cosmetic dentistry includes a variety of services that will improve
the appearance of your teeth. It can include non-surgical treatments
like teeth whitening and restorations like dental implants.
is Dental Bonding?
bonding is a non-surgical treatment that uses a composite resin to
correct minor imperfections like discoloration, small gaps, or
chipped teeth. The treatment is painless, and you will not need
The Atlanta cosmetic dentist will apply an etching agent to your tooth to roughen it and prepare it for the resin. The dentist will then apply a thin coat of plastic to the front of the tooth followed by the resin itself. The dentist will mould and colorize the resin so it will blend in with your tooth. He or she will then use a high-intensity laser to harden the resin.
bonding takes a few hours. With good dental hygiene, the results can
last for up to seven years.
Are One-Visit Crowns?
Crowns are crowns made by a CEREC (Chairside Economic Restoration of
Esthetic Ceramics) device. It uses CAD/CAM technology that includes a
camera, computer, and milling machine to make crowns and other
restorations right in the dentist’s office. The dentist will simply
take pictures of your teeth and use the technology to design and
fabricate the crown. The completed process takes only one visit.
Are Dental Implants?
implants are a type of restoration used to replace a missing tooth or
several adjacent missing teeth. It consists of a titanium post that
looks like a screw and a crown or other type of artificial tooth. The
screw is actually an artificial tooth root that will be placed in
your jawbone. After the screw fuses with your jawbone, the Atlanta
cosmetic dentist will place the crown on top of it.
Contact Buckhead Dental Partners to learn more about Atlanta cosmetic dentistry.
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