Modify the shape, size, and color of their teeth. With smile design, it’s possible to change the color for a whiter smile, as well as to even out teeth or lengthen short ones.
Hide white spots due to fluorosis or decalcification, hide dark stains caused by the use of tetracycline in childhood, or cover blackened or brown teeth from old nerve treatments.
Close spaces between teeth (closures spaces).
Repair fractured or chipped teeth.
Align slightly crowded or crooked teeth; However, the best way to achieve dental alignment is through orthodontics, with conventional brackets or invisible aligners.
Repair worn or fractured teeth due to aging or bruxism.
Bring harmony to a smile with large gums and short teeth, or because the size and position of the teeth affect the aesthetics of the smile.
Smile design is performed to provide harmony and aesthetics to the teeth, giving a natural appearance to the smile. Sometimes, it’s not only an aesthetic solution, but also a functional one to improve the patient’s well-being and provide greater comfort while chewing.
While dental whitening is generally safe and effective, there are some contraindications that should be taken into account.
It is not recommended for pregnant or lactating women.
It is not allowed for individuals under 14 years of age or those whose tooth roots are not fully formed.
Also, it is not suitable for individuals with any periodontal disease such as gingivitis, periodontitis, or untreated cavities.
Dental whitening is not possible if the person has untreated cavities, in that case, the whitening agent may penetrate the cavities, causing discomfort and pain.
Finally, when the patient feels sensitivity in teeth and gums, it is not recommended to start a dental whitening treatment