The Cosmetic Dentistry Center offers patients the very best cosmetic dental treatments to improve your smile. Cosmetic dentistry covers a wide range of restorative and cosmetic dental treatments. Some have a purely cosmetic effect on your teeth, while others may provide some benefits to your oral health. We’ve listed the most popular cosmetic dental treatments below, along with a brief description of how they work, and how they might improve your smile.
Professional tooth whitening can gently lift and bleach stains on your teeth, bleaching away years of indulging in coffee and red wine. Many people experience sensitivity after tooth whitening, which is why our dental office uses a gentle laser teeth whitening system that produces far less tooth sensitivity after whitening. This system allows patients to safely whiten their teeth at The Cosmetic Dentistry Center, achieving a smile that looks naturally healthy and white. Teeth bleaching are a purely cosmetic dental treatment.
Our in-house dental laboratory can construct beautifully lifelike crowns that are custom designed to fit in with your smile, and in shades that match your existing teeth. The most modern crowns are entirely metal free, and can have a natural liveliness and translucency that closely mimics natural teeth.
Dental bridges consist of tooth crowns that are attached to replacement teeth, and they are made to ‘bridge the gap’ left by missing teeth. Bridges are an affordable method of tooth replacement, and even quite large bridges can be made entirely from porcelain. The crowns can be cemented onto existing teeth, or they can be held in place with dental implants.
Tooth veneers consist of very thin pieces of porcelain that are shaped to fit over the front surfaces of your teeth. This conservative treatment usually requires a minimal amount of tooth enamel to be removed, although this isn’t always necessary. You may wish to veneer front teeth that are out of alignment, to hide teeth that are too small or oddly shaped, or to try to close or minimize gaps in between teeth. Dental veneers can also be used to build up areas of teeth that may have become worn or chipped, or to mend small cracks and fractures in teeth.
Tooth colored filings can be made from composite resin, or they can be constructed from porcelain. You may need to have a porcelain filling if you have a larger area of decay. Inlays and onlays tend to be constructed from porcelain as it is more hard-wearing.
Orthodontics can help to correct cases of malocclusion and teeth that protrude or which are rotated. This is a treatment that can be beneficial for oral health, as straighter teeth are much easier to clean, and this could reduce your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. The Cosmetic Dentistry Center has its own orthodontist, so you can be sure of getting the best advice and treatment.
Do you show too much gum when smiling? If so you may have what is known as a “gummy smile.” This is something that can easily be corrected through having the excess gum tissue removed during a small surgical procedure. Some people will only need gum tissue removed from one or two teeth, while others may benefit from having most of their front teeth treated. Removing the gum tissue will help teeth to appear longer, and afterwards some people may find their gums are easier to keep clean.
Others may have the reverse problem, and may show too much tooth when smiling. This can be down to genetics or gum tissue can be lost through gum disease. Gum tissue can be replaced through having gum grafts.Leave a reply →