Do you have unsightly white spots on your teeth? Those pesky little patches of discoloration can occur for a number of reasons, including fluorosis, demineralization, poor oral hygiene, or the discoloration that sometimes occurs after orthodontic treatment. In the past, you either had to live with the white spots or invest in extensive treatment to make them disappear. Today, however, your cosmetic dentist in Costa Mesa offers Icon treatment. This fast, minimally invasive procedure can help you fall in love with your smile again!
White spots occur on teeth due to uneven mineralization. In a nutshell, this means that some portions of the enamel have a higher concentration of minerals than others, which leads to noticeable coloration issues. The white spots are places where the minerals aren’t incorporated into deeper portions of the enamel. When light hits the white spots, it scatters in a way that calls a lot of attention to the imperfections in your smile.
Icon corrects the discoloration by infiltrating the enamel and filling in lesions with a tooth-colored resin. The process generally goes something like this:
You can expect your Icon treatment session to last for roughly 45 – 60 minutes.
Some of Icon’s most outstanding benefits include:
Would you like to learn more about Icon? Contact our team today to schedule a cosmetic consultation.
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