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Fluorosis: Causes, P...

At Astradental, we know that a beautiful smile can change everything. That’s why we’re excited to offer masking, a cosmetic dental procedure that can help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. In this blog post, we’ll explain what masking is, what causes it, how to prevent it, and what treatment options are available. Plus, we’ll tell you about our current masking offer so you can save on this life-changing procedure.

What is Masking?

Masking is a cosmetic dental procedure that involves placing a thin layer of material over the surface of a tooth to change its appearance. This material can be made of a variety of materials, including composite resin, porcelain, or ceramic. Masking can be used to correct a variety of cosmetic issues, including tooth discoloration, chipped or broken teeth, gaps between teeth, and more.

What Causes Fluorosis?

There are several factors that can cause tooth discoloration and other cosmetic issues that can be corrected with masking. Some common causes of masking include:

  • Aging: As we age, our teeth can become discolored and worn down, leading to a less youthful appearance.
  • Genetics: Some people are born with teeth that are naturally discolored or misshapen.
  • Lifestyle factors: Certain foods and drinks, such as coffee, tea, and red wine, can stain your teeth over time. Smoking and using other tobacco products can also cause discoloration.
  • Trauma: Teeth can become chipped or broken due to injury or trauma.

How to Prevent Fluorosis

While masking is an effective way to correct cosmetic dental issues, it’s always better to prevent these issues from occurring in the first place. Here are some tips to help you maintain a healthy, beautiful smile:

  • Brush and floss regularly: Brush your teeth twice a day and floss at least once a day to remove plaque and prevent tooth decay.
  • Limit your intake of staining foods and drinks: If you do consume coffee, tea, or red wine, rinse your mouth with water afterward to minimize the staining effect.
  • Quit smoking: Smoking and using other tobacco products can cause tooth discoloration and other oral health issues.
  • Wear a mouthguard: If you play sports or engage in other activities that could result in dental trauma, wear a mouthguard to protect your teeth.

Treatment Options for Fluorosis

At Astradental, we offer a variety of treatment options for Fluorosis, our masking options include composite resin, porcelain, and ceramic. Our team of experienced dental professionals will work with you to determine the best option for your unique needs and goals. The procedure is minimally invasive and can often be completed in just one visit to our office.

Take Advantage of Our Masking Offer

We’re currently offering a special promotion on masking. From now until May 31, 2023, you can save 20% on per tooth on masking. This is a limited-time offer, so be sure to book your appointment here soon to take advantage of this incredible deal.

At Astradental, we’re committed to helping our patients achieve their best possible smiles. Contact us today to schedule your masking appointment and take the first step toward a brighter, more confident smile.

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