If you are unhappy with your smile, you may want to consider Cosmetic Dentistry. Years of drinking tea or coffee, smoking, and not enough dental maintenance can play havoc with your smile. If it has reached the point where you are no longer able to smile at yourself in the mirror it is time to do something about those teeth.
Cosmetic dentistry is anything that improves the look of a person’s teeth or bite but is not deemed essential. It is not usually covered by insurance plans and it can be costly. But investing in your smile is definitely worth it. A smile is the simplest way of communicating with someone and if you are too uncomfortable to show your smile than you are missing out on an essential form of communication.
Cosmetic dentistry can whiten your smile, fix cracked or worn teeth, fill in small gaps between your teeth, straighten your teeth, and fix an overbite and many other things that will improve the appearance of your smile.
What Procedures Are Considered Cosmetic Dentistry?
Teeth Whitening is a protective gel is applied to your gums and then bleach is applied to your teeth. Results can be seen immediately but if you have different colored teeth this is not always the best way to go.
Bonding is a solution is applied to the patient’s teeth and then baked on. This can be used to improve the color of your teeth, fix any small cracks, fix decayed teeth, fill in small gaps between teeth, make teeth more uniform in appearance and it can even be used to protect a tooth’s root.
Porcelain Veneers are a porcelain crown that covers your existing teeth
Cosmetic Orthodontics are clear braces that are made out of plastic, removable and fit comfortably in your mouth because they are custom made for your teeth. Straightening your teeth no longer involves an embarrassing mouth of metal that is painful.
A laser is used to make dental repairs. It is a safe effective treatment that allows that is safer and more effective than many other dental procedures.