The first thing which attracts the people is the smile and is one of the most attractive features on your face. Hence it is very important to maintain a good and confident smile, throughout life.
So before discussing how cosmetic dentistry help in gaining a confident smile let’s discuss about some dental problems that spoil our smile.
- The cavity on front teeth
- Dental caries
- Fracture front tooth
- Discoloured front tooth getting discoloured
- Malaligned front teeth
- A gap between the upper two front teeth
Now we know that the above problems can ruin the aesthetic look, so In order to get it rectified, we require a specialized dentist. There are two categories of dentist which you can cater to these problems, Orthodontist or a Cosmetic dentist.
Let us find out some solutions to the above dental problems.
1. Composite or Tooth-coloured fillings:
When the front tooth has caries and it shows as a brownish-black discolouration, then can be excavated and a tooth-coloured filling done. Tooth filling of a front tooth is totally different from back teeth because of aesthetic reason. The filling has to match the natural tooth so that there is no demarcation between the two.
2. Laminates and Veneers:
For the three most common problems like tooth fractures, discoloured or has a gap between the front teeth, Laminates and Veneers are the most preferred choice of treatment. In this process, the front teeth are usually coated with a thin sheet laminate which is cemented on to the tooth surface. It is more resistant to dislodgment and gives a very natural look.
When a dentist after close evaluation, find that laminate cannot be an option next option available is a crown. Crown is placed on the affected tooth and it will be of the same size as that of the natural tooth.
4. Orthodontic tooth movement:
If all the above three options are not suitable then you will need to get your teeth corrected with orthodontic
With the advanced technique, Orthodontic will have many options like self-ligating braces, braces like metal, ceramic, lingual braces and clear aligners for people who do not want to show that they are getting their teeth aligned.
All the above-mentioned problems can be corrected with one of these techniques to bring back your smile that you have lost.
Healthy tooth Healthy smile.