By P Steven Wainess DDS
January 18, 2019
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

A cosmetic dentist is an expert in renewing the appearance of your smile. Though there are many cosmetic dentistry options to choose from, understanding the basics of this branch of dentistry can help you make the best decision for you. Find out more about cosmetic dentistry and what it can do for you with Dr. P. Steven Wainess in Saint Clair Shores, MI.

Do I need cosmetic dentistry?

Low self-esteem due to the appearance of the teeth can receive a boost with a simple cosmetic procedure such as teeth whitening. In some cases, a broken or damaged tooth may benefit from a cosmetic treatment, such as a veneer, which can help stabilize the compromised tooth.

Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Available in St. Clair Shores, MI

  • Teeth Whitening: Teeth whitening is a surefire way to improve your smile. By undergoing just one hour-long procedure, your teeth can lift in color up to ten shades — a fact that mail-order and over-the-counter at-home kits cannot boast.
  • Dental Implants: Dental implants replace your smile’s missing teeth to give your mouth’s bite increased functionality and help you boost your confidence and self-esteem.
  • Dental Bonding: Dental bonding is a procedure which uses composite resin to reshape a chipped or misshapen tooth. This fast procedure goes hand-in-hand with cosmetic contouring, which is used to finalize and perfect the tooth’s new shape.
  • Crowns and Bridges: A dental crown fits over a tooth to change its appearance or protect it. A dental bridge replaces a missing tooth to close the gap in your smile.

For more information on cosmetic dentistry or how it can transform your smile, please contact Dr. Steven Wainess in St. Clair Shores, MI. Call (586) 293-1515 to schedule your appointment with Dr. Wainess today!

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