What Are Some Cosmetic Dental Procedures? – A Closer Look

While most people are well aware of the various services their normal dentist will be able to provide for them, learning more about what cosmetic dental procedures are available may surprise you. There are a number of different procedures one can receive from their cosmetic dentist and odds are if there is any issue with your smile or oral health you’re not happy with, you’ll be able to find a cosmetic dental procedure that can help you with it. Here’s a closer look at a few of the more common cosmetic dental procedures available today. Tooth whitening is one of the more common and less intensive cosmetic dental procedures you can have done. The whitening a dentist can provide is far more effective than you would get from a do-it-yourself kit as well. Along with bleaching, you can also choose veneers. These are bonded to the teeth to give them whiter, straighter, and more uniform appearance and are one option for those looking for what they consider the ‘perfect’ smile. The process to apply veneers is very straightforward and veneers will leave you with exactly the smile you’ve always dreamed about. Crowns and bridges are also considered to be cosmetic dental procedures. These involve placing molded caps over teeth or gums so decaying teeth are protected from further damage and your overall smile is much more attractive. It’s an easy option and one you’ll certainly want to consider when you’re serious about improving the overall look of your mouth. The process used to apply crowns is straightforward and easy to understand, and most who have them done are happy they did so. If you’re looking for an excellent way to improve your smile, these are worth your consideration. A more intensive cosmetic dental procedure are dental implants. Through the use of modern techniques it’s possible to give yourself a whole new smile. The process does involve a bit of work, but it’s the most effective and permanent option when you need to replace teeth. Whether you have one tooth done or your entire mouth, the difference is amazing. These are only a few of the common cosmetic dental procedures performed today. There are numerous other options you can choose from, and finding the one for your smile is as easy as talking to a cosmetic dentist.

Dr. Hazim is a member of the American Dental Association and the Texas Dental Association. A graduate of Loyola University, Dr. Hazim has undergone continuing education at the Pankey Institute and has received accreditation from the Western Regional Examining Board.

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