Cosmetic dentistry is the specialty of dentistry that solves problems related to oral health and aesthetic harmony of the mouth as a whole. The term aesthetics, from the etymological point of view, aesthesis derives from Greek and means perception. Cosmetic dentistry can be defined as an application of the art and science designed to develop or emphasize the beauty in a smile. The historical evolution of cosmetic dentistry has followed a trajectory similar to plastic surgery. Currently, there are studies which shows how the physical defects may arise mental illness and clinically proven in the individual; why cosmetic dentistry today has the support of most dental professionals. Therefore, we must always consider treatments for aesthetic purposes from the point of view and subjective patient, working with him to meet your expectations and desires.
Potential therapeutic cosmetic dentistry
Today, thanks to technological advances in recent years, materials and techniques are available that allow treatments for aesthetic purposes that return the patient and an aesthetic function properly. Basically, available treatments for aesthetic purposes can be classified as follows:
- Hygienic treatment and prophylaxis.
- Treatment techniques microabrasió enamel.
- Aesthetic contouring.
- Technical whitening treatments.
- Restorative treatments.
- Orthodontic treatments.
- Periodontal treatment.
These treatments are simple and painless and can be performed in a single session without teeth wear down, reaching 100% effective results. Some of the reasons why patients can apply for these treatments:
- Asymmetries teeth (teeth crowded together generated an unpleasant appearance despite being healthy higienitzades).
- Interincisius diastema (gap between teeth).
- Color changes or pigmented or stained teeth (whether drugs or drink infusions such as coffee, tea or mate. Tobacco is also a cause).
- Neck caries (cavities in the area of the tooth closest to the gums that generates an unpleasant appearance).
The reasons for intervention are:
- Asymmetries in the teeth (teeth crowded together generated an unpleasant appearance)
- Interincisius diastema (separation of the teeth)
- Changes color
- Fractures in the teeth (beating or a condition called bruxism)
What are the treatments for these diseases?
- Diastema closure and correction of asymmetries
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