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Popular Smile Makeover Treatments

June 3, 2013 — by Keith Kelley, DDS
Tags: Smile Makeover Cosmetic Dentistry Porcelain Veneers Teeth Whitening

Popular Smile Makeover TreatmentsWhen it comes to looking your absolute best, one way to achieve this is to have a winning smile. Of course, not everyone is born with a winning smile. That's where a skilled Troy cosmetic dentist comes into play. By performing a smile makeover, a dentist can give you a great smile of which you can be very proud. Let's take a brief moment right now to go over the basics of smile makeovers.

About Smile Makeover Treatment

A smile makeover treatment refers to a combination of multiple cosmetic dentistry procedures designed to address different kinds of aesthetic problems. Since each patient has unique needs, our cosmetic dentist in Troy will customize each smile makeover to those needs.

Ideal Candidates for Smile Makeover Treatment

The best candidates for smile makeover treatment are people who experience the following dental problems:

  • Stained teeth
  • Discolored teeth
  • Chipped teeth
  • Cracked teeth
  • Poorly aligned teeth
  • Cosmetically damaged teeth
  • Missing teeth
  • Gum recession
  • Prominent gums

Below are some of the most common smile makeover treatments that dentists use to enhance their patients' smiles.

Teeth Whitening

When you have teeth that are stained or discolored, it can make you hesitant to laugh or smile. That's where teeth whitening comes into play. Just one professional teeth whitening treatment can brighten the color of your smile by seven shades. That's way more effective that store-bought bleaching products.

Dental Bonding

One of the standbys of cosmetic dentistry treatment is dental bonding. During a dental bonding procedure, a tooth-colored resin is painted directly onto a tooth in order to conceal small chips, cracks, and stains.

Porcelain Dental Veneers

Porcelain dental veneers are by far the most versatile weapon in the smile makeover arsenal. These thin shells of dental porcelain are able to mask many different kinds of dental problems, including chips, cracks, stains, and crookedness.

Invisalign

When you have teeth that are misaligned, you'd think that braces are the only option for care. With Invisalign, you can actually undergo orthodontic treatment without anyone knowing. You see, the Troy Invisalign system uses clear plastic aligners that are virtually undetectable when in place.

Dental Bridges, Partial Dentures, and Full Dentures

When you're missing a tooth or multiple teeth, it's important that you find replacement teeth in order to improve the appearance of your smile, avoid speech impediments, and restore your ability to chew normally. Dental bridges, partial dentures, and full dentures can do this for you.

Implant Dentistry

The best way to support a dental bridge or denture is to get dental implants. These artificial tooth roots are surgically placed into your soft tissue and jawbone. The dental implants provide stability comparable to natural tooth roots.

Gum Recontouring

When you have receding gums or gums that are too prominent, both can have major impacts on the overall appearance of your smile. We have gum reshaping options that can benefit you, including gum grafting to reverse signs of recession and gum contouring in order to remove excess gum tissue.

Schedule a Consultation for Smile Makeover Treatment

As you have seen, a smile makeover can really make a major difference when it comes to the overall appearance of your mouth and its health. If you would like to discuss these options in more detail, be sure to contact our Troy, MI cosmetic dentistry center at your earliest convenience.

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