Most people want to look their best. The state of your teeth plays a significant role in your appearance. Here are a few things that you can do to help your teeth look more attractive.
Use a Chemical Whitener
Whitening your teeth can make them appear healthier, cleaner, and more beautiful. Currently, there are multiple ways to whiten the teeth.
Teeth can be whitened using natural substances, over-the-counter applications, or professional treatments. Natural substances, such as baking soda and hydrogen peroxide, may help with minor discoloration but may not dramatically improve significant dental staining.
Over-the-counter teeth whiteners may be more effective than most natural alternatives. However, they often require a long period of time to improve the color of the teeth. In addition, when used incorrectly, over-the-counter whiteners can result in painful dental sensitivity.
Professional whitening treatments are usually applied in a dental office, such as NOVA PREMIER DENTAL. They often work much quicker than other whitening options and tend to whiten the teeth more evenly and completely.
Try Dental Veneers
If your teeth have more than one cosmetic issue, an application of dental veneers can be a great corrective option. A veneer looks like a natural tooth that is perfectly shaped and pearly white.
Veneers, which are super-thin, tooth-shaped slices of porcelain, are created from an impression of the patient's mouth. Each veneer is bonded to the front of a tooth.
Prior to the application of a veneer, the tooth is prepared for the veneer's placement. To ensure that the veneer's installation does not alter the natural bite pattern of the patient, a small amount of tooth material is removed from the front surface of the tooth before the veneer is bonded into place.
A veneer application can be used to improve various cosmetic dental problems, such as minor misalignments, chips, cracks, discoloration, and dental gaps. In addition to improving the appearance of the tooth, when a crack or chip is present, a veneer may also improve the structural integrity of the tooth.
Veneers are considered permanent applications. With proper care, they should last throughout the lifetime of the dental patient. Still, a veneer may need to be replaced due to changes in the mouth of the patient. Since a veneer rests against the gum line, if a patient's gums recede due to gum disease or age, a new, longer dental veneer may need to be applied.
If you would like to improve the look of your teeth, schedule a consultation with a dentist in your local area.