Cosmetic Dentistry

Today, there are lots of options in cosmetic dentistry to help you get a beautiful and healthy smile:

What is cosmetic dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry includes all of the dental procedures and treatments that can help you get the best-looking smile possible. They range from simple adjustments like tooth whitening all the way to major restorations. They also include replacing or repairing broken, chipped/missing teeth, along with aligning crooked teeth or filling in gaps.

While cosmetic procedures are aimed at improving your smile’s esthetics, many of these procedures can also improve your bite mechanics, helping to prevent decay and gum disease as well as bite-related problems like TMJ (tempomandibular joint disorder).

Dental bridges

Bridges are used to cover the gap left by a missing tooth. Dental bridges are permanently attached, and for many patients, they’re a preferred alternative to partial dentures.

Crowns, veneers and tooth bonding

These products and procedures use tooth-colored composite resins to correct defects like pits, cracks and chips while strengthening the tooth’s surface.

Gum lift or Gingevectomy

A gum lift helps remove excess gum tissue to correct a “gummy” appearance and expose more of the teeth to create a more natural and appealing look.

Bite reclamation

As we age, our teeth naturally become worn down after years of biting, chewing and exposure to acids found in foods and drinks. Bite reclamation builds up teeth that have become eroded over time to achieve a normal balance and more pleasing size.

Teeth straightening

Whether you have an overbite, an underbite or another alignment issues, correction is simple using Invisalign™. Unlike traditional wire braces, Invisalign™ uses a series of clear removable trays that are virtually invisible.

No doubt about it: Your smile says a lot about you. That’s why it’s so important to correct defects in your smile, no matter how small. If you have concerns about the way your smile looks or you’d just like to learn about the dental cosmetic options that are available to help you look your best, call our office today at (260) 484-4181 and learn how we can help you get the best smile possible.