Dentistry is not just about filling and pulling out teeth. The general awareness about teeth and their appearance has improved considerably in the general population. Cosmetic dentistry further develops your appearance similar like cosmetic surgery or a new hairstyle.
WHAT IS COSMETIC DENTISTRY
Cosmetic dentistry refers to a range of dental procedures that are performed to improve the appearance of chipped, discoloured, deformed, misaligned, and missing teeth. Common procedures in cosmetic dentistry are white fillings, dental veneers, tooth jewels, teeth whitening etc. to name a few.
Dental fillings traditionally were black up until a few years back. With the advances in technology, white fillings have replaced these black fillings. White fillings work based on the principles of bonding to teeth. The latest generation of white fillings is strong enough to withstand the biting forces and give excellent cosmetic results as well.
DENTAL LAMINATES OR VENEERS
Dental laminates or veneers have revolutionized cosmetic dentistry over the last few years. Dental veneers are wafer-thin shells of tooth-coloured materials that are stuck to the front surfaces of your teeth. It involves minimal tooth adjustments or preparations. We can completely change the appearance of your teeth and your smile in no time.
Tooth jewel is a new trend in India, that is fast catching up among youngsters. With the advances in bonding techniques to teeth, it is now possible to place these sparkling stones on your front teeth with no damage to the teeth whatsoever. Moreover, it could very well be removed whenever you opt for it. Just another reason to simile.
White teeth look more pleasing and appealing than yellow ones. Teeth can be whitened by different bleaching techniques. It is advisable to have in-office laser teeth whitening done under the supervision of the dentist to avoid any enamel damage.
HOLLYWOOD SMILE AND SMILE CORRECTION
Hollywood smile is a word coined to refer to an ideal smile most celebrities aspire for. The Hollywood smile is the process of a dental overhaul to achieve ideal set of teeth and a glowing smile. It would involve using bright white, uniform shaped, well-aligned, gap-free dental veneers that are carefully bonded to the front surface of the teeth.