Cosmetic Dentistry In Astoria, NY

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the appearance of your teeth, mouth, and smile. Have you ever felt self-conscious about your teeth? Do you avoid smiling because you don't want anyone to look at your teeth? At Medidental Care, the best dentists in Astoria we want you to feel confident about your appearance and show off your smile to everyone. Some issues that cosmetic dentistry can target for you are:

  • Cracked Tooth.
  • Tooth Discoloration.
  • Gaps between the teeth.
  • Chipped Tooth.

Cosmetic dentistry is elective rather than essential because its main purpose is to improve your appearance and help you regain confidence in your smile. The techniques and equipment have evolved to provide a more natural and durable look as well as preserve as much as possible from your natural tooth structure.


Cosmetic Dentistry Services That We Offer

Teeth Whitening

This is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. Many people suffer from teeth discoloration due to lifestyle habits such as smoking, drinking coffee, tea, or red wine. Sometimes there can be critical underlying issues such as root exposure or decay. For this reason, you shouldn't attempt to whiten your teeth at home but instead, visit a dentist to find the real cause of your tooth discoloration. The dentist will evaluate your gum health and look for cavities before deciding whether teeth whitening will be your best choice or not.

Cosmetic Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are a thin shell that is placed over the visible part of the tooth. They look just like natural teeth and are used to repair these issues:

  • Chipped or worn teeth
  • Crooked Teeth
  • Gaps between the teeth
  • Tooth discoloration that can get a whitening treatment

You can either use a veneer made of porcelain or resin material. It is up to your dentist to choose which material is the best one for you.

Porcelain veneers are long-lasting, don't stain easily, and have a more natural look than composite resin veneers. The latter is cheaper than porcelain veneers but lasts less time. The dentist can apply the composite veneers just in one visit and although it doesn't last a lot of time you can easily repair it. There are many considerations you need to take before ongoing this procedure. You need to have healthy teeth and gum and have clear expectations about the treatment. That is why you should consult with one of our dentists before getting them.

Cosmetic Dental Implants

Dental implants are an artificial device that replaces your tooth, it is made of titanium and the dentists place it into the jawbone to use it as a support for the crown. It looks like natural teeth and it is secured on the place. Getting a dental implant benefits you with more than just a pretty smile, it also prevents the loss of density on your jaw, which could end up changing your face shape.

Inlays and Onlays

Inlays and onlays are used to fill in the gaps, they are not as complicated as a crown but are more substantial than fillings. They don't cover the entire surface of the tooth and the inlays only fill in the cavities while onlays cover a larger surface. They are a great option for when you are suffering from tooth decay. Inlays tend to be more expensive but also last longer while onlays serve a similar purpose to crowns but they only cover partially the tooth. You should always consult a dentist to find out if you should opt for a dental crown or an inlay and which material is your best choice.

Composite Bonding

This procedure involves using a composite material which is tooth-colored and it is helpful for filling in the gaps, and repair chipped, broken teeth or restore a tooth after the removal of cavities. The dentist applies the composite material on the surface of the tooth and modifies it to fit its ideal shape. It covers the damage of the tooth and is one of the least expensive cosmetic dentistry procedures.

Cosmetic Teeth Shaping

This treatment is also known as dental contouring and it involves removing some part of the enamel in order to change the shape or surface of that tooth. It is beneficial to repair chipped and crooked teeth. Even the most subtle change in your teeth can transform your smile.


Why Should You Trust Medidental Care to Find a Cosmetic Dentist?

Not every dentist has the necessary certifications, experiences, and licenses to perform a cosmetic dentistry procedure. These dentists have undergone rigorous training in cosmetic surgery. They use the best materials and take into consideration your particular needs, underlying health concerns, and expectations to tell you which treatment and materials will suit you the most. We count on dentists whose specialty is cosmetic dentistry and have all the knowledge, resources, experience, and skill to help you achieve a more beautiful smile.


Why Should You Undergo Cosmetic Dentistry?

You should never feel ashamed of having an "ugly" smile or feel embarrassed about other people looking at your teeth so cosmetic dentistry is a way to help you regain confidence and never be afraid of smiling again. All the cosmetic dentistry procedures come with a thorough examination to determine if your teeth are healthy enough to undergo the cosmetic procedure. You need to follow proper aftercare to ensure the treatment will last a long time, this will also teach you to take care of yourself.


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe?

It is safe as long as you get it done by a professional dentist who has experience in cosmetic procedures such as the professionals from Medidental Care. We only work with materials that have already been tested and approved, and we always take into consideration your medical history, current medications, and underlying conditions to help you choose the treatment that will work the best for you.

At Medidental Care in Astoria, our main priority is to make fell in love with your smile and enjoy great oral health. Don't hesitate to contact us and ask for a consultation.

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