Cosmetic Dentistry in Uptown Houston
For better or worse, a smile can tell you a lot about a person. Flawed, crooked, discolored teeth can give the wrong impression. Dr. Juarez, Dr. Lent, Dr. Lindskog, and our team want you to look your best! A beautiful smile can improve your life both personally and professionally. As your cosmetic dentistry consultants, Houston Uptown Dentists will give you that radiant smile you have desired your whole life. Just think: straight, white, brilliant teeth may be only a few dental visits away.
If you want a more uniform smile or you would like chipped, poorly spaced, or misaligned teeth to look better, porcelain veneers, prepless veneers, or Lumineers may be the answer. We also offer cosmetic bonding, an economical alternative to more in depth treatment like veneers or crowns, when appropriate. If years of daily wear and tear have taken its toll on your smile's brilliance, Zoom!® teeth whitening or custom home whitening trays restore shine and youthful vitality. For multiple cosmetic dental procedures and esthetic restorations, a smile makeover may be the best option. Consult with your experienced cosmetic dentists, Dr. Juarez, Dr. Lindskog, or Dr. Lent, at our Houston practice. Together, we formulate a plan that will keep you smiling.
Some dentistry services offer either cosmetic or restorative transformation. All-ceramic restorations at Houston Uptown Dentists give patients both a more beautiful smile and fully restored oral health. Unlike other crown, inlay, and onlay materials, ceramic restorations offer superior quality results that look as natural as they feel. Even tooth-colored porcelain bonded to metal restorations can develop discolorations or dark bands over time. All-ceramic restorations are crafted from the highest quality materials, and expertly placed to repair even the most damaged smiles.
Soft Tissue Laser Dentistry
Our team is dedicated to offering the most technologically advanced treatment options in order to provide more effective, comfortable procedures. One of the many advanced dental technologies we utilize on a regular basis is a soft tissue laser. Laser dentistry services allow our team to offer periodontal therapy, gum recontouring, and other services with minimal discomfort and healing time. Soft tissue lasers allow our skilled dentists to precisely remove or reshape gum tissue. Unlike surgical removal, laser dentistry typically doesn’t require stitches and the amount of time it takes for gums to heal is dramatically reduced.
This procedure reshapes gum tissue if your gum line is uneven or your smile has a "gummy" appearance. Uneven gum tissue can make one or several teeth appear too short or too long. This safe and simple recontouring procedure is used to reshape the gum line in one visit.
We talk with you about your options and what to expect during the procedure, and then discuss the outcome you want to achieve. The day of your procedure, we mark your gums, make sure that you are comfortable with anesthesia or sedation, and then precisely remove the excess soft tissue. After a brief recovery, your new smile will look bold, beautiful, better than you thought possible!
If your teeth have brown, yellow, or white spots, enamel microabrasion may be the best option for you. In microabrasion, the dentist carefully applies a compound to teeth to remove superficial stains and discolorations. If the stains are only on the outer surface of enamel, they can often be easily removed in one visit without the need for anesthetic. This conservative procedure may prevent the need for cosmetic bonding, porcelain veneers, or crowns. Many patients choose to bleach after enamel microabrasion, as this brightens the overall appearance of the teeth.