Cosmetic dentistry is performed to help achieve a more natural and healthy looking smile. It may involve procedures such as dental bleaching to whiten teeth, ceramic porcelain veneers or crowns which provide permanent aesthetic fixes, and dental implants, which are designed to replace teeth that are missing. Composite, or white, fillings are used to maintain the natural look of teeth, white also maintaining typical function. Lastly, full mouth reconstruction, is the term used when the entire dentition is restored to a place of healthy function and superior aesthetics.
Ceramic porcelain veneers are considered the highest standard in cosmetic dental procedure. This procedure allows for strong, long lasting, and natural looking results. Veneers are thin sheets of porcelain that are permanently bonded to teeth, in order to improve discolored, broken, or improperly shaped teeth. Veneers also will fix and fill large gaps between teeth.