Cosmetic Dentistry – Procedures to Improve the Appearance of Your Smile

Updated on November 10, 2023

Cosmetic dentistry can assist individuals who suffer from missing, chipped, cracked, discolored, misaligning and/or crookedness of their teeth or gaps between them. A full smile makeover often involves multiple procedures.

These procedures typically aren’t covered by insurance but can still be very affordable if you choose a reputable dentist. Most importantly, these treatments can improve both confidence and restorative benefits.

Dental Veneers

Veneers are thin shells placed over your teeth to mask cracks, chips, discolorations and close gaps between your teeth. Thanks to technological advancements that allow them to mimic dental enamel more closely than ever, modern veneers look completely natural on your smile.

Veneers require at least three visits to your dentist–one for consultation, one for preparation and one for application. After having them fabricated in a lab, your Markham dentist will roughen up the front surface of your teeth before using an etching solution to secure them securely to them permanently.

Once your veneers are in place, care for them just like you would natural teeth. Brush twice daily, floss daily and visit your dentist regularly for cleanings and checkups will help your veneers last and look their best for years.

Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a cost-effective and noninvasive solution to minor cosmetic concerns such as chips and gaps in the teeth. Our dentists will apply tooth-colored composite resin directly onto your surface tooth before shaping and shaping to meet your desired outcomes before curing and polishing to complete treatment.

Dental bonding is an ideal cosmetic treatment option for concealing stains that don’t respond to professional whitening, filling in small gaps and improving symmetry of the smile. Our dentists frequently recommend this simple yet lasting procedure for patients who do not qualify for more invasive procedures like veneers or crowns.

Teeth Whitening

If your crookedness or dull smile leaves you feeling self-conscious, cosmetic dentistry procedures may offer solutions. Dental veneers, bonding, implants, teeth whitening and gum reshaping procedures may all help restore the health and beauty of your smile.

Cosmetic dentists possess special training in these treatments and possess vast practical experience applying them. In addition, they possess both artistic skills and technical understanding of how these procedures operate.

Veneers are thin shells designed to cover the front surface of your teeth, covering aesthetic issues like stains, chips or uneven tooth structure. Dental veneers can be customized and look extremely realistic. Inlays and onlays are indirect fillings made from gold or porcelain designed to fit inside damaged tooth structures in order to preserve as much healthy tooth material as possible.

Dental Implants

Cosmetic dentistry can address numerous dental issues, such as staining, chips, cracks, gaps and crookedness. Additionally, this form of dental treatment may replace missing or damaged teeth to boost both self-esteem and confidence in its patients.

Dental bonding is a fast and affordable cosmetic procedure that uses tooth-colored resin to repair chipped or decayed teeth. A dentist applies the material directly onto each tooth before shaping and hardening it with high intensity light.

Crowns are custom-crafted caps designed to fit over damaged or disfigured teeth to restore their appearance and functionality. Crowns may replace large fillings, cover discolored or crookedness or mask a discoloration or misalignment – unlike dentures they mimic the look and feel of real teeth while those missing some or all can also benefit from implant-supported replacements.

Gum Reshaping

Gum contouring or reshaping is an ideal cosmetic dental procedure for individuals who feel their gum line is unbalanced or uneven. Our dentists carefully remove or reshape excess gum tissue to achieve an ideal proportion between gum-to-tooth structure for a stunning smile transformation.

An impressive smile requires harmony among teeth, gums and lips to make a full aesthetic statement. Our experts specialize in correcting issues in any or all of these areas, giving your new smile a perfectly symmetrical frame and inspiring confidence through self-love and positivity.

As part of this treatment, we utilize a laser to numb your gums before trimming away any unwanted tissue with precision and speed. The procedure is quick and painless and produces instantaneous results; patients may experience mild swelling for several days following this procedure but over-the-counter medication should help ease any discomfort experienced during this period.

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