Smile! It improves your face value.
There is no doubt that a happy, genuine smile can be the most attractive feature on any face. Some professions, however, require a smile that is not only genuine but also aesthetically and symmetrically “perfect”.
It is interesting to note that often the perfect smiles we see on the faces of our on-screen idols are in fact not an act of god, but that of a really good
Thanks to modern technology, dentists can now make cosmetic changes to a person’s smile that can take away certain unsightly aspects of a smile, like an extra gummy smile, or extremely yellow teeth. This procedure can also be used for pure cosmetic reasons, where a person wants to take an otherwise regular smile and convert it into a cosmetically “perfect” one.
The term “smile designing” literally mean redesigning a person’s smile. This involves shaping and modifying the hard (teeth) and soft tissues (like gums and lips) in the oral area to enhance a person’s smile. This is exactly what cosmetic and aesthetic dentistry covers.
Common Aesthetic Design Procedures
The various procedures undertaken by aesthetic dentists to correct or perfect smile are:
• Stain-free teeth
Cleaning and polishing the teeth and removing stains via scaling or bleaching helps in whitening the teeth.
• A complete overhaul
Getting rid of old fillings/decays and replacing them with new tooth-coloured restorative material is a new trend to get a spotless white smile.
• Removing cracks
There are new restorative techniques that completely hide cracks in the enamel that hamper smiles.
• Closing gaps
Aesthetic Dentists can close gaps between that are natural or may have occurred due to an accident.
• Replacing missing/broken teeth
Missing teeth can be replaced with different types of natural looking restorations.
• Aligning crooked teeth
There are various orthodontic techniques to align crooked teeth and give you a straighter smile.
• Getting the right gum size
The proper proportion of white and pink is an important component of a good smile. A good periodontist knows how to work on your gums to get that perfect pink in your smile.