A smile makeover is one of the most popular procedures in smile design dentistry nowadays. Everyone is trying to achieve the best smile appearance nowadays. A sparkling set of dazzling white teeth are the secret behind a winning smile, and a huge part of a person’s appearance.
Which procedure is best suited for you?
A smile makeover involves many different techniques that provide long-lasting changes. The procedures adopted by Oral Health Care Professionals may be used to reduce a gummy smile, widen a narrow smile, align crowded teeth, and change the length and shape of teeth.For those with missing or broken teeth, it can also include porcelain veneers. Often patients choose to only have the procedure done to their top front eight teeth but occasionally patients request this for their lower teeth too for an overall smile makeover. Porcelain crowns, bridges, implants and even implant supported dentures can also be part of the smile makeovers, depending on the patient’s circumstances.
Get a consultation with your dentist!
A consultation with an Oral Health Care Specialist is the first step in a smile makeover. The dentist may use a digital camera to help decide what needs to be treated and which methods to use. The digital imaging allows computer technology to help design an ideal smile, and patients can use it to change their smile to the one they particularly want. The second stage of the smile makeover involves all the various technologies such as veneers, implants, Misaligned braces, bonding, new fillings, gum contouring and teeth whitening cosmetics.
The most popular smile makeover procedures:
Veneers: these tend to be used when a patient’s teeth have been stained, cracked or damaged. However, a lot of the time they are used to erase gaps or spaces between the teeth. Made of either porcelain, ceramic or composite bonding material, they can, when fitted correctly, last 10 to 15 years.
Dental Implants: Oral Surgery and Dental Implants tend to be used when a patient has lost teeth or the teeth have been damaged. Implants can include metal rods, which are screwed to the bone.
Invisalign Braces: these braces are clear and barely visible in the mouth and are used to move the patient’s teeth into alignment until they have reached the required result. These braces use a series of barely visible retainers, avoiding the use of the traditional wire braces.
Cosmetic Bonding: this procedure involves a tooth colored material being fixed to the front of a tooth, it can repair a damaged or defective tooth or simply improve its appearance. The bonding filling can last about 7 years.
Teeth Whitening: one of the most popular smile makeover treatments available. Teeth whitening treatment UK can be done by the dentist or Oral Health Care Professionals in a surgery or at home by yourself. The most popular form is the laser tooth whitening system in a chair, but the home kit can bring very good results also.
Gum Contouring: gum disease treatment is used to fix what is known as a “gummy smile”. It is a laser treatment that changes the shape and contour of the gums.
Deciding on the best procedure for your smile makeover:
We highly recommend visiting the Oral Health Care Professionals for a consultation.
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