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George Clooney Makes Over His Smile – You Too Can
Posted on 2/21/2022 by Dr. Michael Allard
You know George Clooney as he is famous for his blockbuster career; having been starring in the 90's TV drama series ER, and an award-winning actor, producer, and director. Clooney has also featured in the recent film dubbed The Midnight Sky, which he directed and starred in. Probably, one of the amazing things that keep Clooney strong and going is his winsome charm and beautiful smile. But did you know that he had a tooth-grinding habit earlier on in his acting career? This habit took a toll on his smile whereby his teeth looked worn and yellowed, hence giving him a prematurely aged appearance. There are many people who are in the same situation as Clooney was – struggling with teeth grinding. Fortunately, they can transform their smile and restore their gorgeous looks.
How to Reduce Teeth Grinding
In this fast-paced world, stress may overwhelm many people. In a bid to contain it, you may end up grinding or gritting your teeth. This is one way to channel your stressful feelings. But teeth grinding can cause serious dental problems and impact your attractive smile negatively. You can address the habit by dealing with the things that fuel stress. Professional counseling, meditation, biofeedback therapy, and other relaxation techniques can help. You may also consider wearing custom-made mouthguards to prevent the teeth from making strong contact while grinding.
What if Grinding Has Damaged your Teeth?
In the unfortunate situation where grinding has already caused damage to your teeth, you can visit a dentist for treatment, as that is what Clooney did. The dentist may recommend restorations such as dental veneers. Porcelain veneers are bonded onto the teeth to help mask blemishes like heavy staining, chipping, and shortened teeth. The thin layers of porcelain can be custom-designed to blend with your other teeth, hence improving your smile. Though not indestructible, veneers can last for years and are durable.
If your teeth are in bad shape, you may need porcelain crowns. Since porcelain veneers can only correct mild to moderate defects, a crown bonds onto the tooth to cover it completely. Take the route of George Clooney to restore your smile. Visit our dental office for a consultation and learn more about our teeth restorations and treatments.