Your smile says a lot to others about your personality and how you take care of yourself. Often, it’s the first thing that people notice about you. Unfortunately, teeth that are stained, broken, or otherwise damaged may not give the impression you’d like. If you’re unhappy with your smile, it may be time to consider getting a smile makeover.
What is a smile makeover?
You’ve heard of makeovers for hair or clothes, and a smile makeover is just what it sounds like. The goal is to make improvements on the aspects of your mouth that you dislike, and end up with a smile that you are proud of and improves how you feel about yourself. Each person’s smile makeover is different, as some people need only minor cosmetic changes while others might require extensive dental work.
What can you expect?
The first step is selecting a qualified and experienced cosmetic dentist who performs the procedures you might like. Make an appointment for a consultation to discuss the things you’re not happy with about your smile, and find out what the dentist recommends for improvements. The dentist will examine you and note your goals and features. Some things that might be discussed are the size, shape, and color of your teeth, alignment issues, gum health, and the overall balance of your mouth and face. Don’t hesitate to ask questions and state your goals.
What are some common smile makeover procedures?
- Teeth whitening to brighten your smile
- Porcelain veneers to hide imperfections
- Bonding to repair chips or breaks
- Crowns to repair teeth
- Gum contouring to correct the appearance of gums
- Implants to restore missing teeth
- Bridges or dentures for missing teeth
- Braces to alter alignment or tooth placement
These are some of the popular procedures that Beaverton cosmetic dentist Dr. Enayati offer, but there may be even more choices of ways to give you the beautiful smile you’ve always dreamed about.