If you're attending a spring wedding – as a guest or the blushing bride or groom – you'll naturally want to look your best in the photos.
If you're worried about teeth stains, gaps or other issues with your smile that you think are letting you down, talk to your dentist to find out which cosmetic treatments you could benefit from so you can smile confidently for the camera!
Some cosmetic dental treatments are versatile and can address more than one issue with teeth, so you should consider all aspects of your smile that you might want to change when designing your personal smile makeover.
Teeth stains can be the result of ageing, food and drink with strong pigments (such as coffee, tea and red wine), smoking or other causes. If you want to brighten the appearance of your teeth, the most common treatments are:
If your teeth aren't straight or are unevenly shaped, there could be several ways to change their appearance:
If you've been in an accident or bitten something hard and chipped your tooth, your dentist could restore its original shape by placing a crown, veneer or a large filling. This depends on how much of the tooth's structure remains and its position in your mouth.
If you have one or more teeth missing, a gap is the least of the problems. Gaps between teeth can cause the teeth on either side to become crooked over time, so it's recommended to replace the tooth. Options include:
To find out more about your treatment options or start designing your new smile makeover, book a consultation at your local Swish Dental clinic in Everton Park or Mitchelton.
Better Health Channel. Cosmetic dentistry [Online] 2018 [Accessed August 2019] Available from: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/cosmetic-dentistry