Facial and Smile Aesthetics: Cosmetic Dentistry

The smile is often an aspect to which we pay a lot of attention and care. It reflects ou...

The smile is often an aspect to which we pay a lot of attention and care. It reflects our personality and somewhat mirrors our state of mind. That's why we want our smile to always be impeccable. However, several factors such as aging, diet, and consumption of certain products have consequences on the aesthetic appearance of the smile. Today, the decision to visit the dentist is not only due to a problem or pain but increasingly concerns dental aesthetics.

Halfway between beauty and care, cosmetic dentistry is an increasingly practiced solution, explains Dr. Mickael Nezri from the Dentymed Dental Center in Paris 20. This set of techniques is specifically designed for the functional and aesthetic correction of dental flaws.

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry aims to offer various treatments and dental techniques to improve the visual appearance of the teeth. You can opt for this if you want to enhance the aesthetics of your teeth and the harmony of your smile. The results of dental care conducted in this field offer rapid, effective, and long-lasting outcomes that can last for several years. Moreover, most techniques are less invasive than traditional dental surgery and thus less painful.

It allows acting on several aspects, such as changing the shape, size, or alignment of certain teeth. It can also play a role in repairing and correcting chipped, cracked, or missing teeth.

Some Possible Treatments:

  • Teeth Whitening: A treatment that lightens teeth by eliminating enamel discolorations.
  • Dental Veneers: Veneers are bonded to existing teeth to mask an aesthetic flaw or problem.
  • Composite: Involves injecting resin to hide a stain on the tooth.
  • Dental Implants: Placed ahead of a crown/bridge or denture, the implant is installed in the jawbone and replaces the tooth root.
  • Dental Crowns: Dental restoration using an artificial structure that is installed directly on the gum and implant. Materials include porcelain or zirconia.



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