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Cosmetic Dentistry Tooth Care and Whitening Teeth

  • Synopsis: Published: 2009-03-17 (Revised/Updated 2015-01-13) - Bleaching or whitening teeth is very common in cosmetic dental care today and only your dentist can give your teeth the true white look - Disabled World (

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Quote: "Bridging is very commonly used in modern dentistry to replace one or more missing teeth."

Whitening, or bleaching, the teeth, is very common in cosmetic dental care, today. Though a plenty of whitening options are available, which can be purchased over the shelves, dentist-supervised treatments remain the best-recommended procedure for lightening of discolored teeth.

If you were born with unattractive teeth, if they are suffering the affects of aging, or if stress and bad dental care has finally caught up with you, a cosmetic dentist can help turn back the clock with a variety of dental procedures.

There are a variety of procedures that can help your smile look more youthful.

Having your teeth and gums cleaned is the obvious first step, because if your teeth and gums aren't healthy they won't ever look good. Starting out with clean teeth and gums and then moving on will be a step in the right direction and will also give you the green light to move on to more obvious cosmetic dentistry.

If your teeth are just stained and looking dull, your cosmetic dentist will likely just recommend tooth whitening such as Zoom or at home whitening procedures. Tooth whitening can really change the whole look of your smile, even though it's minimally invasive and doesn't take much time at all. Brightening your teeth with a couple whitening treatments will have you looking and feeling good, so you can smile that big beautiful smile without feeling too self-conscious!

A cosmetic dentist may suggest using braces to straight teeth, align teeth, or correct rotating teeth.

Many people avoid smiling because their teeth are just not as straight as they like, but it's really a simple fix. With just a little bit of time and effort your cosmetic dentist can make your whole mouth look straight and ready to smile. If you couple the straightening with whitening you'll really look great.

Veneers are another common procedure used to change the look of the teeth altogether.

Veneers are a bit more invasive, but some really great things can come from them. People who have severely chipped or decaying teeth often benefit from the placement of veneers. When you have beautiful teeth to show off, you're likely to smile, and porcelain veneers can give beautiful teeth back to people in just a little time.

The ultra-thin, custom-made laminates, known as Veneers, are bonded directly to the teeth. They are used as an option for filling the gaps or camouflaging the discolored teeth that cannot be disguised by the normal whitening procedures.

Bonding chipped teeth can make a huge difference for people who have been living with chipped teeth and would just like their teeth to look better.

Bonding takes very little time and it's usually a very comfortable procedure for the patient. With just a bit of bonding work, a patient's mouth can be completely new looking! No need to hold back from smiling now!

Tooth reshaping, which is also known by the name of Contouring is one of few instant treatments now available in cosmetic dentistry.

Dental reshaping is normally done to rectify crooked teeth, cracked teeth, chipped teeth, and the overlapping teeth in one or more session. The contouring procedure is sometimes carried on as a substitute for braces in some cases. This procedure sometimes includes only subtle changes. When performed by a professional dentist, a few millimeters of reduction and a few millimeters of tooth-colored laminate can create a beautiful smile, with no pain or discomfort. Dental contouring or tooth reshaping is commonly used to alter the shape, length or position of your teeth.

Pontics or Dental Bridges are false teeth, which are fused between two porcelain crowns to fill up the gap created by a missing tooth.

The two crowns hold it in place that is attached onto your teeth on each side of the false tooth. This is known as a fixed bridge. Bridging is very commonly used in modern dentistry to replace one or more missing teeth. Fixed bridges cannot be removed from the mouth as is done with removable partial dentures.

In areas of the mouth that are under less stress, such as the front teeth, a cantilever bridge is commonly used Bridges also reduce your risk of getting gum infections and improve one's clarity of speech. Bridges require lot of devotion for maintenance, but even an awareness of serious oral hygiene cannot make a bridge last for more than ten years.

Gum Lift is another of popular cosmetic dental procedure that rectifies and sculpts the gum line.

The procedure includes reshaping the tissue and underlying bones to create the image of a more symmetrical teeth and a dazzling smile.

The modern dental spas of today are well equipped by all advanced gadgets to provide the solutions for all the dental problems. It is no longer difficult to buy a heart-warming smile and get set for conquering the world.

Cosmetic dentists really can help people break out of their shells and be the friendly warm people that they are inside. Ugly teeth keep people from getting the jobs they want, making friends, speaking to their friends and family members, and even from smiling or being intimate with their spouses. Visit your cosmetic dentist today to renew your smile and get on the road to feeling great about yourself.

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