Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ’s

What is cosmetic dentistry? 

The word “cosmetic” is defined as involving or relating to treatment intended to restore or improve a person’s appearance. Cosmetic dentistry is any dental word that restores or improves a person’s appearance. 

What is a smile analysis? 

A smile analysis involves an evaluation of your smile and how it fits with your facial features. Your dentist will likely ask you what you would like to change about your smile.

How can front teeth be fixed? 

Bonding with composite resin that is tooth colored can conservatively correct severe issues in your front teeth like a chipped tooth. 

What techniques are used to correct more severe issues? 

Porcelain veneers are typically used to change the appearance of your teeth from the facial or frontal side only. Porcelain crowns are another method to restore a tooth that has multiple surfaces involved that cannot be restored with simple resin bonding or beyond the point of a veneer.