Start 2022 Off with a Smile
The new year is a time for fresh starts and many people take this opportunity to make their lives better. We are now in the new year, and it is time to start thinking about ways to improve your life. Your smile is one of the first things that people see when they meet you, so why not start off on a positive note? We can help you with all your dental needs. This blog will discuss some of the options available for those who want to start off 2022 with a smile.
One of the most popular treatments is teeth whitening. Teeth whitening can lighten your teeth by several shades and it only takes a short amount of time to achieve results when performed by a dentist. During an in-office whitening treatment, your dentist will apply a bleaching agent and leave it on your teeth for about an hour. In as little as one hour, your teeth will be noticeably brighter, with the full results showing at the 24 hour mark. There are also many different types of toothpastes, mouthwashes, and gels that can help you achieve brighter teeth, however these take much longer to notice results. If you have a special event coming up that you would like to look your best for, professional teeth whitening can help. We use the latest technology in our office and we will make sure that your smile looks perfect when you walk out of our doors.
Another popular dental procedure is veneers. Veneers are a thin, custom-made porcelain or composite resin shell that covers the front surface of your teeth and can completely change their appearance. Although veneers have been used by many celebrities’ for their smile makeovers, we might recommend porcelain veneers to patients who have crooked teeth, uneven spacing between their teeth, small spaces between teeth, or discoloration that cannot be corrected with a non-invasive procedure. Veneers are great for those who want an instant smile makeover and they can completely change your look in as little as two dental appointments.
For patients who have lost one or more teeth due to decay, injury, gum disease or any other reason, dental implants are an excellent option. Dental implants are titanium screws that are implanted into the jaw bone to act as tooth root substitutes and they provide a stable base for artificial replacement teeth like crowns, bridges, or dentures. Dental implants offer patients many benefits such as stability, strength, restored confidence, and normal eating and speaking ability. Definitely something to smile about if you have lost one or more teeth.
Composite fillings are a type of dental filling that is made of plastic and glass fibers. Composite fillings are used to repair teeth that have been damaged by cavities, decay, or fracture. Composite fillings are also used to improve the appearance of teeth that have been stained or discolored, as well as to replace small chips and cracks in the enamel. Composite fillings are available in a variety of colors so that they can be matched to the color of your teeth.
Whether you want to try teeth whitening or dental implants, our team at Bethesda Dentistry can help. We have all types of cosmetic treatments available for those who want to upgrade their smiles for 2022 during this New Year’s holiday season! If you live locally, give us a call today to schedule an appointment.