Will I Need To Change My Habits To Preserve Cosmetic Work?

You might be surprised by how accessible, and convenient, cosmetic dental work can be! At our Rochester, MN dental practice, we can provide lifelike dental crowns, and perform dental bonding work, in just one appointment. Of course, no matter how long or short a procedure might take, you likely want your improvements to last as long as possible. With that in mind, you may be curious what kind of changes, if any, you will have to make to preserve cosmetic work. This answer will depend on your habits leading up to treatment, as poor habits can create problems. On the other hand, if you do a good job with brushing and flossing, pay attention to the potential effects of your diet choices, and arrange regular dental exams, you can have an easier time preserving the condition of your teeth.

Maintaining The Color Of Your Teeth After A Whitening Treatment

Keeping your teeth white after a professional whitening treatment can be an important goal. The frustrating issue with teeth stains is that you can find yourself accumulating stains even as you protect yourself against tooth decay. Being careful about drinking dark and color-rich beverages can be important, and you should know that acidic products can weaken your enamel and make it easier for stains to stick. The good news for you is that our practice includes materials you can use to touch up your whitening efforts after your initial treatment. This means that if you do start to see unwelcome stains again, you can quickly and effectively address them!

A Cosmetic Restoration Can Be Surprisingly Durable

Cosmetic restorations, like dental veneers and custom porcelain crowns, are designed to maintain their shape and general appearance over time. Because these items are permanently put in place, they need to be strong enough to absorb biting and chewing pressures over time. With that said, you should be cautious about doing too much to hurt your smile by chewing on hard surfaces, grinding your teeth, or maintaining an unhealthy diet.

Good Oral Care Habits Can Be Important For Your Long-Term Appearance And Dental Health

Good oral care habits are important for your appearance, and your oral health, whether or not you have undergone cosmetic dental work previously. If you want tips on better behaviors, or if you want to make sure that your smile is as healthy as you believe it to be, set up a general dental appointment! We can provide quality preventive dental care, and keep you informed about possible problems with tooth decay.

Talk To Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry About Long-Lasting Cosmetic Dental Work

At Calcagno Cosmetic And Family Dentistry, you can look forward to great cosmetic dental care! In addition to offering meaningful smile improvements, we can offer support that enables you to preserve the look and health of your teeth. To schedule a consultation, please call (507) 281-3659.