Smile Design Techniques…Understanding My Options

customPhotoCosmetic dentistry today offers a wide variety of options for improving or restoring your smile. However, knowing or even understanding your options can be intimidating. For example, what is the difference between bonding (an acrylic material) and veneers (typically porcelain)? And what on Earth is gum contouring…and why could it be critical to smile enhancement? Understanding some of the most common techniques used in designing a smile—such as enamel shaping, whitening, crowns, bridgework, and implants—can be a tremendous tool when communicating what you want to our office.