Learn How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Give You Greater Confidence

It's hard to feel confident with your smile if you are unhappy with your teeth. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can help you achieve a brighter, more confident smile. Just ask your Dublin dentist, Dr. Rudi As-Sanie. She specializes in transforming your smile.

What is cosmetic dentistry?

If you are unhappy with your smile, a dentist in Dublin, OH specializing in cosmetic dentistry can change that. Cosmetic dentistry is an umbrella term that refers to a diverse set of dental treatments that enable patients and their dentists to change the appearance of their teeth. Some of these treatments can also help remedy a few oral health problems.

What are these treatments?

A family dentist in Dublin, Ohio specializing in cosmetic dentistry can upgrade your smile in numerous ways, depending on your needs and goals.

Here's a brief look into these treatments:

Dental implants

Lost a few teeth? You might want to consider dental implants. The treatment entails the installation of a realistic looking tooth replacement custom fit to your mouth. Once the gums have healed, natural-looking crowns can be attached to these posts, serving as replacement for missing teeth. Dental implants are relatively routine these days and can be done is one to three visits. The healing time is minimal and you will find a renewed sense of confidence in your smile.

Dentures

Dentures have been around for decades years and are an alternative to tooth replacement.Depending on the state of your tooth decay, gums and jawbone, it will be up to you and Dr. Rudi to decide if dentures are the best cosmetic solution for your mouth.

Direct bonding

In bonding, a filling material is attached to the tooth's enamel and dentin either to fill gaps or to change the tooth's color.

Invisalign

Clear aligners, popularly known by the brand Invisalign are used to re-position the teeth in order to improve the teeth's appearance or correct irregular bite and jaw problems. Your smile is sure to catch peoples attention with your newly shaped smile.

Dental Crowns

Also known as caps, crowns are used to completely cover the teeth in order to hide misshapen or discolored teeth, repair worn or broken teeth, protect weak teeth, hold dental bridges in place, cover dental implants, and cover teeth that have undergone root canal treatment. This is another routine and painless solution to cavity treatment.

Veneers

Veneers use custom shells made out of porcelain or plastic to remedy problems like gaps between teeth, worn or chipped teeth, stained teeth, and misshapen teeth.

Enamel shaping and contouring

If you have crooked or overlapping teeth, chipped teeth or a minor bite problem, your dentist may recommend enamel shaping and contouring. This treatment entails the removal or contouring of the tooth's enamel.

Bridges

Also known as fixed partial dentures, bridges are another teeth replacement option your dentist may recommend. Bridges may be fabricated using porcelain, gold, alloys or a combination of these. Bridges are anchored on the remaining teeth surrounding the area where the missing teeth were previously.

Teeth whitening

Over time, teeth can be discolored or stained due to a variety of reasons including some types of foods and drinks, smoking, some types of medications, and genetics. Through a chemical process, your dentist can restore your teeth's natural color or even make them brighter. 

No matter which cosmetic dental treatment you need or want to have done, finding the right dentist to do the work is crucial. Our staff at Dental Reflections are the best cosmetic team in town. We are happy to answer any questions you have to help determine which treatment is right for your unique condition. Your dentist can explain to you what changes you can expect from the treatment as well as the level of maintenance required for it.

Thinking of getting a smile makeover? Contact us so that we can discuss which treatment is right for you. We promise to keep you reflecting you best.