Category: Cosmetic Dentistry

A Dental Bonding Treatment Can Close A Gap Between Teeth

If you have a gap between two teeth, is there anything you can do to address the matter that does not involve orthodontic treatment? While alignment flaws often make braces necessary, there are some circumstances where a gap can be closed through cosmetic dentistry. The right procedure can hide a gap by addressing a tooth… Read more »

Is Dental Wear And Tear Making You Look Older? We Can Help!

There are several changes that we go through as we grow older. While the aging process is something that affects everyone, some people can see certain markers of aging before others, which can hurt their confidence in their overall appearance. One issue that you may need to watch out for is premature wear and tear… Read more »

Exploring The Benefits Of Bonding And Contouring Work

Have you always struggled to feel good about your smile because of one tooth that looks jagged, undersized, discolored, or flawed in some other way? Through the right cosmetic dental treatment, it is possible to directly target a flawed tooth and make precise changes to the way it looks. It may even be possible to… Read more »

Dealing With Teeth Stains That Make You Self-Conscious

Even if your teeth are healthy, they can make a poor impression on others if they look discolored. Unfortunately, stains can be tough to avoid, as it can be hard to fully remove all of the items that cause discoloration from your life. Even after making changes to avoid the accumulation of new stains, you… Read more »

Can A Bonding Treatment Restore A Chipped Tooth?

The symmetry of your smile, and the condition of your teeth, can have significant effects on how you are perceived. Flaws that affect individual teeth, or those that make a person’s smile generally look uneven, can cause unease about a person’s appearance, making them generally uncomfortable with the way they look. Unfortunately, all it can… Read more »

Restoring A Flawed Tooth With Conservative Cosmetic Work

Will cosmetic dental work be a significant commitment, one that requires significant changes to your tooth structure? Or can you see real improvements from a conservative procedure? At our Ankeny, IA dentist’s office, we can work with you on restoring your smile by providing targeted changes that address problems with discoloration, dental damage, and other… Read more »

Can I Discuss Teeth Whitening During My Dental Checkup?

In the course of your routine dental checkup, you and your dentist can discuss your current oral hygiene routine, and you can receive thorough care from your hygienist in the form of a teeth cleaning. The focus of these appointments is on the health of your smile. With that said, you can bring up concerns… Read more »

Questions You Might Have About Restoring A Chipped Tooth

The location of a chipped tooth, and the size of the chip itself, can affect how a person might feel about their need for treatment. If you have some concerns about chipping, but feel that your tooth is “probably” okay, you should know that ignoring trauma can have consequences that affect you over time. The… Read more »

Dental Bonding Can Revitalize Teeth That Look Worn Down

As you age, the accumulated effects of dental wear and tear may start to cause changes to your smile that leave you less than thrilled. The friction that occurs when you bite and chew can start to affect the shape of teeth, and may even lead to small chips and cracks that concern you. What… Read more »

Using Conservative Cosmetic Work To Take On Smile Flaws

Is your problem with your appearance really serious enough to justify professional cosmetic dental work? While many people would like to smile with more confidence, they can talk themselves out of a procedure before they even discuss it with their dentist! If you have avoided looking into care because you worry about what treatment might… Read more »