COSMETIC DENTISTRY

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of a person’s teeth in color, position, shape, size, alignment and overall smile appearance Cosmetic dentistry may also provide restorative benefit

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 VENEERS – are ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain laminates that are bonded directly to the teeth.
They are an option for closing gaps, enhance the shape, or change the color of teeth that do not respond well to whitening procedures.
Porcelain veneers are an art. A successful veneer case is the result of great teamwork between
a dentist and his lab technician. Both need to be experts in what they do. The dentist must design the case
for long term success and the ceramist must create custom works of art to give a beautiful and natural look.There are many steps and time involved. Experience and training are the key
There are many fake looking smiles out there. This is usually the result of an under trained and inexperienced dentist and team.
Cosmetics is not taught in dental school, so it is important to find a dentist with extensive experience whocan provide real image library of his completed work before and after.

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LUMINEERS – are extremely thin veneers made out of cerinate porcelain. The fineness of the Lumineers is often compared to the thinness of contact lenses for the eyes. Lumineers can treat a range of problems related to tooth imperfections, restructuring the teeth into a more aesthetically pleasing shape, colour and alignment.
 
TEETH WHITENING – teeth whitenning is the most common and effective method of “tooth bleaching”.Teeth are often stained from smoking, food, drink (coffee, tea or red wine) or poor oral hygiene. bleaching the teeth can enhance the appearance of your smile.
LOOKSWOOW LED light activated technology is a revolutionary and the most effective system used in professional teeth whitening. it results in a brighter, whiter smile with no teeth sensitivity during or after the treatment. You can achieve improvements in tooth shades by up to 14 shades and possibly more

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 SMILE DESIGN AND FULL MOUTH REHABLITATION– Smile makeovers, also known as hollywood smile,involve a comprehensive assessment of your smile esthetics in order to improve its overall appearance.Typically one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures, such as dental veneers, dental implants, gingival sculpting and teeth whitening, will be required for several teeth in both the upper and lower arches in order to achieve the look you want. While consulting about a smile makeover, your dentist may discover that there is a need to provide necessary treatment to correct functional problems with your bite, muscles, teeth and bone structure.


RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

If your teeth are decayed, chipped, cracked, broken, or missing you need them restored.There are several different restorative dental procedures to choose from.

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eMax and Zirconia Crowns – The characteristics of each material make them ideal for different situations.In summary, Zirconia is best used when the substrate is dark OR when extra strength is needed (e.g. in a full contour).For crowns where high light transmission and maximum aesthetics, Emax is the better fit.
 
Bridges – Dental bridges literally bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth.Dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants.Bridges can Restore your smile and the ability to properly chew and speak, Maintain the shape of your face,Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position.

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Dentures – are removable appliances that can replace missing teeth and help restore your smile. If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health.
 
Dental Implants – Dental implants are the perfect option for people in generally good overall oral health who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, trauma, or any other reason.Dental implants are actually more tooth saving than traditional crowns and bridges, since dental implants allow the dentist not to remove healthy tooth structure or rely on adjacent teeth for support.


ORTHODONTICS

Orthodontics corrects teeth and jaws that are positioned improperly. Crooked teeth and teeth that do not fit together correctly are harder to keep clean, are at risk of being lost early due to tooth decay and periodontal disease, and cause extra stress on the chewing muscles that can lead to headaches, TMJ syndrome and neck, shoulder and back pain. Teeth that are crooked or not in the right place can also detract from one’s appearance.

Orthodontic treatment correct: Overbite, Underbite , Crossbite, Open bite, Misplaced midline, Spacing, Crowding and use Many different types of appliances, both fixed and removable.

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Braces – the most common fixed appliances, braces consist of bands, wires and/or brackets. Braces are usually adjusted monthly to bring about the desired results, which may be achieved within a few months to a few year.
 
Invisalign – is an alternative to traditional metal braces. It is a virtual orthodontic tool that is used to straighten the teeth without braces in an invisible way. Invisalign makes use of the series of transparent, removable teeth aligners that will slowly straighten the teeth, which is the best option for patients who consider dental braces that require no inclusion of metal wires or brackets.

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Jaw repositioning appliances — also called splints, these devices are worn on either the top or lower jaw, and help train the jaw to close in a more favorable position. They may be used for temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ).

Removable retainers — worn on the roof of the mouth, these devices prevent shifting of the teeth to their previous position

Removable and Fixed space maintainers, Palatal expander, Lip and cheek bumpers, Headgear.


GENERAL DENTISTRY

General dentistry focuses on oral hygiene and preventing, diagnosing and treating oral disease and overall oral health care needs, including gum care, root canals, fillings and preventive education.

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TEETH CLEANING AND POLISHING– Is a preventive treatment of a disease.Professional cleaning includes tooth scaling and tooth polishing and debridement if too much tartar has accumulated.scaling is done by ultrasonic power scalers. These instruments use the energy of ultrasonic vibration to crush and remove hard, calcified deposits of calculus. They also create shockwaves that disrupt bacterial cells.Use of these tools includes washing and flushing the pockets and any exposed root surfaces with water.The innovative air flow polishing technique uses a machine that cleans and polishes the teeth with a mix of water,compressed air and fine powder particles. This method is far superior More effective to traditional cleaning methods which can be time-consuming and uncomfortable. Air flow polishing is ideal for those who suffer from sensitive teeth and can also encourage the re-mineralization of damaged teeth. it is Ideal for use before orthodontic treatment.

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COSMETIC FILLINGS– A common procedure used to treat decayed teeth. dental fillings may fall into
the category of cosmetic dentistry, it can be made of porcelain or composite materials
that closely match the color of the teeth, thus maintaining the natural appearance of the teeth and smile.
 
ROOT CANAL TREATMENT– Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is severely affected by decay or infection. In order to save the tooth, the pulp (the living tissue inside the tooth), nerves, bacteria, and any decay are removed and the resulting space is filled with special, medicated, dental materials, which restore the tooth to its full function.
 
LASERS DENTISTRY– have been used in dentistry for decades and the reality is that they can easily help solve a huge variety of problems. As long as you have dental issues, this may be one of the best methods you can use to deal with them. You just have to bring in front the right approach and figure out how you can solve dental problems as fast as possible. The best thing you can do with Laser dentistry is to eliminate many of the regular dental issues that tend to plague most patients.
 
SIMPLE AND SURGICAL EXTRACTIONS– Teeth are extracted if Decay has reached deep into the tooth,Infection has destroyed a large portion of the tooth or surrounding bone, not enough room for all the teeth in the mouth,extra teeth that block other teeth from coming in, Wisdom teeth are also often extracted either before or after they come in.During a tooth extraction, you can expect to feel pressure, but no pain.
 
NIGHT GUARDS FOR BRUXISM– If you frequently wake up with a sore jaw, a dull headache or tooth pain,you may want to ask a qualified dental professional if you are suffering from a condition called bruxism.night guard prevents the surfaces of your teeth from grinding together, causing you to chip and crack your teeth and strain your jaw muscles.