While restorative care focuses on repairing teeth, cosmetic dentistry involves beautifying your smile. Even the most diligent patients may still have a few things they dislike about the appearance of their teeth. From whitening to gum contouring, our general dentists and specialists can help you achieve and maintain the smile of your dreams with cosmetic dentistry in East Meadow. If you are searching for a brand-new smile, consider visiting our Nassau County practice to find out what National Dental can do for you.
Just one crooked or misaligned tooth can make a healthy smile appear rough and jagged. In years past, the only way to achieve a straighter smile was by wearing traditional metal braces. Today, patients have more options. Invisalign allows patients to achieve straighter teeth using clear plastic aligner trays. Like conventional braces, treatment can typically be completed in about 18 to 24 months. However, the difference is that no one will be able to tell you are undergoing treatment.>> Learn more about Invisalign®
Is your smile looking lackluster? Between staining agents in the standard American diet and other environmental elements, teeth can appear dingy or yellowed. Professional teeth whitening can break apart the bonds that create stains, erasing them for a bright and brilliant smile. At National Dental, patients can choose in-office whitening or take-home bleaching kits. >> Learn more about teeth whitening
Aesthetic Gum Contouring
When you smile, do you see more gums than teeth? Some people are simply born with too much gum tissue. This can make your smile appear uneven, and your teeth appear boxy. To correct this condition, an aesthetic gum lift can be performed. This is completed using a soft tissue diode laser. Your doctor will remove the excess gum tissue and reshape the gum line for a natural look. >> Learn more about periodontal treatment
Chipped, broken, discolored, gapped, or crooked teeth can be camouflaged with porcelain veneers. Ultra-thin and custom-crafted, these restorations are bonded to the front surfaces of the teeth. They can also be color-matched to your smile for a naturally beautiful look. >> Learn more about dental veneers
Like porcelain veneers, dental bonding conceals cosmetic imperfections as well. To perform this procedure, your doctor will apply a tooth-colored resin composite material to the tooth and harden it with a curing light. Next, the tooth will be shaped and contoured to blend in with the rest of your smile. In many cases, patients choose bonding as a noninvasive, more affordable alternative to porcelain veneers. >> Learn more about dental bonding
Dental crowns can be made from a variety of materials, including metal. However, if the damaged tooth is in your smile zone, you will probably want to choose a tooth-colored restoration that blends in with the surrounding teeth. In these cases, we recommend a ceramic crown, which offers an incredibly lifelike outcome. >> Learn more about dental crowns
Sometimes multiple procedures are necessary to achieve the desired goal. In fact, many of our patients at National Dental choose two or more treatments for a comprehensive plan. When multiple cosmetic procedures are combined, it is referred to as a smile makeover. Our doctors can design a fully personalized plan to meet your specific needs. >> Learn more about smile makeovers
Learn More about Cosmetic Dentistry in East Meadow
If there are things you would like to improve about your smile, visit our practice to see what we can do for you. To schedule an appointment, contact us online or call us at (516) 962-2292.