What Are the Different Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment Options?

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Looking young and beautiful is something that everyone desires. Having a bright smile enhances your beauty by boosting your confidence. It helps influence our social lives, careers, and relationships. A healthy smile makes us feel more secure, attractive, and successful. 

Ardsley Cosmetic Dentist and team strive to offer their patients innovative and state-of-the-art cosmetic dentistry services to give you the gorgeous smile of your dreams. 

An insight into cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of dentistry that focuses on improving the appearance of your smile. Cosmetic dentistry might be an option if you have:

  • Chipped or cracked teeth
  • Too small or unsightly teeth
  • Teeth that are worn down due to masticatory forces (attrition)
  • Small gaps between your teeth (diastema)
  • Misshapen or misaligned teeth
  • Staining and tooth discoloration

There are several cosmetic treatments owing to advancements in dental technology. These include:

  • iTero Element 5D intraoral scanners
  • Carestream intraoral cameras
  • Biolase MD lasers
  • Digital X-rays using the Dexis system 

Benefits of cosmetic dentistry

There are several amazing benefits of cosmetic dentistry, such as:

  • It helps you achieve a healthier, more attractive, and youthful smile
  • It optimizes your oral health
  • Provides long-lasting effects
  • Shorter recovery time
  • Improved nutrition 

The different cosmetic dentistry treatment options

There are different types of cosmetic dentistry treatment options depending on the type of dental problem and individual preference. These include:

  • Botox and fillers
    • Reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and other aging signs like sun damage.
    • These also help relieve pains and headaches.
  • Dental bonding
    • Dental bonding uses your natural teeth-colored materials to reshape the size and shape, and overall appearance of your teeth 
  • Dental veneers
    • These are tooth-colored shells that fit over your teeth anteriorly to improve their appearance.
  • Crowns
    • These tooth-colored caps fit over the entire surface of your tooth for protection and to improve strength.
  • Bridges
    • These consist of artificial teeth that replace missing teeth permanently.
  • Dentures
    • These are artificial teeth that can replace multiple missing teeth or all your natural teeth.
  • Dental implants
    • These are artificial tooth roots of different materials that are inserted into the bone.
  • Invisalign
    • These are clear aligners that fit over your teeth to shift them to an ideal alignment without metal brackets or wires.
  • Teeth whitening 
    • It is a type of tooth bleaching procedure that helps make the teeth lighter and brighter. 

Takeaway

Cosmetic dentistry helps enhance the appearance of your teeth which is essential for a beautiful smile. It boosts your self-confidence and also enhances your overall oral health and wellness.