Fix Your Smile with a Complete Smile Makeover
For the majority of people, the first thing they notice about a new acquaintance is their smile. With your smile often being a huge aspect of your first impression on others, it’s no surprise that we look to put our best face forward whenever possible. But for one-third of Americans who are less confident in their smiles - due to crooked teeth or discoloration, for instance - first impressions can be a source of serious anxiety. So what’s there to do? Your smile experts at 6th Street Dental Aesthetics have a solution: a complete smile makeover.
So what exactly is a smile makeover? We’ll break it down for you.
In this article we’ll answer:
- What is a smile makeover?
- What kinds of smile imperfections does a smile makeover fix?
- What are the benefits of a smile makeover?
- Am I eligible for a smile makeover?
What is a smile makeover?
Why people choose a smile makeover & common procedures it entails.
Smile makeovers are custom-designed courses of treatment designed to create a beautiful smile in patients. Most patients opt for a smile makeover because they are unhappy with the look of their smile, which may be caused by lack of previous dental care or root from strictly cosmetic reasons.
What’s unique about a smile makeover is the custom, tailored approach required. Dr. Zotis - a specialist in cosmetic dentistry - meets with patients to identify the source of their smile insecurities and designs custom treatment to fix their smile and allow the patient to regain confidence. Many of these treatments include teeth whitening, veneers, tooth shaping, crowns, and implants, depending on what issues are being tackled.
What kinds of smile imperfections does a smile makeover fix?
From crowding to decay, a smile makeover and fix your biggest smile insecurities.
Photo courtesy of Dentistry for Madison
There are few cosmetic imperfections that a smile makeover cannot fix. Some of the issues that a smile makeover can fix stem from the natural shape of your smile, but others are a result of improper oral care in the past. Luckily, a smile makeover and turn your frown upside down and give you the smile you want.
Here’s a list of some of the major issues a smile makeover can fix:
- Crooked, twisted, or incorrectly positioned teeth: many of the issues traditionally fixed with braces, ranging in severity
- Uneven teeth - too short or too long: oftentimes in your genes, but can make teeth look more crooked than they actually are
- Cracked, chipped, or broken teeth: usually a result of an injury or accident
- Decayed or damaged teeth: often results from poor or improper oral care in the past
- Discolored or stained teeth: the general wear-and-tear on teeth, caused by eating and drinking
- Widely-spaced teeth - gaps and holes: usually a genetic imperfection that can oftentimes cause smile insecurity or difficulty eating
- Overcrowded teeth: usually a genetic imperfection that causes smile insecurity
What are the Benefits of a Smile Makeover?
Boost your confidence and allow your smile to leave a lasting impression on others
Smile makeover patients consistently rave over the results. Not only do patients finally receive the smile of their dreams, but their confidence and self-esteem is unmeasurably boosted. After fixing their smiles with smiles makeovers, patients finally put their best face forward, allowing them the confidence to succeed in both their professional and personal lives.
The results of a smile makeover are not purely superficial, though. Many of the imperfections that lead patients to pursue a smile makeover can actually lead to infections and diseases, and in some cases lead to tooth loss as a whole. With a smile makeover, these serious health issues are stopped in their tracks and proper oral health is restored (with proper cleaning and upkeep, of course!).
Due to the custom nature of a smile makeover, your smile can be made to better compliment aspect of yourself like your face shape or personal preferences. These changes are drastic to not only how a patient feels, but also how they look, often shaving years off their appearance and returning their smile to its youthful shine. Best of all, these results are known to be long-lasting, meaning that with proper oral care, your smile will always be your strongest asset.
Am I Eligible for a Smile Makeover?
Consulting with a cosmetic dental specialist on your future smile makeover
If you’re asking this question, it seems like we already know what you’re looking for - you want to create a smile that is more reflective of your personality and allows you to exude the confidence you’ve always dreamed of. If your smile suffers from overcrowding, poor spacing, stains and decay, or chipped or broken teeth, it may be time to start seriously considering a smile makeover. You’re in luck. Pittsburgh’s most trusted cosmetic dentists - 6th Street Dental Aesthetics - are ready to meet with you and start working on your dream smile. Having been making dream smiles a possibility since 2006, your dreams could very well be the next to come true.