cosmetic dentistry

i. Teeth Whitening

We use Enlighten one of the best whitening systems available. Since October 2012 the EU directive has judge it illegal to use whitening gels which has more than 16% carbamide peroxide. It is also illegal for any one outside the dental profession to sell tooth whitening products.

During your free tooth whitening consultation we will asses your oral health status to see if you are suitable for tooth whitening treatment. We will then discuss the limitations, the possible outcomes, risks and expectations.

ii. Orthodontic treatment 

Are you ashamed of your poorly positioned front teeth. Don’t compromise with veneers, rather position your own teeth in the ideal position and have a smile that can last a life time.

Dr Ronette Goosen has 10 years of orthodontic experience. Gaining her experience in North Stafford Hospital's orthodontic department and continuing her education at Whitefield Orthodontic Centre, means you can now get beautiful straight teeth without compromise.

We also offer cosmetic ceramic brackets for those who don’t want the braces to be too obvious. Alternatively you can opt for one of our clear brace systems.

 

iii. Veneers 

If your teeth are heavily filled, discoloured, poorly shaped or in a general poor aesthetic condition veneers can be your ideal solution for a brighter smile.

Veneers can best be described as a porcelain cover for your teeth, very much like false nails. It is however invasive and permanent. We use veneers only as a last resort, when none of the other treatment options are suitable. The reason for this is the fact that veneer treatment cause trauma to the tooth.

In order to get a predictable aesthetic outcome we have to remove 0.5mm to 2mm of the tooth's surface. This can lead to nerve trauma, which may lead to a root canal treatment. The longevity of veneers relies on good after care and outstanding oral hygiene. With this in mind you can expect approximately 8-10 years of cosmetic bliss. Unfortunately our gums do recede in time consequently the veneer margins can show in the future. You can chip a veneer if you grind your teeth or bite into a hard objects.

iv. Implants

Dental implants is one of the best ways to replace a missing tooth and to restore your smile and function. Research shows that implants has more than 90% success rate over 20 years compare to the 65% success rate over 15 years for bridge work. This is not a guarantee but a statistical comparison.

Placing a root shaped implant is normally much easier than having a tooth out with much less complications. Most of our patients are happily surprised at how easy the procedure went. As you can see in our Testimonial page. link

Root shaped dental implants is used to replace the missing root of the extracted tooth. The benefits are obvious. There is no damage to the adjacent teeth which

may lead to bigger gaps in the future, it is cost effective in the long run due to the better longevity and it also provides us with an alternative option than dentures.

 

 

v. Smile make overs

Dr Ronette and Johan Goosen has develop interests in different dental aspects. This enables us to provide you with a multi disciplinary dental plan to deal with all your dental demands, under one roof.

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