Only few people are fortunate that they have inherently good dental aesthetics. However, for most people, not only it is important that the teeth are healthy, but also look beautiful and aesthetic. Whatever the age, people set whiter teeth as a priority, as it increases the attractiveness of a person.
Among dental aesthetics tooth colour, tooth shape, tooth position, and the general appearance of the gums are considered.
The dental aesthetics of a person can be improved by different aesthetic dentistry options, such as by crowns, implants, veneers or teeth whitening.
Below are aesthetic dentistry methods listed, which are used to improve dental aesthetic:
An artificial tooth crown corresponds to a natural tooth crown. A dental crown is one form of tooth replacement, which is used after an implantation or just on top of the natural dental roots. There are different reasons why the natural tooth crown must be replaced; those are for example, caries or a common accident, whereby a tooth is lost.
There are different types of dental crowns, which are made of various materials, like ceramic or metal-ceramic. Which material is used, depends on the individual circumstances of the patient. Thus, a dental crown plays a very important role in the aesthetics as with a dental crown, the patient has a large choice of possibilities in terms of the appearance of the tooth crown.
A dental bridge is another kind of dental replacement, wherein it closes a tooth gap between two teeth. Either the natural or artificial crowns can be used as the so-called bridge piers, depending on the individual dental situation of the patient.Read more about dental bridge
Veneers is a very popular method in aesthetic dentistryÂ to get whiter teeth and to reshape the teeth, because the establishment of veneers is a simple, efficient and long-lasting method. Veneers are porcelain shells that are at most only few millimetres thick and are placed special glue to improve the dental aesthetics.Read more about veneers
Teeth whitening is used for whitening discoloured teeth in aesthetic dentistry. The tooth discoloration may be caused due to different reasons, such as by the accretion of substances such as nicotine, caffeine and tannin in the enamel. In general, the naturally white teeth are getting darker. Furthermore, the above mentioned substances nicotine and caffeine are accreted by smoking and drinking coffee. However, tannin is contained in wine.
Through teeth whitening, the discolorations can be reduced or made completely disappear, depending on which teeth whitening method is used.Read more about teeth whitening
After using a whitening method, many teenagers and also adult patients get tooth jewellery placed. There are two types of dental jewellery, namely stones of zirconia and certain figures of metal with a white gold or gold colour. In order for a tooth jewellery to be long lasting, it is recommended to get it placed by a professional with specific fastening materials. Tooth jewellery prices of the zirconia stones vary between 40 and 60 Euros.