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COSMETIC DENTISTRY: WHAT WE OFFER IN BOSTON

COSMETIC DENTISTRY

The importance of the teeth to man cannot be overemphasized. True beauty or handsomeness is not just about facial makeups and skin care, the teeth play an important role in looking good in general as well. The teeth are an important part of our personality, from look of your teeth, people can actually tell a lot about what you are worth, so if your teeth look bad and un-kept, then people can assume that you do not worth much; in truth, appearance can be everything!

Making an appointment with a dentist is not only important when you have some bacterial infection in your gum or teeth, but also to look good. Cosmetics dentistry is basically any dental procedure or work aimed at the improvement of your teeth appearance. Cosmetic dentistry works on the color, size and alignment of your teeth, to give you a perfect smile at all times. Below are the details of the common cosmetic services offered here in Happy Smiles of Brookline.

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Whitening

Teeth whitening treatment is one of the most common procedures of cosmetic dentistry. Many factors result in the development of stained teeth. It may be due to smoking, bad hygiene or unhealthy feeding habits. Whatever the case may be, there are lots of specialty dental care services offered by the various dental clinics in Brookline, one of which is the teeth whitening treatment.

After the teeth whitening procedure, you can forget all about the fear of smiling or laughing out loud, as you can now go ahead and show your glistering teeth to your loved ones and acquaintances and watch as you get showered with complements. You may even be in line for the next “white teeth” commercial!

After the teeth whitening procedure, you can forget all about the fear of smiling or laughing out loud, as you can now go ahead and show your glistering teeth to your loved ones and acquaintances and watch as you get showered with complements. You may even be in line for the next “white teeth” commercial!

Lumineers

Have you always wished for the perfect smile and always hoped to have perfect teeth to do the job? Well, now you can! All you need is a touch of Lumineers. Lumineers are very easy to fix on your teeth and all you need are just 2 trips to the dentist, on the first trip, the specific details of your teeth are taken and on the second trip, the Lumineers are fixed.

Lumineer fixing is a very easy and straightforward process that features no pain whatsoever. For the procedure, your enamel is slightly filed to allow for easy placement and then the Lumineers are fixed. Lumineers also take care of the spaces between the teeth, to give you a balanced distribution of teeth and a perfect smile. You can visit any of the professional dentists in Boston or our dentists in Brookline for that special Lumineer touch.

Dental Veneers

This is another tool for the perfect teeth. Veneers are made of lifelike materials (such as porcelain), which greatly enhances the appearance of your teeth. Dental veneers take care of the color and shape of the teeth, so, if you are looking to have whiter and stronger teeth, then dental veneers are worth considering.

Veneers also help in giving you a balanced teeth orientation, so if you have irregular teeth size or conformation, then all you need may be a veneer procedure. However, before opting for dental veneers, be sure to discuss with your dentist first. This will help you to know if it is the best option available for you at that moment, so that you can get the desired results. There are various dental care services in Boston offering this procedure, a single visit may very well be all you need for attaining that much desired perfect teeth.

White Fillings

White fillings (or composite fillings) are small mixtures of glass and plastic, molded into the shape of the teeth and used in the restoration of decayed teeth. White fillings are now common in cosmetic dentistry, they are also can be used in the re-shaping of disfigured or broken tooth.

White fillings are placed in layers (depending of the degree of tooth deformation) and uses a specialized lighting equipment to toughen each layer. Once that is complete, the fillings are then shaped (to fit the specific tooth) and polished in order to avoid early wear and stain.

White fillings help greatly in supporting the dental structure and this helps greatly in preventing tooth breakage and also as an insulator for the teeth against erratic temperature changes.

All Porcelain Dental Crowns

Dental porcelain can be truly amazing, as it can be constructed to replicate the appearance and strength of the normal tooth enamel. Porcelain dental crowns provide an excellent replacement option for damaged tooth. Porcelain crowns can be constructed to replace the tooth, all the way down to the gum and can even possesses a far better appearance than normal teeth.

Porcelain dental crowns may be selected based on necessity or just purely for aesthetic purposes. Irrespective of the purpose, the first step is always the dentist’s appointment. The dentist carries out an examination on your teeth before prescribing the dental crown replacement option.

The beauty of Porcelain dental crowns is that it does not only replace or fix your worn-out tooth, it actually performs the function of the real tooth and can even be constructed to look better than the original tooth, giving you an “all-glitter” smile once again.

Complete Smile Makeovers

The ability to offer a convincing smile can make a lot of difference; it can win you a contract! For some people, though, the appearance of their teeth has stolen that precious smile away, in the bid to avoid embarrassment. This is exactly why a smile makeover is important.

The smile make over may include a combination of one of the following: Dental implants, Teeth whitening, Porcelain fillings, cosmetic Bonding and Dental veneers. Before your smile makeover though, you must be very clear with your objectives and budget, this will help you to obtain the best result without breaking the bank in the process. All of these services are readily available here in Happy Smiles of Brookline.

Conclusion

Sometimes, a good smile can be everything. Check out our dental clinic in Brookline for that special touch of cosmetic dentistry and you will be glad you did.

Gum therapy is also known as Scaling and Root Planning (SRP). This procedure basically involves the cleaning of the openings or spaces present between the teeth and the gum, all the way down to the very root. Usually when carry out SRP, there may be need for the usage of anesthetics to numb the root of the teeth and the gums.

This procedure is indispensable for those who may have one gum disease or the other, as the procedure helps in preventing the further deterioration of the gum, while bringing the health of your teeth back to its highest level once more and this procedure is one of our areas of expertise in Boston.

Prosthodontics

Prosthodontics is one of the branches of dentistry. Without, giving any “geeky” definition, prosthodontics simply deals with the replacement of your teeth. Perhaps when you were younger, you happened to be the playful type who liked to climb stuff of trade blows and on one of those occasions, you ran out of luck, fell from a height or received a punch and with it, went a couple of your teeth, you need not carry around that “missing-tooth-souvenir” anymore. All you need do, is to consult one of our many skilled prosthodontists here in Boston and before you know it, your teeth are back to their prime again, both in number and health.

Root Canal Treatments

The root canal is a cavity in the inner structure of the teeth that houses the “pulp,” which contains the nerves and the blood vessels of the teeth. In simple terms, it is what keeps the teeth alive. Sometimes, the pulp mat get infected (maybe through tooth decay or root fracture) and the infections makes the pulp to swell up. This swollen pulp leads to serious pain in the teeth and gum. To alleviate this pain, the root canal needs to be treated.

The root canal treatment is important in a lot of ways, but most notably is in the pain reduction and prevention of further deterioration of the condition. There are lots of dentists in Boston, well trained to carry out this procedure, so you don’t have to endure the pain anymore.

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

The wisdom teeth are the third molars on either side of each jaw, located at the very end of the jaw. They are always the last set of teeth to emerge. The down side of these teeth is that in many cases, they usually emerge after all other teeth have emerged and so, there may not be enough space in the jaw to successfully accommodate them, so they cause some level of pain when they eventually emerge. You do not have to endure this pain though, because all you need is just a simplified dental service, where the dentist completely removes these teeth, saving you unnecessary pain. This service in readily available at dental clinics in Boston

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency dental care may be necessary from time to time. If you notice some pain in your teeth or experiencing unpleasant odors, these may just be infections that are already gaining ground. All you need is to reach out for the specialty dental services available in Boston and you would be back to your brilliant best in no time.

TMJ Treatment

Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ) are conditions that are capable of causing serious pain in the joint of the lower jaw, as well as the muscles controlling the movement of the jaw. TMJs can be a very unpleasant experience. The amount of pain that comes with it is usually too high for many to handle. But the good news is that you do not have to endure such pain any more. There are more than enough capable dentists in Boston, who can seamlessly treat such disorders.

Conclusion

Sometimes, the difference between enjoying life and enduring life, is in the little things. The health of your teeth can go a long way to make your day to day life more enjoyable. Come to Boston, for that specialized dental service and you will very well be glad that you did!