10501 Weston Rd, #1 & 2 Woodbridge, ON L4H 4G8

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Cosmetic Dentistry in Woodbridge

Floss & Smile Dental Practice offers cosmetic dentistry in Woodbridge. Whether you need a single anterior tooth replacement or a comprehensive smile makeover, turn to our clinic for professional cosmetic dental services. It includes teeth colouring, lip support, alignment, spacing, gum recession/height, and overbite.

Proper planning will make a great difference between a good result and a great one. With our cosmetic dentistry services, you will leave our office with your teeth straighter, whiter, and with a more beautiful smile. Contact us today if your teeth are dull, crooked, or discoloured.

Look Beautiful with Cosmetic Dentistry

With a wide range of cosmetic dental treatments available, our experienced dentist will help you create the perfect smile that you have always wanted. Floss & Smile Dental Practice offers a wide range of services including:

Porcelain Veneers

Dentals veneers, also known as dental porcelain laminates or porcelain veneers, are thin, tooth-coloured shells that are made from porcelain or resin-composite materials. Veneers easily slide over your teeth to give you the smile you have always wanted. Our dentist will fabricate perfectly matching veneers that complement your natural-looking smile.

Types of Problems Dental Veneers Can Fix

Veneers are used to fix:

  • Discoloured teeth from root canal treatment, stains from tetracycline, presence of large resin fillings, or excessive fluoride
  • Chipped or broken teeth
  • Teeth that are worn down
  • Uneven, misaligned, or irregularly shaped teeth
  • Teeth with gaps between them

Procedure for Getting a Dental Veneer

Getting a veneer usually requires three trips to the dentist. You can undergo veneering process for one tooth or many teeth simultaneously. Given below is the veneering procedure we follow:

  • Diagnosis and treatment plan
    Talk to your dentist about the result that you are trying to achieve. Your dentist will examine your teeth and discuss if dental veneers are appropriate for you, the procedure to be followed, and some of its limitations. Your dentist may also take an X-ray of your mouth and make an impression of your teeth.
  • Preparation 
    To prepare a tooth for a veneer, your dentist will reshape the tooth surface to an amount nearly equal to the thickness of the veneer to be added. Before trimming the enamel, you and your dentist will decide the need for a local anesthesia. Your dentist will take an impression of your tooth and make a model. This model will be sent to a dental laboratory to construct your veneer, which usually takes 2-4 weeks. Temporary veneers can be used for unsightly teeth.
  • Bonding 
    Before permanently cementing the veneer, your dentist will trim the veneer as required. Next, your dentist will clean, polish, and etch the tooth to allow for a strong bonding process. A special type of cement is applied to the veneer before placing it on the tooth. Once it is properly positioned, your dentist will apply a special light beam to the dental veneer. This light beam activates the chemicals in the cement and helps it harden or cure quickly. The final steps include removing excess cement, examining your bite, and making final adjustments. Your dentist may suggest a follow-up visit in a couple of weeks to check how your gums are responding to the veneer and to once again examine the placement of the veneer.

Advantages of Dental Veneers

Dental veneers offer the following advantages:

  • They give your teeth a natural look
  • Porcelain veneers are tolerable for gum tissues, as well as stain resistant
  • Dark teeth can be made to look whiter with a porcelain veneer of an appropriate colour.
  • Veneers offer a stronger, more aesthetic alternative to crowns although they usually don’t require extensive shaping prior to the procedure

How Long Do Porcelain Veneers Last?

Veneers last between 7 and 15 years, after which they need to be replaced.

 

Do Dental Veneers Require Special Care?

Porcelain veneers do not require any special care. Brush your teeth, floss, and rinse with an antiseptic mouthwash as you normally would. Even though veneers can resist stains, it is recommended to avoid stain-causing beverages including coffee, tea, or red wine.

 

Alternatives to Dental Veneers

Alternatives to dental veneers include bonding and crowns. Veneers are suitable for people who want to completely change the shape of their teeth.

Dental Crowns

A crown is also known as a cap that covers the entire tooth-surface, restoring it to its original size and shape. A crown strengthens and protects the tooth structure that cannot be repaired with fillings or other types of restorations. You need to place a crown if you have broken or fractured teeth, decay, cosmetic enhancement, root canal treatment, or large fillings. We use porcelain that is durable and aesthetically pleasing. Porcelain crowns are made to match the shape, size, and colour of your teeth giving you a natural, long-lasting, and beautiful smile.

Zirconia Crowns

Crowns made of zirconia are quite common these days. This is because of its strength and durability. Zirconia-based crowns also last longer than other metal-based crowns. If you consider the amount of pressure you put on your teeth while chewing, longevity of crowns prove vital and crowns made out of zirconia, known as monolithic zirconia crowns are highly durable. Porcelain crowns are also offered as an alternative.

Dental Bridges

If you are missing teeth or have trouble biting food, speaking, or even chewing, then a bridge might be your go-to choice. A dental bridge is a non-removable appliance and an excellent way to replace missing teeth. There are several types of bridges you may choose from. The traditional bridge is the most popular one in the market and is made up of porcelain fused to metal. Bridges fill in the gaps between your natural-looking artificial teeth and natural teeth, and enhance the appearance of your smile. Dental bridges are highly durable and will last many years. However, they may need replacement or need to be re-cemented due to normal wear.

Reasons for a fixed bridge includes maintaining facial shape, preventing teeth from drifting out of position, restoring speaking and chewing ability, filling the space, restoring your smile, and upgrading from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance.

Many patients believe that removing a problematic tooth is an ideal dental solution. But what patients don’t understand is that extracting a tooth will not only be more costly but can also cause significant problems for the adjacent teeth. Having a root canal done on a tooth is the treatment of choice to save a tooth that otherwise would be lost. Root canal is a highly successful treatment and usually lasts a lifetime, although, a tooth will have to be re-treated due to new infections.

Cosmetic Dental Services

We provide a wide range of treatments and techniques to give you the smile you’ve always wanted.

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Floss & Smile Dental Practice
10501 Weston Rd, #1 & 2
Woodbridge, ON

L4H 4G8

Hours

Monday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 09:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Friday: 09:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Saturday: 09:00 AM – 4:00 PM

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