The Potential Side Effects of Dental Veneers Discussed by Australian Business Weekly

Australian Business Weekly, a national publication that highlights promising and growing businesses in Australia, has published a blog post discussing potential problems that might follow flawed veneer placement.

Veneers are a popular type of cosmetic dentistry procedure sought after for restoring smiles in patients who have misaligned, discolored, crooked, or chipped teeth. The procedure gives them the confidence they need to look their best and succeed, both in their personal and professional lives. However, since the cost of getting dental veneers created and fitted can be high, some patients look for other avenues of inexpensive dental work.

This has led to the creation of a trend, a form of medical tourism that has negatively impacted the dental health of many. Named TurkeyTeeth, the trending hashtag began with popular British celebrities and influencers flying to Turkey to have veneers placed for a fraction of what it costs in the UK. A survey by the BBC found that 6 out of 10 dentists said they had recently treated patients who faced complications after visiting Turkey for dental work. The problems experienced by patients include nerve damage, debilitating pain, gum abscess, pulpitis, dead stumps, and more.

The spokesperson for Australian Business Weekly warns readers against opting for cheap cosmetic dental surgery options by saying, “You can’t quantify your health in dollars. Though it might be tempting to get on a plane and get your teeth done at a price that seems too good to be true, it often ends up being just that. There are many things you should know before getting veneers. With a lower price tag, come all the associated risks that you don’t want to take with your dental health. What we have seen with the TurkeyTeeth phenomenon are poor cosmetic dentistry practices such as excessive tooth filing and aggressive reduction that harm your pearly whites in the long run. Our advice is to reconsider the trip abroad and save up a little more for dental surgery, right here in Australia. You can browse our website to find a reliable and trustworthy cosmetic dental surgeon, with great reviews, near you.”

The blog post from Australian Business Directory shares some of the common side effects associated with veneers. First, veneers that are not placed correctly or have misaligned margins are susceptible to chipping, cracking, rough edges, and overhangs. Next, as veneers need some time to bond with the surrounding gum tissues, it may lead to inflammation. Finally, damage to the tooth enamel during the placement of veneers may never heal. Eventually, if the damage is not fixed, the pulp tissue might also get affected.

Residents in Ballarat Central looking for a skilled cosmetic dental surgeon are recommended to check out the services offered by Dr. Karishma Wijeyesinghe, the founder of Smile Creative. After graduating with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne, Dr. Karishma worked in Ballarat for over 11 years at her own practice. Later, she worked under the mentorship of industry-leading dentists at both small and large practices in the area. She has also undertaken further clinical training with Dr. Pascal Magne, a world-renowned dental educator focused on minimally invasive restorative dental treatments.

Smile Creative offers patients the Smile Test Drive, a unique experience that lets them visualize how their new dental restorations will look on top of their existing teeth. Smile Creative’s cosmetic dentistry services include dental veneers and crowns, teeth whitening, Invisalign Clear Aligners, tooth-colored filling, dental implants, and more. The clinic also offers general dentistry services such as check-ups and cleaning, wisdom teeth removal, root canal treatments, tooth extractions, and more. Ballarat residents have responded positively to the clinic’s cosmetic dentistry services as it has a perfect overall 5-star rating on its Google Business Profile.

Patients looking for the best cosmetic dentistry services in Ballarat can get in touch with Smile Creative at (03) 4320-0777 or write to it at for inquiries. For news, analysis, and opinion on the latest developments in business, finance, and economics, readers can check out Australian Business Weekly.