Cosmetic Dentistry is dental work that focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth, gums, bite, mouth and smile. It primarily centers on improving dental aesthetics such as alignment, location, size, shape and smile appearance.
Cosmetic dentistry can almost be described as the “Art of the smile.” Its practice is used to improve what is considering being almost worldwide sign of happiness and greeting.Your smile. It can brighten the lives of others and many people attach a high professional and personal value to the quality of their smile.
People can become self-conscious of their teeth when they are chipped, discolored, deformed, crooked or missing. They may find the need to cover their mouth every time they laugh and avoid smiling with their teeth in photos. Apart from affecting a person’s self-confidence, it can also affect a person’s oral health if chipped or missing teeth are left untreated.
Depending on the complexity and severity of the problem, referral to dental specialists may be necessary. Cosmetic dentistry can make substantial improvements to your teeth and your smile once you have achieved and are able to maintain good oral health.
Conditions We Treat
Common tooth conditions we treat include:
- Abscessed Teeth
- Cracked Teeth
- Dislodged Teeth
- Knocked-Out Teeth
- Tooth Pain
- Discolored Tooth
Treatments / Procedures
There are ways to restore or replace chipped, discolored, deformed, crooked or missing teeth. Cosmetic dental procedures available to our patients include:
- Teeth bleaching
- Dental bonding
- Dental implants
Cosmetic surgery is typically done to improve one’s appearance, which is also perceived as a benefit to the procedure. Improving appearance is just one of many possible benefits cosmetic surgery can provide. If you have been considering a cosmetic surgery procedure, check out a few of the advantages you might stand to gain from your decision.
When you look good, you feel good. Improvements to appearance naturally translate to increased self-confidence for most people, which means a greater willingness to try new things or open up in social situations. You may also be willing to wear certain types of clothing or participate in activities you tended to avoid before your surgery, due to your discomfort with your appearance.
Improved Physical Health
Some cosmetic surgery procedures can improve your physical health as well as your looks. For example, rhinoplasty or nose reshaping surgery may improve breathing at the same time it improves the aesthetics of the nose. Breast reduction surgery improves the body contour, but it may also relieve physical discomfort like neck mouth and jaw pain.
Enhanced Mental Health
Mental health benefits can be gained from cosmetic surgery procedures as well. Some people see a reduction in social anxiety after their surgery, due to the new feelings of self-confidence their new look inspires. It is common to feel greater control over your life, become more willing to take on new challenges, or take charge of your life in a whole new way.
Some studies suggest that people who are more attractive may enjoy more professional and personal opportunities. Some cases have found that attractive people in sales have been able to sell more when they were not perceived as being attractive. Other studies found attractive people tend to make higher salaries and get selected for promotions more often.
Experts in Cosmetic Dentistry
Often times a single visit is enough to significantly improve the quality of your smile. Don’t take our word for it. See what an actual patient of Dr. Gonzales has to say.
Cosmetic Dentistry can mean a wide variety of dental treatments. These are the Cosmetic Dentistry treatments we offer in Irvine;
- Porcelain Veneers
- Porcelain Crowns
- Dental Bonding
- Tooth Whitening
- Tooth-colored Restorations
With advances in dental technology a cleaner, brighter, whiter smile is just a visit away!
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