Dentistry changed a lot with the development of science and technology in recent times. In previous times the dentistry was only dealing with the diagnosis, prevention or any type of specific treatment for any type of tooth ailment. But the emergence of the cosmetic dentistry is aiming towards the improvement of the facial appearance of the individual. It deals with the correction and restoring of the missing teeth, crooked teeth or the discoloration of teeth. Though there are many types but below are described some of the important cosmetic dentistry that is commonly used by people.
- Dental Crowns:
These are known as the caps used in the cosmetic dentistry mostly used to give proper shape to the appearance of the face. It is mostly used to treat the damaged teeth. These caps are made up of metal, resin, ceramic or porcelain fused material which is cosmetically used for the improvisation of stained or broken teeth. The use of crowns or caps last from almost five to fifteen years.
- Dental Braces:
It is one of the demanding types of cosmetic dentistry that is used by children and adults. The use of braces is not only for the rectification of chipped teeth it is also used for the making the proper positioning of the jaw. It generally works by the application of pressure to teeth for the repositioning within a time period of 1 to 3 years.
It is another beautiful part that provides a long-term solution to the individual for missed teeth.