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How Cosmetic Dentistry Improves Your Smile
Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile in a number of different ways. If there are any elements of your smile that you wish you could change, cosmetic dentistry likely offers a solution. Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile with procedures that whiten and brighten your teeth, repair damage, reshape teeth and fill gaps, and replace dark fillings.
Whiten and brighten your teeth
Whiter and brighter teeth are possible with the help of cosmetic dentistry. Surface stains can build up on our teeth from the foods and drinks we consume each day. Brushing can help remove some of those stains but, over time, most people notice their teeth starting to look dull and discolored. If your teeth are not as white as you would like, consider talking to your doctor about professional teeth whitening. At Aristo Dental, we can fit you for a tray teeth-whitening system. You will have impressions taken of your teeth and get a customized tray manufactured. Once you have the customized tray, you can start the process of whitening your teeth. You will receive whitening solution to put into the tray and wear it on a schedule outlined by your dentist. If you have stains that go below the surface of your teeth then you will need to look at other options for getting a whiter smile. Porcelain veneers and crowns are both options that can cover deep discoloration and give you the whiter and brighter smile you want.
Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile if you have damage to your teeth. Damage such as cracks, chips, and decay can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry offers a number of solutions if your teeth need repair. Porcelain crowns, veneers, and composite fillings are all cosmetic procedures that can repair damage and restore the look of your smile.
Reshape and fill gaps
If you do not like the shape of your teeth or have gaps, you can improve the look of your smile with the help of cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain veneers and crowns can be used to reshape teeth and fill in gaps. You will work closely with your dentist to design a smile that you love.
Replace dark fillings
Dark amalgam fillings were common in the past. Many adults still have dark fillings from childhood. If you do not like the way these fillings make your teeth look then consider replacing them. Composite fillings are made with a tooth-colored material and can be used in place of amalgam fillings.
Cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile by providing options that remove stains, hide discoloration, repair damage, reshape your teeth, and replace dark fillings. And, several of the cosmetic procedures outlined above are minimally invasive and can provide dramatic results quickly. You do not have to continue living with a smile that you do not love because there are cosmetic procedures that can address a wide range of problems. Schedule an appointment with a cosmetic dentist to discuss the options that are best for your unique situation.