At Dr. Sid Solomon’s cosmetic dentistry practice, patients can have a smile makeover in Los Angeles, California, and see not only their smiles but also their lives change for the better.
What is a smile makeover?
A smile makeover is a combination of cosmetic dentistry procedures that are customized to suit the specific dental conditions of the patient. These procedures include dental implant placement, dental bonding and placement of porcelain veneers. The treatment aims to improve the appearance of one’s smile. This process provides dramatic results, which is why it is often called an “extreme makeover” in cosmetic dentistry practice.
The dental procedures included in a smile makeover vary for each patient. The most common ones are porcelain veneers, dental implants, dental bonding, dental crowns and teeth whitening. Our dentist will identify the appropriate procedures for you after evaluating your dental condition.
Who is a good candidate for a smile makeover?
Anyone who is concerned about the undesirable appearance of their teeth can consider a smile makeover in Los Angeles. There are various conditions that could make an individual eligible for a dental makeover, such as discolored teeth, misaligned teeth or missing teeth.
When do I need a smile makeover?
Before undergoing the procedure, Dr. Solomon will evaluate several attributes in your teeth and smile to know if the treatment is right for you. One of the factors that he will consider is your tooth length. Long teeth tend to promote a youthful appearance. Another is the smile line, which is an imaginary line that goes along the edges of one’s upper teeth. Ideally, this should conform to the curve of your lower lip when you smile. Other factors to be considered are tooth proportions and their characterization and texture.
How long does a smile makeover last?
Once you have been treated, the patient is expected to practice proper oral hygiene as the results require regular maintenance. Additional teeth whitening sessions may be required to maintain the brightness of your teeth. On the other hand, porcelain veneers will need to be replaced once they chip off or break. A composite bonding could stain, which will have to be replaced or enhanced. Dental crowns are typically replaced after 10 to 15 years. It is important to discuss this concern further with Dr. Solomon during your consultation with him.
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