A PERFECT SMILE WITH
Dental veneers (VENEERS) are very thin porcelain, ceramic or resin lamellas, which are permanently cemented directly onto the single tooth.
The veneers are used only in a healthy tooth with only aesthetic problems, when one would like to correct small imperfections. The facets are sheets about 0.4 – 0.5 mm thick that are cemented onto the outer surface of the front teeth.
The dental veneers ensure a lasting solution over time, without affecting the various tissues of the gum in any way. The veneers present a more effective solution in cases where dental excavation methods do not meet the needs of patients.
The technique is divided into various phases
Treatment must be performed following a thorough aesthetic and functional analysis. In this phase the following steps must be planned, bearing in mind the result to be achieved.
- Preparation of dental elements
- Artificial cementation
- Discolored teeth of a natural tooth
- Diastemas (space between teeth)
- Fillings with teeth color defects
- Teeth with enamel defects
Taking care of teeth restored with dental veneers does not require special care, but scrupulous oral hygiene is important.
Teeth with veneers, like all other teeth, require regular checks (every six months).
If you have succeeded in keeping them healthy, veneered teeth can be long lasting.
The dental veneers have a very long life and maintain their characteristics even beyond 10 years, it is important, however, to highlight and always remember that the process of positioning the facets is irreversible, as the tooth once covered by the porcelain sheet , will always need a similar facet to look normal.
REPLACE DAMAGED TEETH WITH
Dental crowns are prostheses that cover damaged, broken, or otherwise compromised teeth, strengthening them to guarantee their functionality.
They are applied when the tooth is damaged but not removed, in this way its functionality is saved and recovered. The tooth, however, must be filed to create space to insert the crown.
In addition to their main function of strengthening the tooth, they also perform an excellent aesthetic function. Through current techniques and materials, it is possible to make crowns very similar to real teeth.
Types of dental crowns depending on the material used:
1. Ceramic dental crowns (pure porcelain, all-ceramic)
The all-ceramic crowns are metal free and thanks to their translucency they are considered the optimal solution to achieve the desired aesthetic result.
This type of dental capsules, even if characterized by high resistance to masticatory loads, is more recommended for front teeth, which require a high aesthetic yield.
The advantages of all-ceramic crowns are translucency (which makes the natural appearance), aesthetics, not allergic.
2. Dental crowns made of zirconium-ceramic
The zirconium-ceramic crowns are made of zirconium oxide which is perfectly biocompatible with the human body.
Zirconium can be easily colored to get the color of natural teeth. The absence of metals in the structure of the zirconium-ceramic crowns makes them whiter and eliminates the effect of the darker edge, if the gum withdraws.
The advantages of zirconium-ceramic crowns are durability and strength, aesthetics, crowns are milled from digital scabs making the margins extremely accurate. Perfectly adaptable to natural and biocompatible tooth colors.
3. Metal-ceramic dental crowns
The metal-ceramic crowns are made of metal alloy and covered with ceramic. The metal alloy ensures stability of the prosthetic work and the ceramic imitates the color and shape of the tooth.
The advantages of the metal-ceramic crown are the strength - thanks to the fact that the ceramic metal crowns are very resistant, they are recommended on the molars where the masticatory force is stronger and good price.
- First the tooth is prepared for a new crown, ie the existing tooth is reduced to the size of the crown
- A temporary crown is placed on a filed tooth until the fixed crown is prepared in the dental laboratory
- When the crowns are ready (7 days) they are inserted above the tooth prepared especially for this crown
- Dental crowns last from 5 to 15 years. Of course, with good oral hygiene and regular check-ups, the duration of crowns increases.