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Aesthetic dentistry includes important procedures to not only make teeth look more aesthetically pleasing, but also to prevent health problems caused by dental irregularities.
Smile makeover is a cosmetic procedure performed to improve the appearance of the teeth.
Smile aesthetics, is performed in the following cases:
- Crooked teeth,
- Gum disease,
- Bad breath,
- Jaw pain.
A person seeking cosmetic dentistry surgery must be at least 18 years old, as the jaw must have completed its development.
The dentist must perform a thorough examination and also take x-rays prior to the procedure.
Types of Cosmetic Smile Makeovers
Porcelain dental veneers
Laminate: it is a type of porcelain with a very thin structure that is used with a special bonding technique to change the color, shape and position of the front teeth.
Cosmetic bonding is a cosmetic procedure in which a tooth-colored composite resin is applied to the teeth to improve the aesthetic appearance of the teeth.
The difference from porcelain veneers and other cosmetic dental procedures is that the process of dental bonding is completely reversible.
Gum aesthetics, also called pink aesthetics, is a treatment method that provides relief from gum recession, discoloration, and asymmetry.
Through this method, the gum pattern that stands out when smiling is reduced and a more aesthetically pleasing appearance is achieved.
An aesthetic filling that does not cause damage to tooth and gum tissue; it is a restorative technique that helps teeth perform their function by ensuring that they are strong, stable and in harmony with the surrounding mucosa.
Zirconia veneer is the most preferred method of veneering teeth to obtain an aesthetically pleasing smile due to its translucency and strength, resulting in an appearance that closely resembles natural teeth in color and texture.
In cases where the gap between two teeth is narrow, a treatment method is used to close the gap using adhesive restorative materials.
The most common diastema treatment options include: braces, Invisalign, dental implants, dental bonding, dental veneers, and dental crowns.
If the diastema is the result of gum disease, surgery may be recommended as a treatment option.
In conclusion, competitive smile design prices and health tourism opportunities are some of the main reasons why treatment in Turkey is affordable.