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Smile Makeover

You want your smile to be the best it can be. Someone’s smile is often the first thing we remember about them, so you want your smile to reflect your personality. Unfortunately, everyday stresses and strains can damage teeth, causing wear, cracks and damage. Weak or damaged teeth not only impact your smile, but can cause problems in later life. One of our dental experts can walk you through a smile makeover that will give you the confidence and self-esteem to dazzle old friends and acquaintances alike.

Each and every smile makeover uses a number of different techniques to ensure that our patients are receiving the care they need. Depending on your requirements, your dentist will suggest any of the following:

Dental Veneers

If your teeth are chipped, cracked or discoloured, you may want to consider a dental veneer. Porcelain veneers are laid over the tooth, making them look brighter and straighter whilst maximising strength and durability. Each veneer is made according to the individual patient’s requirements. A dental technician will tailor the veneer to perfectly match your teeth in colour and translucence, creating a cleaner, natural look. Due to the unique design of each veneer, patients report next to no discomfort during fitting and day to day use.

Implementation of a veneer typically takes two sessions. A dentist will first prepare the teeth and take an impression. A dental technician will then construct the veneer to perfectly fit the patient’s teeth. Upon the second visit, the veneer will be fitted.

Find out more today, call us on 01635 40311.

White Fillings

For decayed or broken teeth, a composite filling may be required. Composite fillings are created from a mixture of tooth-coloured resin and high-quality glass. This mixture is then applied to the damaged tooth via enamel and dentin bonding techniques. White fillings act as a discreet alternative to amalgam (silver) fillings, which typically stand out and contain mercury, a hazardous chemical.

White fillings are especially popular with teeth damaged in sports injuries or as the result of an accident.

How Do Fillings Work?

First the dentist cleans the teeth, removing any existing plaque, tartar or previous fillings. After the teeth are clean and dry, the surface of the tooth is scored, then coated with a gel and bonding solution. This aids the bonding process.

Following preparation the white filling mixture is inserted into the cavity or damaged area and then moulded to match the size and shape of the tooth. The dentist then uses a curing light to solidify the mixture before trimming any excess filling. Finally, the dentist polishes the tooth to a natural shine.

For more information on discrete fillings, get in touch today!

Dental Crowns

If the visible part of the tooth has been damaged or broken apart, or decayed beyond the use of a filling, a dental crown may be required. Traditionally, dental crowns were uncomfortable and looked obnoxious, with black lines at the gum and a bulky feel. Fortunately, advances in modern dentistry mean that the crowns we use have a far more subtle appearance and feel completely natural in the mouth.

Each porcelain crown is hand-crafted by one of our expert dental technicians to the individual patient’s needs. The crown is built layer by layer to perfectly replicate the translucent appearance of a patient’s teeth.

Like a veneer, installation of a dental crown is typically performed over two appointments. The first, involving preparation of the tooth and the taking of impressions. A temporary crown will also be fitted in the interim period whilst the permanent crown is made. The second appointment involves the installation of the tailored crown. Patients usually feel little to no discomfort during the procedure though a local anaesthetic can be provided if necessary.

For more information or a free consultation, give us a call on 01635 40311.

patient Testimonials

I would like to thank Vicki and Laura for fixing my broken tooth and filling yesterday. They were exceptionally kind in making me feel relaxed under such difficult circumstances. Best wishes,Lyndie

Very comfortable and safe experience my recent visit to you was. Thank you for all your care. E. Fenston

I would like to thank you for your efforts to provide a safe environment for dentistry. I would like to commend them for their courtesy and professionalism in this new situation. I felt very safe and I hope that they did too. S. Kerr

The new reception procedure was straightforward with no hassle and to all intents and purposes almost ‘normal’. Marcus

The staff were very friendly and helpful, explaining everything clearly. I felt like the treatment was completely tailored to me and they knew what would be suitable for my skin type more than I did. G. Chaloner

I undertook Invisalign treatment with Dr Holden. It was the best thing I have ever done, Pain free, straight forward and most importantly invisible. Vicki

My time in the dental chair was totally painless, Nick and his lovely nurse Kasia made me feel at ease (so much so I managed to doze off for a short time) Mr Preston

I just wanted to say that the implant has been really good – actually bliss – the bridge was my bête noir. I couldn’t been more grateful for the care and outcome of your treatment. Anonymous

Thank you to the Briars for giving me the perfect smile for my wedding! I highly recommend the practice! Mrs Hawkins

A short note to send my sincere thanks to Nick French for helping me overcome my 30 plus year fear of dentistry! Karen

I just wanted to say thank you for doing such a grand job with my fillings yesterday! Julia

Thank you for fitting the Somnowell Snore Guard and how professional the services was right form the first assessment... Karl

Thank you for doing a super job on my filling – looks so much better :) Kate

Thank you for being kind and dealing with my terror and silly behaviour of not having been to a dentist in so long. Margaret

Thanks for my lovely new tooth, now I can feel my mouth again, it feels great!

Just a brief note to say how much I appreciate the fact that you fitted me into your busy schedule yesterday... David

I just wanted to let you know how pleased I am with all the the work you have done with my teeth and mouth generally. David

Keep up the good work and hope we meet again sometime. Pearl

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