COSMETIC DENTISRY

    We offer a wide variety of cosmetic options.  Some of these options  are whitening, smile design, recontouring  the shape of the teeth, veneers, bonding, and all ceramic/porcelain crowns. 

WHITENING - 
   This is the procedure of making teeth whiter. This treatment removes most tobacco, food, beverage and aging stains. Discoloration from medicine, minerals, injury or illness mat not respond as well. A bleaching gel is placed in  trays and  worn  30 minutes, once a day, for 2 weeks.  

VENEERS
   Veneers are a dental procedure in which a covering is placed over the outside (visible area) of the tooth. Veneers are usually only done to the part of the teeth that are visible when talking or smiling. The procedure can be direct or indirect.

   The direct technique usually involves placing composite resin on the outside of the tooth using bonding. This method is usually referred to as bonding.

   The indirect technique usually involves two appointments because the veneers will be fabricated at a dental laboratory. At the first appointment the teeth are prepared, impressions taken, and the teeth are given a temporary covering. In two to three weeks the veneers are back from the laboratory, the temporaries are removed and the veneers are bonded to the teeth. The laboratory fabricated veneers are usually made using porcelain or pressed ceramic, and are very esthetic.

   The advantage of veneers versus crowns is that much less tooth material is removed. Crowns are recommended for teeth that have large fillings or little tooth structure.

                                                                                           


 

130 Manor Road
Delmont, PA 15626
(724) 468-4656
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