What is Aesthetic Dentistry?

Teeth are structures that have many features both in appearance and functionality. Structural defects, fractures and deformities in the teeth have revealed the concept of Aesthetic Dentistry.

Teeth are in the viewpoint of the people in front of us when talking, eating, and smiling. For this reason, the aesthetic structure of the teeth affects people in terms of self-confidence and communication. In this sense, the concept of Aesthetic Dentistry aims to provide various aesthetic dentistry services to people.

When it is considered, Aesthetic Dentistry is a part of facial aesthetics. Thanks to Aesthetic Dentistry operations applied to teeth and gums, individuals feel better in terms of health and social aspects.

What are the Types of Aesthetic Dentistry?

Aesthetic Dentistry is divided into types according to certain procedures. These:

  • Dental Implants

Dental implants are generally used in the treatment of missing teeth. It is the tooth roots that provide the basis for permanent or removable teeth. This process is a treatment for aesthetic dentistry, and a treatment plan is created firstly. A personalized treatment process is planned based on the individual’s needs and wishes. However, there are some conditions for this process to take place.

These conditions are:

  • Strong jawbone to support implants
  • Healthy gums
  • To be competent and consistent in oral hygiene
  • Aspire to the treatment process in a regular and planned way

Thanks to dental implants, people get a beautiful and healthy Aesthetic Dentistry structure, while improving their skills such as chewing and speaking.

  •  Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers are the most used method to improve the general appearance of teeth. Therefore, it is important to choose a clinique for Aesthetic Dentistry. The reason why it is most preferred is that it creates a natural image and adapts to the individual’s tooth color.

Generally, porcelain laminates and zirconium laminates are used in the dental veneer method. Veneers are applied to solve various Aesthetic Dentistry problems. These:

  • Discoloration of teeth
  • Abrasion on teeth
  • Shapeless and misaligned tooth structure
  • Broken tooth structure
  • Intermittent tooth structure


  •  Teeth Whitening

Another method that is commonly used in terms of Aesthetic Dentistry is whitening. With this operation, the teeth get a whiter and brighter appearance. Teeth whitening is applied in the tooth enamel and dentin layer. Whitening process is applied especially on discolored and yellowed teeth.

  •  Tooth Enamel Shaping

The tooth enamel shaping process is usually applied as a result of irritating the inner mouth and tongue with the structure of the tooth or teeth. Aesthetic Dentistry is shaping the tooth enamel with equipment used to polish teeth.

  • Dental Braces

Braces are one of the commonly used methods of aesthetic dentistry. They are applied for a certain period of time in order to correct the crooked tooth structure, crowded teeth, and misaligned teeth. Braces are made of metal and adhesives. This operation is practiced by dentists and orthodontists. The person should stay away from chewing gum, popcorn and hard foods while wearing braces. The braces treatment process continues with intermittent controls.

What are the Causes of teeth Sensitization?

Teeth are the first stage of nutrition and dental health, and it is important for everyone. Sensitization of teeth and gums may occur due to some conditions. There are various reasons for this sensitivity. The first one is the unsuitable brush type and brushing style. This is followed by nutrition disorders (consumption of excessively acidic foods etc…).

Who Can Have Aesthetic Dentistry?

Aesthetic Dentistry operations can generally be performed in all age groups, starting with children who are getting permanent teeth.

There are many oral and dental health problems such as irregularities in the alignment of the teeth, tooth loss, fractures, and large gaps. These can be fixed by using appropriate Aesthetic Dentistry techniques, so that the person can easily get rid of this negativity.

What are the Frequently Applied Methods in Aesthetic Dentistry?

Various procedures are performed in the treatment of Aesthetic Dentistry. The most common aesthetic procedures are:

  • Porcelain Laminate (leaf)
  • Teeth whitening
  • Dental braces
  • Full ceramic crowns
  • Porcelain fillings