Porcelain veneers are thin, or ultra-thin slithers of Porcelain, tailor designed by our highly experienced dental technician. They are bonded (light cured) over your existing teeth and can completely transform your smile.
They can repair or enhance a single tooth or an entire mouth full of teeth. We create a smile-curvature of the dental veneers that compliment your face shape.
We strive to save teeth and maintain a natural smile using minimally invasive techniques.
Are porcelain veneers a painful treatment?
No you will not feel any pain during this procedure. In some cases the preparation is only minimal and requires no anaesthetic. Traditional porcelain veneers involve grinding down the tooth structure, and in some cases removal of the tooth past the enamel which will allow for proper placement. This procedure is carried out with the use local anaesthetic.
How long will my porcelain veneers last?
Traditional porcelain veneers can last anywhere between 10-15 years and depends on how well you look after your oral health.
How do I know if porcelain veneers are the right treatment for me?
Veneers are an excellent treatment if you are looking to improve the appearance of teeth and achieve a brighter more even smile. Veneers can be used to improve the following concerns:
How long does it take to complete porcelain veneers?
The procedure is normally carried out over three visits. The fist visit will involve a full examination and x-rays to determine the best course of treatment for each individual. The second appointment involves preparation of the tooth surface and impressions. At the third visit we fit the veneers, this is normally carried out approximately 3 weeks after the preparation appointment.
Do I need to do anything different after I have my porcelain veneers?
You can eat and drink as normal after the veneers have been fitted. If you’ve been given anaesthetic you’ll need to avoid hot food and drink for at least 2-3 hours. If you are somebody that grinds their teeth at night the dentist will recommend a mouth guard to protect your teeth and prevent damage to porcelain veneers.
Make sure to visit us every 6 month for a check up, we offer a membership package for our patients which will give you;
Located a short walk from South Woodford station, we are conveniently location means that we are able to offer patients from Wanstead, Chigwell, Leyton, Loughton and the wider Woodford area late evening and Saturday appointments.