Cosmetic dentistry is the use of dental procedures to improve the appearance of teeth. A cosmetic dentist evaluates your current smile and suggests ways to improve it. By using cosmetic dentistry techniques, many patients can not only improve their overall appearance but can also make themselves look younger and healthier. Replacing missing teeth, whitening teeth, and covering “problem spots” change your entire look and give you self-confidence.
The use of cosmetic dentistry techniques has been around for years, but recently changes and advances in technology have made many cosmetic procedures easier, more accessible for patients, and more effective. These new techniques utilize the latest in chemical and biological technology to give you a beautiful white smile and to give your teeth an attractive appearance, while also protecting your health.
One of the most common cosmetic dentistry techniques requested by patients is teeth whitening. Years of consumption of coffee, cigarettes, tea, and certain foods can dull the bright surface of the tooth’s enamel, resulting in dull grayish or brownish teeth. Teeth whitening removes these stains from deep in the tooth’s enamel and gives you a brilliantly white smile again. Products such as in-office whitening systems can give you a brighter and more beautiful smile painlessly in as little as one hour.
For those who want more lasting results, cosmetic dentistry procedures such as dental veneers and lumineers are a good option. Veneers cover the existing teeth with a thin, durable shell and correct problems such as chips and cracks in the teeth. Veneers are long-lasting and relatively easy to apply.
Other cosmetic dental procedures such as caps and crowns may also be utilized by our cosmetic dentist in West Hollywood, depending on your particular needs. Dr. Poneh Ghasri will evaluate your entire smile and give you options for improving your appearance and your dental health. The current condition of your teeth, your overall health, and your desired cosmetic goals will all determine the best type of cosmetic dentistry to use in your case.
Talk to Dr. Ghasri, our West Hollywood cosmetic dentist, today to find out how you can start improving your smile and your life!