How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Renew Your Smile
By STEVEN M. ERLANDSON, DDS
May 08, 2018
Category: Dental Procedures
Tags: cosmetic dentistry  

Not liking how your smile looks? Feeling older than you really are? Are you embarrassed by your teeth? Don't despair. You can smile cosmetic dentistryconfidently and beautifully once again with cosmetic dentistry treatments from Dr. Steven Erlandson in Grand Forks, ND. From improving tooth color to disguising small flaws to total smile makeovers, your professional team can transform your dull smile to a truly dazzling one.

Cosmetic dentistry objectives

Also called smile goals, your cosmetic dentistry objectives tell Dr. Erlandson how you want your smile to change. Specifically, do you want brighter tooth color? Can your gaps and cracks be filled? Are your teeth correctly aligned?

With your desires in mind, Dr. Erlandson will do a comprehensive oral examination, along with digital X-rays and other modern imaging as needed. Then, he'll recommend the services you'll require to meet your goals.

Offered aesthetic services

Professional teeth whitening It brightens stained teeth by several shades. This economical, safe and effective treatment tops the list of most popular aesthetic treatments as outlined by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Composite resin bonding A one-visit service, bonding repairs small enamel defects such as cracks, chips, gaps and uneven tooth shape. Using a tooth-colored putty, your Grand Forks cosmetic dentist remakes selected areas for a seamless finish.

White fillings and porcelain crowns They restore decayed and damaged teeth with lifelike, tooth-colored materials. These restorations look, feel and function like natural tooth enamel.

Porcelain veneers These tooth-shaped shells of fine ceramic cover the front of teeth marred by larger defects such as fractures, intractable stains, odd tooth shape and more. Because this treatment requires some enamel reduction, it is considered permanent.

Total smile makeovers These complex procedures may include orthodontic correction, tooth replacements (such as bridgework, dental implants and dentures) and the other services outlined above. Dr. Erlandson has years of advanced training, including participation in the Spear Study Club; so you know he can deliver renewed smiles to people with extensive congenital, traumatic and cosmetic smile needs.

A new you

Research from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry shows that what people think about your smile translates to an impression of who you are. Make that impression as positive as possible by renewing your smile aesthetics. Contact Dr. Erlandson's office in Grand Forks, ND, for your one-on-one consultation. Call (701) 772-6581.

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