Cosmetic Dentistry

Dentistry is the art and science of improving the appearance, function and health of the teeth and associated structures.Cosmetic dentistry is dental work that improves the appearance and function of a person’s teeth.

The experts at Minot Dental Partners, through cosmetic dentistry, improve the appearance of the teeth to create the beautiful smile you want.

Materials used in General and Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

In the past, dental tooth fillings and other tooth restorations were made of gold, amalgam and other metals . Today, dental work can be made entirely of porcelain or composite materials that closely match the appearance of natural teeth, improving its cosmetic appareance. These tooth colored materials are bonded to the underlying tooth structure with resin adhesives.

General and Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Common Cosmetic Dental Treatments

Whitening

Whitening, or “tooth bleaching” treatment is the most common cosmetic dental procedure. While many teeth whitening options are available, dentist – supervised whitening dental treatments remain the recommended procedures for lightening or whitening discolored teeth.

Enamel Shaping

Enamel shaping removes parts of the contouring enamel improving the appearance of the tooth.It may be used to correct a small tooth chip. It is also known as enameloplasty, odontoplasty, recontouring, reshaping, slenderizing, and stripping.

Bonding

Bonding is an option for chipped teeth or cracked teeth, in which an enamel-like dental composite material is applied to a tooth’s surface, sculpted into shape, hardened, and then polished, giving you a beautiful smile.

Veneers

Veneers are ultra-thin, custom-made laminates affixed directly to the teeth, are an increasingly popular procedure in dentistry. They are used for closing gaps between teeth or disguising discolored teeth that did not respond to tooth whitening procedures

Dr. Michael Weisner, DDS Dr. Marta Janion, DDS