Cosmetic Dentistry Q&A
Cosmetic dentistry is a broad term that refers to the practice of improving the appearance of your teeth and smile. While cosmetic dentistry can also improve the function and health of your teeth and gums, it’s ultimate purpose is to improve your appearance. An improved smile has many benefits including improved self-confidence and overall well-being. Cosmetic dentistry treatments address such issues as: Discoloration Gaps and spacing issues Crooked or misshapen teeth Missing teeth Overbites and underbites
No one expects to have a dental emergency. Still, you can take steps to reduce the odds. Following ADA recommendations – brushing and flossing daily and getting regular dental cleanings – will keep yDr. Kabiri offers a variety of treatments to correct and improve the appearance of your smile. Veneers Veneers are thin porcelain shells fitted to the fronts of your teeth that are visible when you smile. They are custom-made to fit your mouth and to match your surrounding teeth. Veneers cover gaps, chips, unevenly shaped or sized teeth, and discoloration that doesn’t respond to other whitening methods. Dr. Kabiri typically applies veneers in two visits. Crowns Crowns are also known as caps because they cover teeth of uneven shape and size. Crowns are custom-made to fit precisely over your teeth and are usually installed in two visits. In addition to improving the appearance of your teeth, crowns also provide additional strength to teeth weakened by decay or root canal treatments. Teeth Whitening Teeth whitening is one of the most common cosmetic dentistry treatments available today. Dr. Kabiri offers professional-grade, in-office whitening treatments to lift stains from your teeth in less than an hour. Invisalign Invisalign is an orthodontic treatment that uses clear plastic aligners to guide your teeth into a corrected position. Invisalign addresses issues like gaps, overcrowding, and bite issues to give you a perfect smile.
Dr. Kabiri offers comprehensive cosmetic dentistry consultations. She talks to you about your concerns and what you want to change about your smile. She examines your teeth to determine the best course of treatment to help you achieve your goal and to ensure your teeth are healthy and strong enough for treatment. This consultation is an excellent opportunity to ask questions about the suggested treatments and what they entail. If you want to improve the appearance of your smile, call or schedule a consultation online today to learn about the options available.