Don’t Under Estimate the Power of a Beautiful Smile!
Your smile is the first impression that others have of you, so it makes sense that you would want it to be bright, white and healthy. More than 90 percent of all American adults believe that a smile is an important asset for social situations. Perhaps that is why so many patients are electing cosmetic dental procedures to improve their smiles and boost self-confidence.
At De Zavala Dental we offer a wide variety of treatment options for people seeking to enhance their smile. Typical cosmetic treatment options can include:
- Porcelain Veneers a custom made laminiate that is bonded directly to your teeth.
- Cosmetic Bonding- Uses composite material to achieve a similar result to veneers but with time may change color at a diffrent rate from teeth and is not likely to break or chip
- Braces are typically used to help straighten crooked teeth for cosmetic reasons.
- Tooth Whitening/ bleaching, is a cosmetic procedure to help remove the discoloration that teeth accumalate over time from coffee, smoking, or age.
- Snap On Smile ™ is a removable dental device which gives you a picture perfect smile at a fraction of the cost of veneers.
In many cases, a combination of these techniques is required to deliver the best results.
Did you know…
that cosmetic dentistry is more than just teeth whitening? Dr. Blaess, And her associates are capable of transforming your smile’s shape, color, alignment, as well as filling in gaps and discreetly restoring decayed or damaged teeth with tooth-colored fillings. In fact, modern advancements in cosmetic dentistry have made it possible for patients to achieve nearly perfect teeth with cosmetic enhancements and restorations that are virtually undetectable to friends, family and peers.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I a candidate for cosmetic dentistry?
You may be a candidate for cosmetic dentistry in San Antonio if your healthy teeth have imperfections that you would prefer to be changed to enhance the appearance of your smile. It is important to recognize that esthetic dental treatments are not meant to alter your overall appearance, but rather to provide a positive change that compliments the health and natural appearance of your teeth. If you think cosmetic dentistry is right for you, contact your San Antonio cosmetic dentist today to schedule a consultation.
What should I expect from my cosmetic dental visit?
Due to great strides in dentistry, cosmetic, restorative and general dentistry can overlap in a single visit. You can expect our cosmetic dentists to discuss health implications, as well as esthetics at your appointment.
What types of cosmetic treatments are available to me in San Antonio?
There are many types of cosmetic treatments available, from in-office teeth whitening to total smile make-overs. The types of treatments available to you will depend on your overall goals, but may include professional whitening, tooth-colored fillings, bonding, crowns, veneers, or dental implants.
What should I expect after receiving a cosmetic treatment?
You will receive special care instructions following your treatment. For example, if you have your teeth whitened you should avoid highly pigmented beverages and foods for several days to prevent staining. On the other hand, a dental implant make-over may require a significant amount of down time, as well as a temporary, but limited diet.