Dentistry aims to prevent and treat different types of oral diseases, but it’s not the only thing that it can do for you. Commonly, we think about dentists when we are already experiencing an issue related to our mouth in general, but there’s a branch of dentistry that focuses not only on functionality but on how your teeth look.
Cosmetic dentistry solves problems related to the aesthetic harmony of the mouth. It can help you achieve a more symmetrical look on your teeth, enhance your smile, fix various superficial imperfections, or help you regain a complete denture.
This dentistry specialty includes different kinds of services, from teeth whitening to advanced treatments, such as implants and veneers. A healthy and beautiful smile can boost a person’s confidence, as teeth are among the most prominent features on our face.
Here are the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments in Tijuana:
Teeth whitening is a non-invasive, cosmetic dental procedure that helps remove stains and discoloration on the teeth that are usually caused by pigments contained in various food and drinks, as well as in tobacco.
This technique makes the teeth look whiter and brighter; it can be performed in-office by a dentist or with an at-home kit under the supervision of a professional. In-office teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments thanks to the immediate results it offers after just one session.
Veneers are the best kept secret among Hollywood stars (this treatment reveals how celebrities achieve their perfect smiles!). They are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored porcelain or resin that cover the front surface of teeth, changing their color, shape, size, and length.
Your dentist can help determine the number of veneers you might need (which can be based on the number of teeth that show when you smile), according to your expectations.
Dental implants can be considered cosmetic while still being part of traditional dentistry as well. A dental implant is an artificial piece, shaped like a small screw, designed to act as a tooth root.
They are permanently fixed into de jawbone, so they can provide support to different types of dental restorations (crowns, bridges, or special dentures), which replace missing teeth. Feeling shy to smile due to a gap? With a dental implant, not anymore!
Crowns and Bridges
Dental crowns and bridges are fixed prostheses cemented onto a patient’s existing teeth or implants to replace damaged or missing teeth.
- A dental crown is a “cap” that is placed over an existing tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, or to improve its appearance.
- A dental bridge is a prosthetic appliance used to “fill” the gap left by a missing or extracted tooth; they are supported on natural teeth or implants, which serve as anchors.
Using advanced technology, our highly skilled dentists can elaborate crowns and bridges so realistically, that nobody will know that you have a restorative piece in your mouth (unless you tell them).
Dental bonding is a cosmetic procedure in which a tooth-colored composite resin material is applied to your teeth to improve your smile. They work perfectly to fix imperfections as they can be used to fill chips, fractures, and gaps between teeth.
The resin adheres seamlessly to the teeth’ surface, and it’s virtually undetectable to the eye. This treatment can be completed in just one visit; you’ll leave our office with an enhanced, more beautiful smile!
Would you like to know more about any of these treatments to achieve a perfect smile? Schedule a FREE online consultation with our dentists in Tijuana, today!