We’re here to help

What are the disadvantages of Zirconium crowns?

A zirconia crown has an opaque appearance, which can make it look less than natural. This is especially true for monolithic zirconia crowns, which are made just from zirconia, although it may be less of an issue for teeth in the back of your mouth.

How long will my teeth be sensitive after zirconia crowns?

After having a crown fitted you may experience some discomfort. The tooth may feel strange and sensitive at first, but this is normal, and will settle in two or three days.

Do zirconia crowns stain?

Zirconia does not stain easily, it is not objectionable as long as the consumption of tea, coffee, and acidic beverages is not excessive.

What is the difference between monolithic zirconia crowns and zirconia crowns?

Solid zirconia crowns are made from Zirconium dioxide enhanced with additional elements to withstand pressure. Generally recommended for molars and in patients with bruxism. Monolithic zirconia crowns: These crowns are made entirely from zirconium dioxide, a strong and biocompatible material.

What type of zirconia is best?

Solid or monolithic zirconia, also called Full-Contour, is the most opaque of zirconia styles. Solid zirconia crowns are a popular choice because of their durability and because they require less occlusal clearance than other crown materials.

What is the success rate of zirconia crowns?

the rate of survival of zirconia-based fixed dental prostheses and metal ceramic restorations equivalent up to 97 to 99% over a period of 5 years.

How long do laminate veneers last?

Porcelain laminate veneers can last from 10 to 12 years. Composite resin veneers need to be replaced sooner, since they last for around 4 to 8 years.

What are the advantages of laminate veneers?

They are more aesthetic than crowns or zirconia veneers.
They are resistant to abrasion and coloration.
They are compatible with periodontal tissues and do not prepare the environment for plaque formation.
They are more affordable.

Can laminate veneers be removed?

Removal of veneers is a relatively common procedure that does not pose a risk to the patient's health.

What should I avoid after a gingivectomy?

After your gingivectomy, it is extremely important that you DO NOT DISTURB the area. This means no touching the area with your fingers or tongue, and no pulling down or lips or cheeks to look at it. You will also want to avoid drinking from a straw, sucking, or smoking for the first week.

Is a Gingivectomy Necessary?

In certain cases, yes, a gingivectomy may be necessary to remove gum tissue that is negatively impacting a patient's oral health.

Is a Gingivectomy Safe?

Yes - gingivectomies are perfectly safe and used often to treat patients with gum problems.

How bad does a gingivectomy hurt?

Discomfort in the form of pain may last from 1 to 14 days. The severity of pain depends on both the severity of the surgery and your psychological state of mind. Increased tooth sensitivity (temporary).

When does gingivectomy heal?

It takes about a week to recover after gingivectomy, and the results are usually permanent.

What is E-max veneers?

E-max is Lithium Disilicate glass, an all-ceramic system. It is one of the most aesthetically pleasing options, porcelain can be layered on it, creating incredible translucency and a very realistic looking tooth that matches with other natural teeth.

Do Emax veneers chip easily?

As Emax Veneers are thinner, they require less etching and enamel removal than traditional veneers. On top of this, Emax veneers are stronger and harder, offering superior durability that makes them less susceptible to cracks and chips.

What are the disadvantages of eMax?

Limited strength: While eMax crowns are highly durable, they are not as strong as zirconia crowns, which are made of a more robust material. This means that eMax crowns may not be the best choice for back teeth that require high strength and durability.

Do you need to shave teeth for Emax?

They are also extremely thin, which means that drilling or shaving of the teeth is not required.

Does bleaching permanently whiten teeth?

Even though professional teeth whitening has incredible success rates, it does not offer permanent results. Your teeth will remain white for about 6 – 12 months before you need retreatment. The results last longer if you intentionally care for your teeth to maintain their whiteness and brightness.

Does teeth bleaching damage teeth?

While there may sometimes be side effects, whitening treatment is safe on tooth enamel. The process of tooth whitening is essentially the tooth will become dehydrated, meaning dried out.

Why do teeth hurt after bleaching?

Peroxide, one of the main ingredients in whitening solutions, can irritate the nerves in your teeth, which is probably why you experience discomfort when drinking something cold or when you go outside in cold temperatures.

How do you know if you need a root canal?

When the soft pulp inside the root of a tooth becomes infected, a root canal is needed. Symptoms of this problem are tooth pain, gum sensitivity, lingering tooth sensitivity, or discoloration of the tooth. The dentist may need to take an X-Ray to determine if a root canal is necessary.

Does the procedure hurt?

As with any other dental procedure, a local anesthetic is applied to the area around the tooth to numb the nerves and prevent pain during the procedure. A root canal is no more painful than having a cavity filled.

What's the most painful part of a root canal?

Though no more painful than getting a filling done for a cavity, many people fear getting a root canal because they've heard that they are painful. In reality, the most painful part of a root canal is what you're experiencing before the procedure is performed.

What are the concerns about root canals?

Some people may be allergic to the materials used in root canal treatment, such as the filling material or the antibiotic used to treat the infection. This can cause symptoms such as swelling, hives, and difficulty breathing.

When can I eat after a tooth filling?

In most cases, you can eat right after getting a filling done, but it does depend on the filling material used. The most common filling type is a composite resin material that bonds and blends with your teeth almost invisibly. Because this material hardens instantly under blue light, you can eat and right after the operation.

What can you drink after a tooth filling?

Like foods, you can have most drinks after a filling. Also like foods, it’s best to avoid overly hot or cold drinks for two weeks since they may give you tooth sensitivity. If you do need your morning dose of coffee, then we recommend waiting until it’s lukewarm before drinking it.

Does it hurt to get a filling?

The procedure for a filling involves getting local anesthesia to numb the area around the affected tooth that has a cavity. Because of this, you shouldn’t ever feel any pain from the operation itself. After getting a filling and the anesthetic wears off, you may feel some mild discomfort or pain which can be treated with over-the-counter pain medication like acetaminophen or ibuprofen.

What are the disadvantages with teeth bonding?

Tendency to stain and change color over time. Lower durability and higher risk of cracking and breaking especially in patients who grind their teeth or clench their jaw.

How long can dental bonding last?

Bonding materials typically last between three and 10 years. Your dental professional will need to take steps to either replace or maintain the affected areas.

Can dental bonding fix gaps?

Ideally, dental bonding cannot work for spaces resulting from tooth loss. Instead, it corrects spaces resulting from misalignment. Further, there should be a gap of 0.5mm or less per contact between your teeth. Larger gaps would need a different treatment protocol, like metal braces or Invisalign in orthodontics.

Still have questions?

Can’t find the answer you’are looking for? Please contact to our friendly team.

Experience the Novedent difference
Fill out the form to get free consultation
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Discover Our Treatments
Fill out the form to get free consultation
Free Consultation