Choosing The Right Cosmetic Dentistry
Fairview Dental Arts
An Overview of Cosmetic Dentistry
Traditional dentistry focuses on general, family and restorative care to address common dental problems. It also addresses oral hygiene, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of oral disease.
In cosmetic dentistry, the dental care focuses on how to improve the overall appearance of the teeth and the smile, as having a beautiful and engaging smile can increase one's confidence and overall appearance leading to a fuller and happier life. Cosmetic dentistry is elective and may be considered a desired type of treatment and service.
For experienced cosmetic dentists, Norristown residents turn to Fairview Dental Arts for their dental care.
How Cosmetic Dentistry Works
Cosmetic dentistry may provide restorative benefits. Whether its dental fillings, bonding, implants, whiteners or veneers, there are various ways to improve one's smile. Fairview Dental Arts cosmetic dentists will provide all of their services in their Norristown dental office and will oversee and perform the cosmetic dental procedures when it's convenient for your schedule.
With advances in various types of cosmetic dentistry procedures, your Fairview Dental Arts cosmetic dentist will try to save the existing tooth structure which can help to preserve teeth, save money, and minimize the need for invasive dental work.
Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments
Maybe you have questions about the different types of cosmetic dentistry treatments. Common questions that we are asked about cosmetic dentistry include:
What is Composite Bonding?
Do you have a chipped or broken tooth that is ruining your smile? If so, our team at Fairview Dental Arts can help with composite bonding!
Chipped, discolored, and broken teeth can be repaired with a composite material that resembles the tooth enamel. The tooth can be sculpted, reshaped, contoured, and then hardened with a high-intensity light. The restorative process will help the tooth to match the natural enamel of the teeth for a healthier smile.
What are Dental Veneers?
Laminates or veneers are thin custom-designed shells that are bonded to a tooth's surface to correct it. This can help improve a smile's appearance when there are chips, gaps, cracks, or severe discoloration. Veneers may be recommended with severe discoloration when teeth whitening fails. Types of veneers include porcelain and resin.
What are Dental Implants?
Dental implants are a Titanium post which integrates or bonds with the bone in order to replace a single tooth or multiple teeth. Once the implant integrates, the cosmetic dentists at Fairview Dental Arts will restore the implant by building your missing tooth and restoring your function and smile back to normal. For our edentulous patients' we can restore a whole arch of teeth by using dental implants as the foundation. GONE are the days of dentures.
What is a Smile Makeover?
To improve the overall appearance of your smile, smile makeovers may be recommended. More than one cosmetic dental procedure may be included. A smile makeover might include veneers, implants, and whitening. The procedure may require work on several teeth to achieve a given look.
What are Inlays?
Inlays are also referred to as indirect fillings. These are long-lasting fillings that are added to a tooth if decay or structural damage is significant.
What is Teeth Whitening?
A very common cosmetic dental procedure is teeth whitening to remove the stains and discoloration on the teeth. Fairview Dental Arts can complete your teeth whitening session with one visit to our dental office. A protection product covers the gums while the teeth are exposed. A bleaching agent is applied to the teeth with an activating light or laser to enhance the whitening of the teeth. Teeth whitening can transform dull and yellowing teeth into stunning pearly whites!