dental careCosmetic dental care can give you a new smile

No one has a perfect smile. Even the people who seem to have it altogether likely have one or two things they would like to change about their teeth. Fortunately, cosmetic dental care can give you the new smile you’ve always wanted. With professional help, you can fix uneven teeth, yellowing teeth, and more. Best of all, this type of care is typically affordable and doesn’t require a lot of time out of your busy schedule. So why wait?

Everyone learns to brush and floss, visit their dentist, and get cavities fixed to maintain their teeth strong and healthy. But, unfortunately, good oral hygiene isn’t always enough to reverse years of staining, chipping, and other flaws that make your smile look less than flawless.

Cosmetic dental care is very similar to basic oral hygiene and dental care, despite widespread misunderstandings about its worth and importance. It’s an investment in your smile’s health and appearance. Teeth that are stained, chipped, or fractured is not healthy, and they impact the appearance of your smile and, as a result, your enjoyment of life.

People’s chances of establishing a good professional impression, starting a relationship, and generally sustaining healthy self-esteem have all been proved to be harmed by an unpleasant smile. In addition, because some aesthetic dental difficulties involve chipped or broken teeth, these problems can escalate into more serious dental problems.

Treatments for a Whiter, Brighter Smile in Cosmetic Dentistry

Teeth whitening has always been one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures. And it’s no wonder why – with a simple procedure, you can have brighter teeth that make you look and feel more attractive.

The pressure to have a faultless, shining smile can be overpowering in today’s world. However, with the right cosmetic dental surgery, you may have those pearly whites in no time. The most challenging part of the procedure is deciding which surgery is right for you; you’ll want to be sure that the cost is justified and that the outcomes are what you want.

Here are three of the most popular and effective cosmetic dental procedures for whiter teeth to help give you a place to start:


Veneers are porcelain shells that are designed to look like natural tooth enamel. The most common uses are alignment, tooth spacing, chipping, and/or discoloration. A veneer may take numerous visits to the dentist, including size, implantation, and follow-up. Even though veneers last long, they should be managed as if they were natural teeth. Over time, they will need to be replaced.

Veneers are an excellent choice if your teeth require more than a simple whitening treatment, particularly if you have a permanently damaged tooth. Although they are not as simple as wearing your natural teeth, they are very near in appearance. Some people would rather have veneers than have the whitest smile conceivable.

How Are Veneers Used?

Your dentist must first evaluate if you are a good candidate for this cosmetic dental treatment before proceeding. Next, they will begin prepping your teeth, starting with applying a local anesthetic to keep you comfortable during the procedure.

To prepare for the placement of veneers, your dentist will first remove a thin layer of enamel. This keeps the teeth that have been treated from becoming bulky. Next, they will take impressions of your teeth and send them to a facility to construct your bespoke veneers. In the meantime, temporary veneers may be used to cover the gap left by the enamel removal.

Once your bespoke veneers are complete, your dentist will check if the size, shape, and color are a good match and make any necessary revisions. You’ll walk out of the clinic with veneers permanently attached to the front of your teeth not long after. These veneers should last a long time with good dental care and lifestyle behaviors that prevent chipping and breakage.



Dental implants are titanium teeth attached to metal screws and used to replace lost teeth. Compared to whitening or veneers, implanting a tooth is a more complex and expensive cosmetic dentistry operation. Depending on placement, healing, and replacement phases, the process could take several weeks. The time is also affected by the structure of your jawbone and teeth.

Implants as a whiter smile alternative should only be explored if you have a problem that has damaged your tooth (teeth) and necessitates removal. If you fall into this category, however, an implant will most likely look and feel like natural teeth, and no one will ever question the origins of your smile.

Regardless of your choice, remember to brush and floss your teeth every day. Also, eat foods that brighten your smile rather than erode the enamel.

Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a procedure that involves eliminating stains and reversing tooth discoloration. Hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide is the most typically used. The treatment takes about an hour every appointment. Depending on the color you want, you may come in once or several times until you are satisfied.

Whitening is a simple and painless treatment if you want to brighten your smile. If your teeth (tooth) discoloration is more than a dull white or yellow, you may have basic problems prohibiting them from whitening. A dead tooth caused by pulp necrosis, an infection, and internal resorption are only a few of these issues.

These, as well as a slew of other elements, necessitate immediate attention to assess the seriousness of the situation.

Professional vs. At-Home Teeth Whitening

Everyone wants a whiter, brighter smile, and there are now several options. There are many teeth whitening choices at home and at your dentist’s office. While there are various commercially available peroxide toothpastes and tooth whitening strips that may be applied at home, cosmetic dental treatment is the only way to get a brighter smile.

Inquire with your dentist about teeth whitening options. They’ll evaluate your current shade as well as the extent of staining or discoloration to determine how many sessions you’ll need to get a visibly whiter smile.

To restore your teeth’s white enamel, your dentist will use a bleaching solution and apply it using gum-safe methods. Depending on the staining, it may only take a few sessions to witness apparent changes in a dazzling smile that is several shades brighter and healthier.

It’s important to remember that maintaining a whiter, brighter smile requires good oral hygiene and lifestyle habits, such as brushing and flossing regularly and avoiding stain-causing foods and drinks.

Keels Family & Cosmetic Dentistry For Your Cosmetic Dentistry Procedure

We are proud to offer our patients a full range of cosmetic dentistry procedures. Whether you’re interested in teeth whitening, veneers, implants, or any other procedure, we will work with you to ensure that you’re getting the best possible care.

At Keels Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we understand the importance of a beautiful smile. We also understand that each patient’s needs are unique. That’s why we offer a comprehensive selection of cosmetic dentistry procedures so that you can choose the one that’s right for you.

Call us today for a life-changing cosmetic dental procedure!