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The Top 2 Cosmetic Dentistry Options

Cosmetic Dentistry
Posted on: October 7th, 2022 by | No Comments
Are you happy with your smile? Are your teeth as straight and white as you’d like them to be? If not, there are safe and effective ways to improve your smile. The top two cosmetic dentistry options are teeth whitening and aligners. People love to see you flash a bright, white smile, and Uptown Dental has some proven options to give you more confidence in your smile.

Teeth Whitening Brightens Your Smile

A fast and easy way to perk up your grin is through teeth whitening. Within an hour, teeth that have been discolored or stained from smoking or coffee and other beverages can become whiter. You will want to schedule your teeth whitening appointment shortly after your dental cleaning appointment. This will allow the whitening gel to penetrate the tooth for maximum whitening effect.
Uptown Dental offers at-home whitening treatments as well as in-office treatments. If you prefer to entrust the whitening process to your dentist, we will use a professional Zoom Whitening treatment. This involves a gel and a special light to accelerate the brightening process.
For at-home whitening, you can brighten your teeth while you relax and read a book or watch your favorite show. Zoom and Opalescence Go both provide safe gel-based whitening treatments for use at home. Opalescence Go consists of disposable trays that fit any smile. Fluoride is part of this whitening treatment, too, so your teeth get a strengthening boost as well as brightening. We will help you understand how to use these home whitening kits when you pick them up. Learn more about teeth whitening.

Aligners Straighten Teeth Without Metal Braces

For crooked teeth, you can now look great while your teeth get straighter with clear aligners. Aligners have replaced metal braces that were used to straighten teeth in the past. Aligners still take time to straighten your teeth, but they are much more comfortable and easily removable for eating and dental care. Made of clear plastic, they do not get in the way of people seeing your smile! The invisible comfort of clear aligners have made them more popular for adults who may not have had the opportunity to straighten their teeth when they were a teenager.
To fit you with SureSmile® aligners, we will take a digital scan of your teeth and use that to create a series of clear plastic aligners designed to move your teeth a little at a time. You will visit the office regularly to check in with you and the progress of your alignment. Learn more about dental aligners.
Whatever you need to make your smile happier and healthier, Uptown Dental is here for you! Contact us with cosmetic dentistry questions, or make your appointment today.