A Smile Makeover – The Natural Looking Smile You Have Always Wanted
Many people go to the doctor for regular checkups, and work out at the gym every day to make sure that their body is in top shape. They may go to the salon for regular hair treatments or to the spa for a massage, however, the smile is the part of one’s physical appearance that is often neglected. This is really unfortunate, because your smile is actually one of the first things that others will notice about you.
A bright, beautiful smile creates a great first impression. Without ever saying a word, your smile can exude confidence, convey optimism and highlight your friendly personality. A visually appealing smile is great asset that draws people to you and makes them respond in a positive manner.
Aside from the obvious physical effects of your smile produces, substantial psychological and emotional changes to your personality can also be seen. If you’re self-conscious, embarrassed or unhappy about your smile, it can a detrimental affect on how others perceive you. You may appear timid, hesitant, withdrawn, sad or even angry. As a result, you may have feeling of inadequacy and insecurity.
The latest advancements in dentistry have made cosmetic dental procedures more mainstream, convenient and affordable, making it possible to produce dramatic and positive influences on patient’s lives.
A “smile makeover” is the process of enhancing the overall appearance of your smile with the use of one or more cosmetic dentistry procedures. These procedures can include; dental veneers, dental implants, clear aligners, composite bonding and teeth whitening. A complete smile makeover takes into consideration the patients facial appearance, structure, skin tone, hair color, teeth, gum tissue and lips to develop the ideal smile for you. Smile makeovers are performed for many reasons and can be customized based on your unique requirements.
Your current oral health must be evaluated prior to your dentist developing a plan for your new smile makeover. A cosmetic dentist will conduct a thorough examination of your teeth, gums, underlying support structures, including your bite, to determine whether or not you qualify as a candidate for a smile makeover. If your examination reveals that you have an underlying oral health problem – such as a misaligned bite, also known as malocclusion, or active gum disease, you may require palliative treatment prior to the start of your smile makeover.
A complete smile makeover is an psychological, emotional and financial investment that you choose to make in order to enhance the health, functionality and appearance of your smile. And since you will want that investment to bring happy and satisfying returns for many years to come, always remember to follow your dentist’s recommendations to ensure the long-term beauty of your new smile, and be sure to follow-up with regular cleaning appointments with your dentist and hygienist.