3 Types of Cosmetic Dentistry You Didn’t Know about

3 Types of Cosmetic Dentistry You Didn’t Know about

A healthy smile is one of the most beautiful features of a person. It symbolizes happiness, laughter, connection and love. At College Station Dentist, we come across many patients who prefer hiding their smiles because of loss of self-confidence due to their poor looking teeth. We believe that beauty of a smile comes from the

A healthy smile is one of the most beautiful features of a person. It symbolizes happiness, laughter, connection and love. At College Station Dentist, we come across many patients who prefer hiding their smiles because of loss of self-confidence due to their poor looking teeth. We believe that beauty of a smile comes from the inside, but when you go for cosmetic dentistry services, it can have a significant impact on overall self-image of a person. This article will enlighten you everything about cosmetic dentistry you need to know.

Who needs it?

Many people are eligible candidates for it. While root canals and fillings are primary concerns, people feel reluctant to undergo one because of the pain. But, it is important to consider how important your self-confidence is for you when it comes to smiling. People undergo cosmetic dentistry for number of reasons. Some of them are:

  1. Stained teeth
  2. Discolored teeth
  3. Chipped teeth
  4. Broken teeth
  5. Misaligned teeth
  6. Misshapen teeth
  7. Gaps between your teeth

Types of Cosmetic Dentistry

  1. Teeth whitening

There is a reason to why they are termed as pearly whites. This is why people avoid drinking red wine or coffee through a straw. Luckily, teeth whitening is an easy treatment that has a significant effect on the overall health of a smile. It is an ideal solution for those who just had their braces removed.

  1. Dental veneers

These are thin shells of porcelain or resin that covers up the front of your teeth. It is an advanced process than whitening. Your dentist will eliminate half an mm of enamel from your tooth surface and bond the shells on the front side of your teeth to have the color, shape or length of your desire.

  1. Dental implants

Dental implants are designed in such a way that it mimics the natural teeth and act as replacements to the tooth roots that are installed in the bone socket of missing teeth. It begins with a CT scan of the jawbone to make sure that the process is going on smoothly. After this has been accomplished, an artificial tooth root is created with a tiny titanium screw that is installed into the jawbone. Once the root is secured into the bone, the dental crown is secured with the help of a dental post to restore the natural look of teeth.

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