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Cosmetic Dentistry

Brighten Your Smile.

A brighter smile can have a great impact on your everyday life. Several options are available if you'd like to whiten your teeth:

At-Home Whitening
If your teeth are stained, crooked or rotated, an at-home whitening program might be right for you. At-home programs combine a custom molded tooth tray and formulated gel to whiten your teeth. Most people notice a significant difference after 2 to 3 weeks.

Tooth Colored Fillings
Fillings in the past were meant for restoring decayed or fractured areas of teeth. Today, however, fillings have the potential for significant cosmetic improvement. Those who need fillings no longer need to have a metal-colored filling in their teeth, and tooth colored fillings are as strong as metal fillings. The shade of the filling can be matched to the shade of the natural tooth almost exactly. Dental restorations now have several benefits: they can change the color of your teeth, close the gaps between them, reshape them, and restore decayed areas and fractures. They are useful both aesthetically and functionally.

This a quick and simple way of correcting minor chips and breaks in one's front teeth. Composite resin, a plastic like material, can be bonded to your teeth with natural shades to blend with the natural tooth color. The resin is strong and durable, but will discolor over time and eventually need replacing.

Porcelain Laminate Veneers
Veneers are thin, custom shells of tooth colored material that cover the front side of one's teeth. They allow a painless correction of imperfections.

Crown and Bridge
Today's crowns and bridges can have significant aesthetic value. They can help restore any part of a damaged tooth or replace missing teeth, giving a natural appearance that lasts for years. People no longer have to worry about visible metal lines if gums begin to recede. Crowns and bridges are effective for protecting weak teeth or restoring other teeth, and it is virtually impossible to discern them from natural teeth. Adjoining teeth tend to shift into the gap caused by a missing tooth, and the tooth vertically opposite of the missing tooth will grow towards the gap as well. In the long term, this commonly causes bite problems and can create an unwanted appearance. Using a bridge to fill the gap is a great preventative option.