What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
We recommend all patients learn what's best for them through a consultation prior to undergoing any complex changes with their mouth. This page will provide you with guidance and things to think about. Learn more at Your Oral Health.
I want to RESTORE my smile.
There are many services that can help restore your smile. From Bonding to creating Dental Crowns (Caps) or replacing a missing tooth with a bridge.
Bonding can improve the look of teeth that are decayed, chipped or fractured. Bonding also helps with improving discoloured teeth or to reduce the spacing between teeth. When bonding the dentist will mix a composite resin into a paste form, add tint to match the colour of your teeth to ready the application. Throughout the application, multiple layers are added to improve the look of each tooth. The next step is to harden the resin under the laser or ultraviolet light. It's now ready for polishing and your new look will be a natural match to your previously damaged smile.
Bonding can also be used to firm up older teeth and make them appear younger. It is a very flexible option for cosmetic changes.
Caps and Crowns - Learn More
A crown or cap is a cover that fits over a tooth that has been damaged by decay, broken, badly stained or misshapen. It is prepared by the dentist and usually requires more than one visit to complete.
Dental Bridges – Learn More
Dental Bridges are often used when you have a missing tooth. A bridge is a procedure that affixes a missing tooth in between two more stable teeth. This cosmetic procedure can take a little longer to perform.
Teeth Whitening has soared in popularity recently. As dentists seek to compete with off the shelf products, this cosmetic procedure can also be performed by your dentist. If you come to Byronwood Dental, we will actually take the time to consult on this procedure to let you know what we can do. Some teeth actually have a yellow tone and results can vary with each individual. At the same time, we can discuss the value of off the shelf teeth whitening and what is offered by your dentist.
Dental Veneers – Learn More
Veneers are strong, thin pieces of porcelain that are bonded to the teeth. They are used to repair chipped, decayed or stained teeth and may help in closing gaps between teeth.