Cosmetic dentistry is an expansion upon general dentistry, focusing specifically upon the aesthetic side of oral care. This means improving upon the appearance of your teeth, gums and mouth in general. There are many different procedures available which come under cosmetic dentistry each ranging from relatively simple procedures, to complex surgeries. We will take a look at these procedures within this article, and how they can affect you and your smile.
Veneers are the solution to many aesthetic issues with teeth. They are custom made thin shells of porcelain or plastic resin which are made to fit on the front and side of the teeth, giving a more symmetrical and healthy look to your teeth. Our cosmetic dentists in Tamworth are highly trained and expert at what they do and achieve. Read on to find some of their recommendations as to the benefits of veneers.
It is a common misconception that dentists and orthodontists are the same profession. Despite this, there is a big difference between what a dentist does, and what an orthodontist does. Orthodontia is a specialism a dentist can choose to go down, much like if a doctor wanted to specialise within a specific area, such as neurology. You may never have the need to visit the orthodontist, however, if you should need an appointment with one, it is best to have an understanding of who they are, and what they do.
If you have recently found yourself suffering with toothache, you are not alone. Toothache is a common problem amongst adults and children alike. The most common causes behind this are usually down to an infected or cracked tooth. However, that’s not to say they are the only possibilities for toothache being bought on. In this article, we will look at the different causes behind tooth decay, so we can help you to understand and combat it more effectively.
Everybody wants to have a perfect smile, however there are few who are naturally blessed with perfectly straight teeth. However, this is not to say that your teeth have to stay the way that they are forever. If you are self-conscious about your teeth, there are plenty of solutions available to rectify this, which we will begin to explore within this article.
The term ‘dental implant’ is used to describe the titanium screw in place to support false teeth. These screws are utilised by replacing the root of the tooth by being placed where the root used to be, in the jaw bone. In this article, we look at the benefits of dental implants, whether you may need one, and how long they last for.