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By P Steven Wainess DDS
February 12, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Your dream smile is waiting, and our dental team can help.

Do you feel embarrassed by your smile? Do you hide your smile in photos or avoid social interactions because of discolored, misshapen, or crooked teeth? If so, our St. Clair Shores, MI, dentist Dr. Steven Wainess can help you get the smile you’ve been dreaming about. Cosmetic dentistry has helped millions of Americans feel more confident in their appearance, and it may be able to help you, too.

What are the types of cosmetic dentistry treatments?

If you’ve been curious about turning to our dentist here in St. Clair Shores, MI, for cosmetic dentistry you may be wondering what types of treatments we offer. Our cosmetic dentistry team can help to completely reshape, brighten, and makeover your smile with one or more of these options,

  • Dental bonding
  • Tooth reshaping
  • Teeth whitening
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Dental implants

What should I know about cosmetic dentistry?

As with any procedure, it’s important to come in with realistic expectations. Write down the issues that bother you about your smile and things you want to change and Dr. Wainess can sit down with you and map out a treatment plan based on your needs. Some people may only require one treatment such as teeth whitening to remove stains and whiten their teeth, but people with more extensive problems may benefit from two or more treatments.

It’s important to write down any questions you may have regarding the treatment or treatments you’re interested in so we can answer your questions during your consultation. Some treatments are completely non-invasive and provide subtle changes while others may require weeks or months of recovery but impart more extensive or long-term results. You must understand what cosmetic dentistry can and can’t offer before you get treatment.

How long do results last?

This will depend on the type of treatment you get and how well you care for your smile. Some options such as teeth whitening may fade after six months or last up to 2 years, while other options such as dental implants can last the rest of your life.

Our St. Clair Shores, MI, family dentist, Dr. Wainess, and his dental team are here to make sure that you get the treatment and care you need for a smile you can’t wait to show off. If you’d like to discuss your cosmetic dentistry options with our team, call us today at (586) 293-1515.

By P Steven Wainess DDS
January 11, 2021
Category: Cosmetic Dentistry
Tags: veneers  

Your dream smile is waiting. Are you ready?

A smile is as unique as your fingerprints; therefore, why should you receive the same cosmetic dentistry as someone else? Here in St. Clair Shores, MI, our dentist Dr. Steven Wainess believes that you should have a perfectly designed smile and one way to do that is through dental veneers. Wondering how dental veneers can give you the smile you’ve always wanted?

Hide Flaws

We know that nothing is more important than hiding imperfections; after all, why else are you looking to get dental veneers? Veneers offer an amazing way to revamp and even makeover your smile. Veneers are not a one-size-fits-all approach to cosmetic dentistry; our cosmetic dentistry team here in St. Clair Shores, MI, will fabricate veneers just for your smile, and your smile alone.

Veneers can easily:

  • Hide discolorations and widespread stains
  • Cover gaps between teeth
  • Improve the shape and size of misshapen or oddly shaped teeth
  • Improve the texture of pitted teeth
  • Straighten out slightly crooked or misaligned smiles
  • Elongate short, stubby teeth

Choose the Appropriate Color

Since our porcelain veneers are designed just for you, this also means that we will need to find the perfect shade of porcelain that won’t be too white but also won’t look dull. “Natural” is the name of the game when it comes to creating your veneers. Whether you are looking to improve the shape of your entire smile or you just want to hide imperfections in a couple of teeth, veneers may be the ideal solution for you.

Find a Cosmetic Expert

Dr. Wainess has been crafting beautiful and natural-looking smiles here in St. Clair Shores, MI, for adults looking to hide imperfections and to achieve beautiful smiles for more than 20 years. He provides perfectly designed, ultra-thin porcelain veneers that look natural. He and his team pride themselves on making life easier for patients by giving them smiles they can truly feel confident with.

Dental veneers can help you get the perfect smile. Call our St. Clair Shores, MI, family dentist and his team at (586) 293-1515 to learn more and to find out if you’re an ideal candidate for veneers.