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New Year, New Smile!

The start of a new year is always an exciting time full of promise. If you are like many people, you’ve probably made a few New Year’s resolutions. One common goal is improving one’s appearance. If there’s something that you don’t like about your teeth or smile, now is the perfect time to do something about it with a cosmetic dental treatment.

Here are a few common dental treatments that can improve your dental health or put the sparkle back in your smile:

Professional Teeth Whitening

If you’ve ever tried whitening your teeth at home, you probably know how ineffective most over-the-counter whitening products can be. A professional teeth whitening treatment can whiten your teeth to your desired shade under professional supervision and without a lot of the sensitivity that typically follows at-home whitening attempts.


If your teeth and smile are impacted by gaps or crooked teeth, you could benefit from an orthodontic treatment like Invisalign. This popular treatment involves the use of special clear, plastic aligners that fit over your teeth to shift them over time.

Some benefits of Invisalign are:

  • Almost invisible aligners
  • No food restrictions/conveniently removable
  • Less bulky and more comfortable than traditional metal braces

Unlike conventional braces, you can remove your Invisalign aligners at any time, such as when you need to eat or brush your teeth, or the aligners themselves. Some discipline is required, however, as your aligners must remain in your mouth for about 22 hours each day so that you fulfill your Invisalign treatment plan.

Porcelain Veneers

Do you have minor chips in some of your prominent teeth? Are your teeth stained? Porcelain veneers can cover both issues. Literally.

Instead of correcting these minor cosmetic problems, porcelain veneers conceal them. Your dentist would remove a small amount of tooth enamel and bond your custom veneers right onto your teeth to help improve your smile and dramatically boost your self-confidence. 

Dental Implants

Do you have a missing tooth in a prominent position within your smile? Although dentures and bridges are sometimes a possibility for missing teeth, dental implants should also be considered when appropriate. 

A dental implant mimics the look, feel, and function of your original tooth. In fact, just as with your original tooth, an implant restoration rests within your jawbone, offering unparalleled stability. Contrast that with dentures that can sometimes slip, leading to potentially embarrassing situations.

Each dental implant is made up of three parts. To begin, your dentist would implant a titanium metal screw into your jawbone. After it has naturally fused with  the bone over time, you would return to have an abutment piece placed. Finally, your dentist will place a dental crown over the entire structure to act as a biting surface and an aesthetic replacement for the visible portion of your tooth.

Schedule Your Consultation

Are you ready to ring in the new year by completely transforming the appearance of your teeth and smile? Take the first step on the road to obtaining the smile of your dreams by contacting your dental office today to schedule your consultation.


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