What is Cosmetic Dentistry?


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Aug 28, 2012
Dental clinics provide dental care for the whole family, from pediatric dentistry to general dental services. If you need cosmetic dental services, crowns, tooth-colored fillings, endodontics or root canals, bridges, dental implants, partials, dentures or even a full mouth reconstruction, you can get it all. There are a few reasons why you might seek out cosmetic dental services. The reason could be purely cosmetic, or it could be to make the tooth stronger. After a root canal, for example, dental crowns are often utilized to reinforce the remaining tooth so that there’s no risk of losing it. Sometimes a tooth is damaged and needs restoration. In some cases, one or more of your teeth may need a complete makeover to help your smile look bright and uniform. Fillings fill in holes in your teeth, veneers provide cosmetic covers for the front, and inlays and outlays cover the area where you chew. Every part of a damaged tooth can be covered and protected with an expertly installed dental crown. While inlays and outlays cover the chewing surface of the tooth and fillings fill in the empty interior space of the tooth, dental crowns completely cover every visible part of the tooth – which is why they are sometimes referred to as “caps.” If you are missing a tooth or have a broken tooth marring your smile, it can be corrected with a dental implant. Dental implants are permanent and are stronger than bridges or dentures, and the procedure is simple and effective. The implant is integrated into your jaw with a small titanium screw and in several months naturally bonds with your mouth- a single and permanent solution to a lost tooth. If you’re embarrassed to smile in front of people because your teeth are misaligned, crowded, or spaced too far apart, that can be a big problem. Orthodontic services can help correct problems that affect the way your smile looks. There are several options on offer depending on your particular situation. Traditional braces can work well, but your specific problem may call for only a retainer or headgear, a facemask, expanders, or a combination of any of these. Modern orthodontics includes invisalign -the latest innovation in teeth straightening. Beyond the basics, another range of cosmetic dental services are provided: Porcelain veneers, teeth whitening, porcelain crowns, lumineer veneers and cosmetic teeth bonding. Professional tooth whitening is a proven way to get a whiter, brighter smile. It is offered as either an in-office or at-home procedure. Composite cosmetic dental bonding is a quick and affordable way to correct a variety of dental flaws such as: cracks, discoloration, gaps, low bite pressure, and tooth decay. If you are in need of cosmetic dental services, the field of dentistry has responded by expanding their range of custom dental care services to suit your needs. There have been incredible advancements in research in dentistry and use the most up-to-date methods and technology to help the patients achieve their desired smiles. Thomas Rawson is the author of this article on Windermere Dental Group. Find more information, about Services here