What does smile makeover mean?
A smile makeover is a collection of treatments, combined in a tailor-made treatment plan designed by a team of specialists to address your exact needs and desires. It gives you the best of the best – a continuous, step-by-step plan that allows you to relax and let us run everything for you.
Before we begin
If you are looking to transform your smile but wouldn’t know where to begin, a smile makeover will be the way to go.
The process will begin with an initial assessment by one of our orthodontists – this is necessary to establish if your teeth need straightening. Even if you end up opting for veneers, for example, they would not be stable if your bite is not aligned and applies improper pressure. During this initial assessment the orthodontist will review your bite and teeth alignment and will help you schedule the dental examination.
Although you may consider the smile makeover a cosmetic treatment, if cannot begin before we are confident that your teeth and gums are healthy. The dental examination will help us confirm this and establish the next step.
Once we have gathered all information about your current dental state, our specialists will consult and prepare a treatment plan.
Before we proceed
Every treatment plan will vary – some will include orthodontic treatment and others will only involve cosmetic dentistry. Whichever the case, we will invite you back for a visit, during which we will explain the process in detail and help you form your expectations. We are equipped with a range of AI dental visualisation tools which will help us give you an idea of what you can expect.
When you’re happy with the treatment plan and decide to proceed, all that is left to do is schedule the appointments and turn up. Some treatments can even be carried out with remote appointments! If this sounds appealing, give us a call – we’d be happy to talk some more!
Before & After Smile Makeover
How long will a smile makeover take?
Each treatment plan will be different – it all depends on your current situation and your aspired smile. If you have specific deadlines in mind, just let us know during the initial assessment.
I am getting married – can you transform my smile quickly?
The quick answer is yes; there’s always a way to give you a dazzling smile for your special day. For a more detailed explanation, join us for a consultation.
Smile makeover or individual treatments?
There are pros and cons in both cases. With individual treatments you can take brakes in between each treatment to fit your schedule. The risk is that you may get carried away and allow a treatment in the sequence to relapse in which case you will need to repeat it. A smile makeover is better in that it allows you to have all treatments in the logical order and have it finished in a (usually) shorter time than individual treatments would require. Furthermore, during a smile makeover all specialists work together and consultations amongst them do not require your time and attention – it is all done for you.
What if I need to pause the treatment?
Unless we are in the middle of an extraction or a root canal treatment, we are absolutely happy to pause it for you and resume when you’re ready to. Depending on your treatment plan this may mean removing braces and creating retainers to ensure your teeth don’t move, for example, but regardless of the needs – there’s always a way. In any case, it is unlikely that the entire makeover takes more than 24 months (unless it combines implants + orthodontics + jaw surgery + veneers).
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You can book an appointment online, or by giving us a call on 020 7368 6611.