Learn More From Our San Francisco Dentists About Issues That Can Make Your Smile Look Older

Our San Francisco dentists believe that all of our patients deserve to have smiles that make them feel confident and happy. Unfortunately, the realities of time and aging can affect your dental aesthetics as you grow older. If you aren’t loving what you see in the mirror every morning, then maybe it is time to consider rejuvenating your smile with cosmetic dentistry.

There are a number of commonly experienced issues that will make your smile look older:

  • Thin enamel—as enamel becomes thinner it becomes less lustrous. At the same time, more yellow dentin (the tooth layer below the enamel) is able to show through to the surface of the patient’s smile.
  • Environmental stains—richly colored foods and drinks, as well as tobacco products, will leave color deposits on your teeth. Over time stains compound so that the entire tooth looks darker than usual.
  • Damaged teeth—even the smallest cracks and chips in your enamel can affect the appearance of your smile. Additionally, these vulnerabilities in your smile can collect bacteria, and lead to more severe damage.

Our San Francisco cosmetic dentists treat these issues with state-of-the-art restorative and aesthetic dental care. You may choose to whiten your smile with professional dental whitening treatments. Or, you may want to cover unsightly or damaged enamel with fresh, luminous veneers. Other commonly employed treatments include Invisalign, dental bonding, and tooth-colored restorations. Your treatment plan is completely customizable to meet your needs.

The best way to get started is by scheduling a personal consultation with our team. Once we take a look at your smile, we will be able to give you a better idea of how you might move forward. Just remember, you don’t have to continue living with a smile that you don’t love—we are here to help!