For all who simply want to be more attractive.Make a brilliant smile your trademark. Componeer can help you correct natural imperfections easily and economically. You’re unhappy smiling because of a gap in your teeth? Or crooked teeth make you feel self-conscious? You can leave this behind you and look forward to new pleasure in life with your attractive appearance.
What is a componeer ?Componeer is specially manufactured, very thin shells that can be fixed to the front of the front teeth to conceal aesthetic imperfections.
Componeer can be compared with artificial fingernails, but there is one very big difference: Componeer restorations ensure an attractive appearance for many years.
You'll adore the new Componeer
- Attractive teeth and a new smile after only one visit
- Very little removal of healthy tooth structure
- Individual, customised shaping of the front teeth
- High quality permanent veneering material
- Shine can be refreshed by polishing at any time
- An economically attractive solution
Componeer is the high quality solution for
- Unattractive front tooth malpositioning (e.g. twisted teeth)
- Large gaps between the front teeth (diastema)
- Front teeth with minor caries defects
- Severe tooth discolouration
- A wide range of anatomical malformations
- Broken tooth edges
- Conspicuous old fillings
A new smile achieved easilyWith Componeer your dentist can make your smile more beautiful in only one session. Fast, with little effect on tooth structure. Three easy steps:
Step 1The dentist checks the condition of your front teeth, recommends the right Componeer shade and selects the correct Componeer shape with the template.
Step 2Then your teeth are prepared for veneering with Componeer. Your teeth will require very little preparation, because the tooth enamel shells are so incredibly thin. In general, very little tooth structure is lost.
Step 3Your dentist will place the Componeer in the desired position, using the same material from which the enamel shells were made, and will complete the final shaping of the tooth for you.
At this point you can discuss adjustments to the shape and length you want and changes can be made on the spot. As the material cures the customised Componeer becomes securely fixed in position. The final step is to polish the tooth to match the others. Done.
Componeer gives you attractive teeth, an economical and convincing solution. The smile to simply take away.
Frequently asked questions:When would I need a componeer?
Componeers can improve the colour, shape and position of teeth. A precise shade of porcelain can be chosen to give the right colour to improve a single discoloured or stained tooth or to lighten front teeth (usually the upper ones) generally. A componeer can make a chipped tooth look intact again. The porcelain covers the whole of the front of the tooth with a thicker section replacing the broken part. Componeers can also be used to close small gaps, when orthodontics (braces) are not suitable. If one tooth is slightly out of position, a componeer can sometimes be fitted to bring it into line with the others.
What about alternatives?
A natural-coloured filling material can be used for minor repairs to front teeth. This is excellent where the tooth supports the filling, but may not work so well for broken tooth corners. There will always be a join between the tooth and the filling material.
Crowns are used for teeth that need to be strengthened - either because they have broken, have been weakened by a very large filling, or have had root canal treatment.
How long will a componeer last?
Componeer should last for many years, but they can chip or break, just as your own teeth can. Your dentist will tell you how long each individual componeer should last. Small chips can be repaired, or a new componeer fitted if necessary.
How are teeth prepared for a componeer?
Some of the shiny outer enamel surface of the tooth may be removed, to make sure that the componeer can be bonded permanently in the place later. The amount of enamel removed is tiny and will be the same as the thickness of the componeer to be fitted, so that the tooth stays the same size. A local anaesthetic (injection) may be used to make sure that there is no discomfort, but often this is not necessary.
Once the tooth has been prepared, the dentist will take an 'impression'. This will be given to the dental technician, along with any other information needed to make the componeer. The colour of the surrounding teeth is matched on a shade guide to make sure that the componeer will look entirely natural.
How long will it take?
A componeer takes at least two visits; the first to prepare the tooth and to match the shade, and the second to fit it. Before bonding it in place, your dentist will show you the componeer on your tooth to make sure you are happy with it. Bonding a componeer in place is done with a special adhesive, which holds it firmly on the tooth.
Will I need a temporary componeer between visits?
Because the preparation of the tooth is so slight you will probably not need a temporary componeer. The tooth will look very much the same after preparation, but will feel slightly less smooth.
What happens after the componeer is fitted?
Only minor adjustments can be made to the componeer after it is fitted. It is usually best to wait a little while getting used to it before any changes are made. Your dentist will probably want to check and polish it a week or so after it is fitted, to make sure that you are happy with it.