Have you noticed that your smile is aging and those lines around your mouth get deeper? Now with Calabasas Dental Spa’s Smile Lift process, we can actually reduce the lines around your mouth and make your lips fuller for a more youthful and attractive look, without a surgical facelift and without collagen injections.
Smile lifts are a new and innovative way to enhance your smile by lengthening or adding porcelain to the sides of your teeth so they are able to more effectively support your lips. They’ll look immediately fuller and your frown lines will virtually disappear. Before treatment, we’ll provide you with a computer image considering the size and shape of your teeth, your facial characteristics, hair & eye color, and even your personality so you’ll have a good idea of how you’ll look.. They work by reshaping the corners of your mouth so they can more effectively support your lips, creating a fuller, more attractive smile. This procedure is relatively simple and quick, with most people being able to complete it in as little as 45 minutes. It can also be done under local anesthetic which saves time and money compared to other procedures that require general sedation.
The effects of this treatment are immediate and long lasting, often lasting up to 10 years with proper maintenance and care. Smile lifts can help create a balanced look between your upper and lower teeth, making them appear healthier and giving them more support. This can also help to prevent further damage or wear and tear on your teeth as they are better able to support the pressure of eating, talking, and smiling.
Smile lifts can be used for both cosmetic and medical purposes. For those who have suffered from trauma or an injury resulting in a crooked smile, it can help to restore the proper shape so that they may again feel confident in their smile. Additionally, it is often used to correct overbites and underbites in addition to correcting the appearance of chipped or misshapen teeth.
While some patients may experience mild discomfort during the treatment, most find that it is not at all painful. If you are feeling any discomfort, your dentist can administer local anesthetic to lessen the sensation.
Smile lifts usually last for up to 10 years with proper maintenance and care. Regular visits to your dentist for cleanings and checkups can help ensure that your results last as long as possible.
In general, most people are good candidates for a smile lift however there are certain medical conditions or dental histories that might make them ineligible. It is always best to speak with your dentist first to ensure that you are a suitable candidate for the procedure.