Dental work can radically change both how you look and feel, giving you the ability to enjoy all the best things in life even more than you did before. It’s hard to overstate the importance of being able to smile and eat with confidence.
However, lots of people are put off by the idea of invasive dental procedures, which stops them from getting the dental care that they could really need. If you want to dip your toe into the world of dentistry, here are a few non-invasive treatments that can make a massive difference in how your smile looks.
One of the things that people are often concerned about when it comes to their smile is the color of their teeth. If you drink a little too much coffee or just aren’t the best about brushing your teeth, you can easily start to see your smile become a little bit more yellow than you would like.
Teeth whitening involves layering a bleaching gel onto the teeth and waiting for a small period of time before removing it. It’s simple and painless but can give you a smile up to eight shades whiter than it was before.
It’s pretty common for people to be unhappy with the shape of their teeth. Maybe they have chipped teeth, or a gap in their smile. If so, dental bonding can make a drastic difference in the appearance of their pearly whites within just a single appointment.
Your dentist can layer a composite resin on the teeth and use a specialized light to cure it into place. You can think of it like a sculptor patching up a cracked pot—it’s perfect for making small adjustments that create a huge difference.
Orthodontic treatment might sound a bit intimidating, but the truth is that with Invisalign, it’s never been easier. These lightweight, sleek, and removable clear trays can completely straighten out crooked teeth without many of the drawbacks of traditional braces.
There are no dietary restrictions, no change to your appearance, and no bulky wires. That means it’s ridiculously easy to get the perfectly straight smile that you’ve always wanted.
About the Author
Dr. Breanne Dufault became a prosthodontist because she loves helping people, and that’s why she makes an effort not only to treat people’s oral health problems, but also to get to know them as individuals. Dr. Dufault received her dental degree, prosthodontics and implant surgery certification from the University of Connecticut. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.
If you have any questions about how to improve your smile, she can be reached at her website or by phone at (239) 300-2767.