Bonding is a procedure where tooth colored material is applied to the enamel of the tooth. This procedure covers discolorations, repairs chips and cracks, and fills gaps between teeth. Bonding is completed in one visit and requires neither anesthesia nor drilling.
Porcelain Veneers are thin layers of porcelain that are bonded to the enamel of the teeth. They restore teeth that are short, small, chipped, permanently discolored, or improperly shaped or contoured. If necessary, the teeth are gently prepared, an impression is made of your teeth and the veneers are made in a dental laboratory. The entire procedure requires two visits. Porcelain veneers are strong and stain resistant and can give you a beautiful, natural looking smile.
All-Ceramic Crowns are for patients who need a natural looking restoration that covers the entire front tooth or teeth. They can be a replacement for unesthetic crowns or be the restoration of choice if there is a large amount of tooth structure that needs replacement. The entire procedure requires two visits. All-ceramic crowns are very strong and are stain resistant and can restore your attractive, healthy smile.
Tooth Whitening procedures offer patients with stained, discolored, or dull teeth an opportunity to have a whiter, brighter smile. Whitening significantly reduces external surface stains affected by food and beverage. Additionally, many patients opt to whiten their teeth before having a bonding or veneer procedure, for neither bonding nor porcelain will change in color from a tooth whitening procedure. We offer various whitening packages and we can recommend a specific whitening procedure that will achieve the results you are seeking.
Invisalign is the most esthetic alternative to braces on the market. Many people have beautifully shaped and healthy teeth, but the teeth are not properly aligned, which can lead to poor self confidence when smiling or interacting with others. Invisalign can straighten your teeth and give you the smile that you have always wanted. Call us for a free Invisalign consultation to find out how we can help you improve the appearance of your smile.
Esthetic Crown Lengthening is a procedure to improve the appearance of the “gummy smile”. The teeth are the appropriate size, but there is too much gum tissue covering the teeth. This often makes the gum tissue look excessive and the teeth look short. This is remedied by a gentle procedure where the excess gum tissue is removed and sculpted to the appropriate contours. This procedure usually heals very rapidly and will make your teeth look longer and your smile more attractive.
Gingival Grafting is most often the ideal procedure to repair lost gum tissue from gum recession. When the gums recede, the root surface of the tooth is exposed. It is darker in color than the enamel of the tooth and is most commonly sensitive to cold food and drinks. It makes the teeth appear too long and darker at the gumline. The graft is most commonly either synthetic or harvested from a donor site in your own mouth. It will be surgically transplanted over the exposed root surfaces and over the next few weeks, it will integrate with your existing gum tissue. Once it is healed, it restores the lost gum tissue and returns your beautiful smile back to you.