See How Cosmetic Dental Procedures can Help You

13 Nov 2014  |  4 Comments
Dental procedures

Have you ever dreamed of seeing yourself in the mirror with a bright pleasant smile?

Unfortunately, years of improper diet and poor dental hygiene can take a toll on your pearly whites. Don’t despair! There’s still hope—and you can improve aspects of your smile by seeing a cosmetic dentist.

We know you might be shaking your head right now, thinking how scary it is to visit one, and how much money you’ll have to shell out for vanity’s sake. However, seeing a dental practitioner to get porcelain veneers or to take advantage of procedures like teeth whitening isn’t just about having people praise you or admire your pearly whites. It goes deeper than that. In this post, we’ll share the many benefits of choosing these dental solutions. Risks and consequences may apply to any treatment. Always seek a second opinion when considering complex treatment. A referral to a specialist may be required in certain situations. 

Porcelain Veneers

This dental solution is for people whose teeth are chipped. An injury from sports or an accident may cause chipping and damage your smile. Aside from fixing chipped teeth, this procedure is also ideal for patients with gaps between their teeth, have severe discolouration caused by root canal therapy, or have discoloured teeth that can’t be fixed by whitening treatments. In some situations, the solution is presented to people with bite-related problems.

Though the procedure is irreversible, it offers a host of benefits. With this porcelain option, you can have a natural-looking lustrous tooth in place of the chipped one.

Teeth Whitening

So, you think teeth whitening is all about getting rid of that yellowish tinge? Truth is, in some cases, colour is not an indication that there’s something wrong with your dental health. Some people have teeth so white yet hide a number of deep-seated problems. So, why opt for the procedure?

Aside from age and trauma, the main causes of discolouration are poor dental hygiene, smoking, and consuming drinks such as coffee, cola and other dark-coloured beverages regularly. Teeth whitening may involve a number of visits to your dentist or several applications for take-home whitening kits. You will be advised to stop smoking or reduce/eliminate caffeine intake to get outstanding results from the treatment.

You’ll not only have lustrous pearly whites to show off, you’ll also feel better generally with a healthier lifestyle. No more annoying caffeine-related headaches, or bad breath caused by smoking.

As you can see, these cosmetic procedures are not done just to satisfy vanity. Though that’s usually the main reason patients opt for these solutions, they soon realise that these are more than just quick-fixes.

Got something on your mind about these procedures? Share your thoughts in the comments section below or get in touch with us today. Always seek a consult first prior to commencing any treatment. 

"The information in this website may be simplified in nature and does not replace professional advice. Risks and consequences may apply to any treatment. Always seek a second opinion when considering complex treatment. A referral to a specialist may be required in certain situations. Quotations can only be given after proper clinical assessment and so pricing details cannot be given over the phone."

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