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We have treated over 26,000 patients – and completed 4,400 smile makeovers
Our elite dental team at The Perfect Smile Studio are here to help you achieve your dream smile.
We have spent the last 25 years providing amazing results for our patients.
“I was never happy with my smile so I bit the bullet and had 6 porcelain veneers fitted. I have always been a nervous dental patient and was very nervous about having this done. I shouldn’t have been! Rahul and his staff are amazing.
They talked me through every stage of the process and made sure I was completely comfortable and at ease at all times.
I was given a ‘trial smile’ for a short time so I could see if I was completely happy with the shape, size etc and then we decided on the colour of the teeth together – total genius!!
The result….a gorgeous natural-looking bespoke smile that I love.”
C Chuter, September 2018.
High-Quality Replacement Veneers
The most common reason for patients choosing to have replacement veneers is that they do not like the aesthetics and the look of their old existing veneers.
This could be because you had your veneers fitted at a less qualified dental practice, or because of general wear and chipping that may occur after a long time.
Patients may not be fully content if their existing veneers appear thick, or are the incorrect shape and size.
PLEASE NOTE: When having your veneers fitted with The Perfect Smile, you have complete control over your new smile and you will have a preview of how your teeth will look, which should remove any concerns regarding whether or not you will be happy with the outcome.
Why do veneers need to be replaced?
Just as natural teeth become damaged or worn, so can old porcelain veneers chip.
If the chip is small this can often be smoothed and look reasonable with simple treatment.
If on the odd occasion the veneer fracture is large, it may need to be replaced.
This is normally a two-visit procedure but occasionally may need more visits.
The first visit involves the removal of the old veneer, polishing the underneath tooth, taking an impression and other bite records.
The veneer is then made by the ceramics than fitted 2 weeks later.
In this interim time, you will be provided with a temporary veneer which will look reasonable.
We colour match additional veneers
The most important part is matching the shade, the colour, the texture.
For this, we will take multiple digital photographs.
Sometimes it may be better for you to visit the dental laboratory for the ceramist to see the shade directly.
The match of the front tooth shade is the most difficult and sometimes very difficult to match the neighbouring tooth.
For the best possible result, you may need to visit the ceramist on more than one occasion and try the veneer onto the tooth over a few visits to check the colour match. Learn more about different veneer options here.
Update Your Smile
It may be the case that only one or two of your veneers needs replacing or you have decided to have additional veneers fitted.
In these instances, we will carefully colour match your new veneers to your existing teeth and veneers for a seamless, natural-looking smile.
Thanks to ongoing advances in cosmetic dentistry, contemporary porcelain veneers have a much more realistic and natural appearance as well as improved durability and lifespan.
Old veneers are typically much thicker than the veneers available today so you will be delighted with your replacement veneers.
We can replace aged and worn veneers with the latest veneers available from top brands like Durathin.
Finally, an important part of the replacement is to understand the cause of the chip or fracture and prevent this from recurring.
The main cause is often the way the teeth bite or what dentist may term the occlusion.
With proper care and maintenance, porcelain veneers can last for 10 to 15 years
REFRESH YOUR SMILE WITH ADDITIONAL VENEERS
If you have had veneers at the front of your mouth only it may be possible to have further additional veneers on your back teeth.
These can be porcelain veneers or sometimes composite veneers may be possible.
Most often the reason for having back additional back veneers is to widen the smile, create more regularity in the tooth proportions or to have a better colour match.
Sometimes you may have had upper veneers and you may want lower veneers.
This may be possible and an assessment of the bite is needed to check the possibility of this.
The process of having the additional veneers involves the same process as when you had the original veneers including visits for assessment, preparation, review and fit.
Sometimes additional visits may be required to achieve the ideal colour and shade match with the ceramist and dentist.
“The dentists themselves are so caring, it’s so easy to place your trust in them.
They explain everything clearly, reassure and don’t make you do anything that you don’t feel comfortable with until you are ready. All of the dental nurses I have met there too are so kind and caring.” DC, May 2018.
- We can help establish monthly payment plans.
- We provide 0% finance for up to 24 month term plans. Many patients find our payment plan option very useful.
- Terms over 24 months will be low-interest bearing.
- If you would like to consider this option we will need to carry out a few credit checks.
- We can discuss payment plans at both the Hertfordshire & the London clinic
Veneers are usually not painful whilst you are having the treatment.
However, some have reported slight sensitivity during the settling down period after the final fitting.
This is quite normal and nothing to worry about. It usually only lasts for a few days and very soon after subsidies.
The sensitivity is due to the bonding process where an inorganic substance (the veneer) has been bonded to an organic component (your tooth).
In complex cases, involving a large amount of treatment, you may experience a little uncomfortableness while your teeth settle down.
Fast, simple, pain-free process
- At your first appointment, your dentist will take a look at the general health of your teeth and gums, your bite and understand your goals for your smile; and then see if any fundamental issues need addressing before cosmetic veneer work can begin.
- We will also discuss the type of veneers that may be suitable and also the how-many-veneers that should be considered in achieving your desired smile. On some patients, it may be possible to get some veneers placed at an initial phase and then to have the possibility of additional veneers in the future.
- We will always plan your new smile before any treatment is carried out. We aim to provide you with the most conservative and preservative dentistry.
- In order, to prevent excessive tooth preparation, we design your new smile in a way that minimises tooth preparation. We also provide options whereby you can have orthodontic or teeth straightening treatment carried out before any cosmetic veneer work is done.
- This way your teeth are already well aligned and so very minimal or hardly any tooth preparation become necessary.
- If you are concerned in any way we advise that you speak to us in your complimentary consultation. We will be able to provide you with suitable solutions. More.
Simple, transparent pricing
A few factors will affect the total cost of your cosmetic veneers:
- The type of material used – Porcelain (Ultrathin or Lumineers ) are more expensive than composite resin veneers.
- The number of veneers being applied – veneers are priced per tooth and so the more you have, the higher the cost.
- Your dental health – if you require treatment for other dental issues such as tooth decay or gum disease before veneers can be fitted then this will be included in the total cost of your dentistry work. More.
Frequently asked questions
- WHAT IS A DENTAL VENEER?
- ARE VENEERS PAINFUL?
- WHAT TYPE OF PORCELAIN VENEERS ARE THERE?
- WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO PORCELAIN?
- HOW LONG WILL TREATMENT TAKE?
- HOW MUCH DO VENEERS COST FOR YOUR TEETH?
- ARE THERE ANY COMPLICATIONS?
- IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT?
- HOW DO I GET THE SMILE THAT I WANT?
- WHAT IS THE MAINTENANCE THAT IS REQUIRED?
Will my veneers match the colour of my existing teeth?
Veneers are colour matched and then shaped to blend in with your existing teeth. To the naked eye, veneers are very hard to spot.
We use a variety of types of veneers including Durathin, Lumineers, Ultrathin and a range of materials from porcelain to composite. One of the reasons that veneers are so popular is that they can treat a multitude of dental problems such as:
- They cosmetically enhance the shape of your teeth instantly change your appearance
- Have whiter looking teeth
- Crooked teeth the illusion of being straight
- Porcelain veneers are more resistant to stains than natural teeth
- They are a less invasive option than porcelain crowns
- Nearly impossible to tell the difference between veneers and natural teeth
- Veneers protect the underlying tooth
Aesthetic Success delivered in a few appointments
|Step 1: comprehensive assessment|
|Step 2: the trial smile|
|Step 3: review & shade selection|
|Step 4: the fitting visit|
|Step 5: the final review visit|
Dentists with a special interest in veneers
An unparalleled level of patient trust: Dr Rahul Doshi is the founder of the Perfect Smile and is the current President of the BACD.
With over 25 years of experience, Perfect Smile Studios has a highly-skilful team that has access to the latest dental technology.
- 150+ years of combined experience
- Est in 1994
- CQC registered
- Faster appointment times
- All staff are GDC registered
- Recommend excellent by Trustpilot