There are many factors which can affect the appearance of your smile. As it is one of the first things people notice about you, if you are unhappy with it, then you need to speak to a cosmetic dentist Sydney sooner rather than later and find out about addressing your issues.

A cosmetic dentist will be able to carry out a smile assessment and find out what issues are affecting the appearance of your teeth. They will also be able to find out whether you have any underlying dental health conditions which need to be addressed to begin with. A treatment plan will be set up for you accordingly. Your treatment plan may consist of a single  procedure or you may need multiple procedures and an individually tailored treatment plan. A cosmetic dentist will talk you through the range of cosmetic dental procedures that are available and that may be suitable for you. They will find out your personal preferences and what you are looking for from cosmetic dentistry. Some patients want to improve the colour of their teeth, others are looking to improve the alignment of their teeth, some patients need to replace missing teeth, whilst other patients are looking for a complete smile makeover. A cosmetic dentist is usually experienced in all types of cosmetic dental treatment from promoting the natural appearance of your smile to creating a Hollywood smile makeover.

Whiten your teeth at the dentist or at home

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments. It is a simple way of improving the appearance of your smile. You can have your teeth whitened up by a cosmetic dentist or you can be prescribed a home whitening kit so that you can whiten your teeth in the comfort of your own home. Teeth whitening is quick, simple and can give great results. Therefore, if you are new to cosmetic dental treatment then you may wish to start with teeth whitening.

Teeth whitening can last up to 3 years if you maintain good dental hygiene and visit the dentist on a regular basis. This will obviously vary depending on your personal lifestyle such as smokers, whose teeth will yellow more quickly than others. The duration of teeth whitening can vary greatly depending on a person’s lifestyle habits, such as diet and smoking. 

Straighten your teeth with Invisalign

Other ways of improving the appearance of your teeth include cosmetic teeth straightening. Teeth can be straightened easily using clear removable aligners in comparison to fixed metal braces. Not all cases of dental misalignment can be corrected with aligners alone and may require more extensive orthodontic treatment. By straightening your teeth, you can improve the appearance of your smile significantly. You can close minor gaps between the teeth and you can also enjoy better dental health at the same time. Your cosmetic dentist can recommend a range of teeth straightening options including Invisalign which is one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments across the world. Thanks to advances in dental technology you can straighten your teeth at your discretion. Invisalign is almost invisible in the mouth. It uses clear aligners to straighten your teeth which are comfortable to wear and convenient too. Within 6 to 12 months you can fix the misalignment issues of your teeth. 

Speak to your cosmetic dentist today and find out more about gaining whiter, straighter teeth, the perfect combination for a beautiful smile.

Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.