Cosmetic dentistry has skyrocketed in popularity over the past few decades. At Desertview Dental Care, we specialize in several cosmetic services aimed at improving the appearance of your teeth and overall smile. From minor cosmetic changes to full-tooth restorations, we have got you covered!
Patients looking to straighten their teeth can do so using Invisalign clear aligners. Invisalign allows patients to go through orthodontic treatment without the use of traditional metal brackets.
One of the most common complaints we receive involves the brightness of our patients' smiles. For this reason, we offer professional teeth whitening treatment. Teeth whitening is one of the most basic and cost-effective ways to improve your smile. Stains from certain foods, drinks, medications, and personal habits, also known as extrinsic stains, are easy to remove with a bleaching solution. However, many store-bought bleaching products leave people dissatisfied with the results. Because we are trained professionals, we use a bleaching agent with a much higher concentration than store-bought alternatives. Our whitening treatment could make your teeth up to eight shades brighter in just a single appointment!
A dental veneer is a razor-thin shell that is bonded to the front surface of a tooth. Like our dental crowns, our veneers are typically made from porcelain. Veneers can be used to fix teeth that are severely discolored, worn down, chipped or broken, misaligned, uneven, irregularly shaped, or even gapped. During the procedure, we have to remove a small amount of enamel to accommodate the thickness of the veneer. For this reason, the veneer procedure is considered irreversible.
A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that completely covers the visible portion of a damaged or decayed tooth. In previous years, a dental crown was fabricated using a gold or silver amalgam. These days, porcelain is usually the material of choice. Porcelain is a ceramic compound that mimics the light-reflective properties of natural enamel. It can also be textured and color-matched to your existing teeth. Thanks to porcelain and other ceramics, crowns can also be used to fix the aesthetics of an unsightly tooth.
Types of Dental Crowns
A dental crown is an artificial tooth-shaped covering attached to chipped, decaying, or damaged teeth. Dental crowns are uniquely created to improve the cosmetic appeal of your mouth and teeth. These caps are strong and don't require extra maintenance. Our dentist at Desertview Dental Care places dental crowns at a cost-friendly price. Crowns come in various shapes, types, and sizes.
Placing Dental Crowns
A dental crown is a thin coating, often referred to as a cap, that is affixed to a tooth that is damaged, cracked, or decayed. When a filling cannot correct the problem, dentists use crowns to reestablish the tooth’s size, shape, and strength. These coverings don’t require special maintenance. You only need to brush and floss twice daily to keep your crowns in good condition. The main types of dental crowns are porcelain-fused-to-metal, all-resin, all-ceramic, and metal crowns.
Patients looking for a less-invasive and more cost-effective solution may benefit from dental bonding. Dental bonding involves the application of composite resin, a putty-like material, to the surface of an aesthetically displeasing tooth. For example, dental bonding is an excellent solution for minor chips or cracks. During the procedure, the composite resin will be color-matched to the existing shade of your enamel, making it virtually indistinguishable from the rest of your tooth.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you are unsatisfied with the current state of your smile, you may qualify for cosmetic dentistry! Call 623-278-9402 to schedule your consultation now!
Desertview Dental Care
8987 West Olive Ave Suite # 120
Peoria, AZ 85345
Fri-Sat: By Appointment