What are the cosmetic dentistry procedures commonly done?
Common procedures include teeth whitening ,full bonding, prepless veneers, traditional veneers, snap on smile and implants. Cosmetic treatment involves personalized care that helps you to look and feel your best.
Who is eligible for cosmetic dentistry?
Most people who aren’t happy with their existing smile are eligible for cosmetic dentistry. Any person who has missing , cracked ,discoloured, deformed or unhealthy teeth may wish to rejuvenate their smile with cosmetic dentistry.
What are veneers?
Porcelain veneers are an effective , efficient means of improving the appearance of your smile. Veneers are placed over the front ,side and biting edge of your teeth to cover chips, cracks, discolourations and change the shape of your teeth. They are easy to place and lasts longer as long as they are cared for as normal teeth.
Can children have cosmetic dentistry done?
Cosmetic dentistry procedures can be done conservatively and on emergency basis in children such as immediate bonding of broken teeth due to sports accidents.
How does fluoride help prevent tooth decay?
Fluoride helps reverse and prevent tooth decay in three ways: 1. Promoting Tooth Remineralization Acids can demineralize a tooth — that is, create a weak spot that develops into a cavity. Fluoride helps promote the opposite process, called remineralization, which can reverse the very early stages of tooth decay. 2. Helping Teeth Become More Resistant to Tooth Decay Fluoride actually strengthens teeth, giving them natural protection against future tooth decay. 3. Inhibiting Oral Bacteria’s Ability to Create Tooth-Attacking Acids Fluoride disrupts bacteria’s ability to metabolize sugars, the process that leads to the attack of tooth enamel
Is Fluoride Varnish Safe?
Fluoride varnish is safe and used by dentists and doctors all over the world to help prevent tooth decay in children. Only a small amount is used, and hardly any fluoride is swallowed. It is quickly applied and hardens. Then it is brushed off after 4 to 12 hours.
How long does fissure sealant last?
Sealant usually last for many years, but needs to be checked regularly to make sure that the seal is intact. It can wear over time, and sometimes needs to be added to or replaced to be sure that no decay can start underneath it.
Why do I need root canal treatment?
If tooth pulp becomes infected , because of decay or injury, the tissue will need to be removed in order to save the tooth and stop the infection from spreading.
Why is visiting the dentist so important?
Visiting the dentist regularly will not only help keep your teeth and mouth healthy, but will also help keep the rest of your body healthy. Dental care is important because it: • Helps prevent tooth decay • Protects against periodontal (gum) disease, which can lead to tooth and bone loss • Prevents bad breath – brushing, flossing, and seeing the dentist regularly will help reduce the amount of bacteria in your mouth that causes bad breath • Gives you a more attractive smile and increases your self-confidence • Helps keep teeth looking bright by preventing them from becoming stained by food, drinks, and tobacco • Strengthens your teeth so that you can enjoy healthy, beautiful smiles for the rest of your life!
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