Cosmetic Dentistry in San Jose, CA
Professional Cosmetic Dentists
Cosmetic dentistry is used to restore teeth to maximum capacity after being damaged. Dental fillings have become a form of cosmetic dentistry because a person can select tooth fillings made of porcelain or composite materials that closely match the rest of their teeth. Previously, dental fillings were only composed of gold, amalgam, and other materials that left dark spots on a person’s teeth.
Technological advancements in dental services have allowed people to create more natural-looking and durable dental care materials than those that formerly existed. Dentists are now also striving to preserve as much of a person’s natural teeth as possible—certain types of cosmetic dentistry allows them to do just that. If you wish to learn more about cosmetic dentistry, please contact Comfort Dental.
Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers
Veneers are thin shells of ceramic or composite resin that bond to the front of teeth. Obtaining dental veneers is a painless, simple dental care procedure, and offers sensitivity-free results. If you have broken, chipped, crooked, spaced, discolored, or misshapen teeth, dental veneers may be ideal for you. Patients who do not want to have braces may also wish to consider veneers. When the technique is properly completed, veneers will last for many years and retain their white color. The entire procedure is fairly quick, and a person does not have to undergo lengthy and painful surgeries to have the smile they always desired.
What Are Dental Crowns?
Dental crowns are used to restore a tooth to its normal size and shape. A dental crown may improve a tooth’s appearance and strength when it has lost its structure. When crowns are cemented into place, they fully encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line. Crowns may be used to restore a broken or worn down tooth, to protect a weak tooth, to cover a tooth with a large dental filling, to hold a dental bridge in place, or to cover a dental implant. Permanent crowns may be created using metal, ceramic, resign, or porcelain-fused-to-metal components.
Ceramic and porcelain dental crowns best match the natural color of teeth, and are suitable for people who are allergic to metal. Metal crowns withstand biting and chewing for a long period of time, and often last longer than other types of metals. Porcelain-fused-to-metal crowns wear easily, but they look most like normal teeth. Resin dental crowns are less expensive than other types of crowns, but they wear over time, and fracture easier than metal, ceramic, and porcelain crowns.
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Dental Office Serving San Jose, CA
Our team not only has the ability to create dental crowns, but we may also fix chipped or loose crowns and may replace a patient’s crown that has fallen off. We have years of cosmetic dentistry experience, and our dentists strive to give patients the best possible smile. Please contact our office if you wish to learn more about crowns and veneers, or want to visit one of our dentists.