Lots of dental treatment types fall under cosmetic dentistry. Some treatments are much more invasive than others and have varying degrees of longevity. It is important to understand completely the nature of the treatment that you are undergoing and how long it will last.
What can go wrong with Cosmetic Dentistry?
Due to the varying nature of cosmetic dentistry, there are many different things that can go wrong.
Some common examples include:
- Poorly fitting crowns where they are hard to clean and food gets trapped underneath causing gum disease and other issues
- Badly fitted veneers that fall off, or are the wrong size causing discomfort
- Ill-fitting bridge that create a food trap and are hard to clean, sometimes breaking and falling out, or are placed on teeth that are not suitable due to damage or decay
- Unnecessary orthodontics causing unnecessary damage to teeth and financial loss.
Cosmetic Dentistry Claims Information
There are various procedures which fall under Cosmetic Dentistry. Select from the below to find out more;
Also known as composite bonding, this is a procedure designed to improve the way your teeth look and repair small chips or uneven edges, cosmetic bonding involves adding tooth-coloured resin to your teeth. If mistakes are made with this treatment, you might be able to claim.
A smile makeover is a combination of cosmetic dental treatments designed to improve the appearance of your smile and teeth. However, if your dentist damages your teeth when performing a smile makeover, it can cause significant dental problems for the future.
Dental implants are used to replace lost teeth and the process of fitting these can take several sessions over a period of time. If the treatment is not carried out properly, it can cause significant damage to the mouth, gums and jaw.
This procedure is designed to improve the appearance of your smile by reshaping areas of your gumline. This treatment isn’t suitable for everyone and your dentist should ensure that you are a good candidate for this procedure before recommending it.
Using braces to align teeth isn’t just something for children. Many adults choose orthodontic treatment to help straighten or gradually move teeth into a position that improves the appearance of your teeth overall.
Dental veneers are placed over the front surface of teeth to improve their appearance. The procedure is usually very costly and takes several sessions with your dentist to complete. If carried out poorly, a dental veneers procedure can result in lots of future problems.
Dentures are used as a replacement for lost teeth and can give a very natural appearance. However, if they are fitted improperly, they can cause damage to other teeth and the gums, which will require further treatment and cause the patient pain and distress.
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If you feel that you may have been the victim of negligence or have suffered pain, financial loss and embarrassment as a result, you could be eligible to make a claim.
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If you choose to go ahead, our dental negligence solicitors will fight to ensure you are awarded the compensation you deserve to reimburse you for your expenses as well as making up for the pain and inconvenience you have suffered.