Cosmetic Dentistry and Veneers
Cosmetic / Aesthetic Dentistry:From subtle changes to major repairs, there is a variety of procedures to improve your smile. Depending on the case , it can be reshaping the teeth, closing spaces, restoring short or irregular teeth, whitening teeth, replacing missing teeth. Common procedures include whitening, reshaping tooth with tooth colored fillings (which is bonding) or contouring , crowns, veneers , dentures and more.
Direct Veneers (Bonding):They are conservative alternative to porcelain veneers as they require very little , if any, removal of tooth structure, and do not require laboratory fabrication, thus minimizing the cost.
Tooth colored composite filling material layered over an entire or part of tooth to improve the shape of the of a tooth, remove gaps between teeth, or mask the color of existing teeth. They are used to significantly improve the appearance of a single tooth or to multiple teeth to create a new smile. The cost for each tooth is $330.
Before and After Examples
Our patient came with existing stained old fillings and new decays. Existing stained fillings and decayed tooth structure removed and replaced with direct veneers.
This patient had gum disease which caused recession of gums and spaces between teeth. After the gum disease stabilized, 6 direct veneers done to close the spaces and reshape the teeth.
This patient had existing old fillings which were stained and out of shape. All fillings removed and replaced with direct veneers giving them a uniform shade and shape.
This patient had a very crowded upper teeth, wanted a simple solution to help them look better. We reshaped 6 upper teeth with direct veneers.
This patient had existing old fillings, all different colors and shape. We removed the old fillings and give a uniform color and shape with direct veneers.
This patient was not happy with short teeth and want them whiter, a little bit longer and less spaces between the teeth. At first we whiten the teeth and then do upper 6 veneers to reshape them.
This patient had chipped teeth, some old stained filling between the teeth. At first we whitened the teeth, then removed old fillings and 6 direct veneers were done to reshape them.
This patient wasn't happy with the appearance of her teeth, didn't want to have an orthodontic treatment. Appearance was improved with 6 direct veneers.
This patient wanted to improve the appearance of the teeth and 6 veneers were placed with some gum shaping to improve the appearance.
This patient had fillings done on the back teeth which was not closing properly and was not happy with shape of her front teeth, preferred whiter teeth. On the picture 'C' represents crown. At first teeth whitening done. After the whitening, back fillings were changed to achieve the proper bite. Direct veneers placed to front teeth. Crown 'C' was changed according to new shade and the shape of the teeth.
This patient wasn't happy with the small teeth with gaps so we closed the gaps and reshaped the teeth with 2 direct veneers.
This patient had some old stained fillings between teeth and wasn't happy with the shape of the teeth. 6 direct veneers placed.