What can cosmetic dentistry do for you?We use materials that are ground-breaking, along with trusted and fully tested dental techniques to ensure that the overall appearance after your cosmetic dentistry will boost your self-esteem. Instead of old silver, amalgam fillings, you can now turn to gold, or even more natural looking porcelain for fillings, coverings, and bridges. Teeth whitening techniques, plus veneers, are able to improve the overall color of your natural smile, and it can even create a more natural looking shape to your teeth, boosting your confidence further.
If a cosmetic dentistry procedure has been recommended to you by us, it is important that you first understand the procedure and make the associated cost-benefit analysis before undergoing treatment. Most cosmetic treatments are permanent dental solutions and should be well-understood before applied.
Dental BondingIf you need a dental solution that can help improve minor imperfections permanently, then you want dental bonding. We at D. Ian Bell, D.D.S. are well-versed in the art of applying dental bonds to boost the integrity of your teeth. On top of being cost-effective, you also get the benefit of it being a simple procedure. When compared to the more invasive types of procedures, such as veneer, you are typically able to get this entire procedure done in a single sitting. You get an effective and natural look for less! Plus, the procedure of dental bonding typically requires zero anesthesia because it's most often painless. Since we hear about patient fears on a regular basis, this often helps our clientele feel more confident in the process. We strive to make sure you know how much we value your comfort, ensuring you will have that as a top priority while you undergo any treatment with us.
Porcelain VeneersPorcelain veneers are more than just a way to look better. They are also a solution for improving the overall size, shape, color, and look of health in your smile. You also get other benefits from having this procedure done. With porcelain veneers, you get to enhance the durability and strength of your tooth while allowing it to look better. This can be a very important component to your smile. Improving your teeth through veneers is more than simply improving the overall look, but also the functionality of your teeth as a whole. You will notice that your veneers stain less, and the tissue around the veneers do not have much, if any, irritation. On top of all of this, you will also notice most are unable to discern between your veneers and your natural teeth. It gives you the benefits of a new tooth without costly and lengthy procedures.
Teeth WhiteningAt D. Ian Bell, D.D.S., we will help you achieve a great, bright smile in as many ways as we can. Since there are so many options when it comes to teeth whitening, you will want to work with us to determine which is best for you. You need to compare:
|•||The maximum whitening effect|
|•||How effective each option is at keeping your teeth white|
|•||If there is any type of an effect on the sensitivity of your teeth|
|•||The cost of each procedure|
|•||How often you would have to go back to maintain the effect|
There are many options when it comes to whitening, such as strips, gels, trays that whiten your teeth, rinses that help with teeth whitening, and even whitening toothpastes. We will also share our experience with you on which at-home, or in-office procedures are going to give you the results you are looking for at a price you can afford.
If you would like to know more about cosmetic dentistry please visit our Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ page.
Give us a call today at (425) 883-8333 to schedule an appointment to go over what cosmetic procedure might be right for you!