Quality Treatments for a Variety of Dental Needs
At the Dr. Mansbridge dental office, we offer basic and specialized dental care services to patients of all ages. You’ll be provided with a comprehensive oral health exam to determine the ideal treatment to address your current dental health issue.
Whether it’s a tooth extraction or veneer installation, our team will provide you with quality service and exceptional experience from the moment you enter our clinic.
Why Get Your Teeth Professionally Whitened?
Whitening treatments can dramatically change tooth color, making the teeth noticeably whiter. But that is only one of the reasons why you should rely on our dental team to help you achieve a whiter, brighter smile.
This treatment can also reduce the amount of bacteria build-up on your teeth, hide minor flaws, and boost your self-esteem. That’s why a lot of Mohawk and McMaster University students get their teeth whitened for their graduation pictures.
Are All Whiteners the Same?
There are many different types of whiteners, and the strength of the ingredients can also differ significantly. Paint-on whiteners, whitening strips, and whitening gels are commonly used products.
Whiteners available in drug stores may be lower in strength and may also be appropriate for some people. Your dental professional can help you decide what is right for you.
Are All Whitening Gels the Same?
Whitening gels like the White & Brite Tooth Whitening System are applied by wearing custom-fitted mouth trays. Your dental professional will take impressions of your upper and lower teeth to make these custom trays, which help ensure that they fit properly.
Tray systems available in drug stores may not fit as well. Ill-fitting trays can lead to gum irritation.
Are All Whiteners the Same Strength?
There are a variety of different strength whiteners available. Dental professionals are trained to determine what the best course of treatment is for your case.
How Soon Will You See the Results of the Treatment?
Many people see an improvement after just a few days of tooth whitening. The treatment plan and strength of the whitening gel provided by your dental professional are based on the condition of your teeth when you begin.
The goal is to provide the fastest results possible.
Veneers are an excellent way to cover defects, such as chipped teeth, discolorations, and slightly crooked teeth. They can also minimize the space between the teeth. These devices are made of porcelain material and are customized to fit your teeth.
They are then secured to the front side of your teeth to give you an even smile - one that you will be proud to show off!
Pros of Veneers
Dental bridges are a type of tooth replacement device that is attached on either side of the gap left by a missing tooth. They are usually made of porcelain, metal, or a combination of both to ensure their durability.
The Different Types of Dental Bridges
We offer premium-quality dental bridge treatments at reasonable prices, carrying four of the most popular types of bridges. After an evaluation of your needs, we will advise you on the most effective way to address those needs.
The four types of bridges include:
Dental implants are designed to replace missing teeth. Unlike bridges, implants are secured surgically into the jawbone to replace the missing tooth. This process can take up to a year. They are used for replacing missing roots, which will then be the support for tooth replacement.
The artificial "root" is made of titanium metal. It is then placed into the jawbone, after which the artificial tooth is attached. The advantage of implants is that they are comfortable, do not have the inconvenience of dentures, and look natural in your mouth.
Show Off a Natural Smile
Dental implants look and feel so natural, that you may forget you ever lost a tooth. Confidence in your teeth's appearance affects how you feel about yourself, both personally and professionally.
Perhaps you hide your smile because of spaces from missing teeth. Maybe your dentures do not feel right or secure. Perhaps you have difficulty chewing?
If you are missing one or more teeth and would like to smile, speak, and eat again with confidence and comfort, Dr. Mansbridge can provide you with dental implants that look and feel natural. Get world-class dental implants by visiting our clinic today.
Crowns (sometimes referred to as "caps") are custom-made devices that fit your whole tooth to give it a new surface. They are made to withstand the pressure of your bite, so you have full use of your teeth after they are capped.
These dental devices are meant to cover teeth that have surface decay or are poorly shaped, broken, chipped, or root canaled. Crowns are a wonderful way to achieve the smile that makes you happy!
How are the Porcelain Crowns Installed?
How does a family dentist in Hamilton follow world-class protocols to keep you comfortable? First, Dr. Mansbridge will give you a local anesthetic, so you will feel no pain in your mouth as the dental work takes place.
To make room for the crown, Dr. Mansbridge may file down the tooth that needs to be restored. An impression of your teeth is taken to custom-make your final crown.
The crown is built using restorative material (the material used for fillings) based on the impression and will be the right shape for your mouth.
As creating a permanent crown takes some time, Dr. Mansbridge places a temporary crown over the tooth that needs to be restored. It is made from an impression of your tooth before it was filed down.
It protects your tooth until the final crown is ready. A temporary crown will probably not have the same shape and color as a final crown.
On your next visit, Dr. Mansbridge takes off the temporary crown and puts on the final one. He also checks to make sure the crown is the right fit, shape, color, and bite before cementing the crown into place.
You may also need orthodontic, gum, or root canal treatment to prepare your mouth for a properly fitting crown.
Dr. Mansbridge specializes in giving you not only a healthy smile, but a healthy mouth where you can function and eat properly. Crowns help align your teeth and protect your tooth from decay and unnecessary wear.
How to Care for Your Dental Crowns
Now that you got your crown fitted, you may be wondering how to ensure they keep your smile radiant. As dentists that are focused on delivering premium quality products and services, we ensure that your crown and implants are set to last a decade or more.
However, how well your crowns last will depend on how well they’re cared for. Here are some tips to help you extend the lifetime of your dental crowns:
Talk With Our Experienced Dentists
Contact our clinic today for questions or concerns about the dental treatments mentioned on this page. We’ll be happy to determine the right treatment for your teeth.