Cosmetic dentistry doesn’t only give you a beautiful smile to show off. It can also help with many oral health issues, or prevent those issues from forming. For instance, crooked teeth can cause a misaligned bite and lead to other dental problems such as tooth decay. Bacteria can form and multiply fairly easily because it’s difficult to clean the spaces between crooked teeth. Learn more about cosmetic dentistry at our dentist office in Charlotte, NC.
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
Cosmetic dentistry involves the practice of giving you a whiter and straighter smile. We believe that everyone should have a smile that they’re not afraid of showing off. However, our cosmetic dentistry also focuses on giving you a healthier smile. While improving the aesthetic value of your smile, we also want to make sure it’s healthy and won’t cause problems down the road.
Visit the best cosmetic dentistry Charlotte has to offer at Dentistry of the Queen City. Dr. Reece will work with you on an individual basis to find the cause of cosmetic dental problems and provide relevant treatment options. Dr. Reece and his dental care team provide patients with straighter, whiter, and healthier smiles using advanced training, modern technology, and a compassionate attitude.
Cosmetic Dentistry Services at Dentistry of the Queen City
Cosmetic dentistry is not just for Hollywood celebrities anymore. It is for anyone who wants to improve their smile. Some of the most popular dental services today, cosmetic dental treatments can give you the confidence you need to show your smile to the world.
At its simplest, cosmetic dentistry is any dental work that improves the appearance of your teeth, gums, or bite. It can be as simple as teeth whitening or as complex as dental implants. There are many different cosmetic dental procedures available, and the best way to find out which one is right for you is to consult with our qualified cosmetic dentist.
Do you want a more balanced smile? An alternative to traditional braces, Invisalign has truly revolutionized the practice of orthodontics. If you want a straighter smile, we can determine if Invisalign is right for you. Invisalign slowly rearranges your teeth with clear plastic aligners. We customize these aligners to your smile. You will need to change them out about every two weeks to continue moving your teeth into the ideal position.
The aligners used are barely noticeable, letting you straighten your teeth with no worry. You can take them out to eat and go through your normal oral health routine, making them less restrictive than metal braces.
Getting a straighter smile can help prevent decay in between crooked teeth. It’s often harder to clean those areas. In addition, crooked teeth can lead to a misaligned bite, which can cause issues with teeth grinding or TMJ disorders. There are virtually no age restrictions, so it is a great option for teens and adults.
To learn about our Invisalign treatments, see Invisalign.
Do you have stained or damaged teeth? Porcelain veneers can fix many cosmetic issues that you have with your teeth. Porcelain veneers can improve the appearance of less than perfect teeth for a more balanced smile. They can cover discolored teeth, repair chipped and cracked teeth, fill in gaps you may have in your smile, and improve the appearance of crooked or misshapen teeth.
As a permanent cosmetic solution, these can last the rest of your lifetime. Made of durable dental ceramic, porcelain veneers are resistant to staining and breaking. This makes them a solid option if you’re looking for a perfect smile that’s going to last.
To learn about our porcelain veneers procedure, see Porcelain Veneers.
If you’re concerned about having a fully permanent restoration done to your teeth, dental bonding is another option. It’s also often cheaper than getting porcelain veneers. Dental bonding can fix most of the problems that porcelain veneers can. This includes chipped teeth, cracked teeth, discolored teeth, and gaps in the smile.
Dental bonding is a composite resin material that we mold and shape by hand to your tooth. Then, we harden and polish the tooth colored material so that it matches the look of your other teeth. Depending on how well you take care of it, tooth bonding can last anywhere from three to ten years with the proper dental care.
To learn about our dental bonding treatment, see Tooth Bonding.
It’s natural that our teeth lose their brilliance over time. Through aging and certain habits, teeth aren’t always as white as they used to be. Often drinking beverages like coffee or tea, as well as smoking, can cause staining and discoloration on your teeth.
At Dentistry of the Queen City, Dr. Greg Reece offers KOR teeth whitening. While this process is very extensive, it’s worth it for the benefits it provides. KOR utilizes both at-home and in-office treatments to give you the smile you’re looking for. Over the course of six to eight weeks, you’ll get a whiter smile as well as decreased tooth sensitivity.
This teeth whitening option lasts a long time compared to store-bought kits, improves tooth health, brightens teeth, reverses the effects of aging on teeth, and can help you improve your confidence.
To learn about professional teeth whitening, see Teeth Whitening.
Schedule A Smile Makeover Consultation with our Cosmetic Dentist
Are you looking for solutions to cosmetic dental problems near you? Whether you are looking for a single dental treatment to fix a cosmetic imperfection or you need a full smile makeover, Dr. Greg Reece is your best choice. Call Dentistry of the Queen City today at 704-486-8911. Dr. Reece and his team are passionate about providing a comfortable dental experience and high-quality dental care to patients of all ages.