May 2, 2019

Dental Aesthetics: What Does It Consist of?

Today, patients who come to our dental clinic in Patel Nagar not only want the treatment they undergo to restore the health or functionality of their mouth.

In addition, they seek that the procedure gives them the maximum aesthetic. To meet this need, Dentistry has a specialty that has advanced a lot in recent years: Dental Aesthetics.

What is Dental Aesthetics?

Dental Aesthetics is the specialty within Dentistry that aims to improve the person’s teeth and, with it, their physical appearance.

Anyone can undergo these treatments. However, it is important that one condition is met: that the mouth enjoys health.

That is, if the patient has, for example, caries or periodontal disease (gingivitis or periodontitis) it is necessary to solve this problem and then undergo the aesthetic procedure.

The most demanded treatments of the specialty of Dental Aesthetics are veneers (porcelain or composite), whitening, gingivectomy, and reconstructions

Dental Aesthetic Treatments

To meet their aesthetic goals, this type of treatment must be personalized according to each patient.

In this way, we will make sure that we are proposing and offering the solution that best suits your needs.

That is, if the case involves the correction of several teeth, the first thing we do in our dental clinic in Patel Nagar is to carry out a facial analysis of the person we are going to treat.

In this way, the dentist in Patel Nagar will study its features, measures, and proportions. Once this step is taken, we will design the smile, considering aspects such as the position, color, shape, and size of the teeth.

With this, we can determine the details of the procedure we are going to perform.

Having said that, we will detail the treatments that are carried out in the specialty of Dental Aesthetics:


The veneers are sheets of composite or porcelain that are placed on the visible side of the tooth to improve aspects such as its position, color, size or shape.

To cite only a few examples, the veneers allow correcting separate teeth(diastemas), crowdedbrokensmall or yellowish.

The main advantage of aesthetic veneers is that the process from when the patient decides to put them on until they are made and placed is fast.

For example, in our clinic, the term we give is three weeks for composite veneers and one month for porcelain veneers.


Teeth Whitening in Patel Nagar makes it possible to clarify the color of teeth that have lost their natural target, whether due to the logical passage of time, the consumption of tobacco or the use of tetracyclines.

Like veneers, whitening is also a treatment with which results are obtained quickly. But, in addition, very remarkable changes are achieved in the smile.

The teeth whitening that we carry out by the best dentist in Patel Nagar has a total duration of one month.

This consists of a session of cold light lamp and splints with whitening gel that the patient is placed at home each night (15 days before and 15 days after the last session).


The gingival aesthetic reconstruction or gingivectomy is a small surgery that is carried out by an oral surgeon in Patel Nagar under local anesthesia.

It consists of reducing the amount of gum so that it has a harmonious and proportionate size.

The operation is minimally invasive and very predictable, so the postoperative period should not present complications.


Reconstructions can be carried out for health reasons, that is, due to caries or fractures, or for aesthetic reasons.

With regard to aesthetic motivations, reconstruction is usually performed when you have two teeth slightly separated or you want to make slight changes in the shape of a tooth.

To solve the small defect that the patient has, composite is used. Since there are different types of this material, the dentist in Patel Nagar uses a very aesthetic and high-quality composite.

This is due to the fact that not all composites offer the same results and for this type of reconstructions -especially those carried out in the anterior sector of the mouth- we need those that offer a greater range of tonalities.

In this way, the material will blend well with the enamel and we will obtain a very natural result. That is, the composite of the original enamel will not be distinguished.

Other treatments

There are two other types of procedures that do not strictly belong to the specialty of Dental Aesthetics but also serve to improve the smile of the person.

These treatments are:


In this specialty of Dentistry, what we call aesthetic orthodontics is gaining more and more ground, which includes all those methods that correct the problems of aligning and biting the teeth in a discreet way.

Within this type of orthodontics, the aesthetic options can be based on brackets (sapphire or lingual Incognito) or be without brackets (Invisalign aligners).

With regard to brackets, the former is characterized by being made of sapphire crystal, which means that they are transparent.

On the other hand, the seconds are placed on the inside of the tooth, which makes them completely invisible to the eyes of others.

In regards to Invisalign, this system is based on transparent aligners that are practically imperceptible.

Out of this type of methods, we would find the classic metal brackets, which, although they are as effective as the previous ones, would not fit into the so-called aesthetic orthodontics since they are very “visible”.

Crowns (covers)

The crowns or covers are placed in various cases. For example, they are necessary when the person undergoes a dental implant in Patel Nagar and the natural tooth must be replaced.

In addition, a crown can be placed when the patient has his original dental piece damaged or weakened, so we must insert a crown on it to protect it. This is done, in many cases, after carrying out a root canal treatment in Patel Nagar.

Who are these aesthetic dental treatments for?

As we have already anticipated, this area of ​​Dentistry is possibly the one that has evolved the most.

And, in addition, it is one of the most demanded specialties currently. While it is true that a few years ago these types of treatments were known because famous people submitted to them, nowadays they are within reach of the general public.

In addition, in the past, almost all of the patients in this specialty were women.

However, we can say that currently in our dental clinic in Delhi there are also a large number of men who are interested in these aesthetic dental treatments.

Importance of Dental Aesthetics

While it is true that the objectives of this specialty – as its name suggests – are aesthetic, it is no less true that for many people these treatments have a great impact on their lives.

That is, in many cases the image is not a merely superficial aspect. There are too many occasions when a smile that does not suit the patient conditions his personal life and his self-confidence.

We see this every day in our patients. Before their treatments, many of them are self-conscious people who do not dare to smile or do it with dissimulation.

However, when they finish it and see their new smile, they recover confidence and self-esteem that, in many cases, they had lost years ago.