Cosmetic

Dentistry

 

We use a variety of procedures and technologies to make your smile look as beautiful as ever! Learn more about our cosmetic dentistry services below. Call us for a free Smile Consultation and come in to discuss how we can help make you smile your best smile!

BONDING

One of the most popular procedures we offer is cosmetic dental bonding. This minimally invasive treatment can address many concerns with natural-looking and long-lasting results. Teeth can be repaired and restored by applying a composite resin to the surface, disguising aesthetic issues, and rehabilitating damage and decay. Our extensively trained cosmetic dentists perform this procedure for patients who want a simple, quick solution and prefer not to use porcelain veneers or a dental crown.

Cosmetic bonding can be a very effective solution for a number of concerns, but it is not right for everyone. Our experienced team will evaluate your needs and discuss your desired outcome to determine the best approach for you. We will explain all your available options and work together to find the ideal way forward.

What types of concerns can dental bonding treat?

As a versatile and minimally invasive treatment, cosmetic dental bonding can improve and restore a wide range of concerns, both aesthetic and functional in nature. Bonding can help strengthen teeth and rejuvenate the appearance of the smile, correcting irregularities, repairing damage, and brightening teeth.

 

Depending on your unique requirements, dental bonding can:

  • Reshape, restore, and reinforce damaged teeth

  • Disguise stains and discolouration

  • Conserve natural tooth structure while enhancing cosmetic appearance

  • Fill in minor gaps between teeth

 

If your smile has more significant dental concerns, we can recommend a more effective technique that offers durable results and a beautiful outcome. In some cases, a dental crown or porcelain veneer may be recommended or, if gaps or crowding are an issue, Invisalign may be an option. While we are dedicated to delivering professional guidance and advice, we will leave the final decision of what to do up to you.

How does cosmetic dental bonding work?

Your care, comfort, and outcome are our highest priorities, and we use the most advanced techniques and technology available to ensure the best possible result. One of the many benefits of dental bonding is that it does not require the use of molds or impressions, nor will an anesthetic typically be necessary. If you experience dental anxiety, we offer sedation dentistry techniques to help you relax and remain calm during the procedure.

 

To begin, the tooth or teeth will be cleaned and prepared, then the bonding resin will be applied in several layers. Your dentist will then shape the composite to achieve the most aesthetically appealing effect. A special dental light will be applied to harden the material, and the finished product will be polished for a natural-looking outcome that blends in impeccably with your surrounding teeth.

Cosmetic bonding uses a durable material to provide a strong and lasting result, but patients may need to have the restoration “touched-up” every five to 10 years, depending on your oral care habits and lifestyle. We can provide suggestions on how to preserve your bonding as long as possible and keep your smile beautiful for life.

VENEERS

 

If you are looking for a dramatic improvement in your smile, beautiful, custom-fitted porcelain veneers may be the answer for you. Porcelain veneers are thin, custom-made shells of porcelain that cover the front surfaces of your teeth. The porcelain used for veneers is very strong and durable and has the additional advantage of being very color stable and doesn’t fade, stain or loose its natural vitality. Your porcelain veneers will stay the same white shade that you selected for many years into the future.

Porcelain veneers can be a very conservative option to enhance your smile compared to full coverage crowns. The preparation required for porcelain veneers is more conservative and preserves more tooth structure than a crown preparation. They can be used to lengthen, shorten, and change the shape of your teeth. Porcelain veneers can also close spaces between your teeth and change the color of your teeth.

Another big advantage of porcelain veneers is to restore the length of your teeth that was lost due to wear or erosion. You can think of porcelain veneers as a re-enamelization of your teeth. This can help restore the function of your teeth and jaw by restoring lost enamel that is needed to help guide your bite when eating and chewing. Improving your bite by restoring lost enamel on your front teeth can also have a positive effect on your back teeth by placing your bite forces on the cuspids, or eye teeth, thereby decreasing the power of the jaw muscles which could damage and break or fracture your back teeth.

Porcelain veneers are a great option to give you the stunning smile you have always wanted with the benefit of a healthy bite as well.

NOVO Smile

 

NOVO smile is a customized solution that combines the most advanced dental technology and the artistry of experienced dental technicians to deliver you a beautiful and natural looking smile. Using safe and durable materials, NOVO smile enables you to live your normal lifestyle by allowing you to eat, drink and smile all day long.  NOVO smile is a revolutionary appliance that covers missing, discolored, and misaligned teeth in a minimally invasive way. The prosthesis simply fits over the teeth of the patient, without the need to grind down healthy teeth

 

A beautiful solution for less than perfect smiles.

  • Chipped or broken teeth

  • Missing teeth

  • Crooked teeth

  • Discolored or stained teeth

  • Excessive spacing

INVISALIGN

 

Invisalign® takes a modern approach to straightening teeth using a custom-made series of aligners created for you and only you. These aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that you wear over your teeth. Wearing the aligners will gradually and gently shift your teeth into place, based on the exact movements your dentist or orthodontist plans out for you. There are no metal brackets to attach and no wires to tighten. You just pop in a new set of aligners approximately every two weeks, until your treatment is complete. You'll achieve a great smile with little interference in your daily life. The best part about the whole process is that most people won't even know you're straightening your teeth. (Video)

TEETH WHITENING

 

Whitening teeth has become popular for aestetically improving the appearance of your teeth. Whitening can be achieved in numerous ways. While there is a variety of store bought kits offered these days, they differ in materials from treatment kits available in dental offices. Because there is a difference in the materials used, the results may be very different. We offer a number of options for whitening in our office. We offer two types of take home kits. The first is with custom trays using a treatment gel, the other using strips impregnated with gel. Both of these products will provide excellent results. The method of choice for each patient will be discussed on an individual basis to help achieve the result desired.

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