Cosmetic Dentistry

Amira Hassan, DDS -  - Dentist

Franklin Square Dental

Amira Hassan, DDS

Dentist located in Austin, TX

Cosmetic Dentistry
How you look and feel is an important part of your mental health, and having a bright winning smile is certainly a factor. Dr. Amira Hassan with Franklin Square Dental in Austin, Texas, specializes in cosmetic dentistry, so she’s able to offer her patients more than just the periodic exam and cleaning. Dr. Hassan utilizes the latest technology and techniques to ensure her patients have a smile they’re proud to show off.

Cosmetic Dentistry

by Amira Hassan, DDS

What is cosmetic dentistry?

As the name suggests, cosmetic dentistry, sometimes referred to as esthetic dentistry, is about how the teeth and mouth look. Specialists like Dr. Hassan offer patients a way to change their teeth to make them both healthier and more attractive.

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on more than just general tooth health. It considers aesthetic characteristics such as color, position, size, and alignment, as well. A cosmetic dentist like Dr. Hassan provides solutions to people who are unhappy with the way their teeth look in the mirror. Esthetic dentistry is part of an overall plan for good oral health.

What are some procedures done in cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is an exciting and emerging field, and as a specialist, Dr. Hassan spends a great deal of her time studying the newest technology and treatment options to give her patients the best solutions. Some of the most common procedures include:

  • Dentures
  • Dental bridges
  • Direct bonding
  • Orthodontics
  • Crowns
  • Porcelain crowns
  • Implant crowns
  • Chip repair
  • Teeth whitening
  • Colored fillings

In many cases, Dr. Hassan takes what was once considered a permanent dental problem, such as a cracked tooth, and develops a plan to correct it.

Is cosmetic dentistry safe?

There are risks with any invasive procedure, but most treatments that fall under the heading of cosmetic dentistry are tried and true, so there are few complications. Dr. Hassan has access to many resources as a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, so she is always learning new skills and techniques. She also offers her patient some of the newer top products, such as Invisalign.

How does a patient decide what kinds of treatments to get?

Dr. Hassan makes a full clinical evaluation of your teeth, so she can make recommendations about which procedures are best for you. She also discusses cost and insurance coverage, to help you make a wise financial decision as well as a good dental care decision. If you undergo a treatment, such as deep cleaning, Dr. Hassan shares ways to keep your teeth looking their best with proper dental hygiene so your investment pays off.

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