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Gustavo

Medically Reviewed by

Dr. Gustavo Assatourians D.D.S

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Written by

Q.F. nAYIBE cUBILLOS mORALES

Cosmetic dentistry focuses its intervention on the appearance of a person’s teeth and smile. The advancement of technology makes it possible to make aesthetic changes in the appearance of the teeth, making it easier for people to recover the oral health conditions that they have lost for various reasons and for the investment to benefit their overall well-being.

Currently, the aesthetic appearance of teeth is one of the main concerns of people. In other words, cosmetic dentistry has become an important part of dental care and oral health.

Cosmetic dentistry offers various treatment options that provide the answer to the prescribed diagnosis. Dental alignment, teeth whitening, bite correction and amalgam replacement are some of those alternatives. Here, find a complete description of each of the therapeutic options.

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Dental aesthetics is intended to facilitate good health and a sense of well-being.

This dental specialty provides solutions for people to have healthy teeth, an attractive appearance and -in general- an oral health condition that strengthens self-esteem and confidence, improving their quality of life.

Over time, teeth change shape, size, and color due to natural wear and tear or disease sequelae. This can be corrected with dental aesthetics.

Other benefits of dental aesthetics:

In other words, cosmetic dentistry takes a comprehensive approach that encompasses dental appearance and overall oral health.

Good oral health and a sense of well-being. This is the purpose of dental aesthetics, a dental specialty that provides solutions for people to have a healthy dentition and an attractive appearance that strengthens self-esteem and confidence

Dental imperfections are a temporary situation that can be overcome in a short time. Quick, economic and non-invasive techniques offer an effective alternative to change these situations.

Adhesive restoration procedures -known as Dental Bonding- make it possible to correct cracked or fractured teeth, rehabilitate those dental pieces that show wear over time or any other type of imperfection. These are oral health conditions that can be changed through adhesive restoration.

What are the benefits offered by Dental bonding?

In other words, Dental Bonding offers a quick solution to the loss of dental tissue, a consequence of cavities, natural wear, fractures or other trauma.

Teeth are a fundamental part of the integral well-being of people. Good oral health is directly related to dental aesthetics and also affects the ability to speak, eat and smile with confidence. Therefore, it is essential to maintain good oral health.

Two alternatives that allow restoring oral health are dental crowns and bridges. In addition, these prostheses rehabilitate the proper functioning of the dental system and allow the appearance of the smile to be recovered.

Not looking for a solution for missing teeth causes difficulties for food intake and leads to other complex management situations.

When there are empty spaces in the gum, the teeth move, larger dental spaces are generated and the probability of cavities and misalignment in the bite is increased.

Dental crowns and bridges are two alternative solutions that allow you to restore oral health, rebuild the appearance and proper functioning of the dental system. In addition, they allow to recover the aspect of the smile and the integral well-being.

Dental implants are an alternative to replace missing teeth.

They do not require wearing down the adjacent teeth to support the replacement piece, since they are fixed on a titanium bolt that is placed in the maxillary bone, which acts as the root. After, a dental crown is placed that has the appearance of a natural tooth.

There are different types of implants in response to the different diagnoses that can be presented.

These are some of its benefits:

Allocating resources for rehabilitation treatment with dental implants is investing in health and well-being. It is to build a better quality of life.

A characteristic of dental implants is that they provide comfort and naturalness in the aesthetic aspect, while allowing functional rehabilitation of the mouth.

Dental problems have an advanced solution alternative with onlays and inlays. They are an effective oral rehabilitation option with improved dental function.

This therapeutic alternative provides an effective solution for a wide variety of diagnoses.

In the case of people diagnosed with bruxism, they are an effective option to rebuild affected and worn teeth.

What do onlays and inlays offer?

Onlays and inlays are two very similar techniques that differ in the way they are applied and adapt to the shape and size of the tooth to allow a precise fit.

Dental veneers allow you to improve your personal image and regain confidence.

With this aesthetic dental alternative, some visible cracks, stains, small fractures or edges with obvious wear are eliminated.

Dental veneers are placed on the surface of the tooth to make corrections in shape, size, color, and alignment. That is, they cover and protect the tooth. They don’t replace it.

There are two types of veneers: porcelain and composite resin.

What advantages do veneers offer?

Dental veneers offer a quick response to improve the appearance of the teeth and can be adapted to the needs of each person.

Porcelain veneers are the most requested because they have a longer useful life and have a natural appearance. Composite resin ones have a shorter useful life and are placed in a single session.

Gum reshaping or gingivoplasty is a dental surgical procedure that improves the appearance of the gums.

Also known as cosmetic periodontics, this procedure provides care for a variety of cosmetic concerns: large or small gums, asymmetric gums, receding gums, and inflamed or swollen gums. It also helps improve periodontal health.

Before performing gum remodeling, it is necessary to address periodontal problems or dental caries, among other situations that may affect oral health.

It must be taken into account that:

Gum remodeling is a safe and effective procedure that helps to have a better quality of life, with good oral health and a harmonious smile.

Also known as cosmetic periodontics, this procedure provides care for a variety of cosmetic concerns: large or small gums, asymmetric gums, receding gums, and inflamed or swollen gums. It also helps improve periodontal health.

Currently, the aesthetic appearance of teeth is one of the main concerns of most people. Missing teeth, crooked, stained, misaligned, or uneven teeth can affect self-esteem and confidence. As a result , cosmetic dentistry has become an important part of dental care and oral health maintenance.

An attractive smile, a good bite, eating food properly and speaking without difficulty  impact  self-esteem and confidence. By contrast, health problems that derive from a bad dental condition can be prevented.

Having a smile with a harmonious, balanced and healthy image can be achieved and obtain double benefits.

Other procedures that can be part of the treatment are related to malocclusion, crowded or spaced teeth, overbite or underbite.

Three highlights of smile design:

Modern dentistry offers available options for a makeover and smile design.

Oral health rehabilitation and smile design are two situations that go hand in hand. The smile design can correct bite problems and the alignment of the teeth. In addition, it includes care for routine oral health events such as cavities, gum disease or dental calculus.

Dental reshaping is a simple, non-invasive treatment that improves the appearance of teeth and builds confidence.

This corrective technique is applied around the dental enamel to solve different dental problems..

Why is it a good option?

One condition that must be met to be a good candidate for dental contouring is to have healthy teeth and gums.

This dental procedure can be combined with other treatments to optimize results.

Odontoplasty provides answers for different dental conditions, such as chipped or cracked teeth, teeth with different length or width, pointed pieces, imperfections in the surface of the teeth and overlapping teeth, among others

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures for achieving a brighter, whiter smile.

It is a non-invasive procedure that is used to remove stains and discolorations on the teeth, but it is not effective in cases of severe stains or discoloration caused by medications or injuries.

Is it a good option to improve appearance and self-confidence? Because?

There are several reasons why a person may seek teeth whitening: To improve their appearance and have a more attractive smile; remove stains on the teeth due to the consumption of food and drinks such as coffee, tea and red wine, among others.

Three benefits that teeth whitening brings:

It should be noted that teeth whitening is not suitable for everyone. Pregnant or lactating women, children under 16 years of age, and people with dental or gum disease are not suitable for this treatment.

It is a non-invasive procedure that is used to remove stains and discolorations on the teeth, but it is not effective in cases of severe stains or discoloration caused by medications or injuries.

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