Cosmetic dentistry covers a long list of advanced techniques that will make your smile beautiful and attractive. These include teeth whitening, tooth bonding, veneers, porcelain crowns, and dental implants. We will offer different choices that will be right for you.
A crown restores a tooth to its original size and shape. Porcelain crowns are the most popular and durable. They are made to match the shape, size, and color of the natural teeth, giving you a wonderful smile.
There are six major reasons for obtaining crowns:
- Broken Teeth
- Cosmetic Improvements
- Decayed Teeth
- Root Canal
- Large Fillings
Veneers are thin, custom-made casings that cover the front of the teeth. They are used to make uneven, crooked, worn, discolored or chipped teeth beautiful again into “extreme smile makeovers or smile lifts.” Many times, veneers restore a damaged tooth from more harm.
They can be made from porcelain or resin composite materials.Veneers are sometimes called “porcelain laminates.” A set of veneers can be perfectly done in 2-3 visits.
The reasons for veneers are as follows:
- Crooked Teeth
- Discolored or Stained Teeth
- Teeth Too Small or Too Large
- Unwanted Spaces
- Worn or Chipped Teeth
Teeth are lightly buffed and shaped, due to the thickness of the veneer. A mold is taken and a color is chosen. The teeth are cleansed with a material that becomes a durable bond. The tooth and veneer are then cemented together. A special light is used to harden the veneer and make it permanent.
White, bright teeth are needed for that picture perfect smile! Whitening is a non-invasive dental treatment used to change the color of tooth enamel. It is an affordable way to whiten and enhance the beauty of a smile. It is not permanent, but can be done periodically.
The reasons for teeth whitening are:
- Normal wear and tear of enamel
- Stained teeth, due to medicines
- Stained teeth due to smoking, coffee, tea, or wine.
In order to make clear, plastic trays, molds are taken of your teeth. The trays are worn with a whitening agent one hour a day, for three or more days depending on the level of whitening you wish.