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Cosmetic Dentistry for a Perfect Reflection

Cosmetic Dentistry for a Perfect Reflection

Cosmetic Dentistry for a Perfect Reflection

If you don’t like what you see in your reflection, it’s time to schedule an appointment with Inspired Smiles. Cosmetic dentistry can turn an unhappy grin upside down with a variety of procedures that won’t always take 12 months to complete.

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While dental implants have some downtime for healing, cosmetic dental treatments, such as same day crowns, dental bonding and professional tooth whitening are completed in as little as one dental visit.

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry takes restorative dentistry one-step further. Cosmetic dentistry can change the shape of your teeth, make them whiter, and even make your eyeteeth longer or shorter. There is no end to what your cosmetic dentist in Richmond can do for your smile.

Cosmetic Dental Bonding

Completed in a single dental appointment, cosmetic dental bonding is used to repair chips and cracks, to make teeth longer and to make teeth whiter.

Patients whose teeth can’t be whitened with professional methods often choose cosmetic dental bonding. Inspired Smiles will often use enamel shaping, a treatment that shaves part of the tooth for cosmetic reasons, along with cosmetic dental bonding.

Porcelain Veneers

Unlike cosmetic dental bonding, you will need at least two dental appointments for porcelain veneers. Because a portion of the enamel needs to be removed for a perfect fit, dental veneers are permanent.

If you are unsure about dental veneers, cosmetic dental bonding may be the answer as the bonding is removable. In addition, you will need to wear temporary veneers while your permanents are manufactured.

Professional Tooth Whitening

Unlike over the counter tooth whitening products, which can cause damage to your teeth and gums, professional tooth whitening is safe because your dentist in Richmond monitors your progress.

Those pastes, gels, strips, and trays won’t give you the same results as professional tooth whitening products either. This gives people a reason to use too much or too often. Over whitening can cause sensitive teeth and has been known to turn teeth blue.

If you would like to learn more about cosmetic dentistry, call and schedule an appointment with Inspired Smiles today.