Several Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures
Cosmetic dentistry has gained immense popularity worldwide. The traditional dentistry dealt with diagnosing and treating oral diseases. However the cosmetic dentistry focuses entirely on improvising the appearance of a person's teeth, mouth and smile. With the advancement in the field of dentistry now you can select the dental fillings made up of porcelain or composite materials. You can choose the fillings as per the color of your teeth. Today the cosmetic dental procedures are far more durable as compared to the traditional ones. However if you want to undergo any cosmetic dental procedure then it is imperative that you opt for a highly experienced and reliable cosmetic dentist who can help you obtain desired results.
To improve the smile and also to correct the discolored, chipped teeth the dentists perform several procedures including bleaching, inlays, composite bonding, dental veneers, crowns, reshaping and contouring, etc. Some of the above mentioned cosmetic dentistry dental treatments are mentioned below :
Implants: To replace the missing teeth the dentist makes use of dental implants. It is a metal device made up of titanium.
Bleaching: This is also known by the name teeth whitening. To make your teeth look whiter you can opt for this procedure. With the help of the bleaching process the stains and discoloration from teeth is removed. Two types of teeth whitening are available namely laser tooth whitening and professional home whitening kit. Numerous people like bleaching to be performed at home because of convenience. In both the procedures a peroxide-based bleaching gel is used. For teeth whitening in the office the dentist might call you for two or more visits depending on the condition of the teeth to be whitened.
Bonding: If you have chipped, broken, discolored or
decayed teeth then itâ€™s time to repair and reset them. To correct their appearance composite bonding procedure is beneficial. If bonding performed under the guidance of a knowledgeable dentist then it can last for several years. In addition it can also prove to be beneficial in closing the spaces teeth.
Dental crowns: These are best suitable for treating the poorly shaped, decayed, broken or chipped teeth. Crowns also refer to as caps and can be made as per your tooth size. The crowns are generally made up of acrylic or porcelain. They also prove to be beneficial in covering the spaces in between the teeth.
Veneers: Dental veneers are best suitable for correcting and repairing cracks or chips. If you have gaps between the teeth then also they can be prescribed by your dentist. They are put over the front of teeth.
Contouring or tooth reshaping: It is best for correcting the crooked teeth, chipped, uneven teeth, irregular teeth. Tooth contouring is best to alter the length, shape or position of your teeth. To perform this procedure the dentist takes X-rays to evaluate the size of the pulp of each tooth.
Published on Jan 16, 2013
Published on Jan 16, 2013
Cosmetic dentistry has gained immense popularity worldwide. The traditional dentistry dealt with diagnosing and treating oral diseases. Howe...