Myths Related to Cosmetic Dentistry

Myths Related to Cosmetic Dentistry

Posted by DR. GURI S. DHALIWAL on Feb 7 2021, 08:22 PM

Myths Related to Cosmetic Dentistry

A number of advancements have been made in the field of cosmetic dentistry in recent years. The dental corrections that our cosmetic dentist, Dr. Dhaliwal, can do for your smile will amaze you. Common cosmetic procedures like teeth whitening can give you a brighter set of teeth along with a youthful look. Veneers are customized and designed to cover the front of the teeth that are broken, chipped, stained, or have gaps between them. There are numerous other important dental procedures that can be used to help your teeth look their best.

There are some myths related to cosmetic dentistry that is necessary for you to know:

Myth #1: Cosmetic Dentistry is Never Essential For a Healthy Smile

Most of the dental procedures are not just to make your smile beautiful but also to make it healthy. Dental procedures such as tooth replacement can enhance your smile and also prevent many potential problems like tooth movement, bone loss, and difficulty in chewing and speaking.

Myth #2: A Dental Bridge is the Only Way to Replace a Missing Tooth

A dental bridge is a dental cosmetic procedure that has been used for many years with success. However, the dental implant is also another better choice to replace one or more missing teeth. There are many advantages that dental implants can provide. They feel just like natural teeth, are strong, and are easy to clean as well. These implants can also be used to anchor dentures or partial dentures.

Myth #3: At-Home Teeth Whitening Kits are as Effective for Tooth Whitening Than a Professional Dental Solution

Teeth whitening treatments offered by a professional dentist would provide better whitening results than at-home teeth whitening kits. At-home teeth whitening kits can only remove surface stains. They may not give optimum results and could even lead to uneven coloring.

Myth #4: Dental Bonding is the Best Way to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Dental bonding can help in restoring the tooth’s shape but may not be a long-term solution. If your teeth have been damaged by minor injuries, then you can also go for porcelain veneers. It is always better to consider the remedies offered by a cosmetic dentist that would be best for you. 

Myth #5: Braces are the only way to treat orthodontic issues 

Braces do help attain a straight smile for teens and adults. However, lumineers can help in reshaping your teeth if your teeth are just slightly crooked. They also help improve the way you smile, offering instant results.

 

Please schedule an appointment online or call us at (925) 244-9770 to have a consultation with our dentist, and we will be happy to guide you further.

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Guri S. Dhaliwal, D.M.D

I graduated from the University of Southern California with my Bachelors's in Sociology. I then traded in the sun and surf for the frigid winters of Boston to pursue my dental degree at Boston University. Alas, the cold was too much for this Southern California boy to bare and I returned home to complete an additional year of training at the University of California, Los Angeles, obtaining my Advanced Education in General Dentistry certification in 1993.

Over the years, I have gone on to complete training in both Neuromuscular and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute of Advanced Dental Studies.

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  •  Fellow, American Dental Implant Association
  •  Certified in IV Sedation at Oregon Health Sciences  University
  •  Certified in Full Mouth Rehabilitation and Cosmetic Dentistry at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI)
  •  Advanced Education in General Dentistry (A.E.G.D.) The University of California at Los Angeles (U.C.L.A.)
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  •  B.S. Sociology University of Southern California (USC)

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Dental implants are fabricated teeth that replace those that you may have lost due to excessive decay or from an accident. Surgically placed below the gums over a series of appointments, implants ....

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Teeth Whitening

The process of teeth whitening will begin with the dentist examining the teeth and gums. This is to make sure that your gums are strong enough to handle the teeth bleaching.

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Veneers

Dental veneers are thin, flat pieces of porcelain, custom-made to match the shape and size of your natural teeth. Veneers can be fixed to the teeth' frontal surface to treat minor cracks, chipping, discoloration, the spacing between adjacent teeth, etc.

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Invisalign is the latest technique to straighten teeth. With the help of new scanning technology, dentists can non-invasively scan your teeth and manufacture a set of aligners that will slowly shift your teeth to the ideal position.

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