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Cosmetic Dentistry for a New Smile in 2019

It’s nearly 2019 and if a new smile has been on your do to list for the past 11 months it’s time to do something about it. A cracked, chipped, or broken smile not only affects your appearance, but it also affects your overall health.

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According to Dr. Jack Ringer, past president and an Accredited Fellow with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry a gappy smile and teeth that overlap could make you more susceptible to gum disease and tooth decay. Because those space, gaps, cracks and chips hide bacteria and food particles you are in the high-risk category when it comes to dental caries, gingivitis, or the more serious periodontal disease.

Should I Restore My Teeth Before Cosmetic Dentistry?

According to Dr. Jack Ringer if you are having any type of treatment, such as porcelain veneers, dental crowns, or cosmetic dental bonding the decay will be removed before the procedure begins. This ensures a healthy base to build your new crown or veneers. If you have gum disease Dr. Ringer will determine what course to take before proceeding with any type of cosmetic dentistry procedure.

Does Cosmetic Dentistry Restore Teeth?

Cosmetic dentistry helps restore teeth and is something that highly skilled and experienced dentists specialize in. Your dentist in Anaheim Hills is a renowned cosmetic dentist who will both restore your teeth while giving you a beautiful smile at the same time.

Are Cosmetic Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry the Same?

Although cosmetic and restorative dentistry overlap, general dentists aren’t always trained in cosmetic dentistry. Only cosmetic dentists who have had continuing education in porcelain veneers, dental implants, and cosmetic dental crowns have the experience to put it to use. If you are considering a cosmetic procedure or procedures from your general dentist be sure to check with him first. If he isn’t qualified for some types of cosmetic dentistry, ask for a referral, or talk to Dental Cosmetics in Anaheim Hills.

What Types of Cosmetic Dentistry also Restore Teeth?

Nearly every cosmetic procedure restores teeth. However, keep in mind that porcelain veneers are permanent, as some of the natural tooth needs to be removed to make way for the veneer. Because of this, porcelain veneers are considered cosmetic and not restorative.

Cosmetic dental bonding crosses over to both restorative and cosmetic dentistry as it can be used for tooth colored fillings or to make teeth appear longer. Cosmetic dental bonding is also used to fill small gaps in the front of the teeth.

Dental implants are definitely a restorative procedure, but take a team of specialists to accomplish. Because dental implants act as your tooth roots you are keeping your jawbone healthy, which is restorative in itself.

Cosmetic Dentistry starts with Restorative Dentistry

If you have problems with your teeth that are more than cosmetic, call or click and schedule an appointment with Dr. Jack Ringer. Your new smile will be beautiful and healthy. Call or click for a no obligation smile makeover consultation for restorative and cosmetic dentistry today.

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