Cosmetic dentistry is a branch of general dentistry that deals with improving your smile. People may not like their teeth or smile because of crooked, chipped, or discolored teeth. Or it may be that the teeth are misshapen or simply missing. The general dentist can reshape your teeth, close spaces, restore worn teeth or even lengthen teeth. And bleach will help to whiten them for a brighter smile. Common procedures include bonding, veneers, crowns or bridges, take home bleaching trays, or simple recontouring or reshaping of the teeth.
These improvements are not only cosmetic. Many of these treatments can improve your oral health. The condition of your teeth and the desired result often dictates the procedure best for you.