What is Cosmetic Dentistry at Aliso Niguel Dental Group?
At Aliso Niguel Dental Group, cosmetic dentistry focuses on the overall appearance of the teeth, mouth and smile. Today, cosmetic dentistry is an increasingly rapid form of dental care acquired by both males and females of various ages. Cosmetic dentistry improves an individual’s appearance of the mouth, teeth and smile.Our cosmetic dentists at Aliso Niguel perform subtle to major changes to improve a person’s smile by offering various techniques to treat discolored, chipped or missing teeth. Since cosmetic dentistry is initially acquired to improve the overall appearance of the teeth, mouth and smile we allow our patients to select the cosmetic services they desire.
What Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures are available at Aliso Niguel Dental Group?
Our dental practice offers a variety of cosmetic dentistry procedures, including: teeth whitening, cosmetic crown and bridges, veneers, fillings, bonding and reshaping. We offer cosmetic restorative benefits such as dental fillings; of a porcelain or composite material, that are relatively similar to the colour of the patient’s teeth so that patients are able to maintain the natural appearance of their teeth and smile. Most patients do not undergo cosmetic dentistry simply for cosmetic improvements but rather select it as a need for treating underlying dental issues. Today, technological developments have established durable cosmetic dental treatments with our practicing dentists utilizing techniques that preserve natural tooth structure and coloring reliant on patient needs.
What treatment options are available within Cosmetic Dentistry at Aliso Niguel Dental Group?
Aliso Niguel Dental Group currently offers cosmetic dentistry treatments for;
Dental Veneers: made commonly from porcelain or resin composite material andmost commonly used to treat teeth that are discolored, stained, chipped or broken, teeth that have gaps between or small misalignments. Veneers are a cosmetic solution to enhance the brightness of the teeth and to give off a straighter smile.
Teeth Whitening:often requested by patients to treat stained teeth (e.g. from coffee, tea or smoking) and involves an in-office procedure where bleach is applied to each tooth.
Fillings: procedure in which a filling material; composite, porcelain, gold or amalgam is used to treat tooth decay by drilling a small hole within the affected tooth. White fillings are often requested by patients due its natural color baring resemblance to that of natural teeth color improving the overall appearance of the mouth, teeth and smile.
Cosmetic Crown and Bridges: both crowns and bridges are fixed prosthetics with a crown being utilized as a cap to cover a damaged tooth and bridges being used to replace gaps for one or more missing teeth. Both crowns and bridges of porcelain and ceramic material are often utilized due to their natural color improving the overall appearance of the teeth and smile.
Bonding:procedure in which tooth-colored composite resin is applied to close spaces between teeth or change the shape and color of the tooth. Bonding is more susceptible to staining and chipping easily.
It is essential to maintain oral hygiene and we advise patients to brush and floss their teeth daily to ensure continued dental health.