Cosmetic dentistry includes any dental treatment that has the sole intention of improving your appearance. This might be something to consider at any age, if you are young and looking for a more natural-looking set of teeth, or whether you are slightly older, and looking for a more youthful appearance.
Studies have shown there is importance attached to an attractive smile. It has been proven that a smile is often the first thing that people notice about you, which means it can be crucial for making first impressions. This can be important in a client or customer facing environment, and even your personal life. Cosmetic dentistry, while not as crucial as general dentistry, has many unseen benefits that can help improve your life and overall well-being. After all, an optimism about yourself and life in general can have great medical benefits, so it is important to recognize the impact of your teeth’s aesthetic qualities.
One of the main problems, or irritations about the appearance of teeth, can be crooked teeth. Crooked teeth are often genetic and happen through no fault of the patient. Therefore, this is a common issue that many people want to solve quickly, and often discreetly. Luckily, there are many treatments available that are successfully able to rectify teeth in a variety of ways and all carry certain advantages. Crooked teeth can also be fixed no matter what degree of crookedness they suffer, whether they be severely out of place, or just need a minor adjustment.
Braces are the method used to correct teeth and have been used successfully for years by millions of patients. If teeth are checked early on, then they can often be adjusted during patients’ teenage years, so that by adulthood they will have perfectly straight teeth. If you did not receive braces when you were a teenager, don’t worry, you will be able to get braces at any point in your life and they will not be any less effective, but they make take longer to produce results. Braces are also available in many different forms, each with their own specific benefits.
Invisalign is a treatment that was designed with adults in mind and uses clear plastic braces to conceal the treatment. Normal braces or ‘fixed braces’ need to be tightened regularly, to ensure that the teeth are progressing. However, in the case of Invisalign, the braces are simply replaced with a new aligner every two weeks, so the teeth are gradually, but constantly being adjusted.
Invisalign is extremely discreet and is preferred by many adults who want to remain professional and private about their dental care. Often if adults are concerned about their appearance, and self-conscious about their teeth, then fixed braces can seem extremely counter intuitive, yet the end result will tick all the boxes as far as improvement goes. However Invisalign, whilst straightening your teeth, is a type of brace hard to detect and is also free to remove at any time, which means that you do not have to make any sacrifices in your diet or drinking habits. It is also comfortable to wear, and after a few days of wearing it, you will feel entirely relaxed with Invisalign treatment.