Do you ever feel self-conscious about your smile? Or do you often wish you could fix something about your teeth? Have you caught yourself hiding your mouth when you laugh? If so, you may be an ideal candidate for a smile makeover.
Smile makeovers vary for each person, but usually involve correcting one or more problems with your teeth or bite. For some patients it could mean repairing one chipped tooth, while others may be looking for a tooth-by-tooth rejuvenation involving whitening, straightening, or restoration of dental work that was completed a long time ago.
Think will it be right for you? Read on to learn more!
A Just-For-You Smile
One of the most important aspects about these is ensuring your new look is a natural one. Your tooth length and colour are carefully considered so that any changes are a perfect match for you.
They also take into account the shape of your face, along with the relationship between your teeth, lips, cheekbones, and the rest of your face. A consistent and balanced treatment is most important in creating an ideal look just for you.
Cosmetic and functionality improvements
These may involve any one or more of the following treatments:
- Teeth whitening: Different options are available for patients looking to add a dazzle to their smile. The Zoom whitening system may be an option. Zoom is done in office and usually takes about 2 hours. Results vary, but can potentially brighten your current shade up to 3 shades lighter. Take home whitening kits are also available for those with more sensitive teeth.
- Porcelain veneers are also available as an alternative, allowing you to choose the exact shade of whitening you desire. The ceramic veneer is applied to the surface of the tooth, and is accomplished within a few visits. Porcelain veneers also provide an excellent treatment option for minor gaps or rotations.
- Repairing chipped/broken teeth: Depending on the damage, different options are available for repairing chipped, broken, or cracked teeth. Porcelain veneers are suitable for minor chips. For more extensive damage, a crown may be necessary to restore the tooth’s structure.
- Teeth straightening: The Invisalign system is a great option for teeth straightening—a nearly invisible, no braces solution. Using 3-D digital dental technology, a custom-made aligners is created out of comfortable, medical-grade plastic for a perfect fit.
Also taken into consideration is the functionality and comfort of your teeth. Properly spaced teeth will also lend to a comfortable bite, while fixing broken or chipped teeth will make chewing more efficient.
Restore outdated dental work
Tired of those old silver amalgam fillings? Many people are electing to replace and restore old dental work when they undergo a these makeover.
Silver fillings can be replaced with new ceramic/composite fillings that will match the colour of your teeth. Dental Implants are a great option to replace failing bridge work, missing teeth, or to provide stability to existing dentures. A more natural look can be achieved with minimal discomfort or down time.
Benefits to your oral health
Ask us about these many treatment options the next time you are here.