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The Aging Smile: How to Find the Fountain of Youth

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Over time, your once bright, bold, beautiful smile will slowly fade away until it is something that you are hiding from others. Stains, discoloration, and cracked or missing teeth are all things that can happen to an aging smile. Instead of spending years worrying about what your smile looks like, why not consider visiting a prosthodontist. Think of the prosthodontist as someone who is offering you access to the fountain of youth, at least for your smile. This specialty dentist  is an expert in restoring and repairing people’s smiles.

Wondering how a prosthodontist can help someone with an aging smile? Here is a look at some of the ways a prosthodontist can help either maintain a youthful smile or restore a faded, aged smile to its former glory.

Remove Stains or Discoloration that is Causing a Yellowing of the Teeth

No matter how often you brush your teeth or visit the dentist for a regular, routine cleaning, your teeth will eventually  start to yellow over time. The yellow discoloration is not only unsightly,but it will age you. Luckily,there are solutions  available to you.

A prosthodontist can help you discover a teeth whitening solution that will remove any stains or yellowing. It won’t happen overnight, but using a recommended course of whitening treatment could help make your smile five shades brighter than it was before.

Some examples of whitening treatments that may be recommended by your prosthodontist include:

  • Whitening toothpaste
  • Over-the-counter gels and strips
  • Professional teeth whitening services (in office bleaching,customized whitening trays, powerful whitening toothpaste)

Prevent Gum Disease and Gingivitis

Gum disease and gingivitis may not sound like obvious problems  that will age your smile, but they can cause considerable damage to the appearance of your teeth. If left untreated,gingivitis and gum disease can cause cavities,tooth decay, shifting of the teeth, or red inflamed gums; all of which will age your smile considerably.

Replace or Repair Cracked or Broken Teeth

Teeth may seem like they are strong enough to handle anything,but as people age teeth become weaker and weaker. This weakness often  results in the teeth cracking or breaking, which alters the appearance of your smile. If teeth break or crack, a prosthodontist can help work with you to restore your smile.

Some ways a prosthodontist can help repair or replace chipped, broken, or cracked teeth include:

method used to repair your teeth depend upon a number of factors including your overall health, the extent of damage done to the teeth, and the health and strength of your remaining teeth. A prosthodontist will be able to provide personalized recommendations after conducting a brief oral exam.

The fountain of youth isn’t just a myth anymore, at least when it comes to reversing an aging smile. Find your fountain of youth and restore your smile by scheduling an appointment with a local prosthodontist.

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About Dentevita Prosthodontics

DenteVita Prosthodontics and the Practice of Dr. Aldo Leopardi specialize in aesthetic, implant, fixed and removable dentistry. We emphasize patient comfort and quality results in a confident atmosphere. Dr. Leopardi’s patients are assured their image is in good hands right from the first impression.