Finding The Right Way To Address Your Cosmetic Dental Woes
Posted August 16, 2016 by Wager-Evans Dental
You might have an easy time pointing out what you do not like about your smile, but you may not know how to best take care of the problem. While there are many over-the-counter problems to take care of a problem like dental discoloration, you may have a harder time naming techniques for addressing a misshapen or damaged tooth. There are cosmetic dental services available for several problems; many of those techniques can actually address multiple issues in one treatment. If you want to change the way your smile looks, but are unsure of how to proceed, you can talk to your dentist about your options.
If you want to replace the sight of damaged, misshapen, or excessively worn or aged teeth, you can have them fitted with porcelain veneers. It will take two visits to place your veneers. On the first visit, your teeth are prepared to have them placed, and your dentist will take measurements to ensure that they will fit. When you come back, your dentist can place your veneers on your teeth. You can also have a one-visit fix with dental bonding. In this process, your dentist applies composite resin to a problem tooth, which can be used to change its shape, size, or color.
A professional whitening treatment can have a great effect on stained teeth. You can complete treatment – either at home, or in the office – with a smile that is many shades whiter than before. However, intrinsic discoloration is not as affected by this method. For this type of discoloration, porcelain veneers or dental bonding can help.