balboa cosmetic dentistry

When you see your smile, how do you feel? If you have cosmetic imperfections, you may be embarrassed in social situations, or even feel uncomfortable smiling for pictures. But improvements are possible, even if you have serious issues like infection or lost teeth. In today’s blog, your Newport, CA, dentist’s office discusses our cosmetic dental treatments.

Your Initial Cosmetic Consultation

To find out what treatments can improve your smile, we need to schedule a cosmetic consultation. During this visit, we will talk to you about your concerns with your smile. We then carefully examine your teeth, gums, jaw, and oral structures with advanced imaging technology, including digital x-rays. Our team will be able to assess the cause and extent of your cosmetic concerns, so we can create a treatment plan to address these imperfections. Every smile is unique, which is why we always offer a personalized approach to treatment. Our team wants to make sure you always feel confident when you smile, and never hesitate to show off your pearly whites!

Removing Teeth Stains

Our team can offer a professional teeth whitening treatment to remove stains and offer stunning results in only one visit. These results will be more dramatic and longer-lasting than is possible with some store-bought strips and toothpastes. We will apply a protective covering to the clips and gums, and apply a powerful bleaching gel to the teeth. We then activate the gel with a light, and this breaks up stains. In one sitting, your smile could be several shades brighter! This is great if you need results quickly too, such as before a job interview, first date, or a big life event like a graduation. With good oral hygiene habits and a diet low in sugar and starch, you can help your teeth stay brighter for longer.

Lifelike Dental Repair

Our team can also create dental crowns from ceramic. This material can handle daily bite forces and pressures, and can be shaded to blend with your smile seamlessly. Our team can use them to repair cracked, chipped, and broken teeth. Placement can also address misshapen teeth and even improve overall bite balance and chewing capabilities. Our team could even use them to secure bridges in place or restore single tooth dental implants. They offer cost-effective and natural looking results, so you can smile with confidence. Placement only takes two visits. Once to prepare the tooth and gather the images we need in the design process. The second is to attach your finished restoration, so you enjoy a beautiful and healthy smile.

Porcelain Veneers

We also have a cosmetic treatment that can offer major results. In fact, veneers could provide a smile makeover in only two visits! The first is to prepare the tooth by removing enamel and gathering images of the tooth. The second is to attach the completed veneer or veneers to the front facing sides of your smile. These are thin shells of porcelain that we attach to the front facing sides of the teeth, instantly changing the color and shape. Veneers are durable and color matched to your smile. Our team could use them to close gaps between teeth, mask teeth stains, reshape damaged or malformed teeth, and also correct the appearance of minor misalignment too. They can last for years to come and stay bright with daily care and attention.

Dental Bridges

What if you have lost a tooth, or up to three in a row? In these situations, you need a prosthetic to avoid negative changes to your appearance, as well as complications with how you eat and speak. With a bridge, we have a custom option that addresses minor tooth loss. The prosthetic contains new teeth with crowns attached to one or both sides. We attach the crown portions to the abutment teeth on each side of your gap. The prosthetic will fit comfortably and blend with your smile. They provide a durable chewing surface, and can last as long as 10 to 15 years with proper care and attention.

If you have any questions about cosmetic dentistry, or about any of these procedures in particular, then please feel free to reach out soon. We would love to help you obtain a stunning and beautiful smile this summer, and everything starts with a simple cosmetic consultation with our team.

Speak With Your Newport Beach, CA Dentist About Cosmetic Dentistry

We would love to work with you and help you transform your smile this summer. To learn more about our treatment options, contact your Newport Beach, CA dentist’s office at (949) 630-0143 to discuss care today.