What services are considered cosmetic dentistry services? There are several procedures in our bag of tricks to make sure you have the best cosmetic dentistry has to offer.
Cosmetic recontouring of teeth enables us to reshape the teeth when minimal changes are desired. We can round off a corner of a tooth, make a tooth flatter, even out the smile line in one visit.
Dental bonding is a cosmetic dentistry service that is simple, painless, and fast. In one visit we can repair chipped, cracked, or crooked teeth by using an enamel-like material that actually bonds to the tooth enamel to create a new color, repair a chip, or create a new shape for your teeth. The material is added to the tooth surface, sculpted into the desired shape, hardened by being exposed to a special dental light, and polished to make a beautiful new cosmetic smile. Tooth colored fillings can be placed to replace old silver fillings by using the bonding procedure.
Teeth that are dark in color and have no fillings in them can be whitened either with take-home whitening kits or with one-hour in-office whitening. In-office results are immediate and take home whitening results are enjoyed in about a week.
The most cosmetic of the cosmetic dentistry services are porcelain veneers. These are eggshell thin porcelain shaped to go over the surfaces of teeth to create the most dramatic smile makeover- newly shaped teeth, whiter teeth, straighter teeth, with a beautiful smooth porcelain finish.
Broken down teeth can be restored with porcelain crowns and missing teeth can be replaced with conventional fixed bridges that are cemented in place, or teeth can be replaced with dental implants to support beautiful new porcelain crowns &/or bridges.
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