“Cosmetic Dentistry.” You’ve heard the term before but maybe you aren’t aware of the variety of techniques in dental care that can give you a smile makeover. Have you always wanted a brighter, straighter smile?
Whether you live in Hickory or the surrounding area, it’s worth the trip to our office for a free consultation. We’ll explain what your options are and how you can have the smile you’ve always wanted.
Traditional dental care focuses on oral hygiene, diagnosing oral diseases and prevention of tooth decay. Cosmetic dentistry is focused on improving the appearance of your teeth. Think of cosmetic dentistry as an elective dental treatment to brighten and straighten your smile.
Some cosmetic dental treatments can provide restoration to teeth with fillings that contain darker material. White fillings used today and can be matched to your tooth color. Maintaining a natural appearance to your smile often requires replacing these older fillings.
What’s involved in cosmetic dental treatments?
Cosmetic dentistry or a “smile Makeover” can involve one or more of the following approaches:
- 1. Dental Veneers
- 2. Dental Crowns
- 3. Teeth Bleaching or Whitening
- 4. Dental Implants
- 5. Replacing mercury fillings with white fillings.
- 6. Composite Bonding
Am I a good candidate for cosmetic dentistry?
You may have one or more of the following conditions:
- Gaps between teeth
- Discoloration of teeth
- Misshapen teeth
- Dark or mercury fillings
What’s a “Smile Makeover?”
You may hear this term when you are reading our site or visiting the information provided by another dentist in Hickory. Smile makeovers refer to a comprehensive assessment of the appearance of your smile in order to improve the visual appeal of your teeth, mouth, and smile. Usually, one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures are required. Dental veneers, dental implants, gingival sculpting and teeth whitening are all current approaches.
Visit this page on our website to learn more: Cosmetic Dentistry