Your smile is a key player when it comes to your appearance. In fact, it’s one of the first things people notice about you. While your teeth are naturally very strong, there are several scenarios that can alter the appearance of your smile.
- Mechanical forces such as tooth clenching and grinding can cause your teeth to chip or crack
- Eating certain foods can stain or discolour your teeth
- Gum disease can cause your teeth to become loose or your gums to recede
- Acidic foods can weaken the protective enamel causing tooth wear
- Older dental restorations can darken, chip or break
Luckily, it’s not all doom and gloom if your teeth have been affected by any of these common conditions. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Today’s cosmetic dental treatments can do a lot to reverse the damage your teeth may have sustained, and improve the appearance of your smile and your oral health.
1. Dental veneers
Dental veneers are thin shells that are attached to the front of your teeth. Made of porcelain or composite resin, they can cover chips and cracks, brighten teeth that don’t respond to teeth whitening treatments, or repair worn teeth.
2. Dental implants
Dental implants are used to replace missing teeth. The treatment starts with a titanium fixture that’s implanted into your jawbone. This effectively replaces the missing tooth’s root. Once it’s healed in place, it’s topped with a dental crown to replace the actual tooth.
3. Dental crowns
If teeth are broken or severely decayed, a dental crown can help to restore and strengthen them. Made of gold, metal alloys or porcelain, a dental crown covers the damaged tooth to protect it from further damage.
Learn more about the cosmetic dental treatments available at Saby Dental
If you think investing in cosmetic dental treatment seems like a luxury, we beg to differ. That’s because we look at it from a different angle. In most cases, attractive teeth are healthy teeth – damaged, worn, or weak teeth can jeopardize your oral health.
If you would like to learn more about the treatment options available at our Red Deer dental clinic that can help to enhance the look of your teeth or restore good oral health, please schedule a consultation. We think you’ll be surprised at what modern dental treatment can do for you.