A 2013 survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) shows that virtually all adults value their smile as an asset. Some 74% of the respondents felt that an unattractive smile could affect their success in life. Well, if you have a dental problems, it can be a negative impact on your smile you definitely share these sentiments. A perfect smile goes a long way in opening doors and you can help with confidence and self worth.
If you want to regain your perfect smile, it is time to talk to your family dentist about some of these procedures:
Discoloration is a major culprit in ruining a smile and it is very common, especially among adults. Some food and drinks you consume daily, gradually stain the enamel causing it to turn brownish. Smoking also causes this problem, but luckily there are professional bleaches, which your dentists can use to bring your teeth back to life. The procedure is performed in an office setting, where care is taken to avoid damage to your gums.
If you have missing teeth a dental implant is one of the best solutions to replace it. With a missing tooth your smile is greatly affected, but the fixed titanium implant, helps to provide sufficient support for a crown. The procedure is permanent and very effective in giving your mouth its perfect shape back.
This procedure involves the use of thin porcelain veneers to cover the damaged surface of a tooth. They are custom made and your family dentist at Coast Dental Centre will carve them to fit your tooth perfectly. They recreate the natural look of your teeth and they help to give back your smile.
This has for a long time been considered the ultimate full mouth restoration procedure. If you have several missing teeth, dentures come in handy though, they have their own set of issues. The fact that they rest on teeth and gums means they can lead to bone loss and even periodontal gum disease. Dentures can be used in combination with implants to prevent these problems. They can also be relined every few years to compensate for bone loss and other integrity issues.
If you are worried about the aligning of your dental braces, your family dentist can help to get back your smile and making minor adjustments at regularly scheduled intervals. This is a science that involves assessment of the current state of your teeth, while also predicting future movement. There are different options available, such as invisalign, which help to get your teeth back in-line without the obviousness of wearing metal braces.
There are many other options available and you should ask your family dentist about the best procedures to win back your smile.