Charles C. Brown, DDS
Medical Arts Plaza
232 Wesley Drive
Kerrville, Texas 78028
cosmetic dental treatment options:
or "tooth bleaching", is the most common cosmetic dental procedure.
shaping removes parts of the contouring enamel to
improve the appearance of the tooth. It may be used to correct
a very small chip.
also known as tooth reshaping, is one of few instant treatments. .
Dental reshaping and contouring is a procedure to correct crooked teeth,
chipped teeth, cracked teeth or even overlapping teeth in just one
a process in which an enamel-like dental
composite material is applied to a tooth's surface, sculpted
into shape, hardened and then polished.
bridges are false teeth, known as a pontics, which are fused
between two porcelain crowns to fill in the area left by a missing
tooth. The two crowns holding it in place that are attached onto
your teeth on each side of the false tooth. This is known as a fixed
bridge. This procedure is used to replace one or more missing teeth.
Fixed bridges cannot be taken out of your mouth as you might do with
removable partial dentures. In areas of your mouth that are under
less stress, such as your front teeth, a cantilever bridge may be
used. Cantilever bridges are used when there are teeth on only one
side of the open space. Bridges can reduce your risk of gum disease,
help correct some bite issues and even improve your speech. Bridges
require your commitment to serious oral hygiene,
but will last as many as ten years or more.
ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain laminates that are bonded directly
to the teeth. They are an option for closing gaps or disguising discolored
teeth that do not respond well to whitening procedures. Depending on
the procedure, tooth reduction may be necessary.