Teeth whitening brigthens and whitens discolored or stained teeth. Your dentist does a first evaluation to determine if teeth whitening is suited for you.
Based on your requirements, you can whitening your teeth using
Home Bleaching Procedures
- In-office teeth whitening : done by a dentist at the dental clinic
- home bleaching : kit taken back home done based on instructional use by your dentist
Porcelain veneers are very thin laminates made of porcelain placed over the front surface of teeth. Dental veneers are commonly done in smile makeovers used to change color, shape, size of the teeth or cover any irregularities in teeth.
Tooth veneers looks natural and with today’s material specifications provide long-lasting aesthetics. Most commonly done porcelain veneers include :
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- IPS Empress eMax
- Super-thin veneers
Digital Smile Design (DSD)
BIDH dental hospital offers Digital Smile Design (DSD) for smile makeover with porcelain veneers. Computerized guided digital planning software by DSD allows you’re cosmetic dental specialist to design and plan your veneers to suit your specific facial profile and smile. Veneers are then digitally customized and fabricated in precision to your pre-determined expected post-treatment results simulated by DSD.
BIDH is one of the few dental clinics in Thailand with a Digital Smile Studio composed of top DSD expert specialists.
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Dental Crowns and Bridges
Dental crowns are capping porcelain pieces used to encase damaged or severely chipped teeth. Crowns are commonly done to rebuild broken or decayed teeth back to their original shape. Tooth crowns are also done to strengthen teeth after root canal treatment has been completed to prevent long-term breakage.
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A conventional dental bridge consists of at least 3 or more dental crowns to replace missing gaps between adjacent supporting teeth.
Types of dental crown and bridge materials include:
- porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns (PFM crowns)
- all ceramic crowns
Ceramics has varying strength and brands. Common brands of all ceramic crowns and bridges:
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- IPS Empress eMax
- zirconia crowns (Cercon Smart Ceramics, 3M Lava, Procera)
BIDH dental clinic has on-site digital dental laboratory for all ceramic teethworks that allows for shortened treatment timings and immediate chairside shade selection / adjustments.
Inlays, Onlays and Overlays
Inlays, onlys and overlays are component pieces used to fill in empty spaces after cavities or damaged portion of tooth has been removed. They act similiar to dental fillings but are made of porcelain, glass ionomer, alloys or gold relative to amalgam or composite resins used for fillings. Inlays, onlays are normally done to restore teeth with cavities too large for standard composite dental fillings.
The most common material for inlays, onlys and overlays used today is porcelain that provides good strength and aesthetics. Porcelain inlays and onlays mimic tje translucency and color of natural teeth making them aesthetic choices.
Composite Resin Fillings
Tooth-colored fillings also known as white fillings uses composite resin in filling cavities. Amalgam silver fillings are commonly removed and replaced with composite dental fillings for better esthetics and safety.
Additional protocols for safe removal of amalgam silver fillings based on IAOMT guidelines could be requested at BIDH dental hospital. The Safe Mercury Amalgum Removal Technique(SMART) include the using of rubber dams, external oxygen source, high power suction units and air ventilation system.
Dental Bonding involves the use of composite resin or tooth-colored cement hardened with a curing light in restoring damaged chipped teeth, closing small gaps between teeth or placed over teeth surfaces as composite veneers to cover teeth irregularities.
- Chipped Tooth
- Diastema Closing
- Composite Veneers