Would you be less self conscious about smiling if your teeth were a little whiter or straighter? Do you hide your smile because you have chipped or worn teeth? Do you have missing teeth that affect your ability to chew and speak? If you answered yes to any of these questions you should consider cosmetic dentistry! Increase your confidence and improve your self-esteem with your new stunning smile!
Determining which cosmetic dentistry option is right for you depends on what you are trying to correct. The summaries below should help guide you in the right direction.
Invisalign to Straighten Teeth
With the revolutionary Invisalign system clear plastic aligners are used to straighten your teeth. Multiple sets of aligners are used in sequence to achieve ideal correction. Aligners are typically changed every 2 weeks allowing your teeth to become straighter step by step. Invisalign patients enjoy that their teeth are being straightened without the use of obvious braces. The aligners can be removed allowing you to eat and brush like normal. Patients also describe Invisalign as comfortable to wear with fantastic results!
If the color of your teeth prevents you from feeling good about your smile then you should consider an in-office power whitening system. This bleaching process takes about an hour and will lighten darkened enamel. The improvement is often several shades and you will be able to maintain that improvement by following simple post-whitening care instructions. Patients feel younger and are pleasantly surprised at how quick and pain-free this cosmetic dentistry method is.
Lumineers or Porcelian Veneers are used to correct minor flaws such as chipped or worn teeth. In addition veneers can close spaces, increase length, improve whiteness and even straighten teeth. Veneers are durable and can be placed painlessly in as short as 2 visits.
Dental Implants or Dentures
If you have a missing tooth or multiple missing teeth dental implants or a full set of dentures may be the best option for you. Dental implants provide excellent support and stability by creating artificial roots in your jaw bone. The teeth attached to the implant are durable and look natural. Dentures are custom-made for you, easy to maintain and can restore the look of your smile. Both dentures and dental implants will help you restore chewing and speech and allow you to smile confidently.
To find out if cosmetic dentistry is right for you schedule your consultation and start on the path to a new smile that will change your life! If you have a fear of dental procedures consider sedation dentistry which can allow us to fix years of problems often in one, comfortable, relaxing visit.