Cosmetic dentistry

A great smile is all about symmetry and natural balance. Cosmetic dentistry, as the name suggests, involves one or more cosmetic dental or facial rejuvenation procedures to improve the aesthetics of your smile in the way that you want. This treatment plan at Kingston Cosmetic dentist may consist of many cosmetic and functionally restorative procedures, potentially including oral surgery, teeth whitening, veneers, crowns, orthodontics (dental braces), dental implant, implant-supported dentures and gummy smile reduction.

Your oral health must be evaluated prior to treatment planning. If your evaluation reveals that you have oral conditions such as a misaligned bite (malocclusion) or gum disease, you will need to undergo treatment prior to your Smile Makeover.

For a dentist to be able to design a natural-looking smile it takes years of experience and advance training. A cosmetic dentist must be able to marry science with artistry to create a smile that looks just like the natural smile. Dr. Soltani of Surrey specialist cosmetic dentist has pursued advanced training in cosmetic dentistry since her graduation in Sweden and she is backed up with 15 years of experience in the field. She offers her patients a number of different types of cosmetic dental treatments depending on individual diagnosis or what is desired by patients.

Cosmetic dentistry consultation

At your cosmetic dentistry consultation we will carry out a comprehensive dental evaluation and structure a treatment plan customized to meet your aesthetic goals. We carry out the following assessment methods:

  • Digital photographs
  • Appropriate X-rays
  • Study models. Joint Analysis (TMJ)
  • Bite assessment
  • Oral cancer screen
  • Gum assessment
  • Smile analysis: Teeth position, gum line, smile line, the proportion of the teeth and facial symmetry.

By being thorough in assessing all the above data, we can recommend the ideal treatment plan for you, alternative options, the pros and cons of each, and also the detailed breakdown of costs involved for treatment options is valid for six months from the consultation date.

Contact us on 0208 33 99 333 to arrange a cosmetic dentistry Consultation consultation and find out how we can help you to achieve your beautiful smile.

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Teeth Whitening

 

Home only teeth whitening system

 

Home Teeth Whitening  involves custom-made trays that fabricated at our Surbiton dentist to closely fit your teeth. You are then provided with a specially formulated gel to place in the trays.

This process is aimed at achieving gradual and long-lasting whitening of your teeth that can be topped up as and when needed.

There are various home whitening systems that we use, including zoom.

Home Teeth WhiteningHome Teeth Whitening

 

Enlighten teeth whitening (home & in-surgery teeth whitening

 

The Enlighten teeth whitening provides the most predictable results when it comes to achieving the result you expect from the whitening. It is the only system in the world to guarantee that the teeth will get to a “VITA shade B1” which is the whitest shade on a regular dentist shade guide. The breakthrough is that the guarantee applies to every single patient regardless of starting colour, age, lifestyle or dietary habits. The procedure is simple:

  • An impression is taken to allow the technician to custom-make the deep-bleaching trays.
  • Then every night for 14 nights the trays are worn with a gentle whitening gel. This procedure called home whitening.
  • You will be asked to attend the surgery for a 1-hour session of deep bleaching.The treatment start by protecting the entire mouth and gum with special material ; exposing on the teeth to the whiting material.
  • Enlighten teeth whitening gel applied to the teeth surface.
  • An special light is used to activate the Enlighten teeth whitening process.
  • The procedure takes about 45 minutes.

To find out how you can benefit from this whitening system contact our helpful team at Surbiton Smile Centre for more information or make an appointment to see Dr Soltani.

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Aesthetic ridge augmentation

 

Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation is a technique used to correct the ridge defect that is caused by the tooth loss and gum shrinkage.

This patient was unhappy with the contour of his gums around the missing tooth. The blue coloration is a tattoo created by minute metal particles within his gums (from a failed root canal).
Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation
The bluish gum tissue was removed and the ridge was augmented with a graft, giving a more pleasant and natural contour.
Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation

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Tooth bonding

Dental white bonding material, also known as tooth bonding, is considered a direct technique toward improving your smile. Tooth bonding is a restorative procedure that is used for the teeth that are slightly cracked, chipped, discoloured or misaligned.

Dr. Soltani, our cosmetic dentist, will coat your teeth with a thin layer of acrylic resin and sculpt it into the desired shape. The acrylic is matched to the colour of your natural teeth. The results of tooth bonding are amazingly natural. Tooth Bonding can often be completed in a single visit with Dr. Soltani and can significantly change the appearance of your smile. The result is similar to porcelain veneers but less expensive.However, plastic resin is not as strong as tooth enamel and is more likely to stain, chip or break than natural teeth. Veneers are a more long lasting solution for chips and gaps.

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CEREC - single visit dentistry - tooth restoration

CEREC is a cutting-edge 3D technology. With this advance technology we make inlays and onlays from porcelain or composite resin. These pieces are bonded to the damaged area of the tooth.

CEREC Inlays, similar to a filling, are used inside the cusp tips of a tooth. CEREC Onlays are a more substantial reconstruction, extending out over one or more tooth cusps. While traditional fillings can reduce tooth strength by up to 50%, inlays and onlays made of high strength resins can actually increase tooth strength by up to 75%, lasting from 10 - 30 years.

CEREC Same day tooth

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Smile makeover

Makeover 1:

In this example, the pretreatment photo shows, a gummy smile, rotated teeth and old fillings.
A gummy smile, rotated teeth and old fillings
Following orthodontic treatment, an aesthetic crown lengthening was performed and crowns were placed on the two central incisors.
An aesthetic crown lengthening was performed and crowns were placed on the two central incisors
A dramatic improvement of the patient smile was achieved.
A dramatic improvement of the patient smile was achieved

Makeover 2:

In this example, the patient didn't like the overall appearance of her smile.
The patient didn't like the overall appearance of her smile
Following an aesthetic crown lengthening, crowns and veneers were placed on eight top teeth. The patient was pleased with her new smile.
Aesthetic crown lengthening, crowns and veneers were placed on eight top teeth

In all makeover cases, gum tissue provides not only the aesthetic framework but is the foundation that will hold the teeth and all the restorative work (crown, bridge, veneer). Therefore, fundamental to the smile makeover is the assessment of the gum tissue. Removal of excess tissue, building up of minimal gum tissue and recontouring of existing tissues are procedures periodontists routinely perform to provide the best possible framework for your new smile.

Before undertaking extensive cosmetic dentistry, it would be advisable to seek a consultation with a periodontist. The periodontist will assess your goals and work with your family dentist so that you may obtain the best possible cosmetic result.

Sometimes, a smile makeover may also require other treatments prior to the placement of crowns or veneers. These treatments may be a combination of root canal treatment, orthodontics (braces) and periodontal surgery (aesthetic crown lengthening). The purpose of these procedures is to enhance the outcome of the cosmetic makeover.

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Full mouth reconstruction

Full Mouth Reconstruction may be required to create the correct relationship when you have many broken, worn and/or multiple missing teeth.

This will often require every tooth to be restored with a combination of veneers, crowns, inlays, onlays, dental implants and dental bridgework.

Our dentists at Surbiton Smile Centre have the experience and expertise to bring together the various advanced dental disciplines required to create full mouth reconstruction that not only look great but they also function correctly, are healthy and will last for many years to come.

full mouth reconstruction

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Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers

Porcelain veneers make it possible for everyone to have a beautiful smile, not just celebrities. Porcelain veneers are wafer-thin laminates or shells of tooth-coloured ceramic material that bond directly to the front surfaces of the teeth. They are made of an extremely durable, translucent material with texture similar to tooth enamel. When bonded to the teeth, the ultra-thin veneers are virtually undetectable. Although porcelain veneers are thin, they are extremely durable and stain resistant.

If you have badly discoloured teeth that don't respond to tooth-whitening methods, veneers can brighten your teeth. Veneers can also correct a damaged and misshapen tooth. Porcelain veneers are very effective at covering cracks and chips in the enamel. Gaps between teeth can easily be closed using dental veneers, giving you a more uniform-looking smile.

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Gum contouring | gum shaping

Where gum tissue overgrows to cover more of the tooth than is desirable, a cosmetic dental technique called gum contouring can be used. Sometimes the gum tissue overgrows in certain sections of the mouth causing the smile to look lopsided or uneven – in these cases, selective gum contouring is used to “even-up” the smile.

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