What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

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Want a smile makeover? Try cosmetic dentistry. What is it, exactly? Cosmetic dentistry refers to any dental procedure that alters teeth to improve its aesthetic appearance.

Many dental procedures qualify, but they can often fit into multiple categories. Here is a brief description of what services might fit under a cosmetic dental lens and why:

• Orthodontics: A nice jaw and straight teeth are actually major factors toward long-term dental health, but patients often seek orthodontics for aesthetic reasons. Dr. John Phillips is trained to custom fit you or your child with Invisalign, a special type of clear, discrete braces.

• Restoration: Veneers or crowns restore chipped, cracked and weak teeth. Are your teeth are discolored or exposed? Dental bonding uses materials like resin or plastic which are chemically bonded to your teeth. Here at 29th Street Dental Care in Chickasha, Oklahoma, we’ll restore your smile with veneers and even give your teeth an extra sparkle with chairside bleaching.

• Tooth Replacement: Dental implants, bridges and dentures replace any of your lost teeth, which definitely improves the look of your smile. Dentures can fill out your face as well, giving you a more youthful face.

Call us at 405-222-0222 for more information. We’re here to make you smile and your day brighter!