Lumineers and Veneers

Why should you choose Lumineers?

Lumineers are Designed to Deliver a Beautiful Result with a Simple, Painless Process.

With Lumineers’ proprietary technology and over 30 years of experience, you can have the smile you’ve always wanted in less time and with far more comfort than you ever imagined. Lumineers are digitally designed to be ultra-thin (about as thin as a contact lens), so they can be applied seamlessly over your teeth to deliver a natural looking smile. That’s why Lumineers is the #1 patient-requested veneer system in the world.

 

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Not All Veneers Are Made the Same. You Deserve the Best, So Accept No Imitations.

Traditional veneers are generally thicker, and thus require more aggressive and irreversible removal of healthy tooth structure. The extensive preparation technique frequently requires shots and anaesthesia to minimise sensitivity and pain, and typically involves placement of acrylic temporaries for over two weeks between visits. The minimally invasive Lumineers technique typically eliminates the need for shots or temporaries, so while you wait for your custom-made Lumineers, you’ll look great and feel great.

 

 

How do Lumineers work?

In 2 easy visits

Transforming Your Smile Couldn’t Be Any Easier

It takes just 2 easy visits to bring out your beautiful smile with Lumineers. Getting started couldn’t be easier. Here’s how it works:

1st Visit

After your initial consultation, we will take an impression of your upper and lower teeth, and send the mould to an authorised Lumineers laboratory along with photos and other records that ensure the very best case for you. Unlike traditional veneers, there is typically no need for extensive drilling, shots or unsightly acrylic temporaries.

2nd Visit

On your next visit, generally a couple weeks later, we will place your Lumineers. Before Lumineers are bonded in place, it is important to try them on to ensure a good fit. Teeth are then moderately etched to prepare for placement and then bonded one by one. We will then check your bite to make sure your contacts are balanced to avoid chipping your Lumineers through the course of daily function.

 

 

How are Lumineers different from traditional veneers?

Lumineers are unique in that they are ultra-thin (approximately 0.2 mm) and highly translucent, allowing them to replicate the natural appearance of enamel. While traditional veneers are much thicker, requiring the grinding down of your original tooth structure, Lumineers are so thin that little to no tooth reduction is necessary. Additionally, the durability of Lumineers allows them to resist wear and remain resilient to last over 20 years.

Is the Lumineers procedure painful?

Rest assured, the Lumineers procedure is a completely pain-free way to reshape and permanently whiten your teeth. Because they are ultra-thin, in most cases you will get a perfect fit without shots or grinding down of the original tooth structure. Once the procedure is completed, there is no post placement discomfort or sensitivity, which means Lumineers will look natural and feel comfortable from the moment they are placed.

Are there any other Lumineers?

No. Lumineers are exclusive, one-of-a-kind products of the DenMat Lab at DenMat, one of the USA’s largest manufacturers of professional dental materials.

I think I need braces, but I really don’t want to go through the inconvenient, unsightly, and time-intensive process. Can I get Lumineers instead?

In most cases, yes! We will be able to evaluate your teeth and decide whether orthodontics is necessary. If you do not have a severe problem, Lumineers will reshape your teeth, making them look straighter and more uniform, as well as whiter, something you don’t get with braces.

“There are not many things that you can do in dentistry that can get these powerful results that quickly.” – Dr. Peter Harnois, Chicago, IL

How long will Lumineers last?

Clinical testing has proven that a Lumineers smile lasts and looks great for over 20 years.

How long have Lumineers been around?

Lumineers have been improving smiles for over 30 years. More than 13,000 dentists recommend Lumineers, and over one million units have been placed. Many celebrities have transformed their smiles with Lumineers, but you’d never know because they look so naturally beautiful.

 

 


 

 

Veneers

A veneer is a very fine facing made of porcelain or composite resin which is bonded onto your natural tooth.

The primary function is to improve the appearance and they usually involve very little preparation.

Veneers can be used in cases where teeth are chipped, discoloured or misaligned. They are most frequently used on your upper or lower front teeth.

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