October 26, 2017

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Gilbert Cosmetic Dentistry Will Make You Smile Again

Traditional dentistry focuses on oral hygiene where dentists offer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of oral disease. On the other hand, cosmetic dentistry focuses on the appearance of your mouth, smile, and teeth.

Cosmetic treatments have advantages. Dental fillings are a common procedure that is performed to treat decayed teeth. Initially, dental fillings were of gold, silver, amalgam or other similar materials that left spots on the teeth.

Changes in Cosmetic Dentistry Trends

Depending on the situation, dentists are also making use of new techniques to save the natural tooth structure.

Lasers in dentistry give dental professionals the ability to use technologies for a variety of treatments. This has made it easier for dentists to perform procedures like smile makeovers with speed and comfort. This also results in faster recovery times.

Cosmetic Treatment Options

  • Inlays/Onlays

If a tooth is decayed or has suffered any structural damage, then inlays and onlays can be used as an alternative to dental fillings providing a pleasing look to your smile. These inlays and onlays are manufactured using composite material and porcelain.

  • Composite Bonding

Composite bonding if for people with discolored, broken, decayed or chipped teeth.  The result is a tooth restoration that blends in perfectly.

  • Teeth Whitening 

Dr. Hanna performs teeth whitening treatments. She bleaches the teeth to improve and enhance your smile.

  • Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are porcelain and composite pieces that are bonded to the tooth’s surface. This helps in repairing the cracks and chips that result in tooth discoloration.

  • Dental Implants

Implants help in compensating for a tooth loss. It not only helps in enhancing your smile but also gives you a younger look.

  • Smile Makeovers

Through a smile makeover, a dentist enhances your smile which ultimately improves your appearance.

In order to achieve the desired look, dentists often perform multiple cosmetic dentistry procedures.

  • Full Mouth Reconstruction

This treatment solves functional problems such as issues with muscles, bite, bone structure or teeth.

Making the Right Choice

It is important to choose your cosmetic dentist wisely as dentistry has changed.

It is wise to opt for your family dentist for cosmetic dentistry related procedures. Your dentist will have a better idea about your overall oral hygiene along with the status of your mouth.

If you are looking for a qualified cosmetic dentist in your area, ask your neighbors, colleagues, and friends for recommendations.

It is important for patients to do their research before choosing a dentist for dental work. Choosing a dentist that is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry will ensure a quality dentist.