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Cosmetic Dental Services 2017: Whitening, Bridges, Crowns and Braces Cosmetic dentistry refers to dental services that aim to improve the appearance and functioning of the oral cavity including the teeth ad gums. Cosmetic dentistry’s primary focus is on the aesthetics of the teeth particularly the color, shape, size, position, alignment and overall smile appearance. Cosmetic dentistry involves tooth reshaping, whitening, laser whitening, dental bridges, bonding, veneers, gum lift, dental implants, bite reclamation, Invisalign treatment, and inlays and onlays. Dental works are usually made of porcelain or composite materials which closely mimic the real appearance of the structure of the natural tooth. Teeth whitening is considered as the most popular cosmetic procedure that can greatly improve the appearance of your teeth. Time to time repetition of teeth whitening treatment is required to maintain your teeth’s brighter color. Teeth get stained or turn yellow because of smoking, poor dental hygiene and drinking dark-colored drinks such as coffee, tea, red wine or cola. With aging, the teeth becomes yellow or stained because of thinner enamel and darker dentin. The dentist usually take a photograph of your teeth first in a dental clinic or at home. Before whitening begins, your teeth is first cleaned thoroughly so that bacteria, food particles, and other substances will be removed. Teeth whitening done at home is done daily for two to three weeks wherein a whitening strip or a whitening gel is applied to the dental trays that are fitted to the teeth by your dentist. Vital whitening and non-vital whitening are the two types of teeth whitening, vital whitening involves direct application of whitening gel containing some form of hydrogen peroxide onto the teeth’s surface. The other forms of whitening agents include special lights, laser light or the heat coming from these lights. Dental bridges are used in bridging the gap of one of the more missing teeth which are usually made of two or more crowns called as false teeth or abutment teeth. False teeth are also called as pontics made of either porcelain, gold, alloys or a combination of these metals, supported by implants or natural teeth. Bridges have a lot of benefits including improvement in speech, properly chew food, restoration of smile, proper distribution of forces to bite, and prevent remaining teeth to drift out of position. There are three types of dental bridges available which are the traditional bridges, cantilever bridges, and resin-bonded bridge or Maryland bridge. A a crown is created for the tooth or implant on either side of the missing tooth with a pontic placed in between in a traditional bridge.Doing Professionals The Right Way

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