A bright and healthy smile is one of the best ways for people to increase the likelihood of getting a job or date. It isn’t fair but Americans judge people by their appearance and their teeth are a big part of that. Two of the biggest complaints that Americans have about their smiles are that their teeth are yellow and that they are missing teeth. Cosmetic dentists have solutions to both these problems.
Teeth Whitening in Cape May should be the first cosmetic treatment that the person receives. That will determine how white their teeth will be. It will probably be a dramatic change. Then when the dentist uses a porcelain crown to replace the missing tooth, it will be the correct shade. A teeth whitening treatment takes about 90 minutes in the dentist’s office. Some dentists combine chemicals and a laser to get teeth their brightest. Most people will see teeth up to eight shades whiter. If patients follow their dentist’s maintenance instructions, they can expect to see the effects of the treatment last about two years.
If a person has recently lost teeth, they are a good candidate for Dental Implants. It’s best to insert an implant as quickly as possible after losing a tooth. Once the jaw has no root to support, it deteriorates quickly in that area. Soon it won’t be strong enough to support an implant. The dentist simply screws a titanium implant into the person’s jaw. Of course the jaw is completely numb so the patient feels no pain. It can take from six to eight weeks for the jaw to fully incorporate the implant. After it is completely healed, the dentist can attach a porcelain crown to it. The new tooth will look so real that everyone will think that it’s a natural tooth.
If a person waited too long for an implant, then their dentist can create a permanent bridge for them to fill the gap. Porcelain crowns will be placed on either side of the gap, then another porcelain crown will be attached to them. These three crowns will look so realistic that people won’t realize that these are not original teeth. The result will be a smile that anyone would be proud to have.