Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the function) of a person’s teeth, gums and/or bite

Cosmetic dentistry may involve

  1. the addition of a dental material to teeth or gums – examples: bonding, porcelain veneers (laminates),crowns (caps), gum grafts
  2. the removal of tooth structure or gums – examples: enameloplasty,gingivectomy
  3. neither adding nor removing dental materials, tooth structure, or gums – examples:teeth whitening (bleaching), gum depigmentation
  4. straightening of teeth accompanied by improvement in appearance of face –orthodontics

 

. Cosmetic treatments include veneers, crowns, bridges, tooth-coloured fillings, implants and tooth whitening.

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