Facial Rejuvenation

Facial Rejuvenation is any cosmetic or medical procedure used to increase or restore the appearance of a younger age to human face. . These procedures are usually successful and in some cases achieve striking results.

Most of us wish to feel and look great. Your skin gets affected daily from sun, smoke and pollution, not to mention age.

Here at Elite@Arches Dental we will professionally advise you in the privacy of our consultation area on how to achieve the look you want.

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Root Canal Treatment

If a tooth’s pulp, which contains nerves and blood vessels becomes infected or damaged because of decay or injury, root canal treatment is often the only way to save your tooth and repair the damage. Endodontic treatment cleans out the infected pulp chamber and repairs the damage.

Root canal treatment is simply the removal of diseased or non-viable nerve and blood supply tissue from inside the tooth and roots.

  • An opening is made from the top of the tooth into the pulp chamber.
  • The canal openings is/are identified.
  • The canal(s) is/are shaped with progressively thicker files to remove diseased tissue. These files are smaller than a typical needle.
  • X-rays are taken to be sure we have reached the end of the canal(s).
  • The canal(s) are then shaped to allow access for filling material to seal the end of the tooth.
  • The canal(s) are sealed with Gutta Percha (a thermoplastic material) and a cement.
  • The tooth is built up for a crown or the opening is temporarily sealed. A crown will eventually be needed.

At Elite@Arches Dental we can offer you the very latest technique and technology for the Root Canal Treatment.

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Bridges

Bridges are used to replace missing tooth. Why is this important? Because the missing tooth changes the look of your smile, your bite, and puts stress on surrounding teeth to compensate for the lost tooth teeth resulting in gaps between teeth, teeth being tilted forward and the tooth above the missing tooth space will grow (erupt) down into the tooth space. Because these teeth drift out of position, several conditions may occur;

  • Severe occlusal (bite) problems that could lead to clicking of the jaw, headaches, and jaw pain.
  • Hard to clean areas are created which will lead to tooth decay, gum disease, and bone loss.
  • A change in facial appearance.

What are dental bridges?

When you have one or more missing teeth, then a dental bridge may be used to restore the resulting gaps. The dental bridge is basically a false tooth, beautifully created from porcelain that fills the gap and is supported by adjacent teeth or implants.

One of the most crucial skills in the placement of a dental bridge is to create the illusion that the missing tooth emerges from gum just a natural tooth. Our skills in cosmetic dentistry, gum manipulation and our in-house implantologist can combine ensure no-one will know that you ever had a missing tooth!

There are several types of bridge:

1. Traditional Fixed Dental Bridge

Here the “false tooth” is fused between two porcelain crowns to fill the gap left by a missing tooth. There are two crowns holding it in place attached onto your teeth either side of the false tooth. This type of dental bridge can be used to replace one or more missing teeth.

2. Cantilever Dental Bridge

In areas of your mouth that are under less stress, such as your front teeth, a cantilever dental bridge may be used. A cantilever dental bridge is when the “false tooth” is only supported on one side. The result is just as aesthetic but has the benefit that fewer teeth have to be treated.

3. Resin Bonded Dental Bridges / Maryland Dental Bridge

The type of dental bridge is almost always used for your front teeth. The main benefit of this type of dental bridge is that healthy teeth either side need either minimal or no preparation. The “false tooth” is fused to metal or ceramic “wings” that are bonded very firmly to the supporting or “abutment” teeth with a resin. The wings are hidden from view so that only the porcelain, which appears just like a natural tooth, is visible.

4. Implant Supported Dental bridges

Implants are the modern way to replace missing teeth. An implant is placed in the bone where the tooth root would have originally been. When it has fused to the bone it can be restored with individual crowns or, when more than one tooth is missing, with an implant supported dental bridge. Even if you have no teeth in one or both jaws, implants can be placed and an implant supported dental bridge securely fixed.

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Crowns

Crowns and Bridges refers to the restorations of natural teeth that have been damaged, decayed or lost.

A Crown can be made to restore an individual tooth damaged by decay or fracture back to its original form and function, while a Bridge is used to replace one or more missing tooth. A Crown, also called a cap, is usually placed because the remaining tooth structure is not capable of adequately supporting or retaining a regular filling. In addition, a crown will help hold together and support the remaining tooth structure, thus minimizing the chance that a tooth could fracture.

Constantly looking to improve our service Elite@Arches Dental Practice has invested in a new CEREC® 3D Crown System.

Cerec®3D

One Day - One Visit Dr Lida Fartash is proud to present her own in house Ceramic Studio, CEREC® 3D, here in Belfast.  With this advanced system, she can quickly restore damaged teeth, using permanent natural-coloured ceramic restorations.  These are anti-abrasive and plaque resistant. In about one hour Dr Lida Fartash can restore teeth such as Crowns and Veneers, using restorations that resemble the composition of natural tooth structure and without the need of impressions.  Cerec® 3D uses high quality ceramic materials and Computer Aided Design technology. This ground-breaking treatment ensures no second appointment will be necessary.

Why Patients Choose CEREC

CEREC is the world's only system for the fabrication of all ceramic dental restorations in one surgery visit. With CEREC at your dentist's side, you can be in and out in a single visit with a permanent, all ceramic crown, inlay, or veneer! For you, the patient, this means fewer injections, less drilling, no messy impressions and less time out of your hectic schedule. So, why are thousands of people world wide choosing the CEREC restorative technique for their dental needs?

Single Appointment Dental Care

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Most dental restorative methods require more than one visit to the dentist. This means that on the first visit, you get an injection of anesthesia, your tooth prepared, an impression taken, and a temporary restoration put on your tooth. You make a second appointment for a couple of weeks later, get another injection, have the temporary pried off (if it hasn't fallen off already), and have a permanent restoration put on. Why go to the dentist a second time when you don't have to? With CEREC, the procedure is done in a single appointment, start to finish.

Finest Dental Materials

A CEREC tooth restoration isn't just convenient, it is also healthy. Many years ago, dentists had few options to repair decayed and damaged teeth other than amalgam, gold, and other metals. With CEREC, your dentist can use strong, tooth colored ceramic materials to restore your teeth to their natural strength, beauty, and function. These materials closely match the composition of natural tooth structure. This means when you eat hot food and then drink something cold, the restoration and tooth expand and contract at almost equal rates. So, your tooth does not hurt, and you can go on enjoying your evening. Also, the materials are chemically bonded to your tooth, so your dentist can save as much healthy tooth tissue as possible while providing you with a dental restoration that strengthens your tooth.

Smile Enhancement

       

Your dentist can use CEREC for more than just crowns and fillings. CEREC is capable of producing any single tooth restoration. Chipped or discolored front teeth can be repaired with beautiful CEREC ceramic front crowns or veneers. Your smile makes a lasting first impression. Enhance it with CEREC.

Worldwide, a CEREC restoration is placed every 20 seconds. With a history of nearly 20 years, this equipment has helped dentists place over 12 million restorations. Using metal free materials that are the closest to your natural enamel, CEREC gives you the highest quality restorative care. Ask your dentist today about single visit CEREC restorative care!

 

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