People may wonder how “cosmetic dentistry” is different than “general dentistry”.
Cosmetic Dentistry really just refers to many of the services you may already be familiar with, such as:
- Tooth Colored Fillings
- Crowns and Bridges
- Pretty much everything you see when you smile!
All of the above services are available at Hansen Dentistry.
Some Types of Cosmetic Dentistry:
A dental crown, also called a cap, fits over and replaces the entire decayed or damaged tooth above the gum line, restoring its shape, size, strength, and appearance.
Inlays And Onlays
Inlays and onlays, also called indirect fillings, are made from gold, porcelain, or composite materials and fill decayed or damaged teeth. Dental fillings are molded into place during an office visit; however, inlays and onlays are created in a dental laboratory and bonded into place by your dentist.
Dental implants are titanium replacement tooth roots inserted into the bone socket of the missing tooth. As the jawbone heals, it grows around the implanted metal post, anchoring it securely in the jaw and providing a foundation for a replacement tooth.