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Dr. Arman Torbati DDS.

➤ Harvard & USC Graduate
➤ Associate Professor at USC
➤ Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
➤ Prosthodontist, Cosmetic & Implant Dentist

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What Are The Popular Cosmetic Dental Procedures?


Several professional dental procedures make up cosmetic dentistry. These procedures aim to enhance your teeth' aesthetic, and some provide restorative perks like fixing your dental problems. If you do not feel confident when you laugh or smile because of a few imperfections on your teeth, a visit to a cosmetic dentist can fix that and give you a confidence boost. Listed below are some of the most common cosmetic dental procedures.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can help you achieve a perfect and bright smile. Veneers are ultra-thin, custom-made shells that are crafted from dental composite or porcelain. They are permanently bonded to your teeth. They cover gapped, crooked, discolored, chipped, and broken teeth flawlessly. A dental veneer covers the front part of a tooth. Each porcelain veneer is individually bonded to the front part of a tooth to help you achieve a flawless and pleasing smile. Dental porcelain veneers often have multiple of different applications. They give quite a dramatic transformation, which is almost instant too. Porcelain veneers have several benefits, such as the veneers being made up of biocompatible material, are natural-looking, and the procedure only requires two visits. Porcelain veneers can last for a lifetime without chipping or staining as long as you take good care of them by brushing and flossing every day, and visiting your hygienist at least two times every year. It would be best to avoid chewing or biting hard objects.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dental procedure. It is also the most straightforward and least expensive cosmetic dentistry procedure. Teeth whitening, like the name suggests, is aimed at correcting discolored teeth. Your teeth will be cleaned thoroughly during the procedure to eliminate any food debris, tartar, or plaque from your teeth' crevices. The quantity of discoloration determines the method and products your cosmetic dentist will use. In most cases, they often use a combination of customized in-office sessions and take-home whitening trays. Whether you have stains from age-related yellowing, tobacco, tea, or coffee, it can all be fixed.

Dental Bonding

If your teeth are cracked or chipped, have gaps, an exposed tooth root, are discolored, poor shape or size, or are asymmetrical, consider dental bonding. A dental bonding procedure involves applying a resin substance to the tooth's affected area. Since the application is direct, you only need one dental appointment for the procedure, which lasts between thirty to sixty minutes. It is a very effective procedure, and most patients prefer it to dental crowns and veneers since it is less invasive and the procedure takes a short time. The cosmetic dentist often picks a resin that suits you best and puts it on the damaged tooth. They harden it using a laser or ultraviolet light. When you take proper care of it, it can last up to ten years. Have regular dental checkups with your dentist

Dental Crowns

Dental crowns can restore the beauty and function of damaged teeth. If you have a tooth with poor shape or size, discoloration, cracks, dental decay, or the filling is large and broken down, you may need a tooth crown. A dental crown improves the appearance of your damaged tooth. It will also allow you to speak, chew, and bite down naturally. Dental crowns are made of dental ceramic, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal or composite. It would be best to choose a porcelain crown since it is more durable and natural-looking, especially if the crown is for your front teeth. However, the dentist performing the procedure will discuss the available options and let you know what will best suit you. The procedure is often done in two visits. Whatever procedure you require, ensure that you get it from a professional cosmetic dentist. Contact Dr. Torbati for all your cosmetic dental needs. Book a consult and find out what procedure would be best for you. Let us help give you the healthy, beautiful smile that you deserve.

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