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Nobody wants to spoil their big day with a stained, crooked or missing teeth. A beautiful smile is one essential part that a bride prepares for before her wedding day. It is imperative that you make your dentist appointment ahead to give ample time for the treatment you want and ensure that flashing pearly whites on the most important day of your life!

On your wedding day, you get to be asked by your photographers to smile a lot, there are cameras flashing here and there all the time so you want to make sure you immortalize these special moments without regrets and make beautiful memories with a beautiful smile. If you think your smile will make you self-conscious on your big day, then it will be a great decision to get a smile make over.

Your wedding smile makeover can help you with a lot of dental issues to make your smile a perfect smile, including broken and chipped teeth, misaligned teeth, poor spacing issues, stained teeth.

To make sure you give yourself an ample time for these treatments, you have to make sure to make your appointments in advance as it may take time for your teeth and gums to recover from any treatment. Less involved procedures like teeth whitening and veneers can be done and finished closer to your wedding day. If you are already decided with the wedding date, you are strongly encouraged to make a consultation right away to make sure that your smile would be everything you want it to be on your big day.

What treatments will be included in your wedding smile makeover?

Invisalign – invisalign or invisalign aligners aim to straighten your teeth with the use of invisible aligners made up of thermoplastic material that are custom made for you to move your teeth in sequence according to your dentist’s treatment plan. Through the use of thermoplastic design, invisalign aligners make slight adjustment to tooth position by gradually causing the teeth to move from the current position to straighten it out. It should be worn for 20 to 22 hours per day. Unlike braces, your food and drink consumption will not have to be restricted. You can also remove your aligners for brushing and flossing to ensure good oral health is maintained.

Dental veneers – dental veneers recreate the natural look of your teeth, based on the smile that you want to achieve. The dentist will begin with a smile analysis to determine the steps to take to achieve the look of your dream smile and will show you a photo of how it will look like. Veneers are made up of several thin ceramic layers which replace original tooth enamel, and an adhesive layer. This process requires removal of a small amount of your teeth enamel, usually less than a millimetre. Then the veneer is bonded to your original teeth by placing a light sensitive in between and hardened using a special curing light. This is a good choice for stained teeth, fractured teeth,and gaps between teeth.

Dental crown – dental crown is often recommended for a weak tooth that needs to be help together or a tooth that is extremely discolored. It is a tooth shaped cap that is placed over the tooth to improve its appearance by restoring its shape and size. The crowns encase the entire visible portion of a tooth that lies at and above the gum line.

The following situations call for dental crowns:

  • To protect a weak tooth (for instance, from decay) from breaking or to hold together parts of a cracked tooth
  • To restore an already broken tooth or a tooth that has been severely worn down
  • To cover and support a tooth with a large filling when there isn’t a lot of tooth left
  • To hold a dental bridge in place
  • To cover misshapen or severely discoloured teeth
  • To cover a dental implant
  • To make a cosmetic modification

Dental implant – Dental implant is used as a replacement of a missing teeth and is usually made of titanium and is surgically placed by a dentist or an oral surgeon. These screw – like parts are placed into the jaw bone and are meant to imitate the root of the tooth.

Tooth reshaping – Tooth reshaping or contouring is done by removing tooth enamel with a laser before a drill. The misshapen areas are being trimmed, and excessively long teeth are being shortened.

Regardless of the procedure your teeth need to give you your ideal smile, make sure you choose the right dentist for your and be able to start the procedure as soon as you can. After all, you would want to look best on your best day.