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Cosmetic dentistry with your dentist in Thorpe Bay

If you’re looking to improve your health and your confidence with your smile, look no further than the cosmetic dentistry solutions that our dentist in Thorpe Bay can offer you. By looking to provide you with a bespoke service, you can be assured that both your physical and emotional needs are met.

Upon an initial consultation with our dentist in Thorpe Bay, you can discuss what it is you’re hoping to achieve through your oral health care programme. We ensure that your teeth and gums are healthy and free from disease with a thorough examination both inside and outside of your mouth, also monitoring for signs of mouth cancer and other lesions.

We can then move on to the cosmetic options that are available to you, which are different depending on your needs. In general, we offer treatments such as teeth whitening, white fillings, veneers, white spot removal treatment, straightening and even complete smile makeovers, which might encompass several bespoke treatments to provide you with the best possible outcome.

Teeth whitening can be done in our dental practice or in the comfort of your own home. The results are the same, only the concentration of the whitening product is different, to allow for different contact times. If you would like to whiten your teeth at home, we will provide you with all of the information and equipment that you need and inspect your teeth prior to treatment, to ensure that this procedure can deliver the kind of results that you are looking for.

The difference between the fields of dentistry

There are three main fields of dentistry; cosmetic, preventive and restorative. Often, we find that these fields overlap and this is true with many kinds of cosmetic solutions. For example, white fillings are a cosmetic and restorative solution to cavities, where the end result is one that is aesthetically pleasing when you smile.

We can even remove old fashioned fillings and replace the metal with this material so that you can enjoy a smile without obvious flaws. Our white spot removal also offers flawless looking teeth and is a straightforward procedure that is safe for the integrity of your smile.

What is a smile makeover?

Often a smile makeover takes full advantage of veneers, a porcelain shell that is placed over your natural teeth to hide any and all flaws, whilst protecting them at the same time. We can do this by removing a fine layer of enamel and roughing up the surface of your teeth, so that a special dental cement can be used to bond the tooth to the shell.

Veneers can last upwards of ten years, but when they do crack or break you must replace them. This can be a costly exercise, so be assured of your ability to commit to this should you wish to venture down this path.

Your dentist in Thorpe Bay is happy to give you honest, candid and extremely helpful advice to ensure that you can make the most out of the cosmetic solutions that we have available at our dental practice.


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