What type of dental care do you need?

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If you have ever had the misfortune to suffer from a toothache, you will appreciate the importance of good dental care. A dentist has a vital role in maintaining the health of your teeth and preventing damage caused by cavities or gum disease. When you visit the dentist, not only will they inspect your mouth to see whether the teeth are in good condition, they will provide you with advice about how to keep your teeth in good condition between visits to the dentist. However, there could be times when you want to seek dental care even though you don't have a toothache or suspect that any cavities have formed.

Do you want to change your smile?

It's possible to have healthy teeth that could still benefit from the attention of a dentist. Perhaps, your teeth are not as straight as you could wish? Maybe, your teeth have been stained by smoking or years of drinking tea or coffee? Perhaps, you have tripped and chipped a tooth or even knocked one or more teeth out of your mouth. There are many reasons you could be unhappy with your smile and plenty of ways that a dentist could boost your confidence by improving the appearance of your smile.

Teeth whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most popular methods of dental care. If you are concerned that your teeth are not bright white, talk to your dentist. They will be happy to discuss the options available to you. They might suggest a course of treatment using lasers or perhaps a solution that you could apply at home over time. They will know what would be most likely to fit around your schedule and achieve the results that you need.

Teeth straightening

There is a range of options for teeth straightening. The dentist could suggest conventional braces or an alternative solution such as dental veneers that are added in front of existing teeth to give an appearance of straightness and create a beautiful, even smile.

Replacing missing teeth

If you have gaps caused by missing teeth, your dental care could involve fitting false teeth to fill the gap or perhaps using dental implants to drill into the jawbone and create an entirely new tooth that looks just like one of your teeth.

Finding the best cosmetic dental care for you will mean talking to your dentist. Once they have examined your teeth, they can advise you on the best approach to fixing your teeth. To try any of these treatments, contact a local cosmetic dentistry service.

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2 September 2021

How to Find a Dentist

Finding the right dentist to meet your needs is not always straightforward. Whether you are looking for an NHS dentist taking on new patients, or a specialist who can fit dental implants or provide sedation dentistry services, you might need a little extra help to find the dentist you need. Our site provides information on a range of dental topics. Read our posts to work out whether you need to see a dentist and find out which type of dentist is the most appropriate for you. Our resources can help you to find a dental practice you are happy with.