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Cosmetic Dentistry - Make the right choice


Our teeth go through tremendous amounts of wear. Overtime, each tooth no longer looks as it should. Our Ballarat dentists can help you investigate options that suits your budget and circumstances. We understand that in the end, you are the person to decide what is most appropriate for you and your budget.


Our dentists understand that we are all individuals with different priorities and expectations. Some of us are happy with our smile and just want maintenance while others are seeking to improve their smile. One thing in life we cannot escape from is the reality that a good smile is always going to be better than a mediocre one.


If you are seeking a dentist in Ballarat that will give you an honest opinion on what your options are, give us a call and we will be happy to assist you. We would advise against any recommendations from others that only takes priority on your smile at the expense of your oral health, or recommend something you don’t need. Our dentists will give you honest advice on how you can make a good balance between aesthetics and oral health.




Crowns


Crowns are designed to cap over your existing tooth structure which may have sustained damage or weakened as a result of decay etc. The crowned tooth will look natural and provides strength to the damaged or weakened tooth.




Dental Implants


Dental implants are done by insertion of a post into the jawbone and then a custom-made crown is attached and anchored to the post.


If you are wanting or investigating the possibility of dental implants, speak to our dentists at Lydiard St Dental Clinic. Our dentists will give you honest advice on whether this procedure is best for you.


We highly recommend that you seek our guidance on this and be very cautious of recommendations you may have had that suggest dental implants as the best option. Again, not all individuals are suitable for this procedure and our dentists will give you honest advice and will lead you in the right direction.


Giving us a call first about implants may literally save you thousand or even tens of thousands of dollars. Our aim is to save you time and money by ensuring the dental work is done in the best way possible and that you don’t end up doing dental work that you don’t need or doesn’t suit your circumstances.


Lydiard St Dental Clinic recommends you only use a “Dental Specialist” to install the post to the jawbone. We will provide guidance on the “Specialists” that can install the post which will give you the best treatment outcome.


There are “Non-Specialists” out there that you may have mistakenly thought was a “Specialist” because of how they market themselves. Don’t make that mistake!!! Make sure you know what you are getting. If you need further guidance, feel free to call us and we will be happy to assist you further on this matter.




Teeth Whitening


Teeth become discoloured over time due to a number of factors including coffee, tea, tobacco, or simply aging. Whitening is the most popular option for most people and we can provide a convenient in-clinic whitening which only needs one visit or take-home option. We will provide you with professional strength whitening gel and custom-made whitening trays to suit your individual requirements.



Porcelain Veneers


Veneers are custom made from porcelain which fit over your teeth. The is suitable for teeth that is not only stained but have superficial damage. Veneers can restore your teeth to give you a renewed smile by covering imperfections including chips, stains, misalignment, worn-down and eroded areas. Porcelain veneers are also able to resist stains well due to its non-porous nature.



Composite Veneers


It covers imperfections just like porcelain veneers and is made from composite resin, and moulded and bonded to your teeth. Compared to porcelain, it does not require as much reshaping of your teeth. However, its stain resistance is not as good as porcelain veneers.



Dental Bridges


This may be an option when you still have enough remaining teeth, which means partial or a full denture is unnecessary. The dental bridge fills the gap by anchoring itself to the teeth on each side of it. It will improve the aesthetics and function of your teeth as it bridges the gap.