Tooth loss, damage, and discolouration occur for many reasons. No matter how they happened to you, these dental defects can make your smile feel incomplete.
To enhance your smile, you can elect to have veneers or dental implants. Calgary dental office Forest Lawn Dental Centre offers both of these services as part of its general dentistry practice.
What are veneers?
Veneers are porcelain coverings placed over your teeth. These coverings are fitted and designed for each individual patient to create a uniform and refreshed smile.
At your initial consultation, Dr. Sandhu can tell you if preliminary dental work is required before veneers can be attached. A benefit of veneers is that they do not require extraction. On average, veneers last between 10 and 15 years before they need to be replaced.
What are dental implants?
Dental implants in Calgary are a more permanent smile-correcting solution than veneers. When cared for like real teeth, dental implants are durable enough to last a lifetime.
To place a dental implant, Dr. Sandhu removes the old tooth and replaces it with the implant. The process requires several steps performed over a few months, but the result is a dental implant that looks and feels like a real tooth.
Why choose dental implants?
Patients often choose dental implants as an alternative to removable dentures. They also work well as replacements for teeth that have become loose or uncomfortable due to injury or age.
Patients who choose dental implants in Calgary appreciate these benefits:
Whether you choose implants or veneers, both solutions match the size, shape, and colour of your teeth so you can smile with confidence. Call our office to schedule your initial consultation and be one step closer to your updated smile.
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