At a time when social media has taken centre-stage and there is constant pressure to look your very best to succeed at both the personal and professional front, more and more people are taking the cosmetic surgery route to improve their physical profiles. And when it comes to looks, a perfect smile can make all the difference. While visiting a dentist regularly to ensure good health of your teeth and gums is always a good idea, you may also consult for how good your teeth look, and in case, their looks can be enhanced, dental cosmetic surgery may be the way forward.
What can be done with cosmetic dentistry?
Simply put, cosmetic dentistry can help to improve your teeth and smile. If your teeth are chipped, broken, misaligned, discoloured, worn, stained or have gaps between them, cosmetic dentistry can help fix these issues and give you a better smile. Cosmetic dentists will work with you to develop a treatment plan to give you a smile makeover.
What are the different types of cosmetic procedures available?There are various types of cosmetic procedures available:
These are the most commonly used fixed appliances to accurately position your teeth. These braces are securely fixed on the teeth and cannot be removed by the patient. There are various types of fixed braces available, the most popular beingthe clear brackets that reduce their visibility. Fixed braces are a good option to improve teeth aesthetics.
Also used for aesthetic reasons, veneers are usually wafer-thin, made out of porcelain or resin and used to cover the front of the teeth to make them look more natural and healthy. They are held in place on the teeth using a special glue and are also used to close small gaps between the teeth. Besides, veneers can also be used to improve colour � for this, the colour of the porcelain is matched to the colour of your teeth. In case a tooth is a bit out of position, veneer can also be put to use to bring it in line with the other teeth.
As the name suggests, teeth whitening is a procedure that whitens you teeth. While there are several procedures for teeth whitening, the most effective, safe and simple method includes a custom made tray which is comfortably fitted into your mouth. A special gel is placed in the tray, which is then fitted over the teeth and kept for some amount of time as part of the procedure.
These are just some of the procedures which form part of cosmetic dentistry. Consult with your dentist to understand which procedure works best for your teeth. For free consultation with Dr Sachin Khanna, please fill the form or call us at 01797223311.
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