Monday, February 3, 2014

Want a Perfect Smile? Talk to a Cosmetic Dentist

Up until the previous decades, dentistry was concerned with nothing more but the preservation or improvement of a person’s oral health. Nowadays, dentistry has gained an appreciation for the aesthetic side of things as teeth today are generally seen as symbols of beauty and status. When a person’s teeth aren’t that great, cosmetic dentistry can certainly make them better using a variety of means. 

Teeth whitening or bleaching, as the name suggests, aims to make a person’s teeth whiter and shinier. The techniques used in this procedure may vary from one dentist to another, and not everyone’s teeth can be bleached, so it’s important to talk to your general dentist first about having the procedure. Veneers, on the other hand, can be seen as a teeth whitening alternative. These pieces of ceramic or resin are designed to cover tooth blemishes like chips, cracks, or discolorations, and they can be customized to suit virtually all kinds of teeth. 

People with missing teeth can restore their smiles by having dental implants applied to them. The procedures to get them are generally long and labor-intensive, but they result in artificial teeth that mimic the shape, feel, and aesthetics of real teeth. Dental implants can be used as an anchor to an artificial tooth or teeth.


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