3 Reasons to Invest in Cosmetic Dentistry
Cosmetic dentistry helps patients feel confident about their smiles. Our dental professionals can use procedures like teeth whitening, veneers, Invisalign, and cosmetic bonding to give you the smile of your dreams.
Some patients may not believe that cosmetic dentistry is worth the investment. They may feel that cosmetic procedures have no benefits beyond improving appearance. However, cosmetic dentistry's effects go beyond whitening or straightening your teeth. They can improve your health and impact your quality of life.
1. Improves Oral Health
While most patients know that cosmetic dentistry makes your smile look better, many are not aware that its benefits go further. If you have missing or damaged teeth, food and plaque may collect around them, raising your chance of tooth decay and gum disease. Missing teeth also let their neighbors move into the wrong positions, disrupting dental bites and causing alignment issues.
2. Saves Natural Teeth
Some cosmetic procedures also have therapeutic benefits. For example, our same-day dental crowns can protect teeth damaged by breakage or decay, allowing you to keep the tooth's natural root system.
3. Enhances Self-Confidence
When you have an attractive smile, you will feel like sharing it with the world. You will attract more positive attention just by smiling. This attention could even lead to better work and social life opportunities. You will feel more relaxed around others because you will no longer feel self-conscious about your smile.
Cosmetic Procedures We Offer
We provide both chairside whitening and at-home trays. You can whiten your teeth in just a few office visits or choose at-home treatment for more gradual but equally impressive results.
Invisalign is a highly advanced orthodontic system that straightens teeth using medical-grade plastic aligners. Invisalign can correct crooked teeth, gapped teeth, and minor dental bite issues, creating an even, bright smile.
Veneers involve placing a thin porcelain or composite material over the tooth. Veneers can cover multiple aesthetic issues simultaneously, saving you time and money.
Bonding is an art and a science, where cosmetic dentists can reshape or recontour natural teeth. It is an excellent method for correcting chips and cracks.
Frequently Asked Questions About Cosmetic Dentistry
How long does it take to straighten your teeth with Invisalign?
In general, it takes about 12 to 18 months for Invisalign to work. In contrast, braces may take 18 months to three years to accomplish the same results.
Is teeth whitening bad for your teeth?
When supervised by a dental professional, teeth whitening is safe and effective. Strong over-the-counter whitening products can harm your teeth, causing gum burning and excess sensitivity. Dentists know how to whiten teeth safely and comfortably.
Call Leland Dental
Our cosmetic experts can help you design the smile you've always wanted. Please call our Hanover, MA, office at 781-826-8395 to schedule a consultation today.