Smile makeover case: 08

Smile makeover case: 08 This lady was in her mid 50s. She had 6 upper porcelain crowns placed at different times and she was not happy with her tired smile. The crowns were very opaque and were made of metal covered in porcelain and were also bulky due to the extra thickness of metal. They […]

Smile makeover case: 07

Smile makeover case: 07 This gentleman was in his mid 20s and he complained that his teeth were very long and the fillings by the gum margins kept discolouring. He did drink a lot of coca cola as well. The combination of the acidic drink and possible over brushing to improve the staining can cause […]

Smile makeover case: 06

Smile makeover case: 06 This gentleman was in his late 40s and he was a school principal. He hated his smile as the teeth were “all over the place”. Due to his job he did not want to walk around with fixed braces even if they were white or made of porcelain. He wanted a […]

Smile makeover case: 05

Smile makeover case: 05 This gentleman was in his early 30s and complained of his midline gap and discoloured teeth. He had very little confidence, could not find a partner and could not hold down a job. I did not think a smile makeover would make him successful but at least the tooth problem could […]

Smile makeover case: 04

Smile makeover case: 04 This lady was in her early 20s and she had come for a consultation after having treatment elsewhere. She had had 8 upper porcelain veneers on the NHS. She noticed that the veneers were very bulky and asked for a solution. The dentist started trimming back the porcelain. This caused microfractures […]

Smile makeover case: 03

Smile makeover case: 03 This lady came in for a consultation about tooth whitening. I noticed that she had 2 upper central porcelain veneers and discussed with her the very large proportions. It was evident that the UR1 and UL1 had been veneered to close a midline gap, but the veneers were very wide and […]

Smile makeover case: 02

Smile makeover case: 02 This young gentleman was the son of one of our lady patients (who had had a veneer smile makeover). He wanted veneers to straighten his teeth as opposed to orthodontics. At that time the only option was fixed braces or veneers. He also did not have a year for orthodontics as […]

Smile makeover case: 01

Smile makeover case: 01 This lady was in her mid 50s and she had an uneven smile with many different coloured restorations placed over a period of many years. Due to her lower tooth wear the upper smile line was uneven especially the UL1 incisor that had a severely worn edge and filling. The filling […]

When is it required to take out a tooth during an ​Invisalign treatment?

When is it required to take out a tooth during an ​Invisalign treatment? Dental crowding is caused by too many teeth and not enough space to accommodate them. Are we normally born with too many teeth? The answer is No! What has happened is that the size of our dental arch is getting smaller due […]