is a very popular procedure in cosmetic dentistry.
It is a relatively easy and effective technique for
obtaining a dazzling, whiter smile, in about an hour.
laboratory fabricated, porcelain facings that are
bonded to the front surfaces of teeth to whiten teeth,
close spaces, straighten teeth, or repair chipped
or worn teeth. The veneers are less than 1/2 mm thick
(the thickness of a fingernail).
Enamel Shaping (Contouring)
is the process of shaping natural teeth to improve
their appearance. Shaping can be used to correct minor
cases of crowded or overlapping teeth, smooth rough
edges, or make small adjustments to the shape of a
a procedure where tooth-colored composite resin material
is placed to "fill in the blanks."
(Crowns) are rarely used for cosmetic correction
any more, since the advent of veneers, but in some
cases a crown may be necessary for a particular tooth.
A tooth with a bad fracture
or a large filling
that is breaking down, or has decay around it, may
be a candidate for a crown instead of a veneer. This
patient has veneers on top, but one of the front teeth
had a large filling and had to be crowned.
replace silver or gold fillings with a more natural
looking tooth-colored material. Since teeth are
translucent, dark fillings cause the whole tooth
to appear darker when viewed from the side. Replacing
older dark fillings with white fillings will keep
your smile glowing!
have been used successfully for many years. The
implant itself is a post that is surgically placed
in the jaw. A prosthesis (artificial tooth) is then
attached to the post. Dental implants involve cooperation
between a specialist and our office. The surgical
phase of treatment is completed by the specialist,
and the restorative phase is completed at our office.
Invisalign Adult "invisible braces" (which are not
really braces at all, but clear plastic retainers)
are a new technique in cosmetic dentistry for adults
to obtain the results of braces without wearing braces!
This technique, which is effective only for mild to
moderate crowding, utilizes a series of retainers
(computer generated or lab constructed) that are worn
sequentially until the desired correction is achieved.
Laser Periodiodontal Treatment
Purple, swollen infected gums can be healed, without
surgery using the patented LANAP procedure. LPT
is about as easy as erasing a blackboard theres
no cutting and no suturing and compared to
traditional gum surgery, There is much less discomfort
with LASER PERIODONTAL THERAPY
Contact us today if you
have any questions about Cosmetic Dentistry.