.
It is especially useful to brighten the whole smile and reduce individual stains. Discolouration and stains can be as a result of dental fillings, dental trauma, food colourants, medications, coffee, tea and cigarettes. Some discolorations may be hereditary or as a result of natural ageing.
Dental whitening is performed in the dental office under close supervision. A home maintenance kit is available for use following the initial in-office session. Typical home whitening kits can take up to 4 weeks to reach the desired effect while in-office treatments may have the desired effect within one hour.

Crowns

Crowns (caps) are full coverage restorations used to restore teeth to their normal shape & appearance. They are slightly more costly than bonded restorations but have a much greater life expectancy. Crowns require between 2-3 office visits to be fitted correctly. A variety of tooth-coloured materials are available most of which are “metal-free” therefore having a high cosmetic appeal.

Veneers

Veneers are thin pieces of porcelain/plastic material placed over the front surfaces of the teeth to alter their colour of shape. Veneers may be used on teeth that are uneven, chipped, oddly shaped/spaced or crooked. Veneer treatment is minimally invasive and generally requires little to no anaesthetic. Veneers may be used to treat some of the same problems as bonding. In some cases veneers may be an alternative treatment option to crowns. Porcelain veneers require more than one visit to fabricate. Veneers have a longer life expectancy & colour stability than bonding.

Contouring & Reshaping

Tooth reshaping and contouring is a procedure to correct chipped or irregularly shaped or even overlapping teeth in a single visit. This technique is commonly used to alter the length, shape or position of the teeth. Contouring teeth may also help correct small problems with the bite. It is common for bonding techniques to be combined with tooth reshaping. This procedure is ideal for candidates with normal healthy teeth but who want subtle changes to their smile.

Botox Treatment

Botox and Dermal Fillers injection

What is Botox?

Botox is a purified protein injected into specific areas of the face, resulting the muscles causing the lines and wrinkles to relax and thereby reduce fine lines, deep furrows in the skin and smooth facial features to restore a more youthful appearance.It is a non-surgical, in-office aesthetic treatment for moderate to severe frown lines, lines and wrinkles around the eyes, lines and wrinkles on the forehead and around the lip.

Bonding

Bonding is a cost effective, minimally invasive technique whereby tooth-coloured material is used to fill in gaps, change the colour or the shape of teeth. This procedure requires a single office visit and may last several years. Bonded resin restorations are more susceptible to staining or chipping than other forms of restorations. When teeth are chipped, decayed or broken bonded composite resin may be the material of choice. Bonded resin may be used as:

  • Tooth-coloured material to fill cavities
  • A filler to close gaps and spaces between teeth
  • A covering material to change the shape / colour of a tooth