Many people who have expressed interest in cosmetic dental work have been excited to learn just how much they can do for their appearance with custom porcelain veneers. By designing and placing these custom restorations on your teeth, your Santa Monica, CA dentist can help you address discoloration, damage, misalignment, and other concerns. These appliances require relatively little work on your natural tooth structure, and their durable porcelain material can ensure that your results last for an extended period! While this is not the only cosmetic procedure offered at our practice, it may be the only one you need to make all of your desired changes to your appearance. (more…)
Clear orthodontic appliances like Invisalign and ClearCorrect have given patients an appearance-friendly means of fixing problems with smile gaps and overlaps. These aligners are less conspicuous than metal braces, and you can appreciate the way they can be removed without difficulty. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we can provide modern orthodontic care with these appliances to help improve your bite function and appearance. Thanks to our iTero digital scanner, we can gather detailed images and information that help us plan your treatment. Better measurements can ensure that your appliances offer ideal results, and you can find that digital scanning is more comfortable than making physical bite impressions. (more…)
While traditional veneers are certainly slim, some preparatory work on a patient’s teeth will typically be required before they can be placed. Thanks to Lumineers, this work can be reduced or even skipped entirely! Our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office has experience improving patients’ smiles with both conventional veneers and Lumineers. With their even slimmer design, Lumineers have proven effective at helping people show off cosmetic smile improvements while requiring less advance work. With Lumineers in place, you can show off a smile that looks more uniform, brighter, and generally more attractive! While this is effective for many people, we can work with you to make sure this is the right treatment option, or we can help you find a procedure that is ideal for reaching your smile goals. (more…)
If you want to enjoy a more confident and attractive smile in 2020, then it may be time for you to address your concerns over teeth that appear out of place. A smile affected by crooked teeth can appear less healthy, seem out of balance, and generally appear less attractive to people. As a result, any gaps and overlaps that affect you may make you too self-conscious to truly smile with confidence. Our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office is prepared to help you deal with this problem in a discreet and effective manner. For many people, treatment with clear aligners can be recommended to fix gaps, overlaps, and other alignment issues. For some, it may be possible to make improvements through the placement of dental veneers. (more…)
Your perceived age can be affected by many factors. While people often fret over the development of wrinkles, or the appearance of gray hairs, the condition of your smile is also something that can change how old you look. Fortunately, with the right cosmetic dental procedure, you can resolve problems with your teeth that cause people to see you as older than you really are. At our Santa Monica, CA dentist’s office, we are prepared to help you make corrections that give you a more youthful smile. This can be as straightforward as addressing teeth stains that have accumulated over the years, or improvements can be made by restoring teeth that appear worn or misshapen. (more…)
If you want to do something about your dull, discolored teeth, it seems reasonable for you to want more than a short-term solution. Our Santa Monica, CA dental practice can take care of your smile through a one-visit teeth whitening treatment, which can end with you showing off a smile that is several shades brighter. By taking care of particles that have left your teeth discolored, and improving the color of your tooth structure, you can see a degree of difference in the way you look that can truly last. With that said, your behaviors after your whitening procedure can have an impact on the long-term value of your procedure. By making the right choices, you can enjoy long-term value from teeth whitening! (more…)
When people feel uncomfortable because their teeth are discolored, they often assume that a teeth whitening treatment can help. Many people do benefit from teeth whitening procedures. In fact, our office can help you show off notable improvements by clearing away stains in a single office visit. With that said, not everyone with discolored teeth has stains to worry about. Our Santa Monica, CA dental practice may recommend a different approach if your teeth are affected by enamel erosion, if you want to cover up issues with fluorosis, or if you have blemishes that formed after taking certain medications. Porcelain veneers can be effective at covering these forms of internal discoloration, just as they can help people who feel self-conscious about damaged or misshapen teeth.