Woman smiling with trees as backgroundIf a patient dreams of having a perfect smile that they can be proud of, there are lots of treatments that can help them achieve this. Dental practices around the world are offering to combine treatments to achieve what is known as a smile makeover.

Here at Mysmile Clinic in Elsternwick, smile makeovers can include any of the following treatments:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Cosmetic teeth straightening
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Dental implants
  • Crowns
  • Facial aesthetics (anti-wrinkle dermal fillers).

These treatments are chosen for their versatility and their transformative power.

Smile makeover: teeth whitening

Teeth whitening treatments are one of the most common cosmetic treatments that patients seek. This is probably because patients can get a quick, cost-effective boost to the appearance of their smile.

There are generally two types of teeth whitening treatments. They both work on the same principle of bleaching the patient’s teeth with a whitening gel. The only difference being the strength of the whitening gel.

Treatments that take place in the dentist’s chair use a stronger whitening gel that can change the shade of a patient’s teeth much quicker. Home-whitening treatments can be used on their own or after in-practice whitening to push the shade even brighter.

Smile makeover: cosmetic teeth straightening

In recent years, different types of teeth straightening have been emerging. In the past, traditional braces were the only real option to straighten a patient’s teeth.

Now, there are treatments that can straighten a patient’s teeth in a matter of months. Cfast focuses on the patient’s front six teeth, making the treatment time much faster.

Smile makeovers in Elsternwick include cosmetic braces like Cfast because of their fast-acting nature.

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Smile makeover: porcelain veneers

One treatment that can help with the alignment, shape and colour of a patient’s teeth is the application of a porcelain veneer. Veneers cover the patient’s natural tooth and can be crafted to fit perfectly into a patient’s smile.

Because veneers can help multiple issues, they are favoured in smile makeovers in Elsternwick.

In most cases, not all of the mentioned treatments are needed to complete a smile makeover and a patient can get their dream smile by combining just a few treatments.