Are you unhappy with the appearance of your teeth and wish you could have a stunning, naturally bright white smile? Our cosmetically trained general dentist offers a state-of-the-art solution to transform your teeth into beautiful works of art - Highly
Esthetic Zirconia Veneers.
Unlike traditional veneers that are made of porcelain or composite resin, Zirconia Veneers are made of the most durable and lifelike material available - zirconia. This advanced ceramic material mimics the natural translucency and color of your teeth, creating a seamless and natural-looking smile that is virtually indistinguishable from your own teeth.
Here are some benefits of Highly Esthetic Zirconia Veneers:
- Durable and Long-Lasting: Zirconia is the strongest and most durable material
used in dentistry, meaning your veneers will be resistant to chipping, cracking,
and staining. With proper care, they can last for decades.
- Natural and Beautiful Results: Zirconia Veneers are custom-designed to match
the size, shape, and color of your existing teeth, resulting in a flawless,
natural-looking smile that enhances your facial features and boosts your
- Minimally Invasive: Zirconia Veneers require only a minimal amount of tooth
reduction, preserving as much of your natural tooth structure as possible.
Our cosmetic general dentist has extensive training and experience in performing Highly Esthetic Zirconia Veneers, and we use only the latest and most advanced equipment and techniques to ensure your safety and comfort.
Tooth fillings are often used for the following reasons:
- A tooth has been chipped, worn down, or broken
- An old filling has come loose, fallen out, or broken
- There is a new cavity or tooth decay in the tooth
- There is a new cavity or tooth decay around or under a small filling
- An old filling is failing, leaking, or breaking down
- An old filling needs to be repaired
- An old filling needs to be updated
With today’s materials, Composite Resin is used predominately. Amalgam or Silver fillings are not used as often as the new resin materials are now durable, strong, and more natural looking. Unlike Amalgam fillings, composite fillings are virtually invisible, giving you a beautiful, silver-less smile... Unfortunately, composite fillings are not permanent and may someday have to be replaced.
THEY ARE VERY DURABLE AND WILL LAST MANY YEARS, GIVING YOU A LONG LASTING, BEAUTIFUL SMILE.
Compared to fillings which just cover a small portion of a tooth, a crown (or cap) encases the entire visible portion of a tooth. In effect, the crown acts as the tooth’s new outer surface. A dental crown is used when a tooth is broken, cracked or decayed to such an extent that fillings aren’t able to repair the problem. The crown is able to provide a protective shell around the tooth to strengthen it, as well as to improve the appearance of the tooth.
While crowns come in different materials, the most common crowns typically have some mixture of porcelain in them to give them a look and feel similar to a natural tooth. They are highly durable, but like most dental restorations, they may eventually need to be replaced.
- Broken or fractured teeth.
- Cosmetic enhancement.
- Decayed teeth.
- Fractured fillings.
- Large fillings.
- Tooth has a root canal.
The first visit involves reshaping the tooth and taking impressions to create the crown. Typically a portion of you tooth will have to be removed to make space for the crown to fit properly. After the tooth is reshaped, a special material is used to create an impression of it. This impression will be sent to a dental laboratory to be made into a permanent crown. Before sending you home, a temporary crown will be made to cover your tooth in between visits.
When you return, the temporary crown is removed and new crown is fit.
BEFORE CEMENTING THE PERMANENT CROWN IN PLACE, WE WILL ENSURE THAT YOU ARE HAPPY WITH THE COMFORT AND APPEARANCE OF YOUR NEW CROWN.
A dental bridge is a non-removable appliance used in certain circumstances to replace missing teeth. There are many different bridge types, but the “traditional bridge” is the most popular. Made of porcelain fused to metal, the bridge consists of two crowns that fit over the two anchoring teeth (abutments) adjacent to the tooth to be replaced. An artificial tooth (pontic) is attached between the two crowns to “bridge” the space and fill the gap created by the missing tooth.
Reasons for a fixed bridge:
- Fill space of missing teeth.
- Maintain facial shape.
- Prevent remaining teeth from drifting out of position.
- Restore chewing and speaking ability.
- Restore your smile.
- Upgrade from a removable partial denture to a permanent dental appliance.
Dental bridges are highly durable, however they may need replacement or need to be re-cemented due to normal wear. The process involved in making a bridge is very similar to single tooth crowns, but involves more time and planning according to the number of teeth involved.
AS ALWAYS, YOUR COMFOR TAND EXPECTATIONS ARE THE HIGHEST PRIORITY WHEN CONSIDERING THIS TREATMENT OPTION.
Dental bonding is one of the many cosmetic dental procedures our team is prepared to offer. A bonding is a white, plastic-like material, which can be securely attached to your teeth. It is used to repair chipped or broken teeth, fill in gaps and reshape or recolor your smile. If you have close, small gaps between the front teeth, stains, chips, cracks, gum recession, or tooth decay, you may be a good dental bonding candidate. Smokers are poor candidates for bonding since the resin is porous and may yellow from smoking.
Everyone wants a bright, confident smile. Our team understands this and is proud to offer our patients the Lifetime Whitening Program. Our Lifetime Whitening Program includes impressions and trays for both arches, 2 tubes of bleach and FREE bleach at each check-up and cleaning appointment as long as you keep your regularly scheduled cleanings. Give us a call to inquire about details or to schedule an appointment.
Sparkling, white teeth are the foundation of a memorable smile. Nevertheless, our time, genetics and diet often prevent our teeth from staying as white as we’d like them to. Teeth whitening done in a professional dental setting is a safe, effective way to brighten your smile. It’s also perhaps the most economical cosmetic dental procedure. In-office whitening procedures can produce dramatic results: it can lighten teeth three to eight shades in a single hour.
Professionally supervised whitening will work faster, and protect sensitive gums and tooth-root surfaces better, than over-the-counter whitening products. Before deciding to undergo in-office whitening, make sure you have an oral exam to make sure your tooth discoloration is not the result of a dental condition in need of treatment. With proper upkeep, your smile can stay bright and beautiful through in office professional whitening.
This minimally invasive treatment is specifically for white-spot lesions (WSLs). These lesions can be a result of decreased access of calcium, trauma, plaque, bacteria, acids, poor hygiene, infection or post-orthodontic treatment.
To perform resin infiltration treatment your dentist will be removing the top layer of enamel that is blocking the calcium in order to seep into the tooth and replenish it with a different substance. This treatment is quick, and results are immediate.