Dental work that enhances the appearance, but not the health or function of a person’s teeth or mouth, is considered a cosmetic treatment. A frequently requested cosmetic treatments is teeth whitening.
Examples of Cosmetic Dentistry:
- Adding dental material to improve appearance. This can include bonding, porcelain veneers, crowns (caps) and gum grafts.
- Removing parts of the tooth or gums. Examples of this are enameloplasty and gingivectomy.
- Improving the colour of the teeth or gums, such as teeth whitening (bleaching) and gum depigmentation.
- Orthodontics, the practice of straightening teeth to improve appearance, can be considered a cosmetic procedure. To learn more, head to our Orthodontics page.
A bright smile and straight teeth give the appearance of health and youth, something that is important to both professionals and fashionistas. We understand the importance of having straight and white teeth. Protect and maintain a great asset, your smile. To learn how we can assist you, contact us.