Veneer application is a two-step process and requires two separate visits. Having porcelain veneers fitted is fairly pain-free, as the procedure requires little to no anaesthesia.
Upon your initial visit, your natural teeth will be buffed and prepared by shaping them with consideration to the width of the veneer. An impression is then taken of your mouth and your dentist will help you choose an appropriate colour and shade for your teeth against you skin tone.
When you return, your teeth will be cleaned and rinsed with special liquids that will improve the endurance and durability of the bond. Dental bonding cement is then applied to the surface of the natural teeth and the veneers put in place. A special beam of light is then used to set the bonding material and harden the bond.
You will then sit down with your dentist to discuss the proper care of your new smile, including dental hygiene and regular check-ups.
Utilizing the advances in resin technology, the smile can be recreated in an hour by using direct composite facings. These are high quality facings, which are bonded directly to the tooth, so unlike porcelain veneers, the composite facings only needs one visit.
Using the most powerful tooth whitening system, ZOOM in office whitening provides the quickest way to whiten teeth. With in-office bleaching, the whitening product is applied directly to the teeth. These products can be used in combination with heat, a special light, and/or a laser. Results are seen in only one, 30- to 60-minute treatment.
Teeth whitening is one of the most requested services at Universal Dental. Your teeth will darken over time. Beverages such as coffee, tea, and soda and factors such as childhood medications or illnesses, tobacco use or improper oral hygiene can have an effect on the colour of your teeth. At home whitening often does not provide the results patients are looking for. As trained dental professionals, Universal Dental implements industry-approved techniques to gently and safely whiten your teeth. You can get up to 10 shades difference in just an hour.
Some patients prefer to whiten their teeth over time at home. Our highly skilled dentists can make impressions (moulds) of your upper and lower teeth. These are used to make models of your teeth. We then make custom-fitted whitening trays for your teeth. At a second appointment, we demonstrate how to apply the whitening gel in the trays. Typically, patients wear these trays for one hour each day until the desired results are achieved. This usually takes 2-3 weeks.
Call us for more information or check out our gallery to see some of our best results. Now you can achieve the dazzlingly white smile you’ve always dreamed of!