Nineteen year-old Stephanie presented with a cosmetic problem that is very common, though quite difficult to treat: a chipped tooth. A chipped tooth is bad enough, but unfortunately for Stephanie, she had a chipped tooth in the worst possible area – right at the front of her mouth. Stephanie chipped the tooth while snacking on a boiled lollie and she immediately rang Care Dental Camberwell to see if we could fix this cosmetic dentistry nightmare.
Front teeth are one of the hardest to match cosmetically when using composite bonding material. It is important to create the right mix between depth and translucency, as well as to match the colour of the tooth so that the composite is indistinguishable form the tooth itself. It’s also important to shape the composite material, so that the fixed tooth matches aesthetically with the surrounding teeth.
Before, Stephanie’s main cosmetic dentistry issues were:
What seemed like a disaster ended up being a problem that the expert team at Care Dental Camberwell in Melbourne could fix in just one appointment, with no pain and no needles required.