Improve Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
2/17/2015

Such cosmetic dentistry aims to create positive changes to an individual’s teeth to significantly improve your smile. Many individuals think that a cosmetic dentist is only capable of whitening their teeth or veneers, but such dentists can also provide much more services.

Overall Appearance Improvement

Such experienced and skilled cosmetic dentist helps in improving overall appearance, a person’s smile, and even confidence and self-esteem. Cosmetic dentistry today has evolved and already addresses also functional and esthetic concerns of patients, which basically aims to improve your smile. It is quite surprising to know how much benefits cosmetic dentistry offers.

Desired and Elective Procedures

Traditional dentistry does focus on prevention and oral hygiene, diagnosing and oral disease treatment, cosmetic dentistry does focus on appearance improvement of a patient's mouth, teeth, and smile. This means that traditional dentistry deals with restorative, general, and family dental problems that often require immediate and necessary treatment, while cosmetic dentistry offer desired or elective treatments and services that generally improve your smile.

Technological Advancements

The fast paced technological advancements in the said dentistry field produced natural-looking dental materials that make dental treatments not only durable but also look amazing. Today’s dentists are using conservative cosmetic techniques with the aim of preserving as much of the natural tooth’s structure as possible.

Available Treatments:

1. Inlays or Onlays - Known also as indirect fillings, such treatments use composite materials made from porcelain that last long that also provide cosmetic improvement while "filling" a tooth affected with structural damage or tooth decay.

2. Teeth Whitening – Such treatments is the most common procedure today. Teeth that are stained food and drink intake, poor oral hygiene, and of course from smoking can take advantage of the bleaching effects of such procedures in enhancing any smile.

3. Composite Bonding – When a tooth is broken, chipped, decayed, or discolored it can be repaired to have a better appearance with composite bonding. Using a composite material that looks like dentin and enamel is applied to the surface or cavity of a tooth then sculpted into the right shape.

Prevention and Solutions

Similar to Traditional dentistry, such cosmetic dentistry is becoming a common practice today. Though bear in mind that such treatments are solutions for extreme conditions. If you want to improve your smile, remember that prevention added with good oral hygiene is very important.

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