Cosmetic dentistry is used to enhance the look of your teeth and gums. Often, your teeth may be in perfect health, but are stained or discolored to the point they can disrupt your entire smile. Fortunately, there are plenty of dental procedures that can not only give you a much better-looking smile, but many services can also strengthen, protect, or replace your teeth as well.
Some of the most common tooth replacement services available are dental implants, dentures, and dental bridges. Dental implants are artificial teeth that are directly installed to your jawbone for a permanent hold that can last a lifetime. Unfortunately, not everybody can have dental implants if their jawbones are not strong enough to hold them. Another choice is dentures. Dentures are removable at will and can be used for just a few teeth, which are called partial dentures, or can be used to replace entire rows, which are called complete dentures. If you are looking for a more permanent hold than dentures, but are not suited for implants, dental bridges can be used. Bridges are inserted into your gaps caused by missing teeth and linked to neighboring teeth or implants for a permanent hold.
If you are simply looking for a tooth restoration procedure, there are plenty to choose from.
Most damage or stains can be covered up or concealed with a bonding procedure such as crowns, veneers, or dental bonding. Dental crowns are caps placed over the entirely of teeth for protection and beauty. Dental veneers are bonded directly to the fronts of teeth specifically for an aesthetic look that can turn a bad tooth into a thing of beauty. Dental bonding can also be used to fuse material directly to teeth for cosmetic improvements. For a whiter smile, teeth whitening treatments exist that can be applied in only a few shorts minutes for a beautiful upgrade in color.
No matter the cosmetic enhancement you desire, Dr. Nathan Owens and our team at Owens Family & Cosmetic Dentistry is here to give you the smile you want. If you would like to schedule an appointment to come see us at our dentist office in Pulaski, Tennessee, please contact us at 931-363-1388 to speak with a member of our team. Our wonderful staff is here to help you get the smile you desire!