Unlike traditional dentistry, which focuses on oral hygiene, prevention and treatment of disease, cosmetic dentistry aim at improving the appearance of a person’s teeth, mouth, smile and oral health. It is therefore generally used to refer any dental work that improves appearance of a person’s teeth, gum and/or smile.
Trends in Cosmetic Dentistry:
The trends in cosmetic dentistry are the use of technological advancements like natural looking tooth coloured materials to achieve form, function and esthetics.
Treatments in Cosmetic Dentistry
It is one of the most common Cosmetic Procedures.
Remove enamel/ Add enamel like substance to improve the appearance of tooth to correct chip, alter shape and length or position of tooth. To correct crooked/large teeth.
Full Mouth Reconstruction:
While performing smile makeover, if the form and function is noticed to be restored to correct functional problems, full mouth reconstruction is done.
Gum Lift Surgery:
Raise and sculpt gum line to enhance smile and to have symmetrical teeth.
Ultra thin custom-made porcelain laminates bonded directly to tooth to restore lost tooth or correct appearance.
This involves one or more Cosmetic Procedures such as veneers, implants, gingival sculpting or bleaching in both the arches.
Used for replacement of missing teeth & prevent face collapse and give a younger look.
Inlays and Onlays made from porcelain/Composite materials are cosmetic way to provide a filling to teeth, which was destroyed by tooth decay/Structural damage.