How Do You Fix Short Teeth?
Improving your smile is probably the easiest way to gain confidence. Whiter teeth or a way to fix short teeth, for example, can make a lot of difference for somebody who has always been conscious of their short teeth or discolored / stained teeth.
What is the Solution?
The cosmetic dentist at Midtown Dentistry will carefully evaluate your situation, tests will be taken and options will be presented. Sometimes, your short teeth are not short after all. They may just appear short that is why seeking professional help is a necessary step. After your dentist has determined if you indeed have short teeth and need elongation, he/she will recommend reshaping them using veneers.
Veneers are a Practical Choice
Veneers are made of thin, shell-like materials that come in different shades of white. It can also fix discolored, slightly crooked, misaligned, irregularly shaped, chipped, broken, worn and of course short teeth. These thin materials are shaped and attached to the surface of the teeth giving it a brand new look and whiter or darker shade.
Veneers are a practical choice because these thin materials can be easily shaped as desired. So short teeth can be elongated, narrow teeth can be widened and irregular shape can be corrected. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, veneers are easy to attach, has practically no side effects and gum tissue can tolerate porcelain veneers very well.
Short Teeth Be Gone
When it comes to caring for veneers, just continue brushing and flossing regularly. Visit the dentist at least every six months for professional cleaning and checkup. Quit smoking. Avoid eating stain-causing food and beverage. With proper care, your new Veneers can last for a long time – more than ten years in many cases. With the many advantages of veneers, short teeth seem like a minor challenge that you and your dentist can easily overcome, don’t you think?