July 16, 2019

What is Cosmetic Dentistry?

It is rightly quoted that “teeth are the only bones you show”. However, some times people with crooked, pale, misaligned and misshapen teeth might feel embarrassed about their teeth. With the evolution of technology and medical sciences, there is a solution to such problems. Cosmetic dentistry is one such branch that improves the appearance of teeth, gums, and bite. Dr. Sanjay Kalra’s Multispecialty Clinic the best dentist in Panchkula offers numerous cosmetic dentistry treatments, some of them listed below.


Teeth whitening, also called tooth bleaching is one of the most common dental procedures. Whitening is easy, fast and a safe procedure which suits almost everyone. There are many dental whitening procedures available, however, dentist-supervised treatments are the most reliable ones. In laser whitening procedures, gums are covered with rubber and bleaching chemical is applied on the teeth. A beam of an argon laser is then projected upon teeth which accelerates the process of bleaching. After the projection of laser, bleaching chemical gets activated which lightens the teeth color.


In order to improve the appearance of teeth, tooth reshaping removes parts of enamel. It can be used to correct a small chip, alter the length, shape or position of teeth or any kind of tooth discrepancy. This procedure is also known as contouring, odontoplasty, enameloplasty, slenderizing or stripping. This procedure can be used as a substitute for braces under certain circumstances.


In dental bonding, a tooth-colored resin material is applied and hardened with a special light, which bonds the material to the tooth. Inlays and Onlays are examples of bonding substance which are used repair cracked or decayed teeth.

Dental bridges

In order to restore your smile, dental bridges are used to bridge the gap created by one or more missing teeth. A bridge is made up of two or more crowns for teeth on either side of the gap, these anchoring teeth are called abutment teeth, and a false tooth/tooth in between. These false teeth are called pontics and can be made from gold, alloys, porcelain, or a combination of these materials. These dental bridges are supported by natural teeth or implants.

Gum lift

Gum lifting is also known as gingivectomy beautifies your smile by raising and sculpting your gum line. This procedure reshapes the tissue or underlying bones which creates the appearance of longer and symmetrical teeth.

Next time you feel embarrassed about your crooked or discolored teeth, walk into a Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Chandigarh and walk out with a wide, bright and beautiful smile.

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