Restorative dentistry is any treatment that involves repairing or restoring teeth. This can be done for cosmetic purposes and to remove decay which could become a potential source of pain. Cosmetic dentistry aims to improve the appearance of teeth which often leaves patients feeling more confident about their smile.
Teeth Whitening / Bleaching
We offer tooth whitening (bleaching) to our patients. We use “pola” which is a 6% hydrogen peroxide gel. This method is done at home by wearing plastic trays containing the whitening gel. This means that you have control over the shade and can stop using it when you are happy. You will need to top-up every so often to maintain your desired shade and you can buy individual whitening tubes separately. A dentist must prescribe whitening gel – it cannot simply be bought over the counter from us without the assessment and authorisation of a dentist. Teeth Whitening is a popular cosmetic dentistry treatment.
A crown is a lab-made tooth covering that can be tooth-coloured or gold. They sometimes require a post to be fitted underneath in cases where there is not much tooth structure remaining. The different materials, benefits and costs will be discussed with you before treatment begins.
A bridge is a lab-made fixed replacement for one or more missing teeth. They are anchored to one or two of the neighbouring teeth. The different materials, benefits & costs will be discussed with you before treatment begins.
A veneer is a lab-made fascia that covers the front surface of a tooth. They are tooth-coloured & can be made from porcelain or acrylic. The different materials, benefits & costs will be discussed with you before treatment begins.
A lab-made prosthetic to replace one, several, or all of your teeth. They can be acrylic plastic or metal. Dentures take several visits to complete. The different materials, benefits and costs will be discussed with you before treatment begins.
We offer amalgam (silver) & composite (tooth-coloured) fillings. The benefits & costs of each will be discussed with you before treatment begins. We will happily advise you on what is the most suitable material in each individual case, but the final decision will always be in your hands.
Cosmetic Dentistry Costs
All costs are discussed with you at appointments and the benefits of the different treatments discussed. See our price list for a run-down of the different charges.