Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

Porcelain veneers and dental crowns can drastically improve crooked, crowded, chipped and gappy smiles. Porcelain veneers and crown dental is the hallmark of Dr Bhambri’s practice, and the procedure on which he has built his reputation.

Clients of Dr Bhambri are directly involved in the design process when improving their smile with dental veneers or crowns, thus ensuring total satisfaction with the end result.

Frequently Asked Questions about Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

What are porcelain veneers?

What are porcelain crowns?

Do I need a porcelain veneer or a crown?

We evaluate each tooth individually and place the restoration most appropriate to each patient’s needs. Often in cases involving multiple teeth a combination of porcelain veneers and crowns is placed.

How long do porcelain veneers and crowns last?

With good home care and regular dental visits the lifespan of a porcelain veneer or crown is usually at least 15 years. Porcelain veneers and crowns are stain resistant and do not discolour at all.

Will the porcelain veneers and crowns look natural?

At Bhambri Tooth Care Center our principal aim is to provide our patients with beautiful, natural looking smiles. Dr Bhambri's training, experience, and artistic eye ensure that all of our porcelain veneers and crowns look like real teeth, as opposed to the often bulky and artificial-looking veneers placed by less exacting dentists. We also ensure your complete satisfaction with you aesthetic result by allowing for your input into the design, shape and colour of your veneers and crowns.

How many dental visits are required?

Porcelain veneers and crowns can usually be completed in 2 or 3 dental visits. During the first visit the teeth are prepared and temporary veneers/crowns are placed. These temporary restorations are made to the patient’s specifications, and act to cover the prepared teeth while the permanent veneers/crowns are made. The patient therefore leaves their first appointment with a beautiful new smile.

What will the temporary veneers and crowns look like?

At Bhambri Tooth Care Center we take great care to make your temporary veneers and crowns look fantastic. We understand how important it is that our patients do not have to ‘face the world’ with less than perfect looking teeth whilst their porcelain restorations are manufactured. We are proud to say that most people who view our temporary veneers and crowns think that they are looking at the finished product!

Candidates for Porcelain Veneers and Crowns

Virtually anyone wanting to change the appearance of their teeth can benefit from porcelain veneers and crowns. Porcelain veneers and crowns can correct:

  • Crooked or misaligned teeth
  • Crowded teeth
  • Chipped or worn teeth
  • Diastemas (spaces between the teeth)
  • Permanently stained or discoloured teeth
  • Porcelain veneers and crowns can, in many cases be used as an alternative to orthodontic treatment.

Porcelain veneers and crowns are not a good choice for individuals who:

  • Have unhealthy teeth, e.g. those with excessive decay
  • Have unhealthy gums, e.g. active periodontal disease
  • Have severe malocclusions best treated with orthodontics
  • Are under 18 years of age