There are many reasons to pursue aesthetic dental options. First, you may want to correct problems you have had since childhood such as discolored, gapped, missing or crooked teeth. Other problems may have resulted over time, such as: cracked or worn-down teeth, stained teeth from coffee, nicotine, red wine and dark liquids. At Davidian Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, we will assess your smile and design a cosmetic solution to your dental problems. Find out what modern aesthetic dentistry has to offer!
Appearance plays a key role in people's perceptions of others. Most people notice your smile first, this can be to your advantage or disadvantage. A survey of American adults found:
- More than 92% agree an attractive smile is an important social asset
- Almost 88% say they always remember someone with an especially attractive smile
- 85% agree an unattractive smile makes a person less appealing to people of the opposite sex
- 74% agree an unattractive smile can hurt a person's chances for career success
- Only 50% are satisfied with their smile
In-office one hour treatment and also the take-home trays- in as little as one visit, your teeth could be whitened up to 10 shades. Results vary and will last for an extended time dependant on your daily habits.
Composites are tooth colored fillings that will blend with your natural tooth structure to restore teeth with new cavities or teeth with existing composites or amalgam (metallic) fillings that need replacing.
Porcelain/ceramic and composite can help discolored teeth that did not respond to whitening, teeth that have worn-down with time, lengthen and widen/build-up small teeth and also provide instant orthodontics for teeth that have rotations.
A crown is a restoration that covers, or "caps," a tooth to restore it to its normal shape and size, strengthening and improving the appearance of a tooth. Crowns are necessary when a tooth is generally broken down and fillings won't solve the problem. If a tooth is cracked, a crown holds the tooth together to seal the cracks so the damage doesn't get worse.
Dental bridges literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two crowns for the teeth on either side of the gap -- these two anchoring teeth are called abutment teeth -- and a false tooth/teeth in between
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root (synthetic material) that is surgically anchored into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge in place.