The USA has seen a recent surge in demand for cosmetic dentistry with treatments such as Teeth Whitening and Straightening, becoming more popular. Here’s what you need to know about cosmetic dentistry, nothing makes a person look healthier than having a bright straight smile. Thanks to advances in cosmetic dentistry, anyone with stained, chipped, crooked or even missing teeth can smile again with absolute confidence.
Bleaching and Bonding: Bleaching is a common procedure used to whiten teeth discolored by smoking, drinking or other staining agents. Bonding is the application of a special tooth-colored resin through the use of adhesives and a high-intensity light source.
Veneers and Crowns: Veneers are layers of material placed over a tooth either to improve its aesthetics or to protect its surface from further damage. Crowns are porcelain or metal tooth shapes, that cover a broken tooth to help restore it to its normal shape and sizes.
How should I choose the best cosmetic dentist?
You may ask which procedure is right for you, the condition of your teeth and the result that you want will determine which procedure is right for you. If you’re looking to get some cosmetic work done, ask your dentist the following questions.
- What will the result look like, what shall I expect during my treatment and what type of maintenance will be required.?
- Your next question may be what should I look for in a cosmetic dentist?