Casually speaking, the practice of cosmetic dentistry uses specifically trained dentists to make cosmetic alterations to your teeth more for the sake of their appearance than their health. Of course this could be seen as an unnecessary vanity, but a perfect smile will boost your confidence levels in ways you never before felt possible and thanks to the relatively painless, simple procedures involved, even the most timid clients should be able to achieve the smile they have always wanted. There are many dental experts online, but here are a few considerations to keep in mind.
Below we will go into detail on three of the most typical treatments in cosmetic dentistry, namely ‘tooth whitening’, ‘dental veneers’ and ‘dental implants’. These are procedures that can have an astounding positive effect on your social life and general confidence levels. All treatments can be complimented by an overall ‘smile makeover’ which will consist of a variety of extra more specific treatments and techniques such as wisdom tooth removal and bone grafting, which will help you achieve the smile of your dreams. For more information on these techniques please consult your local dentist.
Tooth whitening is the most popular process in cosmetic dentistry helping to also remove potential decades of stains caused by tea, coffee, song drinks and alcohol. The dentist will make a custom-made tray, which will fit over your teeth like a very thin mouth guard. This tray will need to be supplemented by a 14-day regimen of whitening gel, which will subtly whiten your teeth over a fortnight. Then you will return to the dentist who will provide a one hour long ‘power whitening’ spray session that will finish off your procedure and leave you with a perfect smile.
This is a far more simplistic procedure than tooth whitening, as the dental veneers are so thin (a layer of porcelain about the width of a contact lens) that they can be applied without any drilling, grinding or injections. Your first visit to the cosmetic dentistry clinic will involve having an impression of your teeth made, these impression will then be sent to specialists who can craft veneers designed specifically to fit your teeth. These veneers will be bonded to your natural teeth on your second visit and can last up to 20 years!
There is nothing more unattractive than yellow teeth, a problem, which is especially evident in long-term smokers and excessive drinkers of tea, coffee, soft drink and alcoholic beverages. As well as making you look substantially younger, tooth whitening will enhance your smile ten-fold, resulting in a renewed confidence you would have thought money couldn’t buy. Tooth Whitening is the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedure due to its low cost and easy application.
If you would like more information on cosmetic dentistry, visit Cape Dental – online experts for cosmetic dentistry and dental restoration.