As the years pass, people often find that they need some cosmetic dental procedures to enhance the aesthetics of their smile. This may be due to age, trauma, medications or any number of things that affect their oral health. Whatever the cause, visiting a cosmetic dentist is a fantastic way to polish up a beautiful smile and boost self-confidence. Cosmetic dentistry offers a number of options to correct imperfections and restore a gorgeous smile.
Teeth whitening is a great way to brighten up dull, lackluster teeth for a more attractive smile. Professional whitening at the dentist offers powerful long-term results that can’t be achieved with over the counter products. Store bought products don’t utilize the prescription strength whiteners used by dentists. Furthermore, the active ingredients in these products begins to break down as they sit on the shelves waiting to be purchased. If you want beautiful, dramatically whiter teeth, visit your cosmetic dentist.
Porcelain veneers are another simple way to transform teeth that may have suffered some wear and tear due to age or trauma. They are wafer-thin porcelain shells which are carefully shaped and bonded to the front of teeth. They can cover small chips, cracks and spacing issues to beautify your smile. Porcelain veneers can also be used to correct uneven teeth and stubborn stains which may not have been removed with professional whitening treatments.
Dental Bonding and Composite Fillings
These terms are often used interchangeably, however, the application process is different. In any case, the dentist is using a tooth colored resin to restore teeth. The resin is colored to closely match neighboring teeth, so it is a fantastic option for corrective procedures in the smile area. It may be used to fill decayed areas of teeth, bond cracks, or even change the shape of teeth which may have been chipped or require other corrective measures.
If you have recently looked in the mirror and decided you’d like to spruce up your smile, schedule an appointment with our office today. We offer many corrective options to enhance and beautify your smile and we are always happy to offer a consultation.