Cosmetic Dentistry

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Bonding | Bridges | Crowns | Veneers


Your smile is one of your most important features. Dentistry is continually evolving, and with a variety of advanced treatment options, achieving a beautiful, healthy, aesthetic smile is made easy for patients of all ages.

Cosmetic Dentistry is an Art and a Science

Dr. Peter Freundlich is one of the earliest members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has lots of experience to get optimal results for you. Let us help you achieve your smile goals! Cosmetic dentistry is different from general dental care; it is both an art and science. Using cutting-edge techniques and advanced materials, our office can provide you a beautiful, natural smile and all the benefits that come with it.

Feel more confident about your appearance with a new smile that is as beautiful as it is healthy. You no longer have to suffer from missing, chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth. Contact our office today and schedule your FREE Cosmetic Consultation


Bonding

bonding

Bonding is a conservative way to repair slightly chipped, discolored, or crooked teeth. During dental bonding, a tooth-colored filling is placed onto your tooth to improve its appearance. The filling “bonds” with your tooth, and because it comes in a variety of tooth-colored shades, it closely matches the appearance of your natural teeth.

Tooth bonding can also be used for tooth fillings instead of silver amalgam. Many patients prefer bonded fillings because the white color is much less noticeable than silver. Bonding fillings can be used on front or back teeth, depending on the location and extent of tooth decay.

Bonding is less expensive than other cosmetic treatments and can usually be completed in one visit to our office. However, bonding can stain and is easier to break than other cosmetic treatments, such as porcelain veneers. If it does break or chip, tell your doctor. The bonding can generally be easily repaired in one visit.

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Bridges

bridges

A bridge may be used to replace missing teeth, help maintain the shape of your face, and alleviate stress on your bite.

A bridge replaces missing teeth with artificial teeth, looks great, and literally bridges the gap where one or more teeth may have been. Your bridge can be made from gold, zirconia, porcelain, or a combination of these materials and is bonded onto surrounding teeth for support.

The success of any bridge depends on its foundation — the other teeth, gums, or bone to which it is attached. Therefore, it’s very important to keep your existing teeth, gums, and jaw healthy and strong.

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Crowns

fillings

Crowns are a restorative procedure used to improve your tooth’s shape or to strengthen a tooth. Crowns are most often used for teeth that are broken, worn, or have portions destroyed by tooth decay.

A crown is a “cap” cemented onto an existing tooth that usually covers the portion of your tooth above the gum line. Crowns or onlays (partial crowns) are needed when there is insufficient tooth strength remaining to hold a filling. In effect, the crown becomes your tooth’s new outer surface. Crowns can be made of porcelain, metal, or both. Porcelain crowns are most often preferred because they mimic the translucency of natural teeth. Newer Zirconia crowns are even stronger, which is especially good for grinders and clenchers.

 

 

 

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Veneers

veneers

You no longer need to hide your smile because of gaps, chips, stains, or misshapen teeth. With veneers, you can easily correct your teeth’s imperfections to help you have a more confident, beautiful smile. Veneers are natural in appearance, and they are a perfect option for patients wanting to make minor or major adjustments to the look and feel of their smile.

Veneers are thin, custom-made shells made from as porcelain, and they are designed to overlap the front side of your teeth.  We may need to conservatively prepare your tooth to achieve the desired aesthetic result.

It all starts with a cosmetic evaluation to review your concerns and wishes.  Please call the office now to schedule your FREE Cosmetic Consultation.

 

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