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To help you understand the different types of dental treatments, we have prepared a brief glossary with the advantages and disadvantages of each treatment.

Aesthetic white dental fillings (White filling)

What is it?

These are fillings made by the doctor during a single visit directly in the patient’s mouth. The most common material is light-cured resin (photocomposite resin). They are most commonly used in the repair of minor and medium cavities, in the repair of tooth necks, as a replacement for previous poor
quality fillings, in the repair of broken teeth and also as restorations after root canal treatment.

Our photocomposite fillings will not fall out.

If you have heard from your friends that white fillings fall out, unlike black amalgam ones, this will not happen to you – we offer an increased warranty of 3 years for fillings made in our clinic. The recipe for success is to follow the prescribed procedures and use magnification (microscope), which allows you to always see what we do and then follow the concepts of minimal intervention in the tooth. It takes approximately 30 to 90 minutes to make a quality filling.

Repairing a tooth with this type of treatment does not hurt. Another advantage is that nothing leaks into your mouth during the repair.

During every procedure with us, the patient does not suffer pain as we administer local anaesthesia. Moreover, nothing will leak into your mouth during the treatment, as we create a barrier around the teeth. Most of our patients will sleep through the treatment even without general anaesthesia.

Why not amalgam – black metal fillings?

1. amalgam does not bond to the tooth

2. amalgam very often causes cracks in teeth

3. amalgam is an inaesthetic material

4. contains mercury and mercury compounds

5. cannot be minimally invasive

Dental inlay, onlay

What is it?

It is a treatment of the back teeth (molars), which includes the work of a dental technician and therefore involves 2 visits.

Most often this type of repair is chosen where decay has already affected a larger part of the tooth, after root canal treatment, also where it is difficult to make a photocomposite filling and also for aesthetic reasons. Inlays and onlays are used to achieve the best aesthetics. The most common material is dental ceramic or photocomposite resin.

Ceramic Veneers

What is it?

A veneer is a very thin layer of ceramic that is used to cover the front of the tooth. It is therefore mainly a treatment of the front teeth (incisors and canines), which involves the work of a dental technician and therefore requires at least 2 visits.

They are most commonly used to address aesthetic concerns of our clients.

Ceramic veneers are the most aesthetically pleasing treatment and are classified as minimally invasive – minimal interference with the tooth. Unlike crowns, which require the tooth to be ground down around its entire circumference, veneers treatments only require the tooth to be lowered from the front of the tooth.

Despite being very thin, veneers are incredibly durable once they are bonded to the tooth.

Treatment with multiple veneers is usually preceded by a laboratory diagnosis, where a dental technician creates a model of the teeth and this is then shown to the patient directly in the mouth.

The use of a dental microscope and tooth reshaping allows us to be as gentle as possible.

Dental Crowns

What is it?

Crowns are tooth replacements when there has been major damage to a tooth. The crown covers the entire surface of the tooth.

Crowns are used to repair both front teeth (incisors and canines) and back teeth (molars and premolars). As with onlays and veneers, the fabrication of crowns involves the work of a dental technician and therefore requires at least 2 visits.

The reason for using crowns is the loss of tooth tissue due to major decay, after root canal treatment and for aesthetic reasons.

The most common materials used in our clinic are all-ceramic crowns (=metal-free), metal-ceramic crowns (=ceramic crowns containing metal) and in some cases all-gold crowns (=made of metal only).

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