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Cosmetic Dentistry

Why Cosmetic Dentistry ?

cosmeticIn the era of beautiful people ,beautiful smiles, how you teeth and gums look like when you smile has become increasingly important. Not long ago, patients only looked to restoring their teeth in order to eat properly. Nowadays, good teeth for function is no longer good enough, the teeth must look good as well. So increasingly, Cosmetic Dentistry is becoming more and more important in the modern society. A beautiful smile with a set of pearly white teeth is very much sought after. A beautiful smile improves one’s self esteem and confidence which are so important nowadays for both social and working reasons .

Change your smile ,change your life ! This has become the new catch phrase in the modern social media society.

What is cosmetic dentistry ?

Cosmetic dentistry is not confined to any particular specialty but encompasses all dental procedures that will improve your smile. Cosmetic dentistry procedures ranges from simple bonding, braces to complex procedures like jaw surgery. The ultimate goal of the cosmetic dentist is to produce a set of sparkling white teeth , well aligned and framed by a set of well supported lips. As your smile occupies a third of your face, people begin to realize that a beautiful smile is a major component of a beautiful face.

Beautiful smile, beautiful people.

What are the common cosmetic dental procedures ?

A Hollywood Smile and Smile Makeover is no longer just for the movie stars. If your greatest wish is to have a dream smile , do not despair. Nowadays, Cosmetic Dentistry procedures are within the reach of most patients.

While there are many cosmetic dental procedures, some of the popular cosmetic dental procedures are :

Teeth whitening or bleaching

If you have yellow teeth , teeth whitening or bleaching might just be the solution for you. Recent advances in teeth whitening means more effective teeth whitening and less side effects. This non invasive dental process is by far the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedure …

Porcelain Veneers (Dental veneers )

Porcelain Veneers are thin shells of porcelain intricately crafted to bond to your teeth. Porcelain veneers has been done by cosmetic dentists since the 1980s but recently the TV hit series , Extreme Makeover has popularized porcelain veneers worldwide..

Full Porcelain Crowns

With dental crowns, most patients conjure up images of ugly crowns with black gum lines. This is no longer true. With improvements in porcelain technology , it is now possible for a cosmetic dentist to construct full porcelain crowns (without any metal ) that are crafted to look like your own natural teeth in terms of color and translucency. What is more , with the advent of Zirconia porcelain framework , it means that the new generation of full porcelain crown is as strong as traditional porcelain bonded metal crown and yet very much more aesthetically pleasing as it is metal free.

Similarly full porcelain zirconia bridges can be done…

Braces and Invisalign

If you have very crooked teeth and you hear from friends that braces are painful and prolonged , you couldn’t be further away from the truth . Our orthodontist has a wide array of modern braces treatment for you . If you want faster and more comfortable teeth movement , consider Damon Braces . For a working adult who might want to have braces that is less visible, you can consider Ceramic braces. If you want braces that are completely invisible and yet removable during meal times, something that is inconceivable just a few years ago, let out orthodontist introduce you to the latest orthodontic advances …

Gum contouring and gum lifts

For some people when they smile , a lot of gum is shown . This condition is known as a gummy smile. A gummy smile is generally considered not aesthetically pleasing . A gummy smile also results in teeth that look small and short. As a result, the teeth do not look good when a person with such a condition smiles…

Dental implants/teeth implants

For denture wearers , dental implants or teeth implants is the latest dental innovation that will free you from wearing that loose and uncomfortable denture. Dental implants has gained worldwide acceptance recently because it feels and looks like your natural teeth .