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How to Treat Short Teeth

You may have bigger-than-average teeth, or you might have smaller-than-average teeth. But don’t worry! You can choose the perfect size, shape and colour of your teeth with veneers.

Most Common Reasons for Oddly Shaped or Sized Teeth

Genetics

There some individuals that are not only having a short tooth, but they also have smaller tooth in general that looks like baby teeth than the normal adult teeth, which is known as microdontia and usually caused by genetic condition.

Diet over the years causing damaged teeth

Acidic foods and Drinks can cause dental erosion – the gradual dissolving of tooth enamel that can be a cause of short teeth. Erosion usually shows up a hollow tooth and a general wearing away of tooth surfaces ad biting edges. Example of food and drinks that can cause erosion are Carbonated drinks, Sodas, pops, fruit juices like lemon or oranges.

Grinding – chipped or worn down teeth

Grinding can worn down your teeth which can become short, blunt or fractured. The main cause of bruxism or grinding is still unknown/unclear, but several factors may be involved. In some people, it happens while sleeping.

Dental accident

Common causes of dental injuries include trauma, which can be caused by accidents, falls, and injury from different sports like football, soccer, volleyball, basketball and baseball.


What can I do if I dislike the shape and size of my teeth?

Now with modern dentistry techniques and materials, you don’t have to live with teeth or smile you are unhappy with. We aim to maintain a natural smile but sometimes your natural smile isn’t your best smile. We can resize, reshape and reproportion your oddly shaped teeth and smile to better fit the shape of your face, smile, gum line, complexion and your personality.

Whatever the cause or the number of teeth that you dislike, we will endeavor to provide you with a smile you are happy with.


Treatment Options

Every dental case is different, however, with a smile design consultation we can discuss your treatment options and create a personalized treatment plan most suitable for you to achieve your dream smile.

Porcelain Veneers

Using ultra-thin, custom-made porcelain laminates that bond directly over your teeth, you have the opportunity to choose the perfect size, shape and colour to obtain the smile you will have always dreamed of! You will have a lot of say in your smile design to create and achieve an outstanding aesthetic result.

Treatment Length: Can take up to 4 – 6 weeks for completion.


Does it Hurt?

Naturally, some dental procedures may cause some discomfort depending on treatment type and individual pain threshold.

We endeavor to ensure you you are as comfortable as possible during treatments and offer sedation options for those fearful of treatment, so you can wake up to your new smile without feeling a thing!

Let Us Help You in Taking Care of Your Dental Health

Casa Dental ensures to provide the first-class service to a wide range of clientele including local and expatriate patients from young to old.
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