Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most cost-effective ways to improve your smile. A beautiful, bright, healthy smile can increase self confidence and overall life satisfaction. In this section, we will look at some of the best treatments we can use to greatly improve your smile and the way you feel about yourself.
Dentists enjoy the positivity that comes with smile enhancement. Dr. S. Donovan Essen specializes in advanced, cosmetic and restorative treatments to provide patients a boost in confidence as they face the world. Whether your dream smile involves a simple teeth whitening or a full arch restoration, your Palm City dentist has you covered.
Weddings, reunions, and job opportunities are a few common reasons people visit a dental office with cosmetic restoration in mind. Dr. Essen consults with his patients to explore appropriate treatment options. Whether pain is a factor or not, keep in mind that treatment will likely take more than one visit.
For quickest results, healthy teeth and gums may benefit from an in-office teeth whitening session. However, many patients prefer the prescribed take-home kits that use custom molds.
Bonding restores chipped teeth, fills in gaps between teeth, and smooths rough or jagged edges. Improve the appearance of dull or stained teeth. A tooth colored resin is made to match your natural tooth color. It is applied in varying thicknesses depending on issues covered. Bonding does not last quite as long as veneers, but it is an affordable option.
Gone are the days of silver fillings. Your dentist files away damage or decay and adds a tooth-colored composite filling. Inlays and onlays are a step beyond regular fillings in that they replace large areas on the inner surface or cusp of a tooth. A mold is made so the inlay or onlay fits properly.
Those with difficult to treat stains and worn or chipped teeth may benefit from porcelain veneers. A thin layer of enamel is filed away to provide a surface for the veneer to adhere to permanently. Veneers last many years when cared for properly.
Crowns offer permanent solutions for teeth with more serious damage or decay. A detailed impression is made to be used in the creation of a custom crown. A sizeable portion of the natural tooth is filed down, and a temporary crown is added until the permanent crown is cemented onto the tooth structure.
Whether a tooth is damaged or missing due to injury or decay, biocompatible titanium rods fuse with the jaw bone to create one of the strongest tooth replacements available. A custom crown tops the implant and looks and feels like a natural tooth. Ask us about All-On-4 Dental Implants and other Implant Dentistry procedures we offer.
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