If you’ve always felt embarrassed about your misaligned, stained, cracked or misshapen teeth, our cosmetic dentistry team are here to give you the smile you deserve. We offer high quality cosmetic treatments to patients throughout the Gurnee, Wukegan and Park City areas, and thanks to the care of our expert cosmetic dentists you can get the treatment you need to ensure your teeth look beautiful.
While our general dentistry service focuses on preventative care and oral hygiene, our cosmetic dentistry service provides elective treatments which will make your smile more attractive and will help to restore your confidence. Although some cosmetic treatments also have restorative benefits, such as replacing amalgam fillings with porcelain or composite materials to match the shade of your own teeth, other treatments are designed purely to give you a flawless smile.
Cosmetic dentistry can correct several aesthetic problems including those relating to shape, size and color. Our cutting-edge treatments correct:
Although there have been cosmetic dentistry treatments available for a long time, the technological advances today allow our team to use durable and aesthetically pleasing materials like porcelain and composite to match the appearance of natural teeth. Our expert team are trained in the use of specialist techniques and cutting-edge equipment to enhance and improve your smile.
With over a decade of experience in dentistry, our team always makes patients their top priority. We want every patient to obtain the beautiful and flawless smile they’ve been dreaming of, and our professional, highly qualified cosmetic dentistry team can repair damage, fill gaps and remove discoloration to give you perfect teeth.
Onlays And Inlays
Sometimes known as indirect fillings, inlays and onlays are made from porcelain or composite materials which look natural but which are highly durable. Rather than being molded in your mouth in the dental surgery, they are made in a dental laboratory and then bonded into place by your dentist.
If your teeth are chipped, broken, decayed or discolored, we can restore your beautiful smile by using composite materials that match your tooth’s natural color. We apply it to your tooth, sculpt it to the right shape, contour it then harden it with a high-intensity light for an invisible restoration that blends flawlessly with your smile.
An incredibly popular treatment is tooth whitening which removes stains caused by drinks like coffee and red wine, food, smoking or poor oral hygiene. While home whitening kits are available, the results they produce are poorer than those which we can achieve with our professional-quality products and cutting-edge techniques. Our bleaching process is safe, quick and painless, and is guaranteed to perfectly match your existing crowns and fillings.
Invisalign is a modern treatment which uses clear plastic aligners which are customized to fit in your mouth to gradually move your teeth to the correct position for a straight and perfect smile. Ideal for treating crooked teeth or small gaps between teeth, Invisalign is the ideal alternative to metal braces for those who want their tooth-straightening treatment to remain inconspicuous. Painless and convenient, Invisalign retains are even removable for special occasions and for cleaning purposes.
Veneers are made from composite laminates or porcelain and are bonded to the surface of the tooth to correct and repair chips and cracks. They improve discolored or worn teeth and make your smile look flawless. Veneers are the ideal solution for anyone with gaps between their teeth or who have been unable to achieve the results they desire with traditional teeth whitening processes, and as they are very versatile, they conceal all kinds of flaws.
If you have missing teeth due to an accident or disease, or if you have had tooth extractions, dental implants are an ideal solution. Missing teeth cause the face to collapse and look older, however implants are an artificial replacement for the root and tooth, restoring a more youthful facial appearance giving you a better smile. Dental implants are fitted permanently into your jaw and are therefore more comfortable and effective than dentures. They also look natural, and are almost completely indistinguishable from your own teeth.
Composite Or Porcelain Fillings
While fillings are generally categorized as a restorative treatment, today’s modern composite and porcelain fillings have a very natural appearance and are able to improve the appearance of your smile compared to standard amalgam fillings. It’s possible to replace old fillings with composite or porcelain materials or remove decay and restore damaged teeth to give you a strong biting and chewing surface which is durable and which will look almost identical to your existing natural teeth.
Although crowns are often categorized as a restorative treatment, modern porcelain crowns are sometimes considered to be a cosmetic dental treatment as their natural appearance blends seamlessly with your natural teeth to give a more attractive look. Crowns repair decayed or damaged teeth, fitting over the tooth to protect it from more damage and maintain its structure.
We know that many patients are anxious when they choose to have a cosmetic dentistry procedure carried out, however our skilled team will put you at your ease, helping you to fully understand all the processes involved in your treatment so you will be comfortable and fully informed.
At your first consultation, you will meet your cosmetic dentist and find out all about what our practice can offer you as well as telling us how you want to improve the appearance of your teeth. We will gather information about previous dental treatments you have received as well as your medical history so we can draw up a unique and accurate treatment plan tailored perfectly to meet your needs.
We will carry out a dental examination and inspect existing dental work so that we can determine the best way of improving it. Then, depending on which treatments you need, we may take impressions of your teeth and x-rays before determined an approach that is customized for your requirements.
We will show you examples of treatments that we have performed that are similar to those you are interested in, so you will have a chance to look at before and after images to see if you’re happy with the results. We will also review tooth shapes and sizes to determine what you are looking for as well as the color you require to find the perfect shade that will give your teeth a seamless and flawless look.
We will thoroughly discuss all the procedures and processed involved in achieving your goal, and let you know the potential cost to avoid unpleasant surprises over billing. We will also inform you about the materials we will be using for your cosmetic treatment and let you know how long you can expect the results to last. We will also advise you about the best ways of maintaining your new smile so you can preserve its appearance for as long as possible.
If you’re unhappy with the appearance of your smile and want to improve the way your teeth look, we can help to boost your confidence and feel more attractive thanks to the skill of our Beautiful Smile Dental Center cosmetic dentistry team.
355 S Greenleaf Ave, Ste E, Park City, IL 60085
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