Dental veneers ‘can make crooked teeth straight’
Undergoing a teeth whitening procedure is one of the most affordable ways to get those pearly whites shining again.
This is according to dentist Dr Dan Utley, who told thespectrum.com that teeth whitening will only work for natural teeth, not those with tooth-coloured crowns or fillings.
"New whitening processes and materials have not only lowered the cost of whitening, but provide more dazzling results in less time," Dr Utley told the website.
The dentist also recommends composite bonding as an "excellent way" to repair chipped, broken or discoloured teeth as well as those that have decayed or a way to replace silver fillings.
"The dental composite material with the look of natural enamel and dentin is applied into the cavity or onto the surface of the tooth," Dr Utley said.
He went on to explain that the material is then sculpted into shape, contoured and hardened with a high intensity light.
The beauty of the procedure is that the restoration "blends invisibly" with the remaining structure of the tooth.
Leading US dentist Dr Jan Linhart recently said that that having a dental implant can improve a person’s quality of life.