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What is Involved in a Smile Makeover?

Smile makeovers are patient-specific treatments that help you feel more confident about the way your smile looks. There is no one treatment or method that is used on every particular patient – each makeover is customized to meet your budget, smile needs, and time goals.

Cosmetic dentistry serves a dual purpose – both restoring teeth that are in need of repair, as well as enhancing how your tooth looks. For instance, composite or porcelain materials that are used for crowns, fillings, or bonding help strengthen compromised teeth while also improving appearance.

Aesthetic treatments like whitening or porcelain veneers can be used in conjunction with these restorative measures to change the way other teeth look. Teeth that are in the front of your mouth but do not necessarily have anything wrong with them can look better with these minimally invasive procedures. When combined with other types of therapy like gum and tooth recontouring, you benefit from an entirely new smile!

During your smile makeover consultation, your dentist will identify any areas of need such as cavities or failing restorations. Make a list of what you want to change about your smile, such as crooked teeth, uneven gum tissue, or spaces between teeth. Your dentist will help you create a plan that takes all of these into consideration, giving you options when it comes to what your treatment to be like. Many patients choose from a combination of treatments like whitening, veneers, white fillings, porcelain crowns, or even braces. No two smile makeovers are just alike. It’s time to think outside the box – what do you want from your smile? Schedule a no-pressure consultation with your dentist today to find out how to feel better in your own smile.

Posted on behalf of:
Group Health Dental
230 W 41st St
New York, NY 10036
(212) 398-9690

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