Everyone wants to look good and have an aesthetically pleasing smile. But problems like chipped, broken, or fractured teeth, gaps between the teeth, stained or discolored teeth compromise your appearance, thus affecting your smile and self-esteem.
Cosmetic dentistry includes all those procedures that restore the appearance of your smile. When you visit us for a cosmetic dental procedure, our focus lies on fulfilling your requirement of enhancing your smile. However, some of these techniques also offer restorative benefits.
Common Cosmetic Dental Procedures
Teeth whitening is one of the most prevalent cosmetic dental procedures worldwide. We perform professional teeth whitening to make your smile appear eight shades lighter. The procedure cleans the accumulation of tartar, plaque, and other substances from your teeth, retaining your natural smile.
Professional teeth whitening includes the application of hydrogen peroxide gel on the surface of your teeth. After applying it, we allow the gel to stay for a few minutes. In some cases, we also treat such applications with laser light to obtain better results. If the stains on your teeth are still visible, we will reapply the gel and repeat the procedure. The final application is rinsed, and your smile becomes whiter. The results are magical.
Dental veneers are thin, wafer-like, custom-made shells that we use to enhance your aesthetic appearance. They are made using materials like composite or porcelain to match your remaining teeth. Veneers cover all the visible flaws on your teeth, including slightly chipped or broken teeth, discolored teeth, gaps between the teeth, etc., and offer you a perfect smile.
We bond them on the front visible surface of your teeth. If taken care of properly, veneers may last for 20 years without staining.
If you notice yellow, brown, or gray patches on the surface of your teeth, you are likely to have stained teeth. There are many causes of this problem – dietary habits, smoking or chewing tobacco, certain medications, poor oral hygiene, etc. Your teeth may also get stained because of any underlying disease.
We may perform dental cleaning or professional teeth whitening to remove the stains of plaque, tartar, and residues from the surface of your teeth. We may also offer you home teeth-whitening kits to maintain your pearly white smile. Ensure to follow proper oral hygiene, including brushing, flossing, and rinsing your mouth with a mouthwash.
To find out more about the dental services we offer at Eric J. Sadler, DDS & Associates, Winston-Salem, NC, call (336) 744-1300 or schedule an online consultation. You can also visit Dentist in Winston-Salem NC at 3801 Indiana Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27105.