It's been a long time since the Etruscans tried to hide, whiten and replace their decayed, broken and missing teeth with sea shells, ivory and bone. Even back then they knew that a healthy smile was vitally important.
Today it is a well-recognized, scientifically studied and accepted fact that teeth and their appearance can affect a person's self-image. It is unfortunate that a poor dental appearance can also negatively affect how others may view us.
Today, we don't have to rely on wiring some seashells to our teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is an advanced science with new and exciting materials and techniques for restoring not only the esthetics of a smile, but often simultaneously correcting important related dental functions.
General dentistry focuses on treating dental decay, prevention and function of the teeth, toothaches and surrounding oral structures.
Cosmetic dental care is specifically directed toward enhancing a patient's dental and facial appearance.
In this article, we'll discuss modern cosmetic dental treatments and why they might be of interest in improving your own dental appearance.
Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments and Techniques
Cosmetic dental procedures can be grouped into several specialized areas.
Some patients select a purely cosmetic "Smile Makeover". Think "Hollywood" smile.
Full mouth reconstruction involves cosmetic and general dentistry involving all teeth.
Stanmore Bay Dental Studio offers the latest in cosmetic dentistry treatments. You have questions about your smile? We have the answers. Check us out!