There Is No "One Key" To Great Dental Health

Effective Cosmetic Dental Treatment Options

Problems with your smile can impact your overall appearance, and it may also contribute to self-esteem problems. Utilizing cosmetic dental procedures can be one solution that will allow for many of the more common cosmetic issues that a person is experiencing to be effectively corrected.

The Addition Of Veneers Can Involve Permanent Changes To Your Teeth

Individuals may be drawn to the idea of using veneers to close gaps, restore the color of their teeth, and address many other issues that may be having major cosmetic impacts. While veneers are an effective way of alleviating these problems, they will require some permanent changes to be made to the teeth. More specifically, it is common for a patient to need to have some of the enamel on the exterior of their teeth removed. This removal will make room for the veneers to be placed without impacting the patient's comfort or bite. 

Dental Whitening Procedures Can Be Both Safe And Effective

Staining is one of the most common cosmetic dental issues that can arise in a person. Unfortunately, this is a problem that many individuals will develop as they age. This is due to the fact that there are many pigments in modern foods that can cause major discoloration over the years. Dental whitening is one of the best options for correcting these issues. However, people may not want to utilize these treatments due to the belief that they will damage the surface of their teeth. In reality, dental whitening can be done in a way that will remove the pigments that are causing the stains without weakening the enamel. As a result, a person can have their dental stains safely corrected so that their smile will be restored without sacrificing the structural integrity of their teeth.

It Is Possible To Adjust The Shape Of A Tooth 

Developmental problems and accidental damage can be issues that will potentially alter the shape of a tooth. Once this has occurred, the patient may be able to use dental bonding, crowns, and other corrective measures to restore their tooth to a natural shape. In many cases, these procedures may even correct some functional issues that the misshapen tooth could be causing. This may include difficulties with pronouncing certain words and a harder time chewing or brushing their teeth. Fortunately, the types of corrective measures that are used in these instances will be fairly affordable given that they will provide results for a decade or longer before additional work may be needed on them.

Reach out to a cosmetic dentist to find out more.