Stained, cracked, and crooked teeth are just a few of the many reasons why a person may feel uncomfortable when smiling. A lot of people feel embarrassed or even insecure because they have some form of dental imperfection. Fortunately, a smile makeover can restore the beauty of your smile.

Who Can Benefit From a Smile Makeover


A smile makeover involves different cosmetic dentistry procedures to enhance the aesthetics and functionality of your smile. You may be suitable for this kind of transformation if you’re in good health but have multiple dental issues, such as:

  • Crooked Teeth. Many children and adults suffer from misaligned teeth. If you’re unhappy with the way your teeth look or if it’s affecting your speech, you can have them realigned. Porcelain veneers and crowns are among the best treatment options in eliminating crooked teeth.

  • Chipped or Broken Teeth. This dental problem is not always due to unruly childhood. You can also chip or break your tooth because of tooth decay, or by biting too hard, receiving a hard blow, or falling on your face. If only a tiny bit of your enamel is broken, your dentist will likely fix the damage through dental filling or bonding.

  • Gaps or Uneven Spacing Between Teeth. Several factors contribute to teeth gaps. These are uneven jawbones or teeth and gum problems, to name a few. Since dental gaps can worsen as you age, you need to treat it. Depending on your case, the dentist may close the gap between your teeth through dental bonding, dental implants, orthodontic treatments like braces or Invisalign, dental veneers, crowns, and bridges.

  • Missing Teeth. Regardless of how you lost your tooth, a smile makeover can help improve your appearance. While porcelain veneers can conceal the missing tooth, dental implants can replace it for a long-lasting restoration.

  • Bite Problems. Bad bites don’t only cause pain, but it can also lead to chewing problems. Fortunately, you can reverse bite problems with orthodontic treatments. Traditional braces and invisible aligners can gradually shift the positioning of your teeth. It works well in closing the gap between your teeth, evening out your jaws, and realigning your crooked teeth.

  • Discolored Teeth. Certain lifestyle habits cause tooth stains. These include drinking coffee, tea, and other dark beverages. Eating starchy foods like pasta and potatoes can also create conditions that may lead to tooth discoloration. Tobacco use can also stain teeth. Your dentist may perform teeth whitening, dental bleaching, or dental bonding to restore your bright, healthy smile.

  • Gum Problems. Receding gums and gummy smiles can make people self-conscious about their appearance. People with these dental issues can benefit from gum augmentation to rebuild the gumline or a gum contouring procedure to address excessive gingival display.

Whether you need a full dental restoration or merely a few tweaks, a smile makeover tailored to meet your own aesthetic goals will be an excellent solution to restore your lovely smile. Don’t let a dental problem make you feel less attractive. It’s about time you get a smile makeover with Robert A. Rees, DDS in La Jolla, California. Call our clinic now at (858) 454-6181 to schedule your consultation.

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