FAQS

  1. Why Dr. Trivikram for my smile makeover?

Dr. Trivikram is one of the leading cosmetic dentists and implant surgeons in India. His knowledge of cosmetic dentistry and his ability to create stunning smiles has earned him the designation of a “Dental Artist”. He is one of the most qualified surgeons with a well-equipped, modern technology dental lab. The materials used by him are imported from Europe and the USA and his solutions highly customised to suit every patient who arrives at his facility. His clinic is only one of the few to be equipped with fool proof sterilization methods.

2. Why Smile makeover?

Cosmetic dentistry is the only dental procedures that enhance your smile dramatically. Smile restoration treatments are designed to suit the contour of your features, the texture of your teeth and retain the overall aesthetic facial appearance. Crooked teeth, chipped teeth, discoloured teeth, etc. are a hindrance to the smile. They are not very well accepted in society. Cosmetic dentistry attempts to correct this deformity to create a better life for individuals.


3. Why should I straighten my smile?

Your smile is the first noticeable aspect of your features. A straight smile is a sign of attractiveness and adds value to a situation. Most of the communication is transmitted through a smile.

4. Am I the right candidate for Smile makeover?

If you have any of the following problems you are a candidate- Teeth with gaps, crooked teeth, overlapping teeth, over- sized or small teeth, dark teeth, protruding teeth , fractured teeth any old ugly crowns and bad composite fillings.

5. Is this treatment a surgical procedure or a complicated requiring hospitalization?

No this procedure is not a surgery. In skilled hands it is a simple procedure. You do not need hospitalization.

6. Do I have to wear braces/clips/orthodontic treatment for 1-2 years? How long it takes for the treatment?

Smile makeover is done without braces/clips/orthodontic treatment. It is done by changing the alignment, shape, colour and texture of your existing teeth with the help of ceramic/porcelain crowns/veneers. It takes only 5-7 days and 2-3 visits. You need to come for a detailed smile assessment to get more details.

5. How long do the results last?

The results are very long lasting. The makeovers can last a lifetime with good oral hygiene.

6. Do my new crowns and veneers look natural?

Yes, they look absolutely natural and translucent unlike crowns with metal. With the arrival of METAL FREE PORCELAIN and CAD-CAM design you can get stunning results in a short time.

8. Is the cosmetic dental treatment procedure very painful?

No. The cosmetic dental treatment procedure in not painful as we numb the teeth during the procedure.

9. How does one select a cosmetic dentist?

Cosmetic Dentistry is more of an art than an exact science .The results totally depend on the expertise of the dentist. This is THE factor in the cosmetic dentistry. The dentist should have enough expertise, passion; great understanding of the materials used and attention to detail in planning your smile .That requires extensive training which is not available in dental school. Only a dentist who has spent considerable time and amount in learning from the right sources and places can deliver a great result.

10. Do I have to take off from work during the treatment?

Not necessary; you need to be present in the clinic only for 1-2 hours. You can attend to work the same day.

11. How do I take care of my dental crowns/veneers?

Brush and floss thoroughly.

People from all walks of life can greatly benefit from the improved confidence a better smile can give. With proper care, Veneers and Crowns will enhance your dental health and beauty for a long time to come.

12. After this procedure do I need to re-visit the dental office often for maintenance?

No.

13. Will crowns/ veneers gradually stain/discolour?

Porcelain veneers are non-porous and will not stain or discolour.

14. Is cosmetic dental work an expensive procedure?

Cosmetic dental work is a true value for your money. The cost of cosmetic dentistry depends on many factors like how many teeth need it and the choice of restoration. Cosmetic dental work is not as expensive as you think. Like any good service, costs will vary with the quality of the service offered. A skilled cosmetic dentist can explain the costs of each step and the best procedure for you.

15. What is the maintenance required for my crowns/ Veneers?

Cosmetic restorations do not stain and they are unlikely to have any build up over time. With good personal and professional care, cosmetic restorations can last a lifetime.

16. Is there a difference in quality among various types of veneers and crowns?

Cosmetic dentistry is the ultimate blend of art and science. There are many different materials used in veneers and crowns. There are a lot of cheaper materials available which result in ugly smiles. If you are looking for good quality results it is important to look for experience, proven results, and a focused approach to individual needs. Dr Trivikram creates smile makeovers with the help of world’s best materials to give you superior results and a great smile.

17. Is there any age limit to undergo smile makeover?

No. There is no age limit. The oldest patient who has undergone smile makeover with us is 75.