At James River Family Dentistry, Dr. Guthrie sees smiling patients every day. Smiles are scientifically proven to improve your mood and your health. However, if you have damaged teeth, you may be missing out on these benefits, hesitating to share your smile and laugh with others.
Through cosmetic dentistry, you can improve your smile’s appearance while increasing your mental health. The mental health benefits of a beautiful smile include:
- Feeling more comfortable in social situations
- Releasing natural endorphins and dopamine each time you smile, which boost your mood and facilitate relaxation
- Decreased social anxiety
- Relief of stress caused by nagging dental concerns, such as visible chipped teeth
Tooth contouring, or enameloplasty, is a great way to enhance your less than perfect smile with cosmetic dentistry. Tooth contouring involves repairing broken or chipped teeth by bonding a tooth-colored resin material directly to the natural tooth. The resin is matched perfectly to your natural tooth color, making it a seamless addition to your teeth. The bonding process is non-invasive, virtually pain free and takes place in a single office visit.
Don’t let concerns about your teeth’s appearance keep you from feeling confident any longer. James River Family Dentistry offers many cosmetic and general dentistry options suited to the needs of each patient and individual treatment plans. If you’re ready to take the first step to a new, wonderful smile, please contact us for a complimentary cosmetic dentistry consultation at (804) 323-4200.