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Cosmetic Dental Specialists

Cosmetic Dental Specialists | Achieving that Hollywood smile is not always possible through at-home treatments like teeth whitening gels and trays. To really get the look that you are going for, you will more than likely find yourself turning to the assistance of cosmetic dental specialists who are professionally trained in transforming your teeth and smile.

Let’s take a look at some professional treatments and procedures that cosmetic dental specialists use to help their patients achieve the smile of their dreams.

Dental Implants

Having one or more missing teeth can have a dramatic effect on your appearance, not to mention the way that it can affect your bite. Dental implants have become extremely popular in recent years because they offer clear advantages over other tooth replacement treatment options. For this reason, many seek consultations from cosmetic dental specialists.

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Dental Implant Benefits:

  • Long-lasting treatment option
  • Prevents bone loss, medically known as bone resorption
  • Keeps teeth from shifting into the empty space left by missing teeth

Getting a dental implant normally takes three dental appointments. During your first appointment, your dentist will implant a metal post, constructed from titanium, into your jaw. The surrounding bone mass will gradually secure this titanium post that will serve as a solid anchor for the other two parts of your new implant.

At your second appointment, an “abutment” will be placed on top of the titanium metal post. This allows for the attachment of the third and final part during your third appointment. This is simply a dental crown that will serve as a chewing surface and aesthetic replacement for your missing tooth.

Professional Teeth Whitening

Have you ever tried whitening your teeth at home? If you are like most people, you were less than impressed with your results. Professional teeth whitening offers far superior results and greater safety. And you will have your cosmetic dental specialists in place to monitor every step of the process.

Most teeth whitening treatments rely upon the use of a whitening gel, which may be accompanied by a special light that will intensify the effects of the gel.

Naturally, your teeth can again become stained if you make certain lifestyle choices like drinking coffee, tea or red wine, or if you are a tobacco smoker.

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are one way to permanently whiten your teeth, since porcelain is extremely stain resistant. In addition, veneers correct aesthetic problems with the teeth, like chips or cracks.

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Typically, porcelain veneers are placed during two dental appointments. At your first appointment, your teeth would be etched so that they bond better to your veneers. You may receive a set of temporary veneers, since your permanent ones will need to be prepared in a dental laboratory.

Your Consultation

Contact our cosmetic dental specialists today! Our office offers a variety of cosmetic dental treatments to assist every smile. Call (781) 894-0347 or request a consultation online. New patients are welcome.

 

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