Cosmetic Dentists

Hunter's Creek Dental

Are you searching for an experienced, professional, and caring dentist in the Orlando area? Dr. Mohammed Khan at Hunter's Creek Dental Center offers Orlando residents exceptional dental »»»Read more

Watson Dental Care

Watson Dental Care has been a trusted Orlando dentist office for over 35 years. We are dedicated to providing a relaxing and enjoyable experience for our patients and their families. »»»Read more

Windermere Dental Group

Windermere Dental Group offers a "patient experience" like no other in the industry. We'll focus in getting yourself and those you love, back to optimal dental health in the quickest way possible. »»»Read more

Michael Koyfman, DMD

The office of Dr. Michael Koyfman delivers the highest quality dental work in a relaxed and comfortable environment. It is our mission that every patient receives first class, five-star service. »»»Read more

Metro Smiles

We here at Metro Smiles strive to please you and your families’ dental needs. We are ALWAYS welcoming new patients and are located right in the heart »»»Read more

Advanced Dental Care of Orlando

For over 15 years, we have been providing you and your entire family exceptional dental care in Orlando. Our professional, full-service dentistry paired with our remarkable patient care »»»Read more

All Aspects Dental

All Aspects Dental is a hometown dental practice located in Oakland, FL specializing in comprehensive dentistry for the entire family. Our practice places a premium on excellent »»»Read more

Magee Dental

Magee Dental, located in the beautiful Orlando suburb of Winter Springs, FL, provides full dental services to adults, teens and even children, with the goal and a plan for improving and »»»Read more

Parkway Dental Care

When you have family and cosmetic dentistry needs, you want to turn to a cosmetic dental professional who listens and responds. Experienced dentists who know the field and can effectively»»»Read more

Lake Baldwin Dental

Lake Baldwin Dental is Orlando's premiere dental office. We are centrally located within Baldwin Park, just minutes from both Downtown Orlando and Winter Park. Dr. William Dunn »»»Read more

Orlando Smiles Emergency & Family Dentistry

If you are looking for a family dentist in Orlando who can handle of your dental needs – then look no further than Orlando Smiles. We are located in the Bay Hill and Dr. Phillips area. We serve the entire Orlando »»»Read more

Bella Dente Fine Dentistry

At Bella Dente Fine Dentistry we’re dedicated to transforming people's lives by transforming their smile. We strive to bring you the highest quality of general and cosmetic dentistry »»»Read more

COSMETIC DENTISTS SUMMARY

Cosmetic dentistry may involve:

  1. the addition of a dental material to teeth or gums – examples: bonding, porcelain veneers (laminates), crowns (caps), gum grafts
  2. the removal of tooth structure or gums – examples: enameloplasty, gingivectomy
  3. neither adding nor removing dental materials, tooth structure, or gums – examples:teeth whitening (bleaching), laser whitening, gum depigmentation
  4. straightening of teeth accompanied by improvement in appearance of face –orthodontics

Examples

  • Whitening, or "tooth bleaching", is the most common cosmetic dental procedure. While many whitening options are now available, including over the counter products, dentist-supervised treatments remain the recommended procedures for lightening discolored teeth.[5]

 

Teeth reshaping (sculpting) and bonding performed in one office visit.[6]

  • Laser whitening is a teeth whitening technique in which gums are covered with rubber and a bleaching chemical is applied on the teeth. A beam of argon laser, which is intended to accelerate the process of bleaching, is then projected upon the teeth. This laser activates the bleaching chemical and lightens the teeth color.[7] Laser whitening is said to be six times more effective in teeth whitening compared to other procedures.[8]

 

  • Tooth reshaping removes parts of the enamel to improve the appearance of the tooth. It may be used to correct a small chip, or to alter the length, shape or position of teeth, as well as when there is Tooth Size Discrepancy;[9][10] it can be used to correct crooked or excessively long teeth. The removed enamel is irreplaceable, and may sometimes exposedentin. It is also known as enameloplasty,odontoplasty, contouring, recontouring, slenderizing, stripping. This procedure offers fast results and can even be a substitute for braces under certain circumstances.[11]

 

  • Bonding is a process in which an enamel-like dental composite material is applied to a tooth's surface, sculpted into shape, hardened and then polished.

 

  • Dental bridges are false teeth, known as a pontics, which are fused between two porcelain crowns to fill in areas left by missing teeth. Two crowns hold it in place, these are attached to adjacent sides of the false tooth. This is known as a fixed bridge. This procedure is used to replace one or more missing teeth. Fixed bridges cannot be taken out in the same way that partial dentures can. In areas of the mouth that are under less stress, such as the front teeth, a cantilever bridge may be used. Cantilever bridges are used when there are teeth on only one side of the open space. Bridges require commitment to serious oral hygiene and carry risk.[12] The average life of bridges is similar to that of crowns which is nearly ten years.[13]

 

  • Veneers are ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain laminates that are bonded directly to the teeth. They are an option for closing gaps, enhance the shape, or change the color of teeth that do not respond well to whitening procedures. In the majority of the cases, some level of tooth reduction is necessary for optimal results.

 

  • Dental Implants are prosthetic replacements for missing teeth. According to ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists) there are commonly three parts to what it is described as an implant: the implant device which is predominantly made of titanium (which is inserted into the bone), the abutment, and a dental crown or a denture which are connected to the implant through the abutment.

 

  • Gum lift is a cosmetic dental procedure that raises and sculpts the gum line. The procedure involves reshaping the tissue and/or underlying bones to create the appearance of longer or more symmetrical teeth.[14]

 

  • Bite Reclamation is for patients who have had years of excessive wear to their teeth due to grinding or acid reflux can alter their vertical dimension. This gives them a closed or shorter look to their face and smile. By opening up their bite, a qualified professional can reclaim their vertical dimension.