Frequently Asked Questions

What are dental crowns made of?

We have a range of options in terms of the materials we use to fabricate your custom dental crowns. The materials vary between porcelain fused to metal, ceramic, resin and metal and are chosen depending on your preferences and treatment budget.

How long do dental crowns last?

Dental crowns are not permanent but a long term solution for damaged teeth. In general dental crowns are expected to last ten years, but often with good oral care, dental crowns do not require replacement for 15 or ever 20 years.

How long does teeth whitening last?

Professional teeth whitening has the potential to last you up to three years. The results of teeth whitening treatment, as well as its effects, vary from person to person. Individuals who do not smoke, drink coffee and tea, and don’t consume foods high in food dyes, will see the results of teeth whitening procedure last longer.

Can dental implants be done in one day?

Yes, some dentists place dental implants and the restoration in just one visit. However, to improve the success rate of implant placement, we recommend placing dental implants and allowing them sufficient time to integrate into the bone. This will ensure that the implant is strong enough to support the final restoration, the crown.

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants are a permanent tooth replacement solution, and with good oral care, dental implants can last as long as 25 years and sometimes longer.