A Variety Of Dental Treatments Explained
Dentists are offering more and more treatments these days, due to developments in dental treatments and techniques, your dentist is no longer just a Doctor for your mouth, but also a cosmetic consultant who can improve the look of your mouth.
These cosmetic improvements are becoming ever more popular amongst the people of Britain today. The benefits of successful cosmetic dentistry offer more than you might think after all a beautiful smile not only transforms your overall appearance but also your confidence and self-esteem.
Over time your teeth can become discoloured, chipped and missing due to everyday stresses you put your mouth through, poor oral hygiene can lead to tooth decay, eating unhealthy and surgery foods can cause the build-up of tartar on your teeth, smoking and drinking high pigmented drinks like coffee and red wine can cause your teeth to become stained and discoloured, these are a few things your cosmetic dentist can alter using various methods, or maybe your teeth are crooked, miss-aligned or you have unwanted gaps between your teeth, your cosmetic dentist can also improve this.
Improvements to your mouth can include many procedures from subtle changes like teeth whitening and tooth implants to major repairs such as a full smile makeover. Although the main role of your dentist is still the wellbeing of your overall oral health, you should ask them about what they can do to improve the appearance of your mouth too.
Let’s take a look at some of these improvements your dentist can do for you:
Teeth whitening, uses hydrogen peroxide to return your teeth to their natural white colour.
Veneers are thin porcelain facings which are bonded to the surface of your teeth covering up unwanted chips and cracks.
Dental implants, are small screws that are screwed into the jawbone replacing the tooth’s root, a new tooth can then be fitted to the dental implant.
Composite bonding, a tooth coloured composite (natural-looking materials) used to fill cavities, repair chipped teeth and can also close the gaps between teeth.
Smile makeover, uses one or more procedures such as the one’s above to improve the overall appearance of your mouth and smile.