Cosmetic Dentistry & Your Health

Cosmetic Dentistry & Your Health

At Bucks County Smiles, we provide a comprehensive array of dental procedures and services for the entire family. These encompass cosmetic, restorative and preventative dental treatments, so we can see to your entire family’s needs when it comes to having a healthy mouth and a beautiful smile.

As premier providers of cosmetic dental services in the Bucks County area, we cannot recommend this dental specialty enough. While this type of dentistry is undergone to improve appearance, you may be surprised to learn that it can also improve your health.

Find Unknown Dental Issues

Depending on the specific cosmetic procedure you’ll be undergoing, your dentist will give your mouth a thorough check to detect any underlying problems that may be causing whatever it is you are seeking to correct. This may turn up something that is negatively affecting your health, and it can now be handled in unison with the cosmetic work.

Resolve Headaches and Jaw Discomfort

Sometimes, the dental problem causing you to undergo cosmetic dentistry to correct may also be negatively affecting your health. As one example, if your teeth are severely crooked, this can affect how your jaws come together and also strain your facial muscles. If you’ve found yourself experiencing pain while eating, sleeping or talking, your cosmetic procedure that corrects this underlying misalignment may resolve this. Badly crooked teeth can also make simple preventative measures such as flossing more difficult since you might not be able to get the floss between badly misaligned teeth.

You’ll Be Motivated to Eat Better

Let’s take the dental service of teeth whitening as one example. If you’ve paid good money to have a professional teeth whitening job done by your dentist, the last thing you want to do is mess up those pearly whites and make them dull and dingy again. This may cause you to stop drinking or at least drink fewer sugary drinks of the type that may have contributed to discoloring your teeth in the first place. If you’ve had major restorative dental work, you’ll also want to make sure to eat nutritiously to help your teeth and gums get the nutrients they need to stay strong. It’s the same effect as when you go to the gym and then afterward the last thing you want to do is completely undo your workout by eating a whole pizza. Beyond eating better, smokers will have a powerful reason to finally kick that habit since it’s known to discolor teeth and is a cause of severe gum disease.

Feel More Positive About Yourself

You may wonder what this has to do with health, but at our core, we are social animals. It’s known that people with deeper, longer-lasting friendships report higher levels of happiness and tend to live longer. If you have crooked or massively discolored teeth, this can make you reluctant to smile and can cause you to project a more introverted appearance, which won’t help you meet new people and build these long-term relationships.

Restoring Beautiful Smiles and Health

If you’re in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania area and need cosmetic dental work, you’ll want to find out more about our award-winning dental practice. At Bucks County Smiles, we offer dental services that give you a beautiful smile while sustaining your oral health and hygiene. From smile makeovers and dental bridges to veneers, tooth implants, teeth whitening and even full mouth reconstructions, we do it all.

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