Getting Your Smile Fixed Before the Big Day

If you just promised or you already have marked on the calendar which has to be one of the happiest days of your life, your wedding, I ‘m sure you ‘re already thinking how beautiful/handsome you would like to be for your wedding. With all the preparation that comes to you and the stress that will bring you, it is best that you plan how to get a perfect image with a time in advance.

Your dentist can help you get an ideal image for your wedding

Any aspect related to appearance and health, oral or general, involves more time and planning than you think. So you should think ahead of time what aspects you would like to improve for the day you get married and get down to work. In Prop dental we can help you in the aspect of your smile, so starting with a visit to the dentist will be a good way to get your best image. Smile60

Let’s look at some of the most innovative and effective techniques available with our Dental health tips and the time it takes to carry them out. These are the treatments that can make your wedding photos memorable for you and yours.

Dental cleaning

There is no more basic treatment than this. Obtaining clean teeth without stains is a basic step to get the best of smiles. Maintaining good oral hygiene will help keep your mouth healthier and cleaner for a long time.

Duration of the procedure: Between 45 and 60 minutes

Number of visits: One or more than one, depending on the amount of tartar you have accumulated.

Anesthesia: Normally not required although topical or even local anesthesia may be used.

Duration of the results: You should perform a cleaning every 6 or 12 months, depending on each patient.

Recovery: None

Risks: None

Teeth Whitening Whiter teeth, bright and radiant … If you like all aspects of your smile accept its color, teeth whitening is the best solution for you. Professional whitening at the dental clinic is much more effective and safer than home whitening kits.

Duration of the procedure: About 60 minutes (Can be complemented with the splints at home).

Number of visits: One or two, depending on the need for whitening.

Anesthesia: None.

Duration of results: It depends on your habits (diet, smoking, wine consumption) and the original color of your teeth.

Recovery: None.

Risks: Rarely causes an increase in sensitivity from 1 to 4 days.

Dental adhesion

Make sure that before your wedding day is around the corner you make a dental adhesion to fix splinters or small fractures of your teeth, and to fix old and dark fillings with materials the same color as your teeth. With this procedure, you can restore your teeth with materials that become part of your smile naturally.

Duration of the procedure: It depends on the size of the surface that must be repaired. They tend to be about 45-60 minutes per tooth.

Number of visits: One.

Anesthesia: It is not usually necessary.

Duration of results: Depending on the care of your teeth and your diet.

Recovery: None.

Risks: Dental adhesion can be damaged if you chew very hard foods.


 Veneers are thin layers of composite or porcelain that can change the shape, color and many other characteristics of your teeth permanently. They allow maintaining the natural teeth although in some cases they require to reduce a small amount of enamel to obtain perfect results.

Duration of the procedure: Depends on the number of teeth to be treated.

Number of visits: From 2 to 4 visits.

Anesthesia: Some veneers do not require anesthesia, in other cases the local one may be useful.

Duration of the results: they can last from 10 to 20 years, depending on the material used and maintenance.

Recovery: None.

Risks: In some cases they can produce temporary sensitivity.



Crowns are usually necessary when a tooth has been extensively damaged by tooth decay or trauma. In the same way, they can also be used for aesthetic purposes related to shape and color.


Duration of the procedure: From 1 to 3 hours, depending on the number of teeth.

Number of visits: Several visits, beware of 1 to 4 months to make sure.

Anesthesia: Usually local anesthesia although conscious sedation can also be used.

Duration of the results: It is the most durable restoration that can be done to a tooth. It can last for 20 years, depending on the patient’s care.

Recovery: Minimum.

Risks: May increase tooth sensitivity for a few weeks.



Surgery Periodontal surgery can alter the gums and their relationship with the teeth. The gingival smiles can be corrected by surgeries that use internal techniques that suppose minimal recoveries at the same time as very good results. Sometimes it is necessary to perform them before restoring the teeth with some cosmetic will.


Duration of the procedure: From 1 to 3 hours, depending on the procedure.

Number of visits: From 2 to 4 visits, including the post-operative one.

Anesthesia: Local and sometimes conscious sedation.

Duration of results: They can last a lifetime with proper periodontal maintenance and cleanings every so often.

Recovery: Can be controlled with medication.

Risks: For a few weeks you can increase tooth sensitivity.


Dental implants

Achieving a completely natural look and function is possible thanks to dental implants. It is achieved by means of small biocompatible titanium implants that fuse with the bone through the process of Osseo integration to subsequently lodge a dental crown. It is better to plan them ahead of time since, although in some cases they can be placed with a single surgery, several months may be necessary, in other situations.