Your smile is often one of the first things that people notice about you. You only get one chance to make a good first impression, so why not have that impression be one with a beautiful smile? Studies have shown that people with great smiles are perceived as more attractive, wealthy, and confident. Let’s look at 5 ways your cosmetic dentist in Framingham can enhance your smile.
What Is Cosmetic Dentistry?
While general dentistry is about preserving and restoring the health of your mouth, cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the way your teeth and smile look. If you’re unhappy with any aspect of your smile, such as the color or shape of your teeth, your cosmetic dentist can help fix those flaws with one or more of these 5 services:
1. Teeth Whitening
Many people want to achieve a whiter smile, but over-the-counter whitening kits often don’t provide the desired results. That’s why your dentist offers two methods of teeth whitening that really work: take-home and in-office treatments.
With take-home whitening, your dentist will create custom trays based on the contours of your teeth. Wear these trays with a very potent bleaching gel as prescribed, and your teeth will become up to 8 shades whiter in just a few weeks. You can also achieve results in about an hour with our in-office treatment. Talk to your dentist about which option is more suitable for your teeth.
If you have crooked teeth but don’t want to go through the hassle of metal braces, Invisalign may be right for you. This set of clear braces is almost undetectable when you wear them. Simply keep your clear plastic aligners in for at least 22 hours a day. They will apply very gentle force to your teeth to gradually shift them