Cosmetic dentistry offers so many wonderful benefits that your smile could truly enjoy.
We know that there are a lot of people out there that aren’t too happy about their smiles. If you are one of them have you ever wondered if cosmetic dentistry could be the right option for you? Maybe you’ve thought about it but haven’t done much research into it. Our Layton, UT, cosmetic dentist Dr. Steven Christensen is here to provide you with a little insight into how cosmetic dentistry works.
What is cosmetic dentistry?
This specific field of dentistry is dedicated to improving the overall appearance of your smile. No matter whether you have a misaligned, stained or chipped teeth or gaps in your smile, there are many ways in which our Layton, UT, dentist can enhance your look. Did you know a healthy, beautiful smile could actually make you look younger? Cosmetic dentistry has the ability to provide some many positive changes not just for your smile but also for your quality of life.
What are the different kinds of cosmetic dentistry?
It can be difficult to decide which kind of dental treatment will give you the results you want. This is where our dentist, Dr. Christensen, comes in. During your cosmetic consultation, we will sit down together and determine the best approach to giving you the smile you want.
Common treatment options include:
This is one of the most popular cosmetic treatments in Layton, UT, and it’s easy to see why. We know that over time our teeth begin to fade and even turn yellow from habits such as coffee drinking and smoking, or even just from the natural effects of aging. A single one-hour professional in-office whitening session could get your smile five to seven shades whiter.
Sometimes even the smallest discolorations, chips, cracks and gaps between teeth can still make us self-conscious. While these flaws might not seem like a big deal to anyone else it’s important that you feel confident with your smile. This cosmetic technique uses a tooth-colored resin that can be applied and molded over these problem areas to hide them and improve the overall look of one or more teeth. This is a conservative cosmetic treatment that can be completed in just one visit.
Sometimes cracks, misshapen teeth, and other issues are just too much for bonding to handle; however, moderate-to-severe cosmetic issues can be tackled with dental veneers. These thin porcelain shells are custom-made to cover the front of one or more teeth to improve the overall shape of your smile while also enhancing the color, shape, and size of your teeth.
4 Dental Health in Layton, UT, is dedicated to giving you the smile you deserve. If you are interested in what cosmetic dentistry could offer you then let’s sit down and talk to you about the smile you could achieve through one or more of these services.