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What is in your smile?

1- When your teeth are separated with a brief smile, are the tips of your teeth visible?

When you smile or talk, the edges of your teeth should be slightly pointed. If the edges of your teeth are worn, or your smile line is low, it will seem that you either do not have teeth, or you have forgotten to put your dentures in your mouth. In these cases, this problem can be overcome by using a resin, veneer, or laminate composite. Of course, before doing the work, the condition of the teeth in your jaw should be checked by a dentist.

2. Are the two front teeth of your upper jaw slightly taller than their adjacent teeth?

Normally, the two upper central teeth should be slightly taller than the lateral teeth to give the owners a youthful appearance. These teeth are also the height of the canines on the sides of the mouth. The “smile line” is a hypothetical line that passes through the edge of the front teeth of the upper jaw and is parallel to the upper edge of the lower lip. If this line is curved downwards, the person’s smile will be young, but if it is smooth, it indicates tooth wear and aging.

3- Are the two front teeth too long?

In these cases, the so-called popular smile becomes a rabbit or a boar. To solve this problem, the side teeth can be raised with laminate or composite, or the edge of the middle teeth can be shortened.

4- Are the two front teeth too wide?

Wide teeth make the face look fatter. In these cases, the ratio and width of the teeth can be corrected with orthodontic and restorative treatments. Of course, sometimes it is necessary to work on four or even six front teeth.

5. Are the six front teeth the same in height?

This problem can be caused by wear and tear, gritted teeth or broken teeth, which can cause the teeth to become taller and make the face look older.

6. Is there a gap between your teeth?

If this gap has recently formed between the teeth, it may be due to gum disease or oral habits such as pressing the tongue between the teeth. In this case, it is better to think about its treatment. If there are no problems and you are satisfied with the appearance of your teeth, do not touch them. But if you want, to close this gap, you can choose one of the three treatments of porcelain laminate veneer or orthodontics.

7. Do your front teeth look protruding when you smile?

Protruding teeth, in addition to having an unpleasant appearance, can also cause facial abnormalities. In these cases, the best treatment is orthodontics, followed by veneer or laminate.

8. Are your teeth messy and crowded?

Irregular teeth, in addition to making the smile look unpleasant, prevent the teeth from being thoroughly cleaned and increase the risk of gum disease and decay. The best treatment for such teeth is orthodontics. Even in old age and among adults, of course, in cases where the patient does not want orthodontic treatment and the amount of tangled teeth is moderate to moderate, they can be improved with the help of composite restorations, laminate or veneers.

9. When you put a big smile on your face, are all your teeth the same color?

Discoloration can be caused by causes such as scaling, discoloration, discoloration due to the use of tetracycline antibiotics, or caries, each of which requires its own treatment.

10. Are there white or brown spots on the surface of your teeth?

White discoloration, which is characterized by white spots on the surface of the enamel. Due to the low calcium content of enamel, they can be corrected by methods of partial wear of enamel (microabrasion), composite restorations, or porcelain laminate.

Brown discoloration is usually caused by high levels of fluoride in drinking water, which is called fluorosis and is treated by partial wear of enamel, bleaching, composite laminate or porcelain.