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Ultimate Guide to Cosmetic Dentistry

November 29, 2022
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Posted By: Dr. Mohamed Elnahass
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Smiles, like fashion, can fall out of style. As we go about our daily lives, we may not realize how many factors can slowly (or rapidly) affect the health and appearance of our teeth. Luckily, when you want to rejuvenate your grin and upgrade your overall look, you can depend on the high-quality cosmetic dentistry in Fredericksburg, VA. With our vast range of dental treatments, you can have a smile that looks and feels fantastic. 

Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the aesthetics of a person’s teeth, gums, or overall smile. At Blue Bird Dentistry in Fredericksburg, Dr. Mohamed Elnahass, DDS specializes in various cosmetic treatments to help patients reflect their personalities through their smiles. In addition to considering the appearance of one’s teeth, we pay particular attention to your facial profile and structure. Ultimately, we want you to love your new smile!

What Can Cosmetic Dentistry Do? 

At Blue Bird Dentistry, Dr. Mohamed Elnahass provides virtually every cosmetic dental service you might need, such as:

  • Porcelain veneers to alter the shape, shade, or alignment of teeth
  • Professional teeth whitening to remove stains and brighten teeth
  • Tooth-colored fillings to fill cavities or replace metal fillings 
  • Cosmetic bonding to cover aesthetic flaws, like chips or fractures
  • Dental crowns to protect and restore your tooth
  • Dental implants to replace missing tooth roots 
  • Partial dentures and dental bridges to fill in gaps of missing teeth
  • Full dentures to replace all missing teeth and complete your smile
  • Inlays and onlays to treat areas that can’t have a filling or crown
  • Invisalign® and ClearCorrect to straighten teeth 
  • Smile makeovers to restore your oral health and appearance

You can choose one or more of these treatments based on your needs, oral health status, and budget.

Blue Bird Dentistry uses modern dental technology and methods, including 3-D cone beam imaging (CBCT), to create your unique cosmetic dentistry program. Our leading-edge technology streamlines treatments, enhances patient comfort, and enables us to deliver the best possible results for our patients. 

What Is a Smile Makeover?

Have you ever seen shows about home makeovers or stylish wardrobe overhauls? It’s similar to a smile makeover! A smile makeover alters or enhances your smile using a combination of dentistry procedures. For example, a smile makeover might include professional teeth whitening, dental crowns, and Invisalign or ClearCorrect to attain white, straight teeth. 

A smile makeover usually involves veneers, though other treatments may be included. If you have any of the following, chances are a smile makeover can fix it:

  • Misaligned teeth 
  • Stained or yellow teeth 
  • Missing teeth
  • Misshapen teeth 
  • Teeth with size discrepancies 
  • Dull or discolored teeth 

Your cosmetic dentist in Fredericksburg, VA can speak with you to determine your candidacy for a smile makeover if you’re dissatisfied with the look of your teeth or gums. 

What Are Veneers and How Do Veneers Work? 

Veneers are thin shells of material like porcelain or composite that cover smile flaws. At Blue Bird Dentistry, we use porcelain veneers in Fredericksburg, VA because they are stain-resistant, have a light-reflective quality, and look most like natural teeth. With porcelain veneers, we take an impression of your teeth and create custom veneers to seamlessly blend in with your smile and complement your natural appearance. When placing the veneers, we gently etch the front-facing enamel on your teeth so the veneers fit and adhere perfectly. Next, we bond the veneers to the teeth, make any final adjustments, and polish your new pearly whites. 

Why Do People Get Veneers?

Veneers can undoubtedly get the job done if you want a celebrity-caliber smile! Veneers are highly versatile as they can correct the following smile imperfections:

  • Gummy smiles
  • Minor tooth misalignments
  • Chipped, cracked, or broken teeth 
  • Discolored or stained teeth that won’t go away with teeth whitening
  • Gapped teeth or uneven spacing between teeth 
  • Teeth with size or shape discrepancies 

How to Improve Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry in Fredericksburg

Are you ready to enhance your smile’s appearance with cosmetic dentistry? Your cosmetic dentist in Fredericksburg, VA, is here to help you attain your dream smile! 

Dr. Elnahass and our skillful team can help you attain the smile you have always wanted. Whether you have a broken tooth, stained teeth, or uneven teeth, you can count on us to exceed your expectations. Don’t waste another minute dreading photographs or social situations; your new and improved smile is just a phone call away! 

We invite you to contact Blue Bird Dentistry today to schedule a consultation at our Fredericksburg dental office. 

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