Have you looked into the mirror lately and are just not impressed with your smile? Fortunately, there are techniques and treatments that can give you that million dollar smile without costing a million dollars. Here are some of them:
A crown is a prosthetic that covers a tooth. If the tooth is a front tooth, a porcelain crown can be made that’s indistinguishable from the rest of your teeth. First, the old tooth is reduced in size, and an impression is made which is sent to a lab. Then, the crown is made and cemented to the tooth.
Bonding is used if there are cracks or chips in the tooth. It’s also good if the tooth is badly stained. First, the tooth is etched to make a rough surface for the bonding agent to adhere to. Then, a resin is applied and polished smooth.
These appliances can replace one or more of your missing teeth. A bridge is fixed between two of your real teeth.
Veneers are very thin shells of porcelain that are bonded to a tooth that is misshapen, cracked or badly stained. As with bonding, the tooth is etched and the veneer is placed. A special light cures the bonding agent.
Dentures can be full or partial and are applied to replace missing teeth.
These are crowns that are placed on anchors. A titanium post is inserted in the jawbone. The bone is allowed to grow around it, then a crown is placed on it.
Invisalign Clear Braces
These are braces that correct the bite with the use of invisible trays. They have an advantage over braces in that they can be taken out when you eat or perform oral hygiene.
Zoom In-Office Whitening
You can whiten your own teeth at home, but this can be tricky. During in-office whitening, a dentist knows exactly how much whitening to apply and the procedure is painless and has no bad side effects.
Smile Makeover in Bolivar, Missouri
If you think any of these treatments are for you, contact a trusted dentist for a consultation. Do you live in the Bolivar, Missouri area? Call Bolivar Family Dental as (417) 777-8654 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Paul Gonzales. Dr. Paul would be proud to give you the smile of your dreams.