Los Algodones Dentists Guide

Most Common Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

It doesn’t matter how bad your teeth may look, there are a lot of old and new orthodontics and cosmetic dentistry treatments to make your smile look bright and perfect as if it was a new one.

Nowadays people are more concerned about the way its smile looks and thanks to the innovations in cosmetic dentistry treatments they can achieve the smile of their dreams.

Would you like to improve your smile? Learn how you can do it with these most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures.

  • Teeth Whitening or Bleaching:

    There are two ways to make your smile look whiter and brighter, through in-office-based teeth bleaching, or at-home care. The In-office tooth whitening treatment is a procedure done by a dentist with a strong bleach solution that can give good results in a brief period of time. This method can also use and apply heat or light to the teeth to obtain even better results in less time. The at-home care whitening procedure can be done by anyone at home, as it name indicates it. To do your own teeth bleaching at home you can use many products that contain tooth whitening substances as toothpastes, gels and strips or a tray-based tooth bleaching systems.

  • Dental Veeners:

    Dental veneers are a cosmetic dentistry treatment used for the teeth that present any discoloration that can’t be corrected with a tooth bleaching or any issue with its shape or contour. Ceramic is frequently the material used to create these veneers that are supposed to be placed at the top of the original tooth to give it a better appearance but it also provides it with more strength. For the veneers to be placed it is necessary to remove a little amount of the original tooth enamel that covers the teeth.

  • Porcelain Cronws:

    A porcelain crown, also known as tooth cap, is the cosmetic dentistry treatment used in a case of a serious tooth enamel erosion or if the piece has suffered a damage that affected most of the original tooth structure. The objective of this procedure is to place a ceramic cap, thicker than a veneer, over the exterior part of the tooth that was damaged to correct the aesthetic imperfection and also give the teeth the possibility of reestablishing its original function.

  • Dental Implants:

    Dental implants are used to replace the natural teeth for artificial ones that are fused with the jawbone and give support to the new tooth. For this treatment, a titanium post is implanted by surgery into the jawbone, in the space where a damaged tooth was missed or removed, to mount a bridge or a replacement tooth.  Since the implants tooth are fused to the jawbone they have a support that will stop them from shifting or slipping in the mouth and also makes it easy to speak, eat and keep a good dental hygiene as well. There is two type of safe dental implants according to the American Dental Association, the Endosteal Implants, and the Subperiosteal implants.

    Would you like to have any of this cosmetic dentistry treatments?