The face of cosmetic dentistry
At the time of improve the aesthetic appearance of the smile of a patient, specialists take into account aspects such as the shape of the face, eyes, gums level, and the size and shape of the lips.
What is cosmetic dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry has taken boom in recent years as people are more aware of the benefits associated with having a beautiful smile.
Obviously, a beautiful smile increases the confidence of the individual, thus enhancing their self-esteem. This is an excellent letter of introduction and help to our personal and professional development.
Cosmetic dentistry allows you to define the aesthetical indicated for each face, harmonizing all aspects that have to do with the beauty of your teeth and smile, achieving a balance in its composition and its form (the relationship between your teeth, its color, texture and position), as in its proportions.
This discipline combines art and science to improve the aesthetic appearance of the smile as well as the health and function of the teeth. The cosmetic treatment must integrate a diagnostic phase including intraoral and extraoral, review of studies, x-rays, photographs, analysis of the bite and smile design.
To make a smile design takes into consideration the Phonetics, shape of the face, eyes, nose, size and shape of the lips, gums level deployment of smile; shape, position, size and color of the teeth to create a harmony between them. These procedures should be performed by the Prosthodontist, or by a dentist who has received formal training in this discipline.
Who are candidates for cosmetic treatments?
Patients who are not satisfied with your smile due to missing teeth, lack of support on the lips, structure
Dental weakened by caries, erosion and wear; shape and size of improper teeth, spaces or diastemas between teeth and stains on the teeth.
What are the most common cosmetic procedures?
Tooth whitening, cosmetic resin, porcelain crowns, porcelain laminates or “veneers”, “Inlays”, ‘onlays’, restorations on implants, oral rehabilitation, recontorneo of gums (Gingivectomy or Crown lengthening).
Written by: Dr. Mark Civin, D.D.S., P.A.
Palm Beach Gardens Dentist – Palm Beach Gardens Dental Office.
5600 P.G.A. Blvd, Suite 102
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418