What Options are Available for Changing the Shape of my Teeth?

Let’s face it, not all of us were born with the gift of a beautiful smile. And with social media on the rise, having a beautiful smile is more important now than ever before. Thankfully there is a wide variety of options available to give us that smile that we’ve always dreamed of. Regardless of what your situation may be, there are options available that can literally change look and shape of your teeth. Some options include repairing cracked or chipped teeth, making your teeth look longer or closing the spaces between the teeth. These options involve that this such as Veneers or recontouring the teeth, Crowns or Bonding. The idea is to choose the best option that’s most suitable for you. That’s where our qualified team of dentists can be of assistance to you. Our team at Vita Dental can make the best recommendations to you to ensure that you select the best option that results in a perfect smile for you.

Below are some of the options along with an overview of some of the more basic techniques and treatment methods for teeth shaping.

  1. Veneers: Veneers have become extremely popular over the years. In fact, it is one of the most aesthetic options available today. Veneers can basically alter the appearance of your smile regardless of almost any dental imperfections that you may have. Veneers consist of a thin porcelain that is wrapped around the front surface of your teeth. They have been responsible for providing millions of people with beautiful smiles for years.
  2. Reshaping/Recontouring: Reshaping or recontouring the teeth consists of one of the more simplified methods that consequently makes dramatic improvements to your teeth. Teeth with imperfections such as cracks chips or other irregularities can provide astounding results and a fabulous smile.
  3. Crowns: Crowns are used in cases where patients have apparent damage within the structure of the teeth. It is often considered the best option in cases such as these. Crowns are capable of providing restoration and protection to decayed or damaged teeth. It also provides structural strength and can be offered in porcelain, gold or a combination of both of these materials. Our dental team is available to assist you with making the best crown selections based on your particular situation.
  4. Bonding: The bonding technique can be combined with reshaping and recontouring the teeth, which are typically used to create magnificent results. The dental team at Vita Dental Katy uses only the latest technology to perfectly sculpt the teeth. Although not as durable as veneers, bonding is a lot less expensive and can be completed in one dental visit. The good thing about bonding is that it’s also covered by many dental plans.

The options indicated above or the most widely used options available and have been used by our dental practice for years. If you are interested in completely changing the shape of your teeth please stop by our office or give us a call. We’d be more than happy to provide you with an evaluation and recommendations to ensure that you get on the path to having that perfect beautiful smile.