When patients hear the two words, “cosmetic dentistry,” they normally assume that these dental services are closely related to vanity. This could be because of media influences, associating cosmetic surgery to celebrities that have altered their bodies, or other influences.
To many patient’s surprise, cosmetic dentistry can be just as important to someone’s oral health as it is to their appearance and the way they feel about themselves. Yes, there are great benefits that are pleasing to the eye, but cosmetic procedures from your dentist can improve your overall quality of life.
The Benefits of a Bright, Beautiful Smile
Patients who are embarrassed about their appearance because of the condition of their teeth and gums can greatly benefit from cosmetic dental services.
Oral Health Improvements
Making your smile look better can also improve your oral health. If a patient undergoes dental treatments to improve their smile, they’re completely invested in creating a beautiful, healthy smile. This initial investment will lead them to take the time to maintain those results, developing excellent dental hygiene habits.
Mental Health Improvements
If you have missing teeth, discolored teeth, or misaligned teeth, it can be hard to smile with confidence. This can be daunting and mentally exhausting! After all, you know that your smile is one of the first things that people notice when you speak. Your cosmetic dentist offers a range of services that will restore your confidence. After replacing missing teeth or even making small improvements to your smile, you will feel that weight lifted off your shoulders.
Types of Cosmetic Services to Explore
If you’ve been thinking about making improvements to your smile, your dentist can offer small procedures all the way up to complete smile transformations. Explore these several types of treatments and procedures with your dental expert.
Believe it or not, there is a dental procedure that covers chips, cracks, gaps, and stains on your teeth: porcelain veneers. You don’t have to receive numerous dental procedures and treatments to get the smile you’ve been longing for.
Just because you have your smile restored, that doesn’t mean you should have your dental work stick out like a sore thumb. Most dentists offer metal-free restorations like dental crowns, inlays, onlays, and bridges, solving dental problems and making aesthetic improvements all at the same time.
Despite how your teeth have become discolored, dentists offer professional grade teeth whitening to lift hard, deep-set stains from your teeth.
Cosmetic direct bonding is the application of a tooth-colored composite resin used to repair flaws in your smile. This cosmetic procedure can be used to repair teeth that are decayed, chipped, discolored, or make stubbed teeth appear longer.
Sometimes patients may have a disproportioned smile can benefit from crown lengthening. Some smiles can have shorter teeth compared to gums. This can easily be fixed to reveal your best smile with a crown lengthening procedure.
Meet Your Dental Experts
Dr. Mark Wilde and Dr. Leslie Haller holds a standard of dental care and welcomes each patient who wishes to make improvements to their smile to Den-Care. We treat people with the level of care, respect, and one on one attention they deserve to achieve the smile of their dreams. If you would like to meet either of our dentists, reach out to our office by dialing (954) 749-4594.