Cosmetic dentistry involves dental procedures used to improve the overall aesthetics of your smile and to create the so called "Hollywood smile" or "Wedding smile". A beautiful smile can have numerous effects on an individual's self-confidence, social life and self-esteem. The recent increase in media focus on the smile has created a public awareness about cosmetic dentistry and its accessibility.
When is it needed?
Whenever your teeth are not white enough and irrelevant of the cause.
The dentist will apply the bleaching medium to your teeth. Oxygen from the active ingredient within the bleaching solution will penetrate the tooth’s enamel surface erasing the stains without causing damage to the surrounding structure. Depending upon the treatment chosen, the cosmetic dentist may then apply the specialized light source to assist the bleaching process.
How long does the teeth whitening process take?
The complete procedure takes less than an hour. The procedure consists of a preparation period followed by 45 minutes of bleaching.
Advantages of dental bleaching:
- relatively low cost
- readily accessible and good results can be obtained quickly
- the procedures are safe
- can be used to treat tooth stains regardless of their cause
- non-invasive (i.e. it does not involve drilling or removal of the tooth surface), so it is usually painless
Disadvantages of dental bleaching
- some people reported of tooth sensitivity to cold weather or foods following or during treatment
- some people reported a degree of gum sensitivity during the treatment
Dental jewel are the latest fashion in dental offices throughout Europe and United States! Tooth jewelry (clear, sapphire-blue, red-ruby small glass crystals) give a new meaning to the expression "a brilliant smile". The jewelry is temporary, non-invasive, painless and easy to remove.
When is it needed?
Whenever you want to create sensation by taking part in this new trend.
The crystal is glued with a small quantity of adhesive and is placed without affecting the tooth, and without any drilling or pain. The gem stays in place from 6 months to 3 years and can be easily removed by the dentist.
Advantages of dental jewels
- new trend
- is not very expensive
- no pain or intrusion
- 100% reversible