The field of cosmetic dentistry has become one of the most demanded fields nowadays. The array of tools and techniques in this field has widened a lot. The stream of cosmetic dentistry is the one which includes dental techniques and procedures that helps in improving the beauty of your smiles. There is a famous quote about smile which says, “Smile is a curve that sets everything straight”. People nowadays are very much conscious about their appearance. The main element that makes one's appearance best is his/her smile. There are people who believe that smile has a magical power. So, people undergo for many techniques and procedures that can increase their aesthetic look. There are several treatment procedures under cosmetic dentistry in order to shape, whiten and straighten your teeth. Some of the procedures are discussed below:
Teeth bleaching: It is also known as “teeth whitening”. If you are suffering from discolored or stained teeth, you can go for teeth bleaching. Check with the dentist to find whether you are apt for the procedure, because, some people's teeth cannot be bleached sometimes.
Veneers: A thin shell made out of composite or porcelain material is called veneers. It is used to treat dental conditions such as a crooked tooth, chipped teeth, discolored teeth, or to cover the spaces in between the teeth.
Implants: Implants are metal devices made to replace missing tooth. They are usually made of titanium. The device will be placed in the place of the missing tooth during the surgery.
Crowns: They are also called caps. They are made to fit the whole tooth. Crowns are generally made of acrylic or porcelain fused to metal. They are used to treat the tooth that is poorly shaped, badly decayed, chipped or broken, have had large fillings and to cover the spaces in between the teeth.
Shaping: In this process, the dentist reshapes the tooth by filling or removing some of the enamel.
Bonding: This procedure is used to improve the appearance of the tooth. Stained, broken or chipped tooth is corrected by bonding treatment.
Orthodontic treatment: Buck teeth or crooked teeth are corrected by orthodontic treatments. There are different types of treatments like bracing.