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Cosmetic Dentistry

Bonding

What Is Bonding?

Bonding is applied with a tooth-colored composite resin to correct decomposition, chips, fissures or discoloration of the tooth. Different from veneers, which are factory-made in a lab and need a custom mold to achieve a appropriate fit, bonding can be completed in one visit. The operation is known as bonding simply because the composite resin bonds to the tooth.

Why Is Bonding Used

Occasionally, bonding is also in use as a cosmetic alternativeoption to fillings. Bonding can also be utilized to protect the part of the tooth’s root that has been unprotected when gums retreat. Bonding is among the easiest &least expensive of cosmetic dental procedures. The composite resin utilized in bonding can be defined & cultured to match the next teeth. Often times, bonding is utilized for cosmetic reasons to enhance the look of a stained or cracked tooth. It may also be utilized to close gaps between teeth, to make teeth look longer or to change the contour or color of teeth.

What to Consider

 

The composite resin utilized in bonding isn’t as robust as a regular tooth and must be cared for appropriately. Biting your fingernails or chewing on hard candy can fragment the bonding material. Bonding usually lasts many years before it must be repaired. How long it really lasts depends on how much bonding was applied and your oral habits. In the days after having the bonding finished, call your dentist in the event you notice sharp edges on the bonded teeth, or your teeth feel unusual or “off” when you bite down.

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Cosmetic Dental Implants

It's almost impossible to feel confident when you smile if you're missing teeth. Cosmetic dental implants can change that. With cosmetic dental implants, you get the best in function and aesthetics. Cosmetic dental implants are securely anchored in the jaw bone for maximum comfort and durability. The replacement tooth, or dental crown, is made of tooth-colored zirconia so that your cosmetic dental implants look, feel and function just like your real teeth!

White Fillings

If your silver fillings make you feel self conscious when you smile, or it's simply time to replace them, consider white fillings. White fillings are just as durable as they are attractive! Made of composite resin, white fillings match the natural color of your teeth and are an excellent option for small to mid-sized cavities. White fillings are strong, stain-resistant and require less removal of your tooth structure than amalgam fillings.

Teeth Whitening

Today's teeth whitening treatments are so easy, convenient and affordable that they've become a regular part of everyone's beauty routine. If you haven't tried one yet, you'll be happy to know that you have plenty of choices. For the fastest, most dramatic results, consider laser teeth whitening. Laser teeth whitening treatments take just an hour and can whiten teeth up to 10 shades. If you're the do-it-yourself type, an at-home teeth whitening kit might be right for you. These professional grade teeth whitening kits produce excellent results over a longer period of time. They can be purchased from your dentist or over-the-counter, but for best results, it's recommended that you always consult with a dentist before trying any over-the-counter teeth whitening system.

Veneers

Dental veneers are a suitable solution for cosmetically dental problems including but not limited to:

  • Chipped or Cracked Teeth: Chips and cracks in the teeth can occur for various reasons and are simply blanketed by dental veneers.
  • Worn Enamel: Enamel is the firm coating of your tooth and can wear down or become stained. A majority of the stain is from a person’s diet and/or habits. Those who smoke and/or drink harsh drinks such as coffee or soda will have teeth stains.
  • Uneven Teeth: Some people’s genetics cause them to be born with irregular spacing of the teeth. Uneven teeth can also be caused by abrasions and general wear and tear.

    • Veneers are uniquely engineered and created with a tooth-like ceramic material. They are applied to the front of your tooth to hide wear and tear, uneven alignment, chips, and cracks.

      We use veneers as part of our cosmetic enhancement practices because they will aid in achieving a fresh, radiant smile. Contact us today for a free consultation to see if veneers are the right choice for you to have beautiful, brilliant smile!

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      ZOOM! Whitening

      Have you ever dreamed about how to give your smile that little extra sparkle? numerous people, whether your neigbor or Hollywood celebrities have utilized the Zoom whitening process to enhance their teeth. Teeth’s whitening is one of the safest dental procedures in use and one of the easiest. With so many options obtainable at the retail store or your local dental practitioner’s office, you might be interested in Zoom. This common process has become quite popular that even spas and salons are accepting the practice.

      What Are The Rewards

      Keep in mind that Zoom Whitening should be done with the supervision of a dentist. However some home options can be efficient when it comes to maintenance of your teeth, the safest choice is to have a dental specialist manage the whitening of your teeth. Many factors can contribute to soiling or yellowing of the teeth, such as cigarettes, coffee, tea, wine and other foods and beverages. Teeth whitening can take away the color and give you a younger, fresher representation of your teeth.

      Zoom Whitening will give you a outstanding brand-new smile and better attitude. It is a fast, robust teeth whitening option verified to be safe and competent. Zoom results are quick, leaving you with a dazzling smile in less than an hour. Compared with other treatments, such as strips, home care trays, gels, pastes, the Zoom Whitening system is a good deal faster and can make your teeth multiple shades lighter.

      Contact us now and speak with one of our top Zoom Whitening specialists about whitening your teeth with the Zoom Whitening system today!

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      Smile Makeover

      Tired of masking your smile because you don't like the way your teeth look? A smile makeover can be a big boost to your confidence and self-esteem. With a total smile makeover, chipped teeth, cracked teeth, gapped teeth, crooked teeth and stained teeth can be completely transformed into the smile of your dreams. This is done through a combination of restorative and cosmetic dental treatments, including white fillings, cosmetic dental bonding, porcelain veneers, cosmetic dental crowns, dental braces, dental bridges and dental implants.

      Porcelain Dental Crowns

      Although dental crowns can be made of a variety of materials, including stainless steel, gold and silver, nothing looks better than a porcelain dental crown. Porcelain dental crowns match the natural color of your teeth and are virtually undetectable by the naked eye. And because they're metal-free, porcelain dental crowns are an excellent option for patients with metal allergies. Best of all, porcelain crowns don't just look beautiful – they're long-lasting, too!

      Invisalign

      Dental braces are utilized as a method to resolve issues with teeth that are crowded, crooked, jutting, out of alignment, or have abnormal gaps. By shifting the teeth into the perfect placement, dental braces work out any issues to portray a gorgeous smile for both children and adults.

      Prior to deciding whether braces are a beneficial option for you, it is vital that you notice what is involved with the procedures and the cost of having braces.

      Do I Need Braces?

      When teeth are crooked and crowded, keeping them radiant can become difficult. If brushing and flossing cannot be done the right way, tooth decay, gum disease, and tooth loss will probably happen.

      An unaligned bite can restrict your ability to bite and speak correctly, as well as cause abnormal wear to the enamel of your teeth. If your teeth are jutting and/or your upper and lower teeth don’t come together securely, jaw issues will possibly arise as well.

      Therefore, by keeping your teeth in the correct alignment, as well as achieving healthier oral hygiene, dental braces will ensure you have a perfect smile. They also assist you in keeping your teeth and gums healthy. There is now information proving that periodontal infections occuring from poor oral hygiene can go into the blood stream and cause cardiac conditions.

      Types Of Braces

      Metal dental braces: These types of braces have been used for a long time and are made out of stainless steel. There is a expense benefit to metal braces; however, they can tarnish the surface of the teeth, which is part of the reason plenty of people are opting for a different type of braces.

      Ceramic or clear dental braces: This brace type is a little less visible and looks more natural than metal braces, because they are similar in color to remaining teeth. Ceramic dental braces do not tarnish, and are as brawny as metal ones.

      Invisalign Braces

      Invisalign is a extractable orthodontic solution offered as an alternate option to more conventional orthodontic options such as metal braces. A type of clear tooth aligner that is chosen by many who do not want the uncomfortableness or visual aspect of conventional braces. If you are a prospect for Invisalign or other “invisible braces,” you can maintain your beautiful appearance while aligning your teeth. Keep in mind, this option can be expensive as you may go through 20-30 aligners for both upper and lower teeth.

      To find out if you are a prospect for braces or Invisalign, contact us today to speak with our orthodontics specialist.