Appletree Dental Care, 3 Crow Road, Glasgow, G11 7RT

Tel: 0141 339 1961

Composite Bonding and Porcelain Veneer to Treat Cosmetic Dental Issues

The patient presented complaining of the upper left lateral incisor being brown in colour.
porcelain veneer on brown tooth before photo
She also felt that her front teeth were a little uneven due to an old failed retainer.
porcelain veneer on brown tooth before photo 2
The orthodontic retainer had de-bonded at a couple of positions causing drifting of front teeth. This is a common complaint with old retainers which are not regularly cleaned or checked. This is particularly the case in susceptible patients, when a removable retainer isn’t worn at night to protect the teeth from additional clenching forces.

Covering a brown tooth

The patient wasn’t keen on the proposal that cosmetic braces could easily correct the drifting. After our consultation she chose  to have composite bonding on two teeth to disguise the slippage of some incisors.
In addition to this we placed a porcelain veneer which disguised the brown appearance of the upper left lateral incisor.
porcelain veneer on brown tooth after photo
Zara was happy with the final result which cost £560 including the cost of a new removable orthodontic retainer.

Brendan Murphy

A highly-respected cosmetic dentist in Glasgow, Dr Brendan Murphy is a graduate of dentistry from Glasgow University, he has worked with dental patients in the city for more than 20 years. He has a particular interest in dental implantology as well as considerable experience in many kinds of cosmetic dentistry. However, regardless of the treatment services required, Dr Murphy is, first and foremost, motivated to deliver the results his patients want and need.