This patient has advanced periodontal disease with severe bone loss, mobile teeth and spaces between lower anterior teeth. We placed direct resin veneers to close the spaces and stabilize the mobile teeth.
Children with damaged, discolored or
missing teeth sometimes have problems with self-esteem that can be
improved through aesthetic dentistry.
When a child has lost one or more
front teeth, the dentist can replace these teeth with an aesthetic
maintainer. The artificial teeth can be placed onto a removable or
cemented dental appliance. Also, dentists can apply aesthetic veneers,
or plastic facings, on discolored primary front teeth.
For mildly or moderately decayed
front and back teeth, dentists now are able to place tooth-colored
There's no reason to put up with gaps in your teeth or with teeth
that are stained, badly shaped or crooked. Today a veneer placed on top
of your teeth can correct nature's mistake or the results of an injury
and help you have a beautiful smile.
Veneers are thin,
custom-made shells crafted of tooth-colored porcelain designed to cover
the front side of teeth. They're made by a dental technician, usually in
the dental lab, working from a model provided by your dentist.
Your dentist may recommend that you avoid some foods and beverages that
may stain or discolor your veneers such as coffee, tea or red wine.
If you have been thinking about improving your smile, you may be a
good candidate for cosmetic dentistry. Take a few moments to ask
yourself the following questions:
- Are you embarrassed about smiling in front of people?
- Do you ever cover your mouth to hide your teeth?
- Do you wish your teeth were whiter?
- Would you like to change the shape of your teeth or gums?
- Do you have gaps or spaces between your teeth?
- Are you considering braces for that perfect smile?
you answered yes to any of the above, you may be a candidate for
cosmetic dentistry. In fact, anyone who is unhappy with the appearance
of his or her smile is a candidate for cosmetic dentistry. A smile
makeover can change your life - make you look and feel younger, more
attractive and more confident. Request an appointment or call our
office to schedule a personal consultation.