Cosmetic dentistry includes procedures that aim to improve the appearance of your teeth. Most of these procedures are simple, but there are some that are a bit complex. A cosmetic dentist is someone who has the training and experience of performing procedures that focus on improving the appearance of teeth. Thus, there are multiple reasons…
Get a Second Opinion to See How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You
While a general dentist can help keep teeth healthy, cosmetic dentistry can help patients achieve the appearance of their teeth that they desire. We have the same level of scientific education as a general dentist but have taken additional steps to ensure that any treatments we provide our patients can look natural and improve the appearance of their smile. In other words, we treat oral health problems and aesthetic challenges.
Get a second opinion
Anyone who visits the dentist and finds out they need a crown for a replacement tooth should visit our clinic before doing anything else. After conducting a thorough examination, we can provide a second opinion and discuss what solutions we recommend. Sometimes, the solutions we suggest are similar to a general dentist but the approach and technique that we use are different.
For example, if a tooth suffers significant dental damage, it is likely that we will need to place a dental crown on it. A dental crown is a cap that surrounds the tooth entirely so nothing touches it and so the tooth does not cause any discomfort when in use. While the concept is the same, the type of crown directly impacts how the tooth looks after placing the restoration.
If a dentist uses a silver or amalgam crown, it will stand out and be obvious. In our office, we place tooth-colored crowns that are designed to look like natural teeth. This ensures that our patients' smiles look beautiful and intact in spite of the dental work they have had done. For anyone who cares about the appearance of their smile, it is important to speak with a cosmetic dentistry office before agreeing to the procedure.
Problems we address in our office
We help patients that are struggling with oral health problems that include dental decay, tooth infections and gum disease. When addressing these issues, we look at the best way to do so for our patients' health and also their appearance.
Additionally, we can solve the following aesthetic problems:
- Crooked teeth
- Gaps in between teeth
- Teeth that are the wrong size or shape for a person's frame or for creating a symmetrical smile
- Yellow or stained teeth
- Missing teeth
- Cracked or chipped teeth
By addressing these issues we can create a beautiful and symmetrical smile that our patients are proud to show off.
Solutions in cosmetic dentistry
The issues that we treat are incredibly diverse because the needs of our patients are diverse. Additionally, we offer multiple solutions for each one. For example, someone is missing a tooth, we can replace it with a fixed dental bridge or a dental implant. Both are effective and we can discuss these options in greater detail during a consultation. This allows our patients to select a treatment solution that is going to work for their lifestyle and budget.
Some of the treatment solutions we use are:
- Tooth-colored dental crowns
- Dental veneers
- Dental bridges
- Dental implants
- Dental bonding
- Teeth whitening solution
Schedule an appointment with Rachel Cole DDS PC
We would be happy to conduct an examination and make recommendations that are specific to your situation. To do so, we need you to call us and schedule an appointment today.
Request a dental appointment here: https://www.cosmeticdentistoffice.com or call Rachel Cole DDS PC at (503) 248-1114 for an appointment in our Portland dental office.
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