At the point when a tooth has achieved a point where there it has lost excessively structure, an inlay or a just can be created by our dental research facility. This is a more sensible way to deal with reestablish a tooth that is grossly separated. By doing this system, the tooth is strengthened, the shape is kept up, and future rot is kept from happening.
To whiten the natural tooth shade, bleaching is suggested. It is a common procedure in cosmetic dentistry, and a number of different techniques are used by dental professionals. There are a plethora of products marketed for home use to do this also. Techniques include bleaching strips, bleaching pens, bleaching gels, and laser tooth whitening. Bleaching methods generally use either hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide which breaks down into hydrogen peroxide.
This tooth has a developmental defect, which is called a peg lateral. This only occurs in the lateral teeth, one tooth away from the centerline of the mouth on each side. There is nothing wrong with the tooth but the patient wanted to have it treated for cosmetic reasons.
The treatment consisted of shaping the tooth with a composite material to make it look more natural. This procedure took one appointment and was done without any anesthetic. Periodic polishing will help maintain the shine and luster of this restoration for many years.