How Cosmetic Dentistry Works As An Anti-Ageing Treatment

March 4, 2020 - By Bruce Michaelson
How Cosmetic Dentistry Works As An Anti-Ageing Treatment

As an individual ages with time, their facial structure and proportions seem to shrink in size that provides the loss of vitality in terms of appearance. A factor that contributes towards maintaining the facial structure and support are your teeth. Ageing associated with damaged teeth can be countered with cosmetic treatments that helps improve the look of your teeth and makes them more effective in use. The following list of cosmetic treatments can help you achieve a youthful look for a longer time.


  • Effects of Age


With increasing age, the body begins to experience a certain extent of degeneration. Loss of teeth can result in bone absorption that can result in your cheeks looking flat. The muscles in and around your teeth and face also weaken which makes the face look more hollow and old. Aging also tends to deteriorate the condition of your teeth in terms of color and functionality and can lead to your face retaining a shorter vertical dimension.

There are many treatments that can make your teeth look better and correct any complications that arise with age. Some of the procedures are teeth whitening, dental veneers, implants, crowns, inlays, outlays, gum treatments and also clear aligners. A consultation with your local orthodontist on the best approach to gain restorative treatment for your teeth is highly recommended for optimum results.


  • Teeth Whitening, Veneers and Gum Treatments


To target teeth discoloration and stains, in-office teeth whitening is a good option. The process is both quick and effective. Dental veneers can also be used which are shells made to encase your teeth and correct any color variation and deformities of your teeth. The veneers last for about 10 years and are a more permanent solution to your teeth problems. Gum treatments as seen appropriate by your dentist can also be prescribed in combination to any teeth issues for a complete aesthetic look.


  • Implants, Crowns and Dentures 


Implants are used to replace a few number of teeth and are often placed in combination with crowns. If a greater number of teeth need to be removed, dentures would be recommended for better functionality and efficiency. Crowns help with minor surface issues in teeth that are affected by decay. Inlays and outlays are applied to your teeth to correct minor irregularities and chipping and provide a solution that appears natural. This can improve the appearance of your teeth by a large extent and make them look more aesthetically pleasing. 


  • All-On-Four Treatment


An upcoming all-on-four treatment is a more extensive procedure that can provide an optimum anti-ageing solution. For denture removal or complete restoration of the lower and upper jaw of teeth, this treatment can be completed using four sets of dental implants. Over the course of 24 hours the treatment sets in and completes the look of your mouth and overall face. The implants are made to give you the perfect look and usage which ensures a youthful appearance. 


  • Dental Face Lift


If a severe treatment is needed to provide a heightened sense of anti-ageing, a dental face lift can be selected. Alongside teeth restoration, a smile reconstruction is also done to improve your facial shape, profile and jaw line. Old fillings, decay and crowns are removed and replaced with porcelain veneers and crowns. Your teeth are also thoroughly cleaned to give you an aesthetic look like no other. This helps your teeth support your lips better than get thinner with age and make them appear fuller which further helps give your face a young and radiant look. 

With professional advice from your orthodontist, you can receive any of the above treatments that best suits your needs and desires. This will ensure that you get a smile that looks perfect from the inside out and make your face look younger, fuller and well supported.  

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