cosmetic-dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

It is rightly said that invest in your smile. You wear it every day. Everyone knows the importance of right and beautiful smile. A beautiful smile do lot of difference. It adds in your personality and confidence. A nice smile is reflection of your health and personality.

There are ranges of dental cosmetic dentistry procedure which can enhance your smile line. We offer you range of aesthetic procedures which will beautify your smile by making the more brighter and attractive.

  • Veneers and Laminates and Thinners
  • Teeth Whitening (Bleaching)
  • Dental Cosmetic Surgeries
  • Bonding
  • Tooth Jewellery

Teeth Whitening (Bleaching) If you have a yellow, brown, dull, dark, stained tooth they can be given a new refreshing look by Teeth Bleaching. The procedure brightens or whitens your dull looking teeth. There are broadly 2 types of bleaching procedures depending on availability of bleaching kits.

1) Office Bleach: This procedure is done by qualified dentist at his office.

2) Home Bleach: A special tray are prepared by the dentist by taking impression of patient’s teeth and then is advised to do at home by using home bleaching kit and is maintained by the dentist. Office bleach is more effective than home bleach.

Zoom Dental Whitening System: A breakthrough in teeth whitening with zoom dental whitening system the teeth can be whitened within one hour more effectively. The bleaching solution placed on the teeth gives maximum results when it is activated by special zoom light.

Indication for tooth whitening: Dark yellow. Stains caused by smoking, cigarettes, tobacco and pan masala, tea, coffee, cold drinks and spicy food containing lots of redchillies and turmeric. These are extrinsic stains and are easily removed by whitening procedure.

Contraindication for tooth whitening: Some stains are of developmental origin, this stains are formed when the tooth is being formed. They may be caused due to medications like tetracycline etc, high fluoridation in water and injury to the teeth during development stages. Bleaching has less effect on these types of stains. In extremely mild cases bleaching can be achieved.

FAQ’s on bleaching

Am I a candidate for bleaching?
Yes you definitely are a candidate for bleaching if you have tea, coffee or cigarette stains. Today, whither teeth are no longer a monopoly of film stars and models. Even you can get your teeth bleached provide you have a desire for a bright smile with whiter teeth.

Is bleaching associated with any side effects?
Bleaching of teeth in some cases causes temporary sensitivity of teeth and slight irritation to gums. But both these problems are transitory in nature and might probably be avoided if the manufacturer’s instructions are followed.

How long does the whitening lasts?
Tooth Whitening may last up to 5 years depending on your food habits, personal habits and your oral hygiene. Food habits which effect bleaching are spicy food with red chilies and food with turmeric. Personal habits include tea. coffee and smoking. Lastly and most importantly, how you maintain your teeth after bleaching with regular brushing will decide the time the whitening stays.

What can I expect after treatment?
Bleaching of teeth is generally associated with unrealistic expectations. It is a very common misunderstanding that teeth become perfect white after bleaching. Generally the shade of the teeth gets light by 2 to 3 shades. Nobody can predict with absolute certainty the result before the start of the procedure. Individual results vary depending on the types and intensity of the stains and the quality of the enamel in the tooth. Sometimes, within the same tooth some areas respond to treatment in a better way than other areas depending on the thickness of enamel.

bleechingFollowing are the indication where veneers and laminates can be used. Bonding is among the easiest and least expensive of cosmetic dental surgical procedures. The composite resin used in bonding can be shaped and polished to match the color and shine of the surrounding teeth. Most often, bonding is used for cosmetic purposes to improve the appearance of a discolored or chipped tooth. It also can be used to close spaces between teeth, to make teeth look longer or to change the shape or color of teeth. Sometimes, bonding also is used as a cosmetic alternative to amalgam fillings, or to protect a portion of the tooth’s root that has been exposed when gums recede.

Besides the procedure has other advantage of getting completed in a single appointment.

However, bonding procedure has its own limitations. After receiving a composite, a patient may experience post-operative sensitivity. Besides composites have a tendency to pick up stain with time. They can chip or break over time if they are abused. It is therefore essential to follow proper home care instructions and get regular professional cleanings to keep the restored teeth healthy and beautiful.

Veneers and Laminates– With veneers and laminates look of your teeth can be enhanced. It is a conservative approach in which thin shell of composite or porcelain is fixed to the visible areas of the tooth. They can be used to change the size or shape of your tooth and also can be useful for covering dark stained teeth, cracks and chipping and discoloured teeth. With veneers smile can be changed to great extent. Porcelain veneers have great resistant to stains and dulling and they look natural.

Indications treatable by veneers include

  • Dark, Stained, Damaged restoration.
  • Gaps & Spaces between front teeth.
  • Stained, Dark discoloured teeth.
  • Malaligned and malformed teeth.
  • Wearing, abrasion & erosion of teeth.
  • Receded Gums where roots are exposed.

Tooth Jewellery

jewelery

The beauty of a dazzling white smile can be further enhanced by use of “Tooth Jewellery”. These jewels are made of crystal glass and are available in two different colors- crystal and sapphire blue. They are glued to the front surfaces of the upper anterior teeth. Placing these stones is a very brief procedure but it goes a long way in satisfying the dental cosmetic needs of the patient.

Any of these procedures either singly or in combination can improve your smile remarkably!