Cosmetic Dentistry

If a person’s teeth are misangled,broken,stained chipped or discoloured cosmetic dentistry can provide a satisfying solution to all these types of problems.Considered as one of the best dentist in Guntur Dr Ranjit Kumar is regarded an expert in cosmetic dentistry.It consists of various treatments which is focused to improve the facial look of a person.Cosmetic dentistry includes

  • Tooth colored fillings
  • Tooth whitening
  • Veeners
  • Braces
  • Enamel shaping
  • Dental bonding

Tooth whitening

There is a change in colour of teeth over a period of time.This happens due to lack of oral care.The habit of alcohol,chewing tobacco and fast food and beverages take away the natural colour of the teeth.Tooth whitening is the treatment by which the teeth get back there colour and all kinds of stains and plaque is removed from the teeth.

Smile makeover

A smile make over is a surgical treatment process that improves the facial impression of a person.It includes treatment of

  • Broken teeth
  • Irregular or spacing between the teeth
  • Cosmetic Gum surgery
  • Jaw relocation surgery

What is Cosmetic Dentistry, and how is it different from General Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is that part of dental science which gives variety of treatment in order to give a person a healthy smile and better facial look.It also works to provide a healthy oral life to people.

What causes discoloration of Teeth?

The teeth loses its colour over a period of time.With increase in age enamel slowly get fading away.There are various causes that leads to discoloration of teeth-:

  • Smoking and alcohol habits
  • Regular usage of coffee and tea
  • Improper Nutrition
  • Side effects of some medicines
  • Lack of Oral hygiene

Are there any side effects with Teeth Whitening?

There are no major side effects of teeth whitening however a person can experience a little bit of sensitivity.In some cases white spots also appear on the teeth and certain kind of gum irriation is also felt.

Does Teeth Whitening work for everyone?

Not always. Bright and white smile may not be achieved in severe discoloration cases. Porcelain Veneers or composite bonding are the options for severely tooth discolored individuals.

What are Dental Veneers?

Dental Veneers are Porcelain veneers which are used to change the teeth shape and colours.They are attached to the front surface of the teeth.Porcelain is strong and durable which helps in reshaping of the teeth.

Are Veneers my only option if I want a Smile makeover?

There various treatment process to have a smile makeover.After a full dental check up your dentist will suggest you the best possible method to have a smile makeover.Teeth whitening,crowns,inlays and onlays,teeth straightning etc. are various ways buy which a person can get a smile make over.


What are the advantages of Veneers?

  • Strongly bonded to the frontal teeth
  • Very natural and healthy looking
  • Very thin and highly adjustable
  • Helps in shaping of the teeth and provide good color

Who is a candidate for Dental Veneer?

  • Anyone who is facing problems like
  • Discoloured teeth
  • Chipped or broken teeth
  • Irregular shape or gaps between the teeth
  • In a case where braces or clips cannot be applied

How long do Porcelain Veneers last?

Generally veneers have long life for about 7 to 20 years.However there is a chance of any kind of dislocation or breaking in porcelain veneers.They can be easily replaired or replaced by the dentist.

Are Dental Veneers safe?

Veneers are safe for most of the people but one must practice oral hygiene to keep them healthy.The people who are going to have Dental Veneers must not have any kind of tooth decay or Gum disease.

Do Veneers stain?

Veneers act as natural teeth and they do not get easily stained with regular eating and drinking.There is a possibility that there might me stain marks after a long period of time one the edges of veneers.

How to take care of Veneers?

Steps to take care of Veneers-:

  • Regular brushing and flossing
  • Avoiding regular habit of tea or coffee
  • Use of non Fluoride tooth paste
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol

What not to eat with Veneers?

One should avoid intense biting and chewing in order to provide stability to the Veneers.Avoid Hard food to maintain a healthy smile.

Do you have to shave your teeth for Veneers?

To give a good smile make over teeth are minimaly shaved.This is done to adjust the veneer on the Surface of the teeth.This give you a perfect smile.

What is a “Smile Design”?

Smile design is surgical process which comes under cosmetic dentistry.This is done to give a person a natural smile,Straight aligned and naturally white teeth.

Benefits of a Smile Design.

Smile design contributes to your overall personality.This boosts your confidence no matter how old you are.Smile design Improves the natural condition of your tooth by providing them a good shape and colour.

Customizing a Smile Design Plan

After a full dental checkup the dentist can plan a smile design for you.A person can also give views regarding the perfect smile he or she wants.There smile design can also resemble to any actor or actress of there choice.

Who is a candidate for a Smile Design?

  • A person who is concerned about his looks.
  • Someone who wants to boost his personality.
  • Anyone who wants to pursue a particular carrier like acting.
  • Anyone who is facing smile related problems.

What Cosmetic procedures are available for people who have missing teeth?

Dental implants or bridges are the solution for a missing tooth or teeth in cosmetic dentistry.They provide a long term and stable solution to all kind of tooth related problems.

Are there Cosmetic Dentistry procedures that can be performed on children or teenagers?

Teenagers and kids are very particular about there looks.A little bit visual imperfection can hamper their confidence.To give them a perfect smile and healthy oral life cosmetic procedures can be used as per there age.

I want a Smile makeover because I think I have ugly teeth, but I don’t have any cavities or anything else wrong that needs to be fixed. Can something be done to make my Smile look better?

Even if you do not have any oral problem or just want a treatment to give a perfect shape to your teeth you can visit our dentist.Various types of treatments are available these days to improve the condition of teeth or you can plan a smile design.

Is Cosmetic Dentistry covered by my insurance?

Cosmetic dentistry is not covered under your insurance.For any kinds of benefits you can consult your dentist.