Esthetic dentistry is a field of dental medicine that offers a wide range of possibilities and treatments to improve the appearance of your smile. It provides solutions for improperly positioned, chipped, worn, discolored teeth, and situations where tooth changes result from more severe diseases or damage.
Dental veneers are thin ceramic covers that are bonded to the front surface of the teeth, providing a quick and straightforward correction of irregularities and discoloration of the front teeth.
Their main role is to enhance the aesthetics of the teeth, used for closing gaps (diastema) between teeth, repairing enamel fractures, correcting the appearance of chipped and distorted teeth, and covering teeth with a change in color (discoloration).
One of their main features is a smooth surface, allowing them to maintain their color for years. Dental veneers are a key method in aesthetic dental medicine, aiming to achieve a perfect, white smile with properly aligned and straight teeth.
After the procedure, it is crucial for the patient to adhere to the prescribed plan for maintaining teeth, which will be explained in detail by one of our dentists.
Inlay, Onlay, Overlay
Inlay, onlay, and overlay are aesthetic fillings for tooth crowns used in cases of significant caries, where the structure of the affected tooth is so weakened that it cannot withstand the direct placement of a filling. These high-quality fillings, stronger than conventional ones, are made of pressed ceramic in a dental laboratory.
The role of an inlay is to restore the biting surface of the tooth and is used when the tooth’s cusps are still unaffected.
Unlike a conventional filling that a dentist places directly in your tooth, an inlay is crafted as a solid piece in a dental laboratory before being placed in your tooth. A larger aesthetic filling than an inlay, Onlay restores the chewing surface of the affected tooth and part of the cusps (one or both).
Unlike the previous two aesthetic fillings, an overlay is a partial crown that restores both the chewing surfaces, cusps, and part of the lateral surfaces of the tooth.
Dental crowns are covers placed on damaged teeth or as a superstructure on an implant. The main goal is to restore the lost function and compromised aesthetics of the damaged tooth.
Their role is to preserve your natural tooth or replace a tooth when the natural tooth is damaged to the point where fillings cannot restore the lost part.
The creation and placement of crowns are common and safe procedures that strengthen and prolong the life of your damaged teeth while restoring your face’s naturally beautiful smile and confidence.
This prosthetic solution requires the removal of only a part of your tooth. Extremely resistant to tooth wear due to its metal base, it can tolerate biting and chewing forces well.
It is a good choice for placement in the posterior regions of both jaws where greater chewing forces are present.
With a ceramic surface layer, it provides better imitation of the natural shape and color of teeth, making it suitable for placement in the anterior region of both jaws.
Made from advanced and durable ceramic materials, such as lithium disilicate or glass ceramics, this crown ensures high strength, resistance to chemical influences, and 100% biocompatibility.
It is an ideal solution for the prosthetic treatment of anterior teeth and remaining teeth, providing excellent aesthetics and function.
Due to the demanding manufacturing and material processing in the dental laboratory, the production cost of this type of crown is slightly higher than that of a metal-ceramic crown. Another form of a metal-free full ceramic crown is the CAD-CAM glass ceramic crown (e-max crown).
Due to its unique processing in the dental laboratory and exceptional characteristics in achieving perfect function and aesthetics, this crown represents an ideal solution for the restoration of damaged and weakened anterior teeth in both jaws.
Made from zirconium dioxide, a unique ceramic material with a tetragonal crystal structure, this crown offers exceptional strength, toughness, and resistance compared to other materials.
Its white color allows for a natural look of teeth and crowns, meeting the highest standards of today’s aesthetic dentistry. Due to its translucency, semi-transparency, and a wide range of color shades, zirconia ceramic crowns can be made to resemble natural teeth.
They do not change color over time despite regular consumption of coffee or tea. In addition to these features, zirconia ceramic crowns have the property of biocompatibility, meaning they do not cause immune reactions such as allergies or inflammation.
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