Cosmetic dentistry is mainly used to improve the aesthetics of the teeth. It involves numerous procedures that greatly influence the smile of a person. Some of them include adding a dental appliance to the teeth, while some involve changing the appearance, such as the alignment, color, etc.
Common cosmetic dental procedures
Filling: Dental fillings can be applied to cavities after removing the decay and disinfecting it. It can be shaped to match the contour of the tooth.
Bonding: Bonding is the process of applying a dental-grade, tooth-colored resin on the surface of a tooth to restore it to its ideal shape and size. It is then hardened with the help of a curing light.
Teeth Whitening: Whitening is the process of removing the stains off of a tooth’s surface. Conventional whitening gel can be used for this purpose.
Crowns and bridges: Crowns help to restore a broken or cracked tooth to its original appearance and functionality. Bridges are used to restore a missing tooth.
Dental implants: Implants help to replace missing teeth. They are the most preferred solution to replace teeth as recommended by dentists.
Veneers, Inlays, and Onlays: Veneers, Inlays, and Onlays are cosmetic dental appliances that can be used to treat cracked teeth, misshapen teeth, fill cavities, improve the appearance of discolored teeth, etc.