1, 2, 3 - quick and easy smile makeover
Depending on the number of teeth you’d like to correct, your dentist may be able to complete the procedure in one sitting.
There’s no pain involved and no sedation needed. The only discomfort is having to keep your mouth open.
With starting prices of £195 per unit, composite veneers can give be the most cost-effective solution available.Book online
Composite veneers£195 to £295 per veneer/unit
What are composite veneers?
Getting composite veneers is perhaps one of the quickest paths to a beautiful smile makeover, without having to have your teeth filed down. Creating a veneer is the process of sculpting over the surface of your natural teeth, layer by layer, using synthetic resin (the white material applied on fillings).
The procedure is utterly pain-free and requires no sedation at all. Depending on the number of teeth you’d like to do, your dentist may be able to complete it in one sitting. To get the best understanding of how exactly it works, take a look at this video.
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Am I a candidate for composite veneers?
Eroding teeth enamel, multiple gaps, discoloured teeth, or just a shining smile makeover; all of those can be valid reasons for getting composite veneers. To determine your suitability, we will be delighted to see you for a consultation. During your initial appointment, you will receive thorough information of the possible outcome plus a detailed quote for your treatment.
Composite veneers for enamel loss
If the enamel of your teeth is damaged, composite veneers may be one of the few options you have available. Built over your teeth layer by layer, composite veneers will provide you with a stable cover of the flawed enamel. Most importantly, composite veneers will help you preserve your natural teeth!
Composite veneers to make teeth bigger
If your teeth are genetically small and don’t account for a beautiful smile, composite veneers may be a perfect solution for you. The sculpturing approach of the treatment will allow your dentist to re-imagine your smile based on your wishes. Once you determine the desired outcome, your new smile will be built over your natural teeth without filing them down (as needed when ceramic veneers are applied).
Composite veneers for whiter teeth
Although we all wish of the dreamy Hollywood smile, it simply isn’t something that some of us can easily achieve. This condition doesn’t need to reflect lifestyle choices or a lack of oral hygiene. We could be genetically predisposed to yellow teeth, in which cases no amount of whitening would do the trick.
If this sounds like you, then you may want to consider composite veneers. This pain-free procedure can be your path to a bright smile that takes over any room you walk in.
Composite veneers for worn-off teeth
Although most people think of composite bonding to correct worn off teeth, some may benefit more from veneers. If you suffered from a bad habit in the past (such as grinding or opening bottles with your teeth) a re-creation of your smile may be the best way to go.
Straightening your teeth with composite veneers
We often wish we could correct crooked teeth with a solution faster than a year-long brace treatment. Luckily, veneers are a perfect solution for minor misalignment. This treatment will not only give you a straight-looking smile, but it will add the polished finish of a Hollywood star.
Composite veneers for gapped teeth
Many people have irregular spacing and gaps, especially between the front teeth. While some people choose to retain the gap (diastema) between their teeth, others find this uncomfortable, and it has an impact on the way they look, eat, and speak. Composite veneers are ideal for closing such gaps to improve teeth appearance, facial expression, and dental function.
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The beauty of the composite veneer is that it can be used to treat a variety of dental conditions. The treatment offers an excellent solution for patients with damaged, crooked, or stained teeth, and even gapped teeth.
The veneers generally remain intact between 3 and 10 years. Lifestyle choices, types of consumed foods, and oral hygiene habits will impact the life expectancy of your composite veneers.
Luckily, the composite veneer is made from finely produced materials, which is ideal for teeth restoration and sculpting. Stain-resistant and smoothly polished, they protect existing enamel and tooth structure with enhanced facial results. With a regular check-up on your veneers, you can expect then to last for a very long time and require only minimal maintenance.
To bond your composite veneers, your dentist will clean the surface of your teeth and etch it slightly to ensure that the veneer bonds securely. They will then dry your tooth to remove excess moisture, and will then apply the bonding agent (dental cement and resin).
Once your tooth is ready, your dentist will apply the composite material in layers. Skilfully sculpting your tooth into shape, the dentist will remove any additional dental composite, before the final smoothing and polishing of your tooth.
In dentistry, just like in any other medical field, there’s no “one solution fits all” scenario. Based on your case specifics and desirable outcome, your dentist will be able to recommend a treatment which would address your exact needs.
Here are some alternatives for specific cases:
- Crooked teeth – orthodontic treatment (brace treatments such as Invisalign, ceramic braces, self-ligating, or lingual braces) may be required to straighten teeth.
- Complete smile makeover – more complex cases may require a series of treatments, and include dental crowns, teeth bonding, braces, or other treatments to achieve the desired results.
- Severe tooth discolouration may be better suited for porcelain veneers or even a dental crown.
- Chipped teeth may be better corrected with dental bonding and may not require a full-on composite veneer.