Stay Young with Cosmetic Dentistry

As you grow older, your physical features change together with your age. It is not amusing to see how your features have changed over time, but you can do something about it. Aside from using skin care, makeup, and other similar products, cosmetic dentistry is becoming well-known than ever.

 

What is cosmetic dentistry

 

As you may know, traditional dentistry focuses more on the oral health of a person. Aside from traditional dentistry, there is cosmetic dentistry. Cosmetic dentistry focuses on the appearance of the teeth, gums, and even your smile. There is a wide range of procedures to choose from in cosmetic dentistry such teeth whitening, shaping, and closing gaps between teeth.

 

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

 

Teeth Whitening

 

Teeth whitening whitens the stained teeth. This can be done by your local dentist or different teeth whitening products can be bought over the counter.

 

Veneers

 

Veneers are thin porcelain materials that are being attached in front of the teeth to conceal the stains and discoloration.

 

Bonding

 

Bonding will eliminate gaps in between teeth and fix chipped or broken teeth by putting a tooth-colored material to the surface.

 

Crown lengthening

 

This can improve a smile with more visible gum than the teeth or a gummy smile. This procedure involves cutting down some parts of the gums to expose more of the teeth to make it look longer.

 

Reshaping

 

This procedure is done by altering the shape of one’s tooth or teeth. It can either be lengthened through the use of tooth-colored materials or shortened with the use of appropriate tools. Teeth reshaping is usually done together with bonding.

 

Smile Makeovers

 

There are various procedures to be done in order to achieve the desired smile of the patient. You can decide how you would want your smile to appear like or with the help and advice of your dentist.

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