Cosmetic Dentistry – Beverly, MA
Beautiful Smiles Are Created Here
You don’t need a dentist to tell you how extremely important the appearance of your smile is! Your teeth are probably one of the first things people notice about you, and they can easily make you feel completely confident or extremely self-conscious in any situation. If you’re ready to get rid of noticeable flaws and have the kind of smile that always lights up the room, the team at Beverly Farms Dental is ready to help you achieve it with cosmetic dentistry. In just one or two appointments, we can make bothersome stains, chips, cracks, and gaps seemingly disappear behind a pristine white smile.
Why Choose Beverly Farms Dental for Cosmetic Dentistry?
- Smile makeovers in just two appointments with porcelain veneers
- Get rid of coffee, wine, & tobacco stains with teeth-whitening
- Eliminate facial wrinkles & fine lines with Botox & Juvederm
Even if you’ve never heard of porcelain veneers before, you’ve almost certainly seen them, as they are one of the most popular cosmetic treatments for Hollywood actors, models, and famous singers alike. A veneer is an extremely thin ceramic covering that looks like flawless enamel, and it can be fitted directly over a tooth to mask almost any imperfection. With veneers, we can remove noticeable stains, chips, cracks, gaps, and even improve the appearance of misaligned teeth at the same time. Always custom-designed, they can improve everything from a single tooth to an entire smile in just two easy appointments.
Metal-Free Dental Restorations
When a front tooth that shows prominently in the smile becomes damaged, our goal is to not only make it functional again, but look beautiful as well. For these delicate repairs, we like to use 100% metal-free restorations, which are actually made of high-quality dental ceramic. This material is extremely strong, durable, and able to mimic the appearance of real enamel in almost every way, even down to its slight translucency. With this material, we can make restorations so lifelike that even our patients have trouble telling them apart from their natural teeth!
If you want a quick fix for that annoying dark spot or small chip in your smile, cosmetic bonding can take care of it in just an hour or less. Your dentist will apply a naturally-colored composite resin to any damaged/missing enamel, and they’ll use it to literally sculpt the tooth to perfection, hiding any blemish along the way. The treatment is completely painless and guaranteed to look natural, and the results can be trusted to last for up to 10 years or more.
Have your teeth darkened as the result of coffee, wine, tobacco, or natural aging? If so, you’re far from alone, and our teeth whitening treatment can help restore that youthful glow to your smile. We’ll start by providing you with a set of trays specially-designed to fit over your teeth as well as a powerful bleaching gel, one that is much stronger than anything you’ll find at the store. With just a week or so of daily use, you can easily make your teeth 6-8 shades whiter! And, as the months and years go by, you can use the kit again and again whenever you need a minor touch-up.
Sometimes, the reason a smile might not look its best has nothing to do with the teeth themselves, but rather their relation to the gums. Too much gum line in a smile can make the teeth look too short and stubby, throwing off the balance of the entire face. Fortunately, we can help patients dealing with this issue by using a dental laser to quickly and painlessly remove excess gum tissue to reveal beautiful, previously hidden dental structure. We can then shape this new gum line along the teeth to create the perfectly proportioned look.
Botox & Juvederm
Yes, you can now get Botox and Juvederm at the dentist! Nothing goes better with a beautiful smile than smooth, supple, and youthful skin. Our dentists have undergone special training to administer these trusted treatments so patients can get rid of noticeable facial wrinkles at the same place they have their teeth whitened and cleaned. In just one appointment, we can help a person look dramatically younger, and the results from these treatments can easily last for several months afterward!
Invisalign can provide a solution for adults wanting to straighten crooked, crowded, or gapped teeth that doesn’t involve spending years wearing bulky metal braces. Instead, it uses a series of thin, clear plastic aligner trays to gently move the teeth into the correct positions. No one will notice that you’re wearing the trays because they are so discreet, and you can easily take them off whenever you need to eat or brush your teeth!
If you’re looking for an alternative solution to straighten your smile, ClearCorrect® braces might just the right solution for you! Much like Invisalign, these clear aligners enable you to straighten your smile without compromise your daily appearance. Unlike the Invisalign system, which the entire set is provided to you at the beginning of treatment, ClearCorrect® aligners are provided only a few at a time. This not only decreases your chances of losing an aligner but also helps to remind you when it is time to check in with your dentist, so you don’t fall behind during treatment.
Understanding the Cost of Cosmetic Dentistry
Interested in learning more about the cost of cosmetic dentistry? Good news: we can provide you with a detailed estimate at your consultation as well as review the financial solutions we offer. If you don’t want to wait until then to learn more about the price, that’s okay too – you can read on for important information on the topic!
Which Cosmetic Dental Service is Right for Me?
At Beverly Farms Dental, we offer a wide range of smile-enhancing services. As a result, no patient’s dream smile is out of reach! Of course, aesthetic goals often differ, which is why one of the first things we will determine at your consultation is which treatment is right for you. If you want to address stubborn stains, for example, dental bonding, teeth whitening, and veneers are all options. Similarly, if you want to fix spaced-out teeth, then Invisalign, veneers, and dental bonding can help. Don’t worry – we will review the pros of each available treatment as well as the associated cost upfront. That way, you can make an informed decision on how to best proceed.
Why Cosmetic Dentistry Can Be an Investment Worth Making
Simply put, cosmetic dentistry can have a positive effect on more than your confidence. To start, there have been several studies that found that a beautiful smile can positively impact your career success. There are also benefits to your personal life, particularly your success in the dating world. Perhaps most important, however, is the effect on your oral health. Not only can some smile-enhancing treatments improve your bite, but patients who love their smiles are more likely to care for them, reducing their chances of tooth decay, gum disease, and the like in the process.
How to Make Cosmetic Dentistry Affordable
Although we accept nearly all insurance plans, it’s rare for providers to cover the cost of cosmetic dentistry. Of course, there are some exceptions, like metal-free restorations and even Invisalign in some cases. So, it’s still worth reviewing the fine print on your plan. If you don’t have any available benefits, then ask our team about flexible financing through CareCredit. This financial solution allows you to space out the cost of your care into monthly installments instead of paying for it all at once. Plus, qualified patients can enjoy little-to-no interest attached!
Cosmetic Dentistry FAQs
Before you touch up your look or get a whole smile makeover, you may have questions. During your consultation, we will happily address your concerns, but we also want to give you a clearer idea of what to expect before your appointment. Please read our responses to the following questions. Let us know if you need clarification, but again, the best opportunity to get personalized answers will come with your consultation!
Am I a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry?
The requirement to qualify for cosmetic dental work is pretty simple. You just need to have a healthy mouth without any cavities or infections. As long as you meet this expectation, you are probably good to go! If, however, you do have something standing in your way, we can quickly take care of it through other treatments. Then, we can revisit the idea of improving your smile’s appearance.
Does Cosmetic Dentistry Hurt?
Regardless of the treatment you undergo, we make sure you feel comfortable throughout the entire process. For certain procedures like veneers or crowns, we’ll give you a local anesthetic, which means you’ll be numb and won’t feel any of the work we do. Just keep in mind that minor soreness or tenderness may occur after the anesthetic wears off. Invisalign treatment will likely come with times of soreness, but these periods usually last just a couple of days. In the case of BOTOX and Juvederm, the injection needles are small enough that it shouldn’t cause too much discomfort.
How Long Does Treatment Take?
The duration of your treatment depends on the procedure you’re getting. Teeth whitening can be completed in a couple of weeks, but more advanced cosmetic work will take multiple visits to our office. The first visit usually consists of preparing the teeth, taking impressions, and affixing a temporary restoration. The second visit is when you get the final product bonded, completing your new look. Invisalign, on the other hand, can take months to complete. When you meet with us, we can explain what timeline you can expect for your unique case.
How Long Does Cosmetic Dentistry Last?
Naturally, you may want to keep the results of your treatment for as long as possible. In most cases, it largely will depend on how well you take care of your teeth afterward. If you brush and floss every day and visit our Beverly office regularly, your smile may last for several years! Limiting how much sugary, starchy foods you eat can also help preserve your results. BOTOX and dermal fillers tend to need more frequent retreatment, but we can let you know how often it should be.