Great Falls, MT
Cosmetic dental care spans a wide range of services, from simple same-day procedures to entire mouth makeovers. We can help you have teeth that are whiter, straighter and perfected in look and shape. Increasingly, professionals are finding that how their teeth look makes a difference. A beautiful smile shows that you care about how you are perceived, and we can help. Working with our staff at River's Edge Dental, we can help you have a smile that can light up a room. The first step to a perfected look is scheduling a consultation; there may steps that we can take that are faster and easier than you think.
The term cosmetic can be intimidating, but our procedures range significantly, there are steps that we can take in every price range that can make a huge difference in your smile. Some of the most commonly asked for procedures include:
Dental veneers can dramatically alter the look of your smile. Veneers are a thin porcelain shell that we place over your most visible teeth. With them, we can entirely customize your look, your teeth can appear longer or shorter to make them all even, they can be wider to close gaps, they can hide chips, and they can hide stains. Dental veneers last for several years and give you a perfect smile you are looking for.
The number of people suffering from dental problems like gaps in between the teeth and crooked teeth is always increasing. A good percentage of people are unaware of the right treatment methods. Dental veneers are one of the most reliable and popular treatment methods to help restore your lost smile. At River's Edge Dental we have a special team responsible for dental veneer installation. They are well-trained and have years of experience in dealing with veneers. All of our equipment is up to date and well maintained. This helps ensure all dental veneer projects are handled efficiently with a 100% success rate.
Both veneers and dental crowns are restoration tools that are used to treat significant damage to the teeth. Your dentist will study the amount of tooth structure required before deciding which of the two options is the best. Veneers and crowns are used for different reasons. Dental crowns, often referred to as tooth caps, cover the entire surface of the tooth, while veneers only partly cover them.
Whitening your teeth can make a huge impact with very little effort. Teeth naturally accumulate stains from just your regular diet. Removing those stains and brightening your teeth can make a huge difference. Though there are over the counter options, our office can prescribe a stronger dosage then you can buy, both for take-home kits and in-office treatment. Whitening done in our office is blended with laser treatment, giving instant results.
Composite filling material is made from a blend of crushed quartz mixed with a strong resin. It can be shaded to match the color of your teeth, meaning the repair hides in your mouth. Generally, patients think of fillings for repairing cavities, but a process known as composite bonding allows us to do more, we can repair chips, fractures, fill gaps, and perfect the look of a damaged tooth.
If you are missing teeth, then you may be happy to learn about dental implants and what they can do for you. Because losing a tooth does not seem like a big deal at the time, especially when it is one in the back, it will usually be ignored because of how well it can heal. However, one missing tooth can compromise the area around the teeth.
The typical process of placing dental crowns takes two visits to our dental office. It begins with the dentist examining the tooth and prepping it to get ready for crown placement. It is a process that may involve recording x-rays. If an infection is present, the dentist clears it out, cleans the cavity, sanitizes it, and seals it. Next, the dentist scrapes off the enamel, removing part of it so that the crown is able to fit as required.
Other Cosmetic Procedures
You may be surprised how cosmetic dentistry can change your look. We can review options such as clear aligners to discreetly straighten your teeth, or dental implants to entirely restore a missing tooth. For some patients, we may combine restorative steps such as rebuilding missing gum tissue and then rebuilding the tooth with a dental crown, a dental bridge, and a dental implant. Each patient is unique, and so are their needs, we can review and discuss treatment options specific to your medical, financial, and overall needs.