In recent times cosmetic dental surgery or cosmetic dentistry has become more popular than it was ever before. Now dentists from all over the world has a wide array of tools and techniques for teeth whitening, teeth shaping and tooth replacement make your smile look a hundred times better than it originally was.
But before you actually decide to undergo any dental cosmetic process it is really important that you are aware of all the benefits as well as the risk factors associated with any particular process and what are the ultimate results that you can really expect. You will also do better to make sure whether your teeth need any special maintenance after the surgery and what will be the total cost of the whole process.
Human teeth often show a tendency of getting discolored or stained due to a number of external as well as internal factors. Smoking, along with a number of different types of foods and beverages like tea and coffee are found primarily responsible for staining and discoloring teeth. In modern cosmetic dentistry a combination of chemicals is used to get rid of the stains. But the process is never permanent and stains can always return to them if the teeth are continually exposed to the staining substances.
In terms of cosmetic dental surgery bonding is a process used for improving the look of your teeth by removing any excess space that may exist between them and also repair chipped, cracked and broken teeth. Different types of bonding materials are used by the dentists to fill up the gaps and the cavities and also to protect the exposed roots. Just like teeth whitening, bonding is not a permanent process but it can last for several years with proper maintenance.
Veneers are actually made of plastic or porcelain and are used as a protective shield and prevent the teeth from getting stained and discolored. Veneers can also be effective for a number of other requirements such as
For minimizing space between widely separated teeth
Providing protection for chipped and worn teeth
As an upper layer if the teeth are permanently stained
For adjusting poorly shaped and slightly crooked teeth.
Compared to crowns veneers are expected to last longer and are also less expensive providing a better color stability, but you must also remember that the process is irreversible and veneers once inserted cannot be removed.
Along with the cosmetic dental surgery and methods that are already mentioned using crowns and braces, contouring and enamel shaping, bridges and implants are some other common methods used by modern dentists to improve the look of your teeth. Now it is actually possible to even out an uneven gum line along with gums and jawbone indentation to provide your teeth not only with a better look but also with better protection for its root as well as the enamel shield. Consult with your dentist and by going for the best available option to improve your smile with maximum…