Cosmetic Dentistry FAQ
Have questions about cosmetic dentistry? Our FAQ page is a great place to start your smile journey! While you’re here, we also recommend that you empower yourself by booking a consultation with one of our cosmetic dentists in Greater Grand Rapids, MI. During your appointment, they’ll be able to help you explore your treatment options so you can make an informed and confident decision.
In the meantime, here are the top questions our patients have about cosmetic dental care.
What is Cosmetic Dentistry?
The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to improve the appearance of your smile. In general, this means that treatments will focus on the teeth in what we call the “smile zone.” These are the teeth that show the most when you smile, talk, and laugh.
What Cosmetic Dental Services Do You Offer?
At Robinson Dental, we offer a wide range of services to help our patients smile with renewed confidence. These services include take-home whitening trays, Invisalign® aligners., porcelain veneers, and
When seeking, it’s important to remember that you may experience some overlap with restorative care. This is because many dental procedures are designed to improve both the look and overall health of your smile.
How Can I Conceal Discolored or Worn Teeth?
Porcelain veneers are a great option for patients who wish to improve the aesthetics of their front teeth. A veneer is a wafer-thin porcelain shell that we’re able to bond to the front of your tooth.
You may be a candidate for dental veneers if you have front teeth with small chips, cracks, gaps, or stains. Likewise, we may recommend porcelain veneers to improve the appearance of misshapen teeth.
The veneers procedure takes two visits to Robinson Dental. During your first appointment, we’ll prep your teeth to receive the veneers and take dental impressions that’ll go to the lab. We’ll then place temporary covers over your teeth until your permanent veneers are ready to be bonded in place. You’ll receive the permanent dental veneers during your second visit.
What are the Best Replacement Teeth to Get?
In general, most patients gravitate toward the dental implant procedure. Unlike other tooth replacement options, dental implants are the most natural looking and long lasting. In fact, dental implants have been known to last a lifetime with proper care!
While dentures rest on top of your gums, dental implants have a stable foundation in the jawbone itself. Once the titanium dental implant forges a strong connection with the bone, we’re able to place the abutment and crown over top. This gives you the full look, feel, and function of a natural tooth.
Dental implants also help prevent bone loss in the jaw. This means that you’ll be able to maintain your natural face shape and avoid losing bone density over time. No more uncomfortable, slipping dentures!
Book an Appointment with a Cosmetic Dentist
Ready to take the next step? Our cosmetic dentists in Greater Grand Rapids are accepting patients at our three convenient West Michigan locations. To schedule an appointment and explore your treatment options, please call Robinson Dental at 1-888-WE-C-U-NOW. You may also fill out our online contact form and someone from our team will reach out to you soon.