Smile Makeover With Cosmetic Dentistry
The general definition of cosmetic dentistry is “The branch of dentistry dealing with the appearance of teeth”. More specifically, there are multiple products, techniques and procedures that fall under the cosmetic dentistry umbrella. Outlined below are 3 of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures in Flint, MI:
With the wide availability of products available over the counter, there are tooth whitening choices around every corner. While over the counter products do whiten teeth, procedures done by a cosmetic dentist tend to have much longer lasting results. Plus a dentist will be able to let you know if the discoloration could be do to more serious problem such as decay or a tooth that has died.
Veneers and Bonding:
Veneers and bonding are cosmetic procedures that correct issues such as severe staining, discoloration, or minor tooth misalignment. The results provide a straight, bright, beautiful smile. Both bonding and veneers involve using either porcelain or resin that is bonded to the existing tooth. It is a fast, permanent solution to many cosmetic issues.
Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist:
In this day and age where cell phone cameras lurk at every turn and the pressure to look good is stronger than ever, more and more people are turning to cosmetic dentistry to perfect their smile. Finding the right dentist to perform the service can be tricky, so ask for references. A good cosmetic dentist will be happy to provide you with phone numbers of patients, as well as before and after photo’s.
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