Lake Orion Dentist Explains: A Conservative Smile Makeover

You’ve seen the makeover shows on television – the reality shows where, quite melodramatically, lives are changed through cosmetic surgery. It seems sappy, but imagine if you could alter that one thing that really bothers you about your appearance: weigh less, be acne-free, or change your smile. While Dr. Greenfield can’t help you with weight or skin problems, he can improve your overall image with a smile makeover. Crooked, stained, or missing teeth can make you look old and unhealthy – that’s the cold, hard truth. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry can take care of these problems.

As a holistic and conservative dentist, Dr. Greenfield offers minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry procedures.

Teeth Whitening: To remove stains from age, coffee, tea, wine, dark foods, and some tetracycline medications, or to camouflage fluorosis stains, professional teeth whitening yields excellent results. Dr. Greenfield offers Zoom! Whitening with a one-visit procedure, as well as professional-strength whitening kits for home use. Both options can brighten teeth up to 8 or 10 shades.

Cosmetic Bonding: Chips, gaps, and permanent tooth enamel stains can be corrected in just one office visit with cosmetic dental bonding. This conservative procedure involves adding to tooth structure with custom-shaded composite resin, the same material used for tooth-colored fillings.

Minimal Preparation Porcelain Veneers: If you’re looking for the complete smile makeover procedure, dental veneers may be the best option. Custom porcelain veneers look completely natural. They cover various flaws, from chips and gaps to discoloration and even misalignments. Some people call veneers the “instant smile makeover” or “instant orthodontics.” Today, porcelain veneers require very little preparation of natural teeth prior to application, so modern veneers are more conservative than previous generations.

For more information about conservative smile makeover procedures, schedule an appointment with Lake Orion, MI cosmetic dentist Dr. Brad Greenfield. Call 248-693-6213 today!