Looking for a great way to invest your tax return money this year? Why not see your dentist in Richardson about enhancing your smile? Popular options include whitening, veneers, crowns, bridgework, and implants. Each can help you to face the world with your pearly whites proudly on display.
Whiten those Stains and Discolorations Away
Prescription teeth whitening uses professional-grade products to dissolve stains at the molecular level. A trained dental professional will apply whitening gel to your teeth while your relax. A special “cool light” device may be used as well.
Treatment can take as little as 30 minutes to achieve spectacular results. You can also choose dentist-prescribed at-home kits, which offer superior results in the privacy of your own residence.
Create a Brilliant New Smile with Veneers
Veneers are a great way to create a stunning new smile in a short period of time. Here’s how they work in three steps:
- The journey to your new smile begins with a trip to your dentist. He or she will perform a complete oral exam and discuss your aesthetic goals with you at that time.
- Should you and your dentist agree that veneers are the way to go, then the next step is to conduct measurement and imaging scans of your oral profile. The dental lab will use this information to craft your veneers.
- Once the appliance arrives at your dentist’s office, the final step is to ensure their fit and your satisfaction with the results. Once this is assured, your dentist will use a light-activated bonding agent to join the veneers to your teeth.
That’s it; afterwards you’ll be able to show off your radiant new smile to the world. Sound good?
How Crowns Give Your Teeth the Royal Treatment
Sometimes your smile enhancement needs go beyond cosmetic approaches to incorporate a restorative element as well. If this sounds like what you, then crowns may be the solution you’re after. A crown is an artfully constructed artificial tooth that restores lost functionality and beauty. Not only can it end your discomfort, it can restore a distressed smile.
Missing teeth are more than a cosmetic problem. They also impede your ability to eat, speak, and engage in other daily activities. Bridgework corrects these issues by placing an artificial tooth or series of teeth across a gap in your smile. The restoration is secured either by healthy teeth on either side of the space or by dental implants. The results must be seen to be believed.
Imagine an approach to smile enhancement that can restore one tooth or all your teeth, one which needs no adhesive creams to stay in place, one which will never cause you embarrassment or interfere with your chosen activities.
That’s exactly what you can expect with dental implants. They differ from other forms of restoration by drawing their strength from the jaw itself, just like healthy natural teeth. Once in place they can last 20 years to a lifetime with only basic care.
Tax return season is a time to treat yourself to something special. This year, why not make your smile the focus of your annual self-investment? You’ll enjoy the benefits for a long, long time to come.
About the Author
Dr. Neill P. Clayton has been practicing dentistry for more than 50 years. Over that time he has kept his skills current by investing in ongoing training. Yet he never forgets the basics of good dental care, including the importance of putting the patient first. You can reach his office online or by calling (972) 231-4876.