Cosmetic Dentistry Glasgow

Cosmetic dentistry is very popular amongst people in Glasgow due to the need for people to feel confident in themselves and their smiles. People may wonder what cosmetic dentistry actually is, the answer to this is that it is any type of dental work which is carried out in order to improve the look of your teeth and/or gums. This focuses on improving the colour, shape, size or alignment of your teeth.

Examples of cosmetic dentistry in Glasgow includes:

  • teeth whitening – an effective treatment which can lighten teeth by a few shades. This treatment can be carried out in surgery or at your home
  • veneers – this is a layer of porcelain which is placed over the surface of your own tooth/teeth to make them look better. They can improve the shape, colour or position of your teeth, they can also be used on teeth with chips, gaps or that are broken
  • crowns – a crown or cap is placed over a tooth to restore the natural tooth’s shape, size and ultimately your smile. These are ideal for weak or broken teeth, for teeth that have had root canal treatment carried out on them in order to offer protection or they can be used for aesthetic reasons like covering up discoloured fillings. There are different crowns which people can choose from, these are metal bonded crowns, metal free crowns or gold crowns
  • braces – is another treatment that people regularly ask about due to how effective they are in working. We have been trained by some of the leaders in this industry such as cfast, 6 month smiles and quick straight teeth. Braces can now be very discreet and can be either fixed or removable as well as being transparent
  • dental bridges – these are used to replace missing teeth and can be very effective

As you can see above we have mentioned some of the cosmetic dentistry treatments that we get asked about by our patients in Glasgow but we do offer many more services to our patients. You can find out about the others on our website.

The dentists that work at our dental practice are all highly skilled and competent professionals who carry out these treatments for people on a daily basis so if you would like to speak to them about cosmetic dentistry and you live in Glasgow why not make an appointment today. You can make an appointment through our website by selecting an available day and time that suits you or you can call us on 0141 445 1829.

Dentist For Children Glasgow

Many parents search for a good dentist for their child/children in Glasgow, a dentist who is good with children, who is patient and who will make them feel at ease. The dentist that we have for children in Glasgow is all of the above and has experience of working with them. Parents who take their children to a dentist can sometimes feel upset if they see their child becoming distressed while having their teeth looked at but many have reported back to us on how comfortable the experience was for their child when they visited our dentist.

We encourage parents to start visiting a dentist with their child from a young age in order to get them used to the environment so that if it came to them actually needing something done to their teeth then it wouldn’t be big issue to them. Our dentist can also offer help and advice if needed regarding your childrens oral health in Glasgow. Being part of the childsmile programme enables us to work with parents and provide them with information about teeth, teething, diet, weaning and sugars etc. We can also demonstrate tooth brushing techniques and provide your child with a toothbrush and toothpaste.

Our surgery is located in Govan which is close by bus stops and an underground so it is convenient for people to get to. The surgery itself is modern with up to date technology and every member of staff that works with us is friendly.

Once people attend our surgery in Glasgow to see our dentist for children they usually remain patients of ours and tell other people about us as they are happy with the service that they have received. So, if you would like to visit our dental surgery with your children to see a dentist then why not give us a call today to get an appointment booked or you can book online through the booking system on our website.

NHS Dental Practice Glasgow

Our NHS dental practice in Glasgow is situated in Govan and has been running for over 40 years now. Being based where we are in Govan allows patients to reach us easily as there are good transport links nearby in the form of buses and an underground.

The modern practice is fully equipped with the latest specialist technology, this enables us to provide the latest treatments available in dentistry for our patients. Dentistry can change from time to time but here at our NHS dental practice in Glasgow, we keep up to date with these changes to make sure we stay as leaders in the field. The team of staff at Govan Dental Care consists of dentists, dental nurses, receptionists, hygienists and therapists. Everyone is professional, hardworking, friendly and dedicated to helping every patient that we work with on a daily basis. We are on hand to offer help and advice when it is needed and we pride ourselves on listening to our patients and understanding what they need, we then act on this to help them with the problem that they may be having.

Our NHS dental practice in Glasgow provides all types of treatment that people may look for including:

  • fillings
  • children’s dentists
  • dental implants
  • cosmetic dentistry
  • crowns
  • bridges
  • teeth whitening
  • dental sedation

These are just some treatments that are available but for a full list you can check out our website. Although we do provide a vast array of treatments, not all of these are available on the NHS.

We want every patient who comes to our NHS dental practice in Glasgow to feel comfortable and welcomed as if you feel at ease then you may not be as worked up about work that may need to be carried out. We feel that we do as much as we can to make going to the dentist as simple a process as possible. Our patients can call up to book an appointment over the phone by calling 0141 445 1829 or they can book online through our website by simply selecting a day and time that we have available which suits them. When an appointment has been booked at our NHS dental practice we send out sms/email reminders so that people don’t forget when they are due to be here. We are also open later 2 nights per week and on a Sat morning to try to help as many people as we can as we understand the inconvenience that people may face trying to fit in dentist appointments around work.

If you would like to speak to one of the staff at our NHS dental practice in Glasgow then why not contact us today.

Dental Treatment on NHS Glasgow

Our expert dentists have gained an outstanding reputation as one of the leading dental practices in Glasgow for the NHS dental treatment that we provide for patients.

The dental treatment which is available on the NHS includes:

  • 2 free examinations per year
  • x-rays
  • amalgam fillings
  • scale and polish
  • root canal treatment
  • bridges/crowns
  • extractions
  • white fillings on front teeth

The list above is only some of the treatments, feel free to check out our website for more.

People eligible for NHS dental treament in Glasgow include:

  • people under the age of 18
  • people aged 18 who are in full time education
  • people expecting a baby or who have had a baby in the last 12 months
  • people who have a valid HC2 certificate

Our team is made up of friendly, helpful and professional dentists who always have your comfort in mind. These dentists have the necessary training and experience to ensure that you are getting the best NHS dental treatment.

Our surgery is modern and equipped with the latest technology to ensure that we provide the best service that we can to our patients whilst carrying out NHS dental treatments in Glasgow. We take on patients from different areas within a few miles of the surgery and have good transport links nearby with there being an underground and bus station close.

If you have any questions about our NHS dental treatment in Glasgow you can get in touch with our team and we will happily answer them. Or to arrange an appointment you can either do so through the booking form on our website or you can give us a call on 0141 445 1829.

Teeth Whitening Glasgow

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment amongst people in Glasgow with many self conscious about the colour of their teeth. Teeth can become discoloured over time due to eating and drinking habits and smoking, that’s why this treatment is now chosen by more people. When having your teeth whitened it’s important that you have it done by a professional like a dentist or a regulated dental professional like a hygienist, as these people are trained in carrying out the procedure and do it on a daily basis. Teeth whitening can lighten your teeth by several shades so the difference it makes is noticeable.

At Govan Dental Care we offer two options for teeth whitening; home teeth whitening or in-surgery whitening.

Home Teeth Whitening

Although this type of whitening takes place outwith the dentist surgery it is still monitored and controlled by the surgery. When you opt for this type of whitening we start by taking impressions of your teeth to make you up a customised bleaching tray which is used for the whitening gel. This type of whitening can show great results in as little as 2 weeks if the gel is applied in small amounts over that period. Of the two whitening options, this one is cheaper.

In-Surgery Whitening

This type of teeth whitening involves patients coming into our surgery in Glasgow to have the procedure carried out but produces instant results. You can either come for one long visit or 2-3 shorter ones for a great result. This whitening uses powerful gels which are applied by the dentist.

A small number of people may feel some tooth sensitivity for the duration of the treatment but this can be controlled by something given by the dentist.

Teeth whitening varies in price due to the different options that are available, feel free to contact us to find out more about teeth whitening or prices.

We have been carrying out this procedure now for many years here at Govan Dental Care so offer effective and safe treatment.

Call us today on 0141 445 1829 to make an appointment to come in and see us.

Dental Practice Glasgow

Many people search for a dental practice in Glasgow which is modern and has staff who are welcoming and friendly as these type of people help patients to feel at ease. Staff make our dental practice a place where people are comfortable to come to for check ups and to have treatments carried out.

Govan Dental Care can be found in the Southside of Glasgow and has transport links nearby making it easy to get to. We have been going now for over 40 years and in this time have built up strong relationships with our patients. Our dental practice takes on patients from all over and our new patients come to us through word of mouth and recommendations from patients who are happy with the level of service and care they receive from us.

We listen to everyone who comes to see us whether it’s for a general check up or for a specific procedure and we always give the best professional advice we can on work that needs done if any is required. People should be able to show their teeth and not feel uneasy, that’s where we come in. At our practice in Glasgow we offer many different treatments, these include:

  • fillings
  • cosmetic dentistry
  • orthodontic treatment
  • teeth whitening
  • dental sedation

The above are just some of the services, there are many more you can check on our website.

At Govan Dental Care we offer the childsmile programme, this is aimed at children from birth to 6 years old so we cater for everyone who comes to our practice including babies and young children. The childsmile programme offers parents advice and help with their childs oral health and every child will be given a toothbrush and toothpaste. This programme also gets children used to the dental environment making it easier for them if in time they do need to have something done by the dentist.

We fully understand that attending a dental practice isn’t easy for everyone in Glasgow due to every day commitments like work, that is why we are opened until 7;30pm three nights per week and we are also open on a Saturday morning until 1:00pm.

You can book an appointment with one of our dentists by giving us a call on 0141 445 1829 or you can book on our website, you just have to go and select a day and time that suits you.

White Braces Glasgow

smile very bottomWhite braces tend to create a more pleasing, less conspicuous look for patients in Glasgow, especially from a distance.

There are a number of different types of white braces out there, however, they all fall under cosmetic dentistry, this is something that we specialise in here at Govan Dental Care.

When it comes to white braces we offer the following treatments:

  • Quick Straight Teeth
  • CFast
  • Six Month Smiles

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Quick Straight Teeth

This is currently the most affordable, comfortable and effective way of straightening your teeth, giving you a perfect smile.

Quick Straight Teeth focuses only on the front 6 to 8 teeth and are suitable for mild to moderate problems. A lot of patients love this treatment as it is generally more affordable than similar options.

The invisible braces system uses only clear braces (brackets) and tooth coloured wires, this makes the clear braces almost invisible in your mouth. When it comes to time these braces are only worn for a short time in comparison to traditional braces.

CFast

CFast is a simple, minimally invasive cosmetic treatment that will correct alignment issues with your top and bottom front six teeth. This treatment uses orthodontic brackets and tooth-coloured nickel-titanium wires and works the same as using clear aligners, however, it’s more predictable and generally works more than twice as quick.

Six Month Smiles

This treatment uses the latest technology and techniques in dentistry to move your teeth quickly and safely. The difference between these type of braces is the fact that they concentrate on all of your teeth rather than just the front six. The components of this treatment are unique and focus on moving the teeth that are showing when you smile.

As the treatment suggests, it’s completed in just six months – giving you the smile that you’ve always wanted in this short time frame.

The Cost

Each treatment varies in price and we would be more than happy to discuss the cost with you here at our practice in Glasgow.

Consultation

If you have been looking for white braces and you quite like the sound of the braces that we can offer then you should make an appointment to come into our practice in Glasgow. Here you will be able to speak to one of our highly trained dentists about white braces and they’ll assess your suitability as well as tell you all of the information about each of the treatments.

For an appointment just give us a call today on 0141 445 1829 or email us at: info@govandentalcare.co.uk.

 

Invisible Braces Glasgow

Smile BottomAre you interested in invisible braces? If so you should come to our dental practice, we have a couple of different types of invisible braces to choose from.

The two different types of invisible braces that we offer is Invisalign and Fastbraces.

Invisalign – This involves moving your teeth by fitting removable, see-through aligners that have been specifically made to fit your teeth. When you replace each aligner every two weeks your teeth will begin to move which gradually moves towards the projected final position. A lot of people in Glasgow and all over the world prefer invisalign because the clear aligners mean that no-one can tell they are having treatment done.

As well as being visually appealing invisalign is also comfortable, this is because there is nothing inside your mouth that can irritate your mouth or gums. Having said this there are some people who may experience temporary minor discomfort at the beginning of each new treatment stage as they enter another aligner into their mouth.

Invisalign is removable which a lot of people like because it means that they can eat and drink without any trouble. Although invisalign can have it’s benefits there are a lot of people who don’t keep the aligners in that long which means that treatment times can be delayed so keep this in mind when you are choosing invisible braces.

Fastbraces – This involves fitting one clear wire to your teeth, treatment times can range from a couple of weeks to a couple of months which makes our Fastbraces superior to traditional metal braces.

As well as Fastbraces being superior because of the time there are a number of other factors that should be taken into account when comparing these braces to traditional metal braces.

  • Natural bite – With traditional metal braces there are often changes to natural bite whereas with the Fastbraces system your natural bite will be preserved
  • Extractions – Extractions are often needed with traditional metal braces whereas there is almost always a non-extraction with FastBraces
  • Wires – Traditional metal braces have multiple braces used whereas with Fastbraces there is just one wire used
  • Time – Traditional metal braces are generally in your mouth for about 2 years whereas treatment can be completed in just 20 weeks with our Fastbraces
  • Root movement – There is delayed root movement with old traditional metal braces whereas there is immediate root movement with Fastbraces
  • Root resorption – There is root resorption with old metal braces whereas it has been statistically proven that there is less resorption with Fastbraces
  • Pain – Loads of people report that they experience pain with metal braces whereas with Fastbraces a lot less people have reported that they experience pain
  • Retainers – Metal braces require 24/7 retainers whereas Fastbraces only require 15-20 minute/day retainers

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The price of each of these can vary depending on your individual case however, our braces specialist would be more than happy to talk to you about the prices for each based on your case.

We currently have two dental practices in Glasgow that offer both types of invisible braces, with one of our practices being based in Govan and our 1Smile clinic being based in Glasgow City Centre.

If you would like a free consultation with our braces specialist then feel free to make an appointment with us. All you have to do is give us a call.

 

 

Quick Braces Glasgow

smile very bottomIf you want quick braces then you should come to us, we offer a treatment called six month smiles which involves us using fastbraces. These type of braces work quicker and are less painful which has meant that they have become the most popular option for people in Glasgow who need/want quick braces.

Thousands of patients in Glasgow and all over the world have benefited from the technology of Fastbraces.

The benefits of these braces are:

  • They are quick, with treatment times ranging from weeks to months. The treatment times can vary depending on your individual case
  • They are a safe treatment, this system currently has a 25 year history of thousands of successful clinical treatments
  • They are affordable and are a lot cheaper than traditional braces that take longer
  • They are more visually appealing, this is because they are clear braces so you can barely notice that you will even have them in
  • Statistics prove that there is less resorption
  • Statistics prove that there is pain reduction so they are less painful than what traditional metal braces are

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At our dental practice we specialise in quick braces and have provided this treatment to patients in Glasgow for several years now. Our braces specialist has undergone all of the necessary training to be able to fit braces for our patients, making us professionals.

Before we can fit braces it is important that we assess your suitability. There are a lot of people who think that braces are the perfect solution for their teeth but when we look we find that another treatment is actually better for their case, so by taking a closer look we can make sure this treatment is right for you. Your case will also determine whether or not you need braces on just one arch or two, these requirements will als reflect the price.

To come in for a consultation all you have to do is give us a call, one of our staff members will then get you booked in to come and see our braces specialist.

 

 

Fast Braces Glasgow

teeth whitening image TOPFast braces have become increasingly popular in the last 20 years that they have been offered to people in Glasgow and various other areas. There are a number of different reasons why these type of braces have become the preferred method of straightening teeth, the main reason being the time that it takes to complete treatment.

Below is a comparison between traditional braces and fast braces.

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Traditional metal braces                                                       Fast Braces

There are often changed to natural bite                          Natural bite is preserved

Extractions are often needed                                             This system is almost always non-extraction

There are multiple wires used                                           There is just one wire

Treatment time is usually 2 years                                     Treatment time could be as quick as 20 weeks

There is delayed root movement                                       There is immediate root movement

There is root resorption                                                       There is less resorption statistically

Pain issues have been reported                                          There has been pain reduction statistically

Retainers must be used 24/7                                              There are 15-20 minute/day retainers

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Cases that can be treated with fast braces include:

  • Crowding
  • Open bite
  • High canines
  • Over bite
  • Crossbite
  • Spacing

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Here at our dental practice in Glasgow we offer fast braces as a treatment to patients of all ages. Our braces specialist is fully qualified and has years experience in fitting fast braces for patients.

Fast braces are affordable, with us having a 0% apr dental finance option available if you would rather pay up your treatment rather than paying a large sum at once. The price can also vary depending on whether you need one arch or two, our braces specialist will advise you of this during a consultation.

Before you can get started on this treatment it is important that you come in for a consultation with our braces specialist, this will allow us to take a closer look at your teeth to determine whether or not you are suitable for this treatment. If you are suitable and you are happy to go ahead then we can arrange to get started on fitting your braces.

We currently have two dental practices that we offer fast braces at, one in Govan and our 1 Smile clinic that is based in Glasgow City Centre. For more details just arrange a consultation with our braces specialist by giving us a call or by selecting an appropriate appointment from our booking form.