An attractive smile can increase your confidence and well-being. A beautiful and confident smile is one aspect of oral health — maintaining healthy teeth and gums is important in preventing serious health conditions. The skilled cosmetic dentist…understand that dentistry can be a complex topic, so they will go to great lengths to educate all their patients about their personal oral health and the steps that can be taken to maintain or recapture once healthy smiles.
Perhaps as the result of a simple mishap or a sports-related incident, you have cracked a tooth, or lost one or two as a result of an errant softball or hockey stick. No matter; at London Smile Care, there are viable and relatively affordable means of getting your natural smile back.
The two most common methods of cosmetic dentistry to address the above issues would be to have a custom cosmetic crown made and placed over the broken tooth or, in the event a tooth or two were knocked out with no hope of repair.. design a “bridge”; this bridge then adheres to healthy teeth on either side.
Cosmetic dental crowns are artificial restorations that fit over your teeth. When cemented in place, they fully encase the entire visible portion of your damaged tooth, or teeth, making them strong and giving them a natural appearance, especially when the colour is matched to your surrounding natural teeth. When used to cover decayed or damaged teeth, dental crowns can also protect your teeth from plaque accumulation and further damage and decay, thereby benefiting your overall oral hygiene.
A cosmetic dental bridge, on the other hand, is a strong and secure way of replacing a missing tooth or teeth. You can be fairly sure that the work will last some time, so long as you are careful. While a bridge may not be the best solution for every circumstance, when appropriate, it can improve the look, feel and condition of your mouth…read more