Preventive Dentistry and Cosmetic Dentistry
At Preventive Dentistry, we focus on preventing dental problems and getting your mouth healthy. After this is achieved it leaves scope for the more fun stuff…cosmetic improvement. Because let’s face it, who doesn’t want a beautiful smile?
Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
Cosmetic dentistry refers to procedures that bring distinct aesthetic benefits to your mouth and teeth. Cosmetic dentistry is an artform, therefore the results are highly dependant on the clinician providing the treatment. An excellent outcome depends on the dentist’s expertise as well as an exceptional eye for detail. We encourage you to browse our image gallery to see some of our work.
Teeth Whitening: Teeth will naturally discolour over time, but poor dental hygiene, smoking, and pigmented foods and drink can greatly accelerate the process. Whitening is a popular procedure for adults of any age. If you’re considering procedures such as veneers or crowns but aren’t currently satisfied with the colour of your teeth, then whitening is strongly recommended beforehand as these restorations cannot be lightened once placed.
Crowns and Bridges: Crowns cover all surfaces of a tooth above the gum line, making them ideal for cosmetic and functional restoration of individual teeth. They can be used to restore damaged, worn-down or broken teeth, either individually or several at a time. Bridges are similar, but span several teeth, often consisting of a false tooth (pontic) in the middle, fastened to crowns on either side. Crowns and bridges are often ideal for either cosmetic or functional restoration of teeth.
Porcelain Veneers: Porcelain veneers are false facings for teeth, permanently bonded in place to ensure a beautiful, natural smile. Porcelain veneers are highly realistic, and don’t stain over time. Usually several teeth are veneered at a time in order to achieve the most balanced, natural-looking result.
Dental Implants: When a tooth is missing entirely, dental implants are an excellent solution. Dental implants can be described as a tooth root replacement, and are integrated into the jawbone through a fusing process called osseointegration. After placement, they can be restored with crowns to replace a single missing tooth, or in the case of multiple missing teeth, several implants can be restored with a dental bridge.
Smile Enhancement: Also known as full mouth rejuvenation or rehabilitation, or a smile makeover, smile enhancements are the complete cosmetic dental solution. Your dentist can develop a tailored action plan to address all aesthetic concerns, incorporating a wide range of cosmetic dentistry procedures. This can include whitening, orthodontics, veneers, implants, crowns, bridges and more. Ask about smile enhancements for a complete, tailored cosmetic dentistry solution.
If you’re looking for dentists who are experienced in cosmetic dental treatments, contact us on 6171 2088.