Cosmetic Dentistry

 Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, and we all know how important a good first impression is. What does your smile say about you?

According to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, more than 99 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset for social situations. Perhaps that is why so many patients are electing cosmetic dental procedures to improve their smiles and boost self-confidence. With dentistry’s many advances, you no longer have to settle for chipped, stained, or misshapen teeth. You now have choices that can help you smile with confidence. These smile-enhancing treatments are more comfortable, less time consuming, and more affordable than you may think. Let us help you look your best with one of our cosmetic dentistry procedures.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Did you know…

that cosmetic dentistry is more than just teeth whitening? Your Riverside cosmetic dentist is also capable of transforming your smile’s shape, color, alignment, as well as filling in gaps and discreetly restoring decayed or damaged teeth with tooth-colored fillings. In fact, modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it possible for patients to achieve nearly perfect teeth with cosmetic enhancements and restorations that are virtually undetectable to friends, family and peers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I a candidate for cosmetic dentistry?

You may be a candidate for cosmetic dentistry in Riverside if your healthy teeth have imperfections that you would prefer to be changed to enhance the appearance of your smile. It is important to recognize that aesthetic dental treatments are not meant to alter your overall appearance, but rather to provide a positive change that compliments the health and natural appearance of your teeth. If you think cosmetic dentistry is right for you, contact your Riverside cosmetic dentist today to schedule a consultation.

What should I expect from my cosmetic dental visit?

While we are primarily concerned about your overall dental health, we understand that the way your teeth look is also very important. Due to great strides in dentistry, cosmetic, restorative and general dentistry can overlap in a single visit. You can expect your cosmetic dentist to discuss health implications, as well as aesthetics at your appointment.

What types of Riverside cosmetic treatments are available to me?

There are many types of cosmetic treatments available, from  teeth whitening to total smile make-overs. The types of treatments available to you will depend on your overall goals, but may include professional whitening, tooth-colored fillings, bonding, crowns, veneers, or dental implants.

Will my insurance cover cosmetic treatment?

Many insurance plans cover procedures like crowns, bridges, and implants. If you are interested in cosmetic dentistry procedures and aren’t sure whether the procedure is covered, Karen or Jackie would be happy to assist you in determining your insurance eligibility.

What should I expect after receiving a cosmetic treatment?

You will receive special care instructions following your treatment, depending upon which treatment is performed. For example, if you have your teeth whitened you will be given instructions on how to maintain a bright smile.