What is cosmetic dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry is generally used to refer to any dental work that improves the appearance of teeth, gums or bite. It mainly focuses on improving the colour, shape, size or alignment of your teeth.
Who can get cosmetic dentistry?
Anyone who is looking to improve the look of their teeth or overall smile.
What sorts of treatments does this include?
The term ‘cosmetic dentistry’ covers a myriad of different treatments; however the main ones are:
- Teeth whitening
- The process of professionally bleaching your teeth to make your teeth appear whiter.
- Composite bonding
- Known for filling in small gaps or chips in your teeth so that your smile appears more natural and even.
- The practice of placing a thin, custom-made piece of porcelain on top of your natural tooth.
- Teeth straightening
- Orthodontic treatments such as braces, Invisalign or QST can be used to align crooked or crowded teeth.
How much is cosmetic treatment?
The cost varies greatly depending on what treatment you are having however all initial consultations at Avondale are free! After that, your dentist will talk through your treatment plan with you and provide an accurate quotation.
How long will cosmetic dentist treatment take?
The length of treatment plan will be dependent on the procedure that you are getting done. For example, teeth whitening can take up to 6 weeks, whereas Invisalign may take 6-12 months.