3 Common Problems That a Cosmetic Dentist Can Help Solve

There are several problems that a cosmetic dentist can help with, and you will come to find that Dr. Phillips and Dr. Schmitt are experts when it comes to the cosmetic details of your teeth. In this post, we talk about three common problems that our dentists treat on a regular basis and how they can help you too.


Tooth Replacement


Do you have a missing tooth? This is a serious problem that can result in insecurities and self-consciousness. The problem is worse if it’s visible when you smile. Missing teeth can also affect your dental health. The teeth surrounding the missing tooth can start shifting to cover the gap or away from the gap. Your bone continues to shrink without the presence of a tooth as well. Our cosmetic dentists can address this problem using several methods. A cosmetic dentist can address this problem using several methods. These include tooth implants, dentures, and dental bridges. What determines the ideal tooth replacement option for your case is the location of the missing tooth/teeth, the amount of bone present, your expected functionality, and your financial situation.


Discolored or Stained Teeth


This is another common problem that can be solved by a cosmetic dentist. There are several factors that can lead to discolored teeth, such as drinking coffee, tea, red wine, smoking, and certain foods. These include drinking coffee, smoking, and diet. Everyone wants a dazzling, white smile, so people often rush to the cosmetic dentist whenever they notice that their teeth are getting stained. Depending on the level of staining, we can recommend one of several methods of teeth whitening. Options include whitening with custom bleach trays, crowns, or veneers. Once finished, you will have a natural-looking, brighter smile.


Chipped and Broken Teeth


Several situations can cause chipped or broken teeth such as trauma from sports, clenching or grinding your teeth from stress, or how your teeth touch could put unwanted stress in areas causing teeth to crack and break. Unfortunately, even the smallest chip on your tooth can cause you to not feel so good about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry can address these issues by employing methods like composite bonding veneers or dental crowns. We will work closely with you to ensure the shade and shape of your teeth giving you a beautiful natural-looking smile.


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