Enhance Your Smile Appearance with Longmont Cosmetic Dentistry
Your smile says a lot about you – but is it saying the right things? For many patients who feel embarrassed because of stains, noticeable chips, gaps, or other flaws, the answer is a resounding “no.” You deserve to feel confident about showing off your teeth, and Dr. Dan Maurer wants to help you achieve your goals for them here at Longmont Complete Dentistry. Our cosmetic services can beautifully correct a wide range of problems, and we can’t wait to get started. Our Longmont practice is open to patients from Berthoud and Boulder, CO and beyond – contact us today to schedule a consultation, or if you have any questions for our team that aren’t listed below.
How Can I Close Spaces Between My Teeth?
Many people believe that the only way to eliminate those noticeable gaps in their smile is through traditional braces and other orthodontic treatments – but that’s just not true. At Longmont Complete Dentistry, we can help teeth look their best with porcelain veneers.
A veneer is a very thin dental restoration that’s designed to cover the visible front surface of your teeth and hide years of dental flaws underneath in a natural-looking way, including frustrating spaces. They’re strong, gorgeous, and can be completed in just a few appointments. With traditional veneers, a small amount of natural tooth enamel will need to be removed to accommodate them – Dr. Dan will be sure to go over what this entails with you before any actual treatment begins. He also offers Lumineers, an alternative type of veneer that normally doesn’t require this removal.
Direct bonding can also hide small gaps between teeth in a natural and affordable manner. Keep reading to learn more about this helpful cosmetic option.
How Can I Fix Teeth That Have Chips and Cracks?
Direct Dental Bonding
If your tooth has suffered a minor injury that doesn’t require restorative care but is still noticeable enough to make you grimace at your reflection, direct bonding can be a fast and simple solution that still creates dazzling results. This service uses the same composite resin material as tooth-colored fillings. Dr. Dan will simply apply it to the tooth, sculpt it into an addition that hides the flaw and blends right in, and harden it in place with a special curing light. The procedure is completed in just one appointment, and patients can leave with a smile that’s more confident than ever.
Porcelain veneers can also hide chips and cracks effectively, just like they can hide gaps, misshapen teeth, and a whole host of other problems. Their comprehensive nature is often perfect for patients who want to give their smile a full makeover all at once instead of having to go through multiple procedures.
How Do I Get Rid of Teeth Stains?
By far, teeth stains and discoloration is the most common cosmetic problem our patients come to us with. Over time, those dull, noticeable shades can crop up for a number of reasons, including the following:
- Poor oral hygiene
- Too much coffee, wine, or other staining foods
- Old age
- The use of certain medications
Whatever the reason is, we’re not here to judge in Longmont, CO. Instead, Dr. Dan wants to help you regain the beautifully bright smile you deserve, and multiple teeth whitening options are available to help make that goal a reality. Are you in need of fast results for an upcoming event? In-office teeth whitening can be completed in a single, convenient appointment, creating dramatic improvements all at once. Do you prefer slower, more gradual changes so that you can get used to them? Take-home whitening kits are flexible and can be used on your own schedule and in your own home. Our team will be happy to work with you and help determine the best option for your needs.
If you’re wondering whether porcelain veneers can help with this cosmetic problem too, they can! Veneers are designed to have a beautiful, bright color, and if whitening treatments aren’t helping you achieve the results you want, this might be the right cosmetic solution for you. They’re actually slower to discolor over time than natural tooth enamel too – this means the improvements will last even longer.