We all try to take care of our teeth. We brush and floss to minimize harmful bacteria on our teeth, and we protect our teeth from damage when playing contact sports, etc. Unfortunately, dental damage sometimes occurs despite our best efforts. That is why our Orland Park cosmetic dentists are here—to help you reclaim your smile after dental trauma!
Patients frequently come to see our dentist because they are suffering from dental damage and structural problems, such as:
· Cracks in the dental enamel
· Chips along the edges of teeth
· Worn down dental enamel
· Cracked teeth—these teeth are sometimes so extensively cracked that the inner dental pulp is compromised
So what can we do to restore your smile?
Well, the exact treatment that we use for your smile will depend on the type of damage that you have sustained, as well as your aesthetic goals. However, here are some treatments that we commonly utilize to restore smiles:
Dental bonding—the dental bonding process, which involves our dentist applying dental resin over the damaged portions of your smile, is fast, effective, and affordable. Dental resin can fill in dental cracks and chips, as well as cover worn down enamel.
A dental crown—when a tooth is quite damaged, meaning that it is severely cracked or fractured, you may require a dental crown. A dental crown is essentially a replacement part of a tooth—crafted of porcelain—that is then bonded onto your remaining tooth. A crown restores the appearance of your smile, and allows your damaged tooth to function optimally again.
The best way to find out how we can improve your smile is to schedule a consultation with our friendly dental team. Our Orland Park cosmetic dentist office has all of the information and support that you need in order to make great decisions for your dental health!