In recent times cosmetic dental surgery or cosmetic dentistry has become more popular than it was ever before. Now dentists from all over the world has a wide array of tools and techniques for teeth whitening, teeth shaping and tooth replacement make your smile look a hundred times better than it originally was.
But before you actually decide to undergo any dental cosmetic process it is really important that you are aware of all the benefits as well as the risk factors associated with any particular process and what are the ultimate results that you can really expect. You will also do better to make sure whether your teeth need any special maintenance after the surgery and what will be the total cost of the whole process.
Human teeth often show a tendency of getting discolored or stained due to a number of external as well as internal factors. Smoking, along with a number of different types of foods and beverages like tea and coffee are found primarily responsible for staining and discoloring teeth. In modern cosmetic dentistry a combination of chemicals is used to get rid of the stains. But the process is never permanent and stains can always return to them if the teeth are continually exposed to the staining substances.
In terms of cosmetic dental surgery bonding is a process used for improving the look of your teeth by removing any excess space that may exist between them and also repair chipped, cracked and broken teeth. Different types of bonding materials are used by the dentists to fill up the gaps and the cavities and also to protect the exposed roots. Just like teeth whitening, bonding is not a permanent process but it can last for several years with proper maintenance.
Veneers are actually made of plastic or porcelain and are used as a protective shield and prevent the teeth from getting stained and discolored. Veneers can also be effective for a number of other requirements such as