Cosmetic Procedures

Thanks to advancements in modern cosmetic dental care, you can have a beautiful smile easier than ever before.

It has been noted by many social studies that the first thing we notice about people is their eyes. The second thing we notice is their smile.

Often, we are judged professionally and socially based on our appearance. A confident smile helps us project a positive image. People who don’t smile naturally, may be seen as timid, lacking confidence, or possibly, even unfriendly. When your smile is healthy and attractive, many benefits follow. When you smile, people around you will smile too!

The change in a person’s appearance after a “smile lift” can be dramatic. When we look good, we feel good, and the people around us take notice. Projecting an image of self-confidence can be life-changing!

People seek aesthetic dentistry for a variety of reasons. Some people want to look younger, and aesthetic dentistry is like a smile facelift that can quickly “reverse” the natural aging process of the teeth. Others, the majority, have had an unattractive smile their whole lives and have always felt self-conscious because of this. They rarely smile, which covers up a pleasant side of their personality.

Modern dentistry offers a wide variety of treatment options for people seeking to enhance their smile. The options range from porcelain veneers, dental implants, porcelain crowns to braces (or Invisalign)! In many situations, a combination of these techniques is required to provide the ultimate result.  Check out the links below to learn more about how cosmetic dental procedures can change your smile to be what you want.

 

Ceramic Bridges

A tooth-colored bridge may be made of both porcelain and metal, or, thanks to newly available technology, it may be made entirely of porcelain. Ceramic bridge MP4 format Metal-and-porcelain bridges In the past, porcelain bridges were always built upon a metal core. That was the only way they could have enough strength to withstand the tremendous biting …

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Ceramic Crowns

A tooth-colored crown may be made of both porcelain and metal, or, thanks to newly available technology, it may be made entirely of porcelain. Metal and porcelain crowns In the past, porcelain crowns were always built upon a metal core. That was the only way they could have enough strength to withstand the tremendous biting …

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CEREC CAD/CAM

CAD/CAM restorations in a single appointment Powerful computer-aided design and manufacturing technology, called CAD/CAM, allows us to custom fabricate tooth-colored restorations, crowns, onlays, and veneers right here in our office, and all in a single appointment. CEREC MP4 format. The procedure As the first step in the CAD/CAM technique, we prepare and shape the tooth …

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Tooth Colored Fillings

Until recently, silver amalgam was the material most often used to restore decayed portions of your teeth, especially back teeth. Unfortunately, silver fillings can really darken a smile, and amalgam, by its very nature, can cause damage to your tooth in the long run. Amalgam fillings absorb moisture and expand and contract with heat and …

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Tooth Whitening

Over time, your teeth darken as minerals penetrate their outer enamel layer. This darkening can be caused by foods and beverages that stain, such as coffee, colas, tea, red wine, or berries. Tobacco products, like cigarettes, cigars, and chewing tobacco, can cause teeth to take on a yellowish brown hue. And the natural aging process …

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Veneers

A veneer is a thin shell of porcelain or plastic that is bonded to a tooth to improve its color and shape. A veneer generally covers only the front and top of a tooth. Veneers can be used to close spaces between teeth, lengthen small or misshapen teeth, or whiten stained or dark teeth. When …

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