Making Time For A Conservative Cosmetic Dental Treatment

In order to see significant smile improvements, you may assume you will have to undergo a long or involved cosmetic treatment. However, as you learn more about cosmetic dentistry, you can discover that a conservative treatment can require less time, and fewer changes, than you think possible! Our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office provides multiple treatment options for patients who wish to improve the way they look. While we focus on making minimal changes to your tooth structure, we can work with you to make sure that you see your desired improvements and enjoy a welcome boost to your confidence!

How Much Work Is Involved In Cosmetic Treatment?

The amount of work performed during your cosmetic procedure will depend on what issues you want addressed, and what service you choose. Through teeth whitening treatment, we can resolve concerns that you have about dental discoloration without making changes to your tooth structure. We can also provide tooth bonding and contouring procedures and treatments with porcelain veneers. These services make fewer changes to your tooth structure than we have to perform to place dental crowns, but they can still make exciting changes to the shape, size, and color of teeth.

Choosing The Procedure That Best Suits You

Your goals for cosmetic treatment can affect which procedure is right for you. Tooth bonding and contouring services make changes to the shape, size, and color of a person’s teeth while minimizing changes to their tooth structure. When contouring teeth, your dentist will take care to address issues with oversized teeth as well as problems with teeth that are jagged or uneven. To resolve problems with discoloration, dental damage, and more, the bonding process involves an application of composite resin to cover up flaws. We can also address these issues by placing porcelain veneers. Veneers require more preparatory work, and they require more than one appointment. With that said, veneers provide a more durable solution to cosmetic problems.

Dental Crowns Can Provide Cosmetic And Oral Health Benefits

Sometimes, a misshapen, damaged, or otherwise flawed tooth needs more than just cosmetic work. With a lifelike dental crown, we can restore the shape, size, and color of a tooth while also ensuring it provides proper bite support. Your dentist can determine if a crown is needed, or if you can move forward with cosmetic treatment, after evaluating flawed teeth.

Talk To Your Ankeny, IA Dentist About Conservative Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Our dentist’s office in Ankeny, IA is ready to help patients who want to learn more about cosmetic dental treatment! If you have questions about a specific procedure, or if you want to arrange an appointment to plan treatment, please contact Dental Impressions at (515) 965-0230 to schedule your visit.