Teeth Contouring is careful reshaping of teeth to improve their length, width, uprightness or to smooth their chipped edges.
Bonding is the addition of tooth shaded white filling material to the surface of teeth to improve aesthetic the beauty of a smile.
In most cases, the use of one of these treatments methods are needed to result in a beautiful smile while in some cases, a combination of the two treatments is required.
There is a limit to the amount of bonding or tooth contouring in London that our dentists can carry out as these treatments are aesthetic but also need to be functional.
This is a painless process, there is usually no need for injections for these treatments and of course we would numb the teeth for any patients that feel any pain.
Yes, when you perform tooth contouring in London. You will be able to eat your usual foods. It is advisable to be careful - toffee, pork scratching, nail-biting, and opening bottles with your bonded teeth are not advisable!
These treatments are predictable and repairable. Teeth Contouring will last a long time as the teeth will remain in position until the teeth naturally move over the years. Bonding averages 7 to ten years.
This is something that is looked at as a case by case decision. Veneers are excellent natural looking, aesthetic treatments. The investment in terms of time and cost is higher, some minimal reshaping of your tooth will be needed, and they do last between 10 to 15 years.
This question can only be answered after our dentists have had a good look at your teeth and bite and they will discuss the options with you.
The cost of contouring varies from £150 to £400 in total, depending on the time it takes. The cost of bonding is usually £180 to £300 per tooth. The cost of veneers is from £750 per tooth.
Come in for a consultation the cost of which will be deducted from the total cost of the treatment if you decide to go ahead.