Cosmetic dentistry has become a dental specialty. Dentists specialize in this discipline because aesthetic dental care has made tremendous progress in recent decades.
In the past, this dental care was reserved for a narrow segment of patients such as Hollywood stars, but today the demand for cosmetic dentistry is growing. Patients want to correct the aesthetic defects of their teeth.
ϖ The laying of dental veneers is an aesthetic technique that can correct stained teeth, degraded enamel, a gummy smile and above all find a flawless smile.
Emax or veneers
Emax veneers are very thin, they are made to measure, and they are slightly translucent, the lifespan of Emax veneers ranges from 10 to 15 years. In addition to correcting the color of the teeth, they make it possible to hide an overlap, a broken tooth, a space between two teeth or even a tooth that is too short. Offering a superb aesthetic result. Emax veneers require light cutting so as not to interfere with the position of the lips and the occlusion of the jaws.
A crown is a tooth-like cap that is placed over a tooth to cover the tooth and restore its size, shape, strength and improve the overall appearance of the smile. It is used for both sanitary and aesthetic purposes.
A porcelain crown is made with porcelain. It is used to replace damaged, fallen or lost teeth.
By using a porcelain crown, it is possible to restore the tooth to its original state and give it a more aesthetic appearance. Porcelain crown treatment provides stabilization and protection of the tooth.
Zirconia Dental Crowns
Zirconia is a durable and indestructible crystalline form. This material has great strength and durability, one of its applications is for patients who grind their teeth. Zircon is a tough material, and Zirconia dental crowns are an option for those who are allergic to the metal, so Zirconia Dental Crowns are considered an ideal solution.
Zirconia crowns are much more durable than other crowns. The zirconia material becomes increasingly translucent, which blends well with the natural color of your teeth and provides a pleasing appearance.
Why do teeth lose their Bleaching?
Over time, yellow-brown staining may appear on the teeth due to frequent consumption of coloring foods and drinks (tea, coffee, etc.) and smoking; A color change can also be observed due to the use of certain medications such as antibiotics or trauma during the developmental period.
Persons who are bothered by this appearance, Whitening is the best solution their teeth can be lightened about 2 degrees of color shade without any damage.
Types of Bleaching
- Cabinet Teeth Bleaching (in-clinic Bleaching).
- Home Teeth Bleaching.
- Combined Teeth Bleaching (in-house + clinic Bleaching).
- Single Tooth Bleaching (internal whitening of teeth treated with a root canal).
Clinic teeth Bleaching
It is a teth whitening method applied by the dentist in the dental clinic. After applying a protective barrier to the gums, the whitening gel applied to the teeth is activated using UV light or a laser and the whitening process takes an average of 1 hour. This application is also known as “Laser Teeth Whitening Method”.
Home Teeth Whitening
It is a simple technique for teeth bleaching, so after an initial examination with the dentist, a mouthguard is made and whitening materials (normally 10-15% carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide) are given to the patient, then it will be used at least for 4-6 hours per day for 10-15 days, or it will be used at night for 8-10 days, according to dentist’s instructions.
Combined Teeth Bleaching (Home Bleaching + Dental Office Bleaching)
In this method, teeth Bleaching is applied both at the dental office and at home. After its application in the clinic, the process is supported by home Bleaching for 2-3 days.
Single tooth Bleaching (internal Bleaching)
It is applied to teeth that change color after root canal treatment. The tooth filling is removed, and the Bleaching gel is applied to the open space and closed with a temporary filling. The sessions are repeated at 3-day intervals until the desired color is achieved.
Do teeth bleach work the same way for everyone?
Teeth Bleaching application does not work the same for everyone; it depends on the structure of the tooth, the degree of lightening of the color may differ.
How long does the Bleaching result last?
The result of whitening may differ depending on the dental structure of the person and its effect lasts between 6 months to 2 years. This period can be extended or shortened in proportion to the frequency of oral care, and the consumption of tea, coffee, smoking.
What should I pay attention to after bleaching?
After applying Bleaching, especially during the first two weeks, colored drinks such as tea or coffee; Acidic liquids such as cola and tobacco products should be avoided. Otherwise, the effect of bleaching may decrease at the beginning of the period.